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Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient (CCrISP)

CCrISP is a two-day, interactive course (including mandatory, pre-course e-learning) covering the practical skills and knowledge needed to look after surgical patients including those who are deteriorating or at risk of doing so.

Highly knowledgeable faculty from both surgical and anaesthetic specialties will help you develop practical, theoretical and personal skills in a safe environment so that you can assess and manage critical situations in a systematic way.

CCrISP is relevant to all specialties, however, examples are predominantly taken from general surgical patients.

CCrISP is recommended in the ISCP for Core Surgery and eligible for HEE study leave applications.

Our priority is to provide training for doctors working for the NHS. Due to demand and limited availability we do not accept applications from doctors working overseas. 

RCS membership entitles you to a 10% discount on this course at partner centres. Find out if you're eligible to join or transfer

Due to high demand for places on courses, we recommend checking the website frequently for new courses and places that may become available. Regrettably we cannot offer a waiting list service, but we are doing everything we can to make more courses available.

To see a list of our current CCrISP course centres please click here (correct as of May 2020)

  • £799.00
  • 2 days
  • 12.00 CPD Points
£799.00
2 days
12.00 CPD Points

Suitability

This course is suitable for: CT1-2 and SAS grades.

Senior trainees are also welcome to attend a CCrISP course if they have not done so before.

Please note that FY trainees are not eligible to attend this course.

Learning Outcomes

After attending this course, you should be able to:

  • Adopt a structured, comprehensive approach to managing surgical patients
  • Judge which patients are at most risk and plan to reduce their risk of adverse outcomes
  • Recognise the deteriorating patient
  • Model your non-operative technical skills in a safe environment
 

Format

CCrISP is an interactive course that combines a variety of teaching and learning techniques, such as simulated patient scenarios, case-based skill stations and demonstrations. You will be encouraged to share knowledge and experience with your peers throughout the course.

This is an assessed course and a certificate of completion will be awarded to successful participants.

 

Additional Information

Course content

You will participate in a variety of practical training sessions during the CCrISP course, including:

  • Learning a system of assessment for the critically ill
  • Understanding the subtlety and variety of critical illness presentation, alongside ways to improve its detection
  • Understanding the importance of avoiding complications if possible 
  • Recognising the surgeon’s role in delivering multidisciplinary care to surgical patients 
  • Interacting with nursing staff, other surgeons, intensivists and anaesthetists
  • Delivering the information and support that patients and their relatives require during  surgical care

 Take a look at a sample 2-day CCrISP programme

10% discount for members

All RCS Members, Fellows and Affiliates benefit from 10% off the price of attending this course at the RCS Education Centre in London. 

Our membership is made up of over 20,000 medical and dental surgeons at all stages of their careers. The usual route to becoming a Member or a Fellow is by taking the MRCS or FCRS exam. Find out more about becoming an RCS member.

If you are a student or trainee who hasn’t yet taken your MRCS or MJDF/MFDS, you can become an Affiliate for just £15 per year.

How to become a CCrISP instructor

Becoming a CCrISP instructor is a fulfilling way to further your professional development while sharing your critical care knowledge with motivated course participants and colleagues.

Take a look at our CCrISP Instructor course.

We are always keen to hear from people interested in becoming faculty for other RCS courses, too.

Become Faculty page

PGCert in Surgery Associated Course

You will be awarded 4 credits toward the Postgraduate Certificate in Surgery upon booking this course. (The inclusion of courses in the PGCert in Surgery is subject to availability)

Booking Options

Regional Centres

Wed
07
Oct
2020
-
Fri
09
Oct
2020
£795
Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

07 Oct 2020
-
09 Oct 2020

£795

Pricing notes:

Full price: £795

Course Fees:

Please note, for courses held at the College, we require full payment upon booking. Take a look at our cancellation policy first.

For regional and international course payments and terms & conditions, please contact the relevant centre.

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Location:

Broadgreen Hospital
Thomas Drive
LIVERPOOL
L14 3LB
United Kingdom
Surgical.simulation@rlbuht.nhs.uk
0151 7063576

Instructions:

Ms R Page, Surgical.simulation@rlbuht.nhs.uk, 0151 7063576
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Pricing notes:

Full price: £795

Fully Booked

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Surgical.simulation@rlbuht.nhs.uk
mailto:Surgical.simulation@rlbuht.nhs.uk

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Thu
15
Oct
2020
-
Fri
16
Oct
2020
£780.00
Addenbrookes Hospital

15 Oct 2020
-
16 Oct 2020

£780.00

Pricing notes:

Full price: £780.00

Course Fees:

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Addenbrookes Hospital

Location:

