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

Endoscopic Management of GI Bleeding

Workshop
Suitable for: Trainees and Consultants in Gastroenterology

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: Introduction to Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery

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

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.

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.

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.
Tuesday
Oct 30
2018

DA VINCI XI ROBOTIC TECHNOLOGY EVENT

Workshop
Suitable for: Surgeons and Fellows in the following specialities - Urology; General Surgery; Colorectal; Bariatric & Upper GI; Gynaecology (Oncology and Benign) and Cardiothoracic
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)
Friday
Feb 8
2019

Introductory Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Workshop
Sold out (doctor) Suitable for: Further places on this workshop are currently reserved for WA Gastroenterology Trainees. This workshop is suitable for Gastroenterology and General Surgery Trainees about to commence GI Endoscopy Training
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.
Friday
Feb 15
2019

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.
Friday
Mar 29
2019

Core Skills: Vascular Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor) Suitable for: Vascular and General Surgery Trainees SET 1-4, Service Registrars with strong surgical experience. Limited Observer positions are available.
Friday
Apr 12
2019

Core Skills: Gynaecologic Surgical Skills Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor) Suitable for: RACS surgical Trainees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Monday
May 20
2019

Core Skills: Level 2 Oncoplastic Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (observer) Suitable for: Oncoplastic Breast & Plastic Surgeons, Fellows and SET 4-5 Trainees. Limited Observer positions are available on this workshop.
Tuesday
Jun 18
2019

Core Skills: Plastic Surgery Upper Limb Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (observer) Suitable for: Junior and Senior Trainees and Service Registrars with an interest in Plastic Surgery. Limited Observer positions are available.
Thursday
Jun 27
2019

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.
Thursday
Aug 1
2019

Core Skills: Introduction to Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (observer) Suitable for: Resident Medical Officers, Registrars and Junior Trainees in General Surgery.
Friday
Aug 16
2019

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.
Friday
Sep 6
2019

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.
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.
Saturday
Nov 16
2019

Core Skills: ENT Facial Plastic Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse) 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.

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