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Fax Mentis ... the torch of the mind

A rolling two monthly archive of Fax Mentis newsletters.

2016

September

Fax Mentis:  Council Elections and Multisource Feedback Tool and NSW Surgeons' Month (28 September)

Council Elections
RACS Respect Campaign gaining momentum
Multisource Feedback Tool
Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators Course
NSW Regional Committee
GSA Exam Preparation Course
NEW ACORN Standards
New E-Resources and Trial Resources in the Library
Social Media Tip
Professional Development 2016
Research at RACS
In Memoriam
Access to Counselling Services
Member Benefits Program

Fax Mentis: Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators, Council Elections and Multