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.

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

A Government of Western Australia CTEC COVID Safety Plan is now in place adhering to government conditions on social distancing. 

For further information about CTEC's COVID-19 safety strategies, contact 08 6488 8044 or admin-ctec@uwa.edu.au

CTEC Calendar

Advanced Vascular Surgery: Anatomical Approaches Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse)Available (observer) Suitable for: Western Australian Consultants, Advanced and Intermediate Trainees in Vascular Surgery. Observers also welcome. Limited places are available for Theatre Nurses to assist workshop participants.

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.

Advanced GI Endoscopy Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor) Suitable for: Trainees and Consultants in Gastroenterology and Endoscopy

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)

Core Skills: Microsurgical Skills and Anastomotic Techniques

Workshop
Suitable for: Junior and Senior Trainees in Neurosurgery, ENT, Plastic Surgery and Orthopaedics
Friday
Nov 5
2021

Core Skills: ENT Sinus Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Sold out (doctor)Sold out (nurse)Sold out (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 6
2021

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.
Thursday
Nov 18
2021

Core Skills: Laparoscopic General Surgery

Workshop
Sold out (doctor) Suitable for: Accredited Registrars, Junior General Surgery Trainees and Service Registrars with strong laparoscopic experience
Thursday
Nov 25
2021

Core Skills: Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery

Workshop
Sold out (doctor) Suitable for: Service Registrars and Junior Trainees in General Surgery. It is highly recommended for participants to have laparoscopic and suturing experience. This workshop is not suitable for Junior Doctors below the level of Service Registrar.
Friday
Feb 4
2022

Introductory Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Workshop
Available (doctor) Suitable for: This workshop is suitable for Gastroenterology and General Surgery Trainees about to commence GI Endoscopy Training
Tuesday
Feb 8
2022

Generic Surgical Sciences Training Course

Course
Available (doctor) Suitable for: Junior Doctors - Interns, RMOs and Service Registrars - especially those aiming to sit the GSSE
Friday
Mar 4
2022

Core Skills: Intermediate Laparoscopic Skills Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor) 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.
Wednesday
Mar 23
2022

Core Skills: General Surgery Trainee 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
Mar 25
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.
Saturday
Apr 2
2022

JDocs: Anatomy

Course
Available (doctor) Suitable for: WA based Junior SET Trainees, Resident Medical Officers, Service Registrars and Interns, especially those preparing for the GSS Exam
Saturday
May 21
2022

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.
Friday
Jun 10
2022

Core Skills: Gynaecological Hysteroscopy, Laparoscopy and Open Surgery

Workshop
Available (doctor) Suitable for: CORE 1-4 RANZCOG Trainees and Advanced RANZCOG Trainees
Saturday
Jun 11
2022

Core Skills: Plastic Surgery Head, Neck and Flaps Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse) Suitable for: Junior and Senior Trainees in Plastic Surgery and Service Registrars with an interest in Plastic Surgery. Limited places are available for Theatre Nurses in the role of assistant.
Friday
Aug 19
2022

The Cutting Edge: Proceduralist Obstetrics and Gynaecological Skills

Workshop
Available (doctor) Suitable for: GP Proceduralists, GP Obstetricians. Limited places are available for King Edward Memorial Hospital Registrars in Gynaecological Surgery.
Thursday
Aug 25
2022

Core Skills: Introduction to Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery

Workshop
Available (doctor) Suitable for: Resident Medical Officers, Service Registrars, Registrars, Junior Trainees in General Surgery.
Friday
Sep 2
2022

Core Skills: Intermediate Laparoscopic Skills Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor) 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.
Thursday
Oct 13
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
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.

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