The Clinical Skills Centre is a sub-division of the Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre. The centre serves as the main procedural skills teaching facility for students of the Northern Clinical School (University of Sydney) and junior medical staff of the adjoining Royal North Shore Hospital. The Centre also partners with a number of professional teaching bodies and medical technology suppliers to provide postgraduate training, research, new technology showcases, and professional development opportunities for training surgeons.

Kellie Townsend
Simulation & Clinical Skills Co-ordinator
(SMP Stage 1 and 2)
Karoline Cheung
Clinical Skills Co-ordinator
(SMP Stage 3 & Surgical training)

Kellie joined the Clinical Skills Centre in 2016. Formerly a Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Cardiovascular unit at the Mater Hospital, Kellie is the lead educator for undergraduate procedural skills teaching at the Northern Clinical School. Kellie coordinates and teaches across the Stage 1 and 2 curriculum for the Sydney Medical Programme and is also involved in all aspects of postgraduate surgical training and external events.

Karoline has been with the Clinical Skills Centre since 2015 and coordinates Stage 3 clinical skills teaching for the Sydney Medical Programme at Northern Clinical School. With a background in sports biomechanics and human performance testing, Karoline provides specialist technical support in the Clinical Skills Lab for postgraduate training across the various surgical disciplines.

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