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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. 

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.

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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)

Course Options - please note, you cannot book regional courses through this website

Regional Centres

Thu
29
Sep
2022
-
Fri
30
Sep
2022
£ £700.00
Tunbridge Wells Hospital

29 Sep 2022
-
30 Sep 2022

£ £700.00

Pricing notes:

Full price: £ £700.00

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.

Tunbridge Wells Hospital

Location:

Tunbridge Wells Hospital
Tonbridge Road
TUNBRIDGE WELLS
TN2 4QJ
United Kingdom
c.rawlins1@nhs.net
01892 635963

Instructions:

Miss C Rawlins, c.rawlins1@nhs.net, 01892 635963
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Pricing notes:

Full price: £ £700.00

Fully Booked

Contact details:

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Miss C Rawlins
c.rawlins1@nhs.net
mailto:c.rawlins1@nhs.net

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Thu
13
Oct
2022
-
Fri
14
Oct
2022
£850.00
Addenbrookes Hospital

13 Oct 2022
-
14 Oct 2022

£850.00

Pricing notes:

Full price: £850.00

Course Fees:

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

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Addenbrookes Hospital

Location:

Addenbrookes Hospital
Hills Road
CAMBRIDGE
CB2 0QQ
United Kingdom
ajg203@medschl.cam.ac.uk
01223 596189

Instructions:

Ms A Gray, ajg203@medschl.cam.ac.uk, 01223 596189
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Pricing notes:

Full price: £850.00

Fully Booked

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Mon
17
Oct
2022
-
Tue
18
Oct
2022
£850
University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust

17 Oct 2022
-
18 Oct 2022

£850

Pricing notes:

Full price: £850

Course Fees:

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University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust

Location:

Princess Royal Hospital
Lewes Road
HAYWARDS HEATH
RH16 4EX
United Kingdom
uhsussex.sim@nhs.net
01444 441881 65832

Instructions:

Mrs R Paniccia, uhsussex.sim@nhs.net, 01444 441881 65832
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Pricing notes:

Full price: £850

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Contact details:

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uhsussex.sim@nhs.net
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Partner Centres

Thu
13
Oct
2022
-
Fri
14
Oct
2022
£799.00
LONDON, United Kingdom

13 Oct 2022
-
14 Oct 2022

£799.00

Pricing notes:

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

Course Fees:

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LONDON, United Kingdom

Location:

Royal College of Surgeons
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields
LONDON
WC2A 3PE
United Kingdom
education@rcseng.ac.uk
020 7869 6300
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Sat
15
Oct
2022
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Sun
16
Oct
2022
£799.00
LONDON, United Kingdom

15 Oct 2022
-
16 Oct 2022

£799.00

Pricing notes:

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

Course Fees:

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LONDON, United Kingdom

Location:

Royal College of Surgeons
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields
LONDON
WC2A 3PE
United Kingdom
education@rcseng.ac.uk
020 7869 6300
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Tue
06
Dec
2022
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Wed
07
Dec
2022
£799.00
LONDON, United Kingdom

06 Dec 2022
-
07 Dec 2022

£799.00

Pricing notes:

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

Course Fees:

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LONDON, United Kingdom

Location:

Royal College of Surgeons
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields
LONDON
WC2A 3PE
United Kingdom
education@rcseng.ac.uk
020 7869 6300
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International Centres

Wed
26
Oct
2022
-
Fri
28
Oct
2022
AED 5500
University Of Sharjah

26 Oct 2022
-
28 Oct 2022

AED 5500

Pricing notes:

Full price: AED 5500

Course Fees:

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University Of Sharjah

Location:

University of Sharjah
Sharjah Surgical Institute
27272 SHARJAH
United Arab Emirates
ltesado@sharjah.ac.ae
00971 6505 7576

Instructions:

Lou ann Tesado, ltesado@sharjah.ac.ae, 00971 6505 7576
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Thu
26
Jan
2023
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Fri
27
Jan
2023
4000 AED
Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City

26 Jan 2023
-
27 Jan 2023

4000 AED

Pricing notes:

Full price: 4000 AED

Course Fees:

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Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City

Location:

Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City
Al Mafraq area
ABU DHABI
United Arab Emirates
Hagawad@ssmc.ae
+971544644232

Instructions:

Miss H Hassan, Hagawad@ssmc.ae, +971544644232, we would like to provide an early bird offer of 3500 AED.
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Fri
03
Feb
2023
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Sun
05
Feb
2023
INR 25000/-
Symbiosis Centre for Health Skills (SCHS)

03 Feb 2023
-
05 Feb 2023

INR 25000/-

Pricing notes:

Full price: INR 25000/-

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 9822040971

Instructions:

Dr P Rishipathak, drparag@sihspune.org, 91 9822040971, For registrations please contact Dr Shrimathy V. at 9029279349 or moems@schs.edu.in
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