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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.

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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

Mon
13
Sep
2021
-
Wed
15
Sep
2021
£675
Royal Surrey County Hospital

13 Sep 2021
-
15 Sep 2021

£675

Pricing notes:

Full price: £675

Course Fees:

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Royal Surrey County Hospital

Location:

Royal Surrey County Hospital
Egerton Road
GUILDFORD
GU2 7XX
United Kingdom
rsc-tr.resus@nhs.net
01483 571122 4928

Instructions:

Mr K Chaplin, rsc-tr.resus@nhs.net, 01483 571122 4928
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Pricing notes:

Full price: £675

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rsc-tr.resus@nhs.net
https://medphys.royalsurrey.nhs.uk/resus/login/

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Thu
23
Sep
2021
-
Fri
24
Sep
2021
£650
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

23 Sep 2021
-
24 Sep 2021

£650

Pricing notes:

Full price: £650

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University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Location:

Leicester General Hospital
Gwendolen Road
LEICESTER
LE5 4PW
United Kingdom
kate.whitmore@uhl-tr.nhs.uk
0116 258 4917

Instructions:

Ms K Whitmore, kate.whitmore@uhl-tr.nhs.uk, 0116 258 4917
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Pricing notes:

Full price: £650

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kate.whitmore@uhl-tr.nhs.uk
https://www.uhl-clinicaleducation.org/

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23
Sep
2021
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Sat
25
Sep
2021
£700
Tunbridge Wells Hospital

23 Sep 2021
-
25 Sep 2021

£700

Pricing notes:

Full price: £700

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Tunbridge Wells Hospital

Location:

Tunbridge Wells Hospital
Tonbridge Road
TUNBRIDGE WELLS
TN2 4QJ
United Kingdom
c.rawlins1@nhs.net
01892635963

Instructions:

Miss C Rawlins, c.rawlins1@nhs.net, 01892635963
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Full price: £700

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mailto:c.rawlins1@nhs.net

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Partner Centres

Sat
28
Aug
2021
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Sun
29
Aug
2021
£799.00
LONDON, United Kingdom

28 Aug 2021
-
29 Aug 2021

£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:

King's College Hospital
Weston Education Centre
LONDON
SE5 9RJ
United Kingdom
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14
Sep
2021
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Wed
15
Sep
2021
£799.00
LONDON, United Kingdom

14 Sep 2021
-
15 Sep 2021

£799.00

Pricing notes:

Full price: £799.00
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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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16
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2021
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17
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2021
£799.00
LONDON, United Kingdom

16 Sep 2021
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17 Sep 2021

£799.00

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LONDON, United Kingdom

Location:

Royal College of Surgeons
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields
LONDON
WC2A 3PE
United Kingdom
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International Centres

Wed
20
Oct
2021
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Fri
22
Oct
2021
AED 5500
University Of Sharjah

20 Oct 2021
-
22 Oct 2021

AED 5500

Pricing notes:

Full price: AED 5500

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University Of Sharjah

Location:

University of Sharjah
Sharjah Surgical Institute
27272 SHARJAH
United Arab Emirates
Ltesado@sharjah.ac.ae
+971 6 505 7576

Instructions:

Miss L A Tesado, Ltesado@sharjah.ac.ae, +971 6 505 7576
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22
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2021
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24
Oct
2021
INR 23600/- inclusive of GST
Symbiosis Centre for Health Skills (SCHS)

22 Oct 2021
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24 Oct 2021

INR 23600/- inclusive of GST

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Full price: INR 23600/- inclusive of GST

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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 details contact Dr Shrimathy V. on +91 9029279349/ moems@schs.edu.in;
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2022
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13
Feb
2022
INR 23600/- inclusive of GST
Symbiosis Centre for Health Skills (SCHS)

11 Feb 2022
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13 Feb 2022

INR 23600/- inclusive of GST

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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 Registration Contact: Dr.Shrimathy Vijayaraghavan +91-9029279349/ moems@schs.edu.in
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