Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient (CCrISP)


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The Find a Surgeon directory is a listing of active Fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons who meet the requirements of the College's Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program and have opted to be on the list. This list excludes retired or inactive Fellows.


Course overview

For information about the content of the course please visit CCrISP® overview.


It is important to note that CCrISP® course is not a mandatory eligibility requirement for selection to the SET program, but is required to be undertaken during SET. Priority for courses is given to surgical trainees.

Please note to attend CCrISP® you must be a medical graduate.  Places will only be available to doctors post-graduate year 3+.

You must be eligible at the time of enrolment.


For information about how to enrol in a course please visit CCrISP® online enrolments.



  • Australia - A$3,260.00 (incl. GST)
  • New Zealand - NZ$3,715.00 (incl. GST)

In Australia, the CCrISP® course is an approved course under the tax system. This exempts surgical Trainees of the College from having 10% GST levied on their course fees. Australian fees for all other CCrISP® course participants are subject to 10% GST.

Courses conducted in New Zealand will be invoiced in NZ dollars, regardless of residential country of applicant.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellations of more than 10 weeks prior to course: 90% refund of course fee
  • Cancellations of less than 10 weeks prior to course: 50% refund of course fee
  • Cancellations of less than 6 weeks prior to course: No refund of course fee

This policy also applies should you elect to enrol in an alternative course within this time frame.

Course Schedule

CCrISP® courses are held on various dates and locations across Australia and New Zealand.

CCrISP® Course Schedule 2017 (PDF 72KB)



For information about course governance please visit CCrISP® Committee.




CCrISP® Program Administrator

Telephone: +61 3 9276 7421
Facsimile: +61 3 9249 1298

Skills Training Department
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
College of Surgeons' Gardens
250-290 Spring Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002

New Zealand

Administration Officer
PO BOX 7451
Wellington South 6242
New Zealand

Facsimile: +64 4 385 8873