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Surgical Skills Workshop

Surgical Skills Workshop
Elevate your surgical skills in our intensive two-day workshop. 

Are you a driven medical professional with a passion for surgery? Take your career aspirations to new heights with our exclusive Surgical Skills workshop, a transformative two-day experience meticulously crafted to equip you with the essential tools and knowledge needed to excel in the dynamic field of surgery.

What to Expect:
Immerse yourself in a transformative learning environment where theory meets practice and ambition meets opportunity. Our workshop is thoughtfully divided into two enriching days, each designed to offer a unique blend of hands-on training, insightful discussions, and invaluable networking opportunities.

Day 1: Practical Skills Mastery
Step into the world of surgical excellence as our distinguished faculty members guide you through a series of hands-on training sessions focused on mastering fundamental surgical skills. From suturing techniques to basic procedures, this immersive day is your gateway to honing your craft under expert supervision.

Day 2: Communication & Training Insights
Unlock the secrets to effective communication and surgical training strategies in a collaborative environment where ideas flow freely, and knowledge is shared. Engage in stimulating discussions, interactive workshops, and small group sessions that delve deep into the core principles of surgical training and professional development.

Why Attend:
Embark on a transformative journey that goes beyond skill acquisition and knowledge enhancement:

  • Gain a competitive edge in the competitive field of surgery.
  • Cultivate essential surgical competencies through hands-on practice.
  • Forge meaningful connections with industry experts and fellow enthusiasts.
  • Elevate your confidence and competence in surgical techniques.
  • Position yourself as a future leader in the ever-evolving realm of surgery.
  • State-of-the-art Kolling Skills Centre with Surgical Faculty
  • Be part of the evidence-based communications workshop, facilitated by Dr Renee Lim, from the Pam McClean Centre. This workshop provides a safe space for healthcare professionals to explore options, utilise evidence in real-world situations, and enhance their communication skills.

Skill Workshop (Day 1) 31 October or (Day 3) 2 November 
Kolling Skills Centre with Surgical Faculty 

  • Instrument handling, knot tying 
  • Suturing and excision of skin lesions 
  • Laparoscopic surgery 
  • Bowel and vascular anastomosis

Communications Workshop (Day 2) 1 November 
Pam McLean Centre

Morning: Surgical Communications Skills with Dr Renee Lim 

  • How to deal with conflict and bullying
  • Breaking bad news

Afternoon: Surgical Discussions with Associate Professor Anthony Glover 

  • Definition of a Surgeon: What are the core competencies of a surgeon?
  • Case scenarios encountered during training: Facilitated through small group discussions
  • Career planning
  • Group discussion

Course Delivery Method 

  • In person

Additional Information 

For terms and conditions, please view here.


Course fees
 Standard for …  $1990 incl GST
 Alumni/Staff  Please contact [email protected]
31 October & 1 November1 & 2 November

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31 October & 1 November1 & 2 November

You will need to login or create an account in our system to enrol.

In person event
Thursday, 31 October 2024 to
Saturday, 02 November 2024
8:00AM - 5:00PM
15 CPD Hour/s
Kolling Institute
10 Westbourne Street
St Leonards NSW


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