Trainee Surgeons

Training for RACS Surgical Trainees

The Core Skills workshops are designed for teaching essential and advanced surgical skills in a range of surgical specialty areas.  These workshops are designed for RACS SET Trainees who have surgical experience and have progressed to specialty-based training. 

The following workshops and educational events are suitable for Surgical Trainees.

CTEC Calendar

Core Skills: Introduction to Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery

Workshop
Suitable for: General Surgical Trainees, Surgical Service Registrars, Surgical Assistants (General Practitioners and Resident Medical Officers)

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.

Core Skills: Plastic Surgery Upper Limb Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse) 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)

Advanced Vascular Surgery: Anatomical Approaches Workshop

Workshop
Suitable for: Consultants, Advanced and Intermediate Trainees in Vascular Surgery. Observers also welcome (Limited places). Theatre Nurses are welcome in the role of assisting and scrubbing for workshop participants.
Friday
Sep 20
2019

Advanced GI Endoscopy Workshop

Workshop
Sold out (doctor) Suitable for: Trainees and Consultants in Gastroenterology
Thursday
Oct 17
2019

Core Skills: Workshop in Neck Dissection for Thyroid Carcinoma

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse) Suitable for: Consultant/Fellow Session: Consultants & Fellows in Endocrine Surgery, General Surgery, Head & Neck Surgery. Surgical Trainee Session: RMOs, Service Registrars & SET Trainees in General Surgery & Head and Neck Surgery & for Theatre Nurses as assistants
Friday
Nov 1
2019

Core Skills: ENT Sinus Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Available (nurse)Available (observer)Sold out (doctor) 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.
Saturday
Nov 2
2019

Core Skills: ENT Facial Plastic Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Sold out (doctor)Sold out (nurse)Sold out (observer) Suitable for: RACS Surgical Trainees, Registrars, Fellows and Junior Consultants in ENT and Plastic Surgery. Limited Observer positions and assistant Theatre Nurse positions are also available. , This workshop follows on from the Core Skills: ENT Sinus Surgery workshop the day prior.
Friday
Nov 22
2019

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.
Saturday
Nov 23
2019

Core Skills: Microsurgical Skills and Anastomotic Techniques

Workshop
Available (doctor) Suitable for: Junior and Senior Trainees and Service Registrars in Neurosurgery and doctors training in microsurgery
Friday
Feb 7
2020

Introductory Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Workshop
Suitable for: This workshop is suitable for Gastroenterology and General Surgery Trainees about to commence GI Endoscopy Training
Friday
Feb 14
2020

Core Skills: Intermediate Laparoscopic Skills Workshop

Workshop
Suitable for: Service Registrars, Surgical Trainees and Consultants. Junior Doctors who have completed CTEC’s Core Skills or JDocs: Foundations of Minimal Access Surgery are welcome.
Saturday
Feb 29
2020

Core Skills: Plastic Surgery Lower Limb Workshop

Workshop
Available (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.
Wednesday
Mar 25
2020

Core Skills: General Surgery Trainee Workshop

Workshop
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
Mar 27
2020

Core Skills: Vascular Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Suitable for: Vascular and General Surgery Trainees SET 1-4, Service Registrars with strong surgical experience. Limited Observer positions are available.
Monday
May 18
2020

Core Skills: Level 2 Oncoplastic Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Suitable for: Oncoplastic Breast & Plastic Surgeons, Fellows and SET 4-5 Trainees. Limited positions are available for Observers and for Theatre Nurses in the role of assistant.
Friday
Jun 19
2020

Core Skills: Laparoscopic General Surgery

Workshop
Suitable for: RACS Junior General Surgery Trainees and Service Registrars with strong laparoscopic experience.
Thursday
Aug 27
2020

Core Skills: Introduction to Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery

Workshop
Suitable for: Resident Medical Officers, Service Registrars, Registrars, Junior Trainees in General Surgery.
Friday
Aug 28
2020

The Cutting Edge: Proceduralist Obstetrics and Gynaecological Skills

Workshop
Suitable for: GP Proceduralists, GP Obstetricians. Limited places are available for King Edward Memorial Hospital Registrars in Gynaecological Surgery.
Friday
Sep 4
2020

Core Skills: Intermediate Laparoscopic Skills Workshop

Workshop
Suitable for: Service Registrars, Surgical Trainees and Consultants. Junior Doctors who have completed CTEC’s Core Skills or JDocs: Foundations of Minimal Access Surgery are welcome.

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