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Arthroscopic Skills Course

The Clinical Skills Centre hosts a number of surgical training courses during the year. Developed and taught by leading Consultants, each course provides in-depth theory and the opportunity to practise a variety of surgical techniques in a modern lab environment.

Arthroscopic Skills Course

Course Date


Course Director


Target Audience

Suitable for all General and Orthopaedic Surgery Trainees



This workshop covers the fundamental principles of arthroscopy for shoulder, knee and ankle joints. The workshop provides participants with a unique opportunity to develop procedural skills which are difficult to acquire as a trainee in a busy hospital setting.


Specific Objectives:

On completion of the course participants will be familiar with:

  • Indications for arthroscopic surgery

  • Patient positioning

  • Arthroscopic equipment

  • Principles and techniques of shoulder and ankle arthroscopy

  • Principles and techniques of knee arthroscopy including ACL and meniscal surgery



  • Meniscal Surgery

  • ACL basics

  • Chondroplasty

  • Diagnostic Arthroscopy



Training Methods

Interactive format, instructional lectures, hands-on simulator workshops using realistic models

Maximum Participants



Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre

Level 6 Kolling Building

Reserve Road

Royal North Shore Hospital

St Leonards  NSW  2065

Course Duration

8.00am – 5.00pm


$750 (incl GST)

$375.00 (incl GST) for Northern Surgical Network SRMOs


02 9926 4630

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