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

The following workshops and educational events are suitable for nursing staff.

CTEC Calendar

Core Skills: Advanced Bariatric & Roux-en-Y Laparoscopic Surgery

Workshop
Suitable for: Consultant Surgeons, SET 5 Surgical Trainees, Theatre Nurses in assisting and scrubbing for participants.Limited Observer positions are also available.

Advanced Vascular Surgery: Anatomical Approaches Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse)Available (observer) Suitable for: Consultants, Advanced and Intermediate Vascular Trainees. Consultants & Advanced General Surgical Trainees. Theatre Nurses are welcome in the role of assisting and scrubbing for workshop participants.

Core Skills: Workshop in Neck Dissection for Thyroid Carcinoma

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse)Available (observer) Suitable for: SET Trainees, Fellows and Consultants in Endocrine Surgery, General Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery. Limited Observer positions are available. Limited positions are also available for Theatre Nurses in assisting and scrubbing for workshop participants.
Friday
Nov 2
2018

The Cutting Edge: Essential Surgical Skills

Workshop
Sold out (doctor)Sold out (nurse) Suitable for: General Practitioners, GP Registrars and Nurse Practitioners (Rural and Metro)
Friday
Nov 23
2018

Core Skills: Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Skills

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (observer)Sold out (nurse) Suitable for: Senior SET Trainees and Consultants in Colorectal Surgery. Theatre Nurses in assisting and scrubbing for workshop participants. Limited Observer positions are available.
Saturday
Nov 24
2018

CTEC Conference: Updates on Pregnancy and Infancy

Conference
Suitable for: Metropolitan and Rural General Practitioners (particularly Proceduralists), GP Registrars, Consultants and Trainees in Emergency Medicine, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Anaesthetists, Junior Doctors, RMOs; Registrars; Interns, Nurses, Midwives., Medical, Nursing and Midwifery Students (Limited Places)
Tuesday
Feb 12
2019

Core Skills: Plastic Surgery Lower Limb Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (observer)Sold out (nurse) 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.
Saturday
Mar 16
2019

The Cutting Edge: Peripheral Nerve Block

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse) Suitable for: Emergency Physicians, General Practitioners, Emergency Department Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
Friday
Mar 22
2019

The Cutting Edge: Introductory GP Wound Suturing

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse) Suitable for: General Practitioners, GP Registrars, GP Trainees and Nurse Practitioners
Thursday
May 30
2019

The Cutting Edge: Emergency Procedures

Workshop
Available (doctor) Suitable for: General Practitioners and GP Registrars. Nurse Practitioners are welcome in the role of assisting the GPs. Limited places are available for Observers.
Saturday
Jun 8
2019

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
Jun 12
2019

GI Skills Training: Endoscopy Nurse Training Workshop

Workshop
Sold out (nurse) Suitable for: Western Australian Endoscopy Nurses - Enrolled Nurses and Registered Nurses
Tuesday
Jun 25
2019

Core Skills: Microsurgical Skills for Theatre Nurses

Workshop
Available (nurse) Suitable for: Theatre Nurses and Nurses Assisting on ENT and Eye Surgeries, and Neurosurgeries
Friday
Sep 27
2019

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 15
2019

Core Skills: ENT Sinus Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse) Suitable for: RACS Surgical Trainees in ENT, Registrars, Fellows, Junior Consultants, Limited Observer positions and limited assistant positions for Theatre Nurses are also available . This workshop is immediately followed by the Core Skills: Facial Plastic Surgery workshop. Participants are welcome to register for both workshops.

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