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
Suitable for: RACS General Surgery Trainees. Limited places are available for Service Registrars with strong surgical experience.

Management of Pleural Effusions: A Hands-On Pleural Procedure Workshop

Workshop
Sold out (doctor) Suitable for: Clinicians managing pleural effusions, especially physicians and trainees in General Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Intensive Care Medicine, Respiratory Medicine, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care.

Core Skills: Vascular Surgery Workshop

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

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.

Core Skills: Gynaecologic Surgical Skills Workshop

Workshop
Suitable for: RACS surgical Trainees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Session 1: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th Year Registrars, Session 2: 3rd and 4th year Registrars only

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.

Introductory Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

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

Core Skills: Advanced Bariatric & Roux-en-Y Laparoscopic Surgery

Workshop
Sold out (doctor)Sold out (nurse)Sold out (observer) Suitable for: Consultant Surgeons, SET 5 Surgical Trainees, Theatre Nurses in assisting and scrubbing for participants.Limited Observer positions are also available.

Endoscopic Management of GI Bleeding

Workshop
Sold out (doctor)Sold out (nurse) Suitable for: Trainees and Consultants in Gastroenterology
Thursday
Jun 29
2017

Core Skills: Laparoscopic General Surgery

Workshop
Sold out (doctor) Suitable for: RACS General Surgery Trainees SET 1-3
Friday
Aug 4
2017

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 24
2017

Core Skills: Introduction to Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery

Workshop
Available (doctor) Suitable for: Service Registrars and Junior Trainees (SET 1 - 3) in General Surgery with experience in laparoscopic suturing.
Friday
Sep 15
2017

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. , It is highly recommended that Junior Doctors consolidate and enhance skills in intra and extracorporeal knot tying and intracorporeal suturing before undertaking this workshop.
Saturday
Oct 7
2017

CTEC Conference: Critical Care & Surgery of the Pregnant Patient

Conference
Suitable for: Metropolitan and Rural GPs, GP Proceduralists, Junior Doctors, Generalists, Consultants, Trainees, Registrars, Nurses, Midwives, Medical, Nursing and Midwifery Students
Wednesday
Oct 11
2017

Advanced Vascular Surgery: Anatomical Approaches Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (observer)Sold out (nurse) 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 17
2017

Core Skills: Plastic Surgery Lower Limb Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)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
Friday
Nov 10
2017

Core Skills: ENT Sinus Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (observer) 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

Core Skills: ENT Facial Plastic Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (observer) 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

Core Skills: Comprehensive Neck Anatomy Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (observer) Suitable for: RMOs, Service Registrars and SET Trainees in General Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery.
Friday
Nov 24
2017

Core Skills: Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Skills

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (observer)Sold out (nurse) 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

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