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.

Please contact CTEC Senior Course Coordinator John Linehan for further information on +61 8 6488 8049 or john.linehan@uwa.edu.au

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

Core Skills: Plastic Surgery Upper Limb Workshop

Workshop
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)

Core Skills: Microsurgical Skills and Anastomotic Techniques

Workshop
Suitable for: Junior and Senior Trainees in Neurosurgery, ENT, Plastic Surgery and Orthopaedics

Core Skills: Gynaecological Hysteroscopy, Laparoscopy and Open Surgery

Workshop
Suitable for: CORE 1-4 RANZCOG Trainees and Advanced RANZCOG Trainees

Generic Surgical Sciences Training Course

Course
Suitable for: Junior Doctors - Interns, RMOs and Service Registrars - especially those aiming to sit the GSSE

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.

JDocs: Anatomy

Course
Suitable for: WA based Junior SET Trainees, Resident Medical Officers, Service Registrars and Interns, especially those preparing for the GSS Exam

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.

Core Skills: Vascular Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Suitable for: Vascular and General Surgery Trainees SET 1-4, Service Registrars with strong surgical experience. Limited Observer and assistant Theatre Nurse positions are available.

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.

Introductory Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

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

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.
Friday
Aug 20
2021

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.
Thursday
Aug 26
2021

Core Skills: Introduction to Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery

Workshop
Sold out (doctor) Suitable for: Resident Medical Officers, Service Registrars, Registrars, Junior Trainees in General Surgery.
Friday
Aug 27
2021

Advanced GI Endoscopy Workshop

Workshop
Sold out (doctor) Suitable for: Trainees and Consultants in Gastroenterology and Endoscopy
Friday
Sep 3
2021

Core Skills: Intermediate Laparoscopic Skills Workshop

Workshop
Sold out (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 14
2021

Core Skills: Workshop in Neck Dissection for Thyroid Carcinoma

Workshop
Available (nurse)Sold out (doctor) 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 , Limited places are also available for Theatre Nurses in the role of assistant.
Friday
Nov 5
2021

Core Skills: ENT Sinus Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse)Available (observer) Suitable for: Trainees, Fellows and Junior Consultants in ENT Surgery, 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 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 assistant Theatre Nurse positions are also available. , This workshop follows on from the Core Skills: ENT Sinus Surgery workshop the day prior.
Thursday
Nov 18
2021

Core Skills: Laparoscopic General Surgery

Workshop
Available (doctor) Suitable for: Accredited Registrars, Junior General Surgery Trainees and Service Registrars with strong laparoscopic experience

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