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

Monday
May 8
2017
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Pre RACS Annual Scientific Congress Bariatric Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Suitable for: Fellows and Trainees in Bariatric Surgery
Saturday
May 20
2017
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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)
Monday
May 22
2017
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Core Skills: Level 2 Oncoplastic Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Suitable for: Oncoplastic Breast & Plastic Surgeons, Fellows and SET 4-5 Trainees. Limited Observer positions are available on this workshop.
Tuesday
Jun 13
2017
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Core Skills: Microsurgical Skills for Trainees Workshop

Workshop
Suitable for: Junior and Senior Plastic Surgery and General Surgery Trainees, and Service Registrars with strong surgical experience seeking entry to the Plastic Surgery SET Training Program.
Thursday
Jun 15
2017
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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 workshop participants (all nurse positions now FULL!), Limited Observer positions are also available.
Friday
Jun 23
2017
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Endoscopic Management of GI Bleeding

Workshop
Suitable for: Trainees and Consultants in Gastroenterology
Thursday
Jun 29
2017
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Core Skills: Laparoscopic General Surgery

Workshop
Suitable for: RACS General Surgery Trainees SET 1-3
Friday
Jun 30
2017
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Core Skills: Introduction to Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery

Workshop
Suitable for: General Surgical Trainees, Surgical Service Registrars, Surgical Assistants (General Practitioners and Resident Medical Officers)
Friday
Aug 4
2017
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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.
Thursday
Aug 24
2017
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Core Skills: Introduction to Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery

Workshop
Suitable for: Service Registrars and Junior Trainees (SET 1 - 3) in General Surgery who have previously completed CTEC's Core Skills: Intermediate Laparoscopic Skills workshop.
Friday
Sep 15
2017
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Core Skills: Intermediate Laparoscopic Skills Workshop

Workshop
Suitable for: Surgical Trainees and Consultants. Junior Doctors who have completed CTEC’s Core Skills or JDocs: Foundations of Minimal Access Surgery are welcome. , It is highly recommended that Junior Doctors consolidate and enhance skills in intra and extracorporeal knot tying and intracorporeal suturing before undertaking this workshop.
Wednesday
Oct 11
2017
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Advanced Vascular Surgery: Anatomical Approaches Workshop

Workshop
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 particpants.
Tuesday
Oct 17
2017
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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
Friday
Nov 10
2017
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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 on 11 November. Participants are welcome to register for both workshops.
Saturday
Nov 11
2017
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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 on Friday 10 November 2017.
Tuesday
Nov 14
2017
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Core Skills: Comprehensive Neck Anatomy Workshop

Workshop
Suitable for: RMOs, Service Registrars and SET Trainees in General Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery.
Friday
Nov 24
2017
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Core Skills: Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Skills

Workshop
Suitable for: Year 4-5 SET Trainees and Consultants in Colorectal Surgery, Theatre Nurses in assisting and scrubbing for workshop participants, Limited Observer Positions are also available
Thursday
Nov 15
2018
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Core Skills: Advanced Workshop in Neck Dissection for Thyroid Carcinoma

Workshop
Suitable for: SET Trainees, Fellows and Consultants in Endocrine Surgery, General Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery, Limited Observer places

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