Become a CCrISP® Coordinator


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Role overview

Ccrisp200The role of the CCrISP® coordinator is essential for the successful conduct of each course. CCrISP® coordinators usually have a background in nursing and have an interest in education.

If you are a highly organised person who is passionate about nursing, consider becoming a CCrISP® coordinator. The coordinator works closely with the course director and is responsible for organising the course; pre-course planning and post-course summation.

Register your interest

Nursing professionals interested in participating in the CCrISP® program are welcomed to apply to become a CCrISP® coordinator. Please register your interest by:

Eligibility criteria:

  • A health professional with a base knowledge of medical core content and related equipment such as a Clinical Nurse Educator, ICU/CCU, Nursing Education Coordinator, Registered Nurse with intensive care or surgical ward experience
  • Proven organisational skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Familiar with CCrISP® course policies and procedures

Training process:

  • Attend a CCrISP® provider course as an observer with an experienced CCrISP® coordinator
  • Actively assists an experienced coordinator on a CCrISP® provider course as a Coordinator Candidate to gain an understanding of the course requirements and administrative tasks
  • Manage the pre and post course planning, and the operation of a CCrISP® provider course under the supervision of an experienced coordinator and course director.
  • Recommendation submitted to the National Coordinator for approval to obtain CCrISP® coordinator status
  • Teach a minimum of one course per year to maintain coordinator status


CCrISP® Office
Skill Training Department
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
College of Surgeons' Gardens
250-290 Spring Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002 Australia