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

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

Workshop
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
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

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.

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.

Endoscopic Management of GI Bleeding

Workshop
Suitable for: Trainees and Consultants in Gastroenterology

Core Skills: Laparoscopic General Surgery

Workshop
Suitable for: RACS General Surgery Trainees SET 1-3

Core Skills: General Surgery Trainee Workshop

Workshop
Suitable for: RACS General Surgery Trainees. Limited places are available for Service Registrars with strong surgical experience.
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
Sold out (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.
Tuesday
Sep 19
2017

Bariatric Interest Group (BIG) Symposium 19 September 2017

Conference
Suitable for: Surgical Consultants, Bariatric Physicians, Bariatric Trainees & Fellows, General Surgeons, Anaesthetists,
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 (observer)Sold out (doctor)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)Sold out (nurse)Sold out (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
Sold out (doctor) 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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