Addenbrookes Hospital
Hills Road
CAMBRIDGE
CB2 0QQ
United Kingdom
ajg203@medschl.cam.ac.uk
01223596189

Instructions:

Ms A Gray, ajg203@medschl.cam.ac.uk, 01223596189
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Pricing notes:

Full price: £780.00

Fully Booked

Contact details:

Please contact the coordinator:
Ms A Gray
ajg203@medschl.cam.ac.uk
https://www.cam-pgmc.ac.uk

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Tue
27
Oct
2020
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Wed
28
Oct
2020
£644.00
Diana Princess of Wales Hospital

27 Oct 2020
-
28 Oct 2020

£644.00

Pricing notes:

Full price: £644.00

Course Fees:

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Diana Princess of Wales Hospital

Location:

Diana Princess of Wales Hospital
Scartho Road
GRIMSBY
DN33 2BA
United Kingdom
jane.backhouse@hey.nhs.uk
01482 605385

Instructions:

Mrs J Backhouse, jane.backhouse@hey.nhs.uk, 01482 605385
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Pricing notes:

Full price: £644.00

Fully Booked

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jane.backhouse@hey.nhs.uk
mailto:jane.backhouse@hey.nhs.uk

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Partner Centres

Sat
03
Oct
2020
-
Sun
04
Oct
2020
£799.00
LONDON, United Kingdom

03 Oct 2020
-
04 Oct 2020

£799.00

Pricing notes:

Full price: £799.00
RCS England Members/Fellows: £719.10

Course Fees:

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LONDON, United Kingdom

Location:

King's College Hospital
Weston Education Centre
LONDON
SE5 9RS
United Kingdom
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Thu
08
Oct
2020
-
Fri
09
Oct
2020
£799.00
LONDON, United Kingdom

08 Oct 2020
-
09 Oct 2020

£799.00

Pricing notes:

Full price: £799.00
RCS England Members/Fellows: £719.10

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LONDON, United Kingdom

Location:

GAPS Learning Centre - 4th Floor, Hunter Wing
St Georges University of London
LONDON
SW17 0RE
United Kingdom
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Wed
28
Oct
2020
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Thu
29
Oct
2020
£799.00
LONDON, United Kingdom

28 Oct 2020
-
29 Oct 2020

£799.00

Pricing notes:

Full price: £799.00
RCS England Members/Fellows: £719.10

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LONDON, United Kingdom

Location:

GAPS Learning Centre - 4th Floor, Hunter Wing
St Georges University of London
LONDON
SW17 0RE
United Kingdom
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International Centres

Wed
07
Oct
2020
-
Thu
08
Oct
2020
AED3500
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City

07 Oct 2020
-
08 Oct 2020

AED3500

Pricing notes:

Full price: AED3500

Course Fees:

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Sheikh Khalifa Medical City

Location:

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
PO Box 51900
ABU DHABI
United Arab Emirates
jjoe@seha.ae
97156 4793133

Instructions:

Mrs J Joe, jjoe@seha.ae, 97156 4793133, Send email to lifesupporttraining@seha.ae as well
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Pricing notes:

Full price: AED3500

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jjoe@seha.ae
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Fri
09
Oct
2020
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Sun
11
Oct
2020
INR 23600/- inclusive of GST
Symbiosis Centre for Health Skills (SCHS)

09 Oct 2020
-
11 Oct 2020

INR 23600/- inclusive of GST

Pricing notes:

Full price: INR 23600/- inclusive of GST

Course Fees:

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Symbiosis Centre for Health Skills (SCHS)

Location:

Symbiosis Centre for Health Skills (SCHS)
Senapati Bapat Road
PUNE 411004
India
drparag@sihspune.org
91 98 22040971

Instructions:

Dr P Rishipathak, drparag@sihspune.org, 91 98 22040971, For registrations Contact Dr.Shrimathy- 09029279349 Mr.Atul Saraf 09604601595
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Full price: INR 23600/- inclusive of GST

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drparag@sihspune.org
https://schs.edu.in/assets/pdf/CCrISP2.pdf

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07
Nov
2020
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09
Nov
2020
TBC
College Of Surgeons Academy Of Medicine Of Malaysia

07 Nov 2020
-
09 Nov 2020

TBC

Pricing notes:

Full price: TBC

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College Of Surgeons Academy Of Medicine Of Malaysia

Location:

University of Malaya
Academy of Medicine of Malaysia
50400 KUALA LUMPUR
Malaysia
ccrisp@csamm.asm.org.my
00601 26758968

Instructions:

Alex Choon, ccrisp@csamm.asm.org.my, 00601 26758968
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