Nurses

Training for Nurses

CTEC offers skills training workshops for nurses who are required to perform procedural nursing assistance.  CTEC offers workshops to qualified nurses who are looking to learn

  • treatment room skills
  • endoscopy nurse skills
  • theatre/microsurgical skills

CTEC also offers limited free of charge places for Theatre Nurses acting in the role of assistant on the following workshops:

Please see below for the calendar of workshops and educational events suitable for nursing staff.
 

COVID-19 Information: COVID-19 Information for CTEC Workshop participants and interstate registration information can be found here.

CTEC has implemented a PPE and COVID-19 Lab Safety Workshop Strategy. If you require further information about CTEC's COVID-19 safety strategies, contact +61 8 6488 8044 or admin-ctec@uwa.edu.au

CTEC Calendar

The Cutting Edge: Introductory GP Wound Suturing

Workshop
Suitable for: General Practitioners, GP Registrars, GP Trainees, Nurse Practitioners and Emergency Department Nurses

The Cutting Edge: Advanced Procedures

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse)Available (observer) Suitable for: GPs with a higher than average level of skill in surgery, with access to appropriate levels of equipment and operating facilities. Limited positions for Observers, and for Theatre Nurses in the role of assistant, are available.

Core Skills: Plastic Surgery Lower Limb Workshop

Workshop
Suitable for: This workshop is designed as two concurrent full day Trainee Sessions. Junior Trainee Session: Suitable for Plastic Surgery Service Registrars and Junior SET Trainees in Plastic Surgery. Senior Trainee Session: Suitable for Senior SET Trainees and Fellows, Limited positions are available for Observers and for Theatre Nurses in assisting and scrubbing for workshop participants.

Core Skills: Plastic Surgery Upper Limb Workshop

Workshop
Suitable for: Junior and Senior Trainees and Service Registrars with an interest in Plastic Surgery. Limited Theatre Nurse positions are available.

Team Care of the Bariatric Patient Workshop

Workshop
Suitable for: General Practitioners, GP Proceduralists, Consultants, Trainees, Junior Doctors, Anaesthetists, Nurses, Dietitians, Allied Health Professionals and Medical Students (limited places)
Thursday
May 26
2022

The Cutting Edge: Emergency Procedures

Workshop
Available (nurse)Available (observer)Sold out (doctor) Suitable for: General Practitioners and GP Registrars. Nurse Practitioners and Theatre Nurses are welcome in the role of assisting the GPs (places free of charge). Limited places are available for Observers.
Wednesday
Jun 8
2022

GI Skills Training: Endoscopy Nurse Training Workshop

Workshop
Sold out (doctor) Suitable for: Western Australian Endoscopy Nurses - Enrolled Nurses and Registered Nurses
Tuesday
Jun 21
2022

Advanced Vascular Surgery: Anatomical Approaches Workshop

Workshop
Available (observer)Sold out (doctor)Sold out (nurse) Suitable for: Trainees in Vascular Surgery (SET 4 and above) and IMGs looking to sit the FRACS exam, especially those attending the 2022 WAVE Course. Observers welcome. Limited places available for Theatre Nurses to assist workshop participants.
Thursday
Jun 23
2022

Core Skills: Hepatobiliary Surgery

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse)Available (observer) Suitable for: Fellows and Trainees in General Surgery. Limited places for Observers and for Theatre Nurses in the role of assistant.
Saturday
Jun 25
2022

Core Skills: Plastic Surgery Head, Neck and Flaps Workshop

Workshop
Available (nurse)Available (observer)Sold out (doctor) Suitable for: Junior and Senior Trainees in Plastic Surgery. Limited places for Service Registrars. This workshop is not suitable for Junior Doctors below the level of Service Registrar. Limited places for Observers and assistant Theatre Nurses.
Friday
Jul 29
2022

The Cutting Edge: Advanced Skin Procedures

Workshop
Available (nurse)Available (observer)Sold out (doctor) Suitable for: GPs skilled in surgery with access to appropriate levels of equipment and operating facilities. It is of particular relevance for rural GP Proceduralists. Limited positions available for Observers and for Theatre Nurses in the role of assistant.
Saturday
Aug 13
2022

The Cutting Edge: Peripheral Nerve Block

Workshop
Sold out (doctor)Sold out (nurse) Suitable for: Emergency Physicians, Anaesthetists, General Practitioners, Emergency Department Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
Wednesday
Aug 17
2022

Core Skills: Microsurgical Skills for Theatre Nurses

Workshop
Available (nurse) Suitable for: Theatre Nurses and Nurses Assisting on Plastics, ENT, Eye Surgeries and Neurosurgeries
Tuesday
Sep 6
2022

GI Skills Training: Endoscopy Nurse Training Workshop

Workshop
Available (nurse) Suitable for: Western Australian Endoscopy Nurses - Enrolled Nurses and Registered Nurses
Saturday
Sep 10
2022

The Cutting Edge: Practice Nurse Skills Training Workshop

Workshop
Available (nurse) Suitable for: Newly graduated nurses, nurses new to the role of procedural assisting, nurses seeking to update their skills and those seeking a position in a General Practice.
Wednesday
Sep 21
2022

Core Skills: General Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse)Available (observer) Suitable for: RACS General Surgery Trainees. Limited places are available for Service Registrars with strong surgical experience, for Observers, and for Theatre Nurses in the role of assistant.
Friday
Sep 23
2022

Core Skills: Vascular Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse)Available (observer) Suitable for: Vascular and General Surgery Trainees SET 1-4. Limited positions available for Service Registrars with strong surgical experience, for Observers and assistant Theatre Nurses.
Thursday
Oct 20
2022

The Cutting Edge: Practical ED Skills

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse) Suitable for: Rurally based GPs, GP Registrars and Advanced Scope Nurse Practitioners, particularly those working in emergency settings.
Thursday
Oct 27
2022

Core Skills: Workshop in Neck Dissection for Thyroid Carcinoma

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse)Available (observer) Suitable for: Consultants, Fellows, RMOs, Service Registrars & SET Trainees in Endocrine, General and Head & Neck Surgery. Limited free of charge assistant Theatre Nurse positions available.
Friday
Oct 28
2022

The Cutting Edge: Essential Surgical Skills

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse) Suitable for: General Practitioners, GP Registrars and Nurse Practitioners (Rural and Metro)
Friday
Nov 4
2022

Core Skills: ENT Sinus Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse)Available (observer) Suitable for: RACS Trainees, Fellows and Junior Consultants in ENT Surgery. Limited Observer and free of charge assistant Theatre Nurse positions available.
Saturday
Nov 5
2022

Core Skills: ENT Facial Plastic Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse)Available (observer) Suitable for: RACS Surgical Trainees, Fellows and Junior Consultants in ENT and Plastic Surgery. Limited Observer positions and free of charge assistant Theatre Nurse positions are also available.
Friday
Nov 18
2022

Core Skills: Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Skills

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse)Available (observer) Suitable for: Senior SET Trainees and Consultants in Colorectal Surgery. Theatre Nurses in assisting and scrubbing for workshop participants. Limited Observer positions are available.
Thursday
Nov 24
2022

Core Skills: Laparoscopic General Surgery

Workshop
Available (doctor) Suitable for: Accredited Registrars, Junior General Surgery Trainees. Limited places for Service Registrars with strong laparoscopic experience and for Theatre Nurses in the role of assistant.

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