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: General Surgery Trainee Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor) Suitable for: RACS General Surgery Trainees. Limited places are available for Service Registrars with strong surgical experience.

Core Skills: Gynaecologic Surgical Skills Workshop

Workshop
Suitable for: RACS surgical Trainees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Introductory Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Workshop
Suitable for: Gastroenterology and General Surgery Trainees about to commence GI Endoscopy Training

Core Skills: Introduction to Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery

Workshop
Suitable for: Service Registrars and Junior Trainees (SET 1 - 3) in General Surgery.

Endoscopic Management of GI Bleeding

Workshop
Suitable for: Trainees and Consultants in Gastroenterology

Core Skills: ENT Facial Plastic Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Suitable for: RACS Surgical Trainees, Registrars, Fellows and Junior Consultants in ENT and Plastic Surgery. Limited Observer positions are available. This workshop follows on from the Core Skills: ENT Sinus Surgery workshop the day prior.

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: Advanced 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.

Core Skills: ENT Sinus Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Suitable for: RACS Surgical Trainees in ENT, Registrars, Fellows, Junior Consultants, Limited Observer positions are available. This workshop is immediately followed by the Core Skills: Facial Plastic Surgery workshop. Participants are welcome to register for both workshops.
Wednesday
Jul 25
2018

Core Skills: Laparoscopic General Surgery

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (observer) Suitable for: RACS Junior General Surgery Trainees and Service Registrars with strong laparoscopic experience. Limited Observer positions are also available.
Saturday
Jul 28
2018

CTEC Conference: Emergency Surgery

Conference
Suitable for: Consultants, Trainees, Registrars, Junior Doctors, Anaesthetists, GPs and GP Proceduralists. Nurses, Paramedics, Allied Health Professionals and Medical Students also welcome (limited places)
Friday
Aug 3
2018

The Cutting Edge: Proceduralist Obstetrics and Gynaecological Skills

Workshop
Sold out (doctor) Suitable for: GP Proceduralists, GP Obstetricians. Limited places are available for King Edward Memorial Hospital Registrars in Gynaecological Surgery.
Friday
Sep 7
2018

Core Skills: Intermediate Laparoscopic Skills Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor) Suitable for: Surgical Trainees and Consultants. Junior Doctors who have completed CTEC’s Core Skills or JDocs: Foundations of Minimal Access Surgery are welcome. , Junior Doctors should consolidate and enhance skills in intra and extracorporeal knot tying and intracorporeal suturing before undertaking this workshop.
Saturday
Sep 15
2018

CTEC Conference: Critical Care Medicine

Conference
Suitable for: Generalist based hospital doctors (Consultants, Trainees, RMOs, Interns, Registrars, Junior Doctors), Surgical Doctors , ICU Doctors, Anaesthetists, GPs (Rural and Metro), Nurses (Limited places), Medical Students (Limited places)
Thursday
Oct 18
2018

Core Skills: Comprehensive Neck Anatomy Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Sold out (nurse) Suitable for: RMOs, Service Registrars and SET Trainees in General Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery. Limited positions are available for Theatre Nurses.
Friday
Nov 23
2018

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.
Tuesday
Feb 12
2019

Core Skills: Plastic Surgery Lower Limb Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse)Available (observer) 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.

Stay informed of our activities