Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators

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Registrations are now open. (log in required)


Where is the course held?

All courses are open to all specialities unless otherwise stated.

ACT
New South Wales
New Zealand
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Tasmania
Victoria
Western Australia
Other


What will you learn?

The Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators is an introductory course to expand knowledge and skills in surgical teaching and education. The aim of the course is to establish a basic standard expected of RACS surgical educators and will further knowledge in teaching and learning concepts. Participants will look at how these concepts can be applied into their own teaching context and will have the opportunity to reflect on their own personal strengths and weaknesses as an educator.

With the release of the RACS Action Plan: Building Respect and Improving Patient Safety, the Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators course is now mandatory for Surgeons who are involved in the training and assessment of RACS SET Trainees.

The course will cover such topics as:

  • Understanding myself as a teacher
  • Planning a learning process
  • Understanding and supporting learning
  • Recognising teaching and learning opportunities
  • Feedback
  • Assessment

Target group: Fellows, IMGs, Senior SET Trainees


Exemptions

Can I get an exemption? (PDF 24KB)


Location and date:

ACT

  • 28 September 2017 - GSA ASM: National Convention Centre, Canberra

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New South Wales

  • 19 May 2017 - Illwarra Shoalhaven Health, Wollongong
  • 22 May 2017 - Auburn Hospital, Sydney
  • 23 June 2017 - The Prince of Wales Priv Hosp, Sydney
  • 8  July 2017 - Westmead Hosp, Sydney
  • 21 July 2017 - Wagga Hosp, Wagga Wagga
  • 22 July 2017 - RACS Office, Sydney
  • 4 August 2017 - Royal North Shore, Sydney (SET 6 Vascular trainees only)
  • 7 August 2017 - Nepean Hosp, Sydney
  • 26 August 2017-Gosford Hosp, Gosford
  • 18 October 2017 - PSA Meeting, Armidale
  • 25 November 2017 - RACS Office, Sydney

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New Zealand

  • 27 May 2017 - Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth
  • 24 June 2017 - Canterbury Health, Christchurch
  • 19 June 2017 - RACS Office, Wellington
  • 7 August 2017 - NZAPS ASM, Queenstown
  • 16 August 2017 - NZ ASM, Wellington
  • 14 October 2017 - NZOA ASM - Auckland

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Northern Territory

  • 2 September 2017 - Darwin Hosp, Darwin

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Queensland

  • 26 May 2017 - RACS Office, Brisbane
  • 27 May 2017 - Royal Brisbane and Womens Hosp, Brisbane
  • 31 May 2017 - ASPS ASM - Gold Coast
  • 17 June 2017 Mater Hosp - Brisbane
  • 18 August 2017 - QLD ASM: Pullman, Palm Cove
  • 2 September 2017 - Rockhampton Hosp, Rockhampton
  • 3 November 2017 - Nambour Hosp, Nambour
  • 12 November 2017 - Nambour Hosp, Nambour
  • 2 December 2017 - RACS Office, Brisbane

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South Australia

  • 8 May 2017 - ASC: Convention Centre, Adelaide (Register via the ASC website)
  • 8 May 2017 - ANZAPS : Crowne Plaza, Adelaide (ANZAPS)
  • 4 August 2017 - Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide
  • 29 August 2017 - NSA ASM: Convention Centre, Adelaide
  • 22 September 2017, RACS Office, Adelaide

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Tasmania

  •  22 September 2017 - TAS ASM - Woolshed, Hobart

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Victoria

  • 21 April 2017 - RACS Office, Melbourne
  • 28 April 2017-Peter Mac Callum Cancer Centre, Melbourne
  • 29 April 2017 - SJOG, Geelong
  • 13 May 2017 - St Vincents Hosp, Melbourne
  • 2 June 2017 - RACS Office, Melbourne
  • 16 June 2017 - Traralgon Hosp, Traralgon
  • 30 June 2017 - Epworth Priv Hosp, Melbourne
  • 29 July 2017 - Goulburn Valley Health, Shepparton
  • 7 August 2017 - Monash Medical Clayton, Melbourne
  • 11 August 2017 - Alfred Hosp, Melbourne
  • 19 August 2017 - St Vincents Hosp, Melbourne
  • 15 September 2017 - RACS Office, Melbourne
  • 6 October 2017 - Alfred Hospital, Melbourne
  • 13 October 2017 - Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne
  • 20 October 2017 - VIC ASM: Novotel, Geelong
  • 3 November 2017 - Northern Health, Melbourne

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Western Australia

  •  24 August 2017 - RACS Office, Perth
  • 17 November 2017 - RACS Office, Perth

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Other

  • 9 July 2017 - ORL Forum, Hawaii, USA

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Registrations are now open. (log in required)

 

Contact Person: Kyleigh Smith

Phone: +61 3 9249 1212

Email: kyleigh.smith@surgeons.org