Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Institute of Academic Surgery

Surgical Training Facilities

The training facilities that are available in the IAS are;

  • The David Storey Surgical Skills and Simulation Centre;
    • Surgical Skills Laboratory - simple knot tying, suturing using dry models through basic and advanced laparoscopy and wet lab sessions using animal parts (Book Laboratory here)
    • Simulation Theatre - crisis management, neonatal simulation and multidisciplinary trauma scenarios. (Book Simulation Theatre here)
  • Tutorial Rooms
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Surgical and Robotic Training Institute  (Building 26 RPA) - more information here
  • Microvascular Laboratory


Other facilities available at RPA:

  • The Temporal Bone Laboratory - 9 E Main Building RPA
  • The trauma simulator in the RPAH Emergency Department 
  • The anaesthesia simulator in the Department of Anaesthesia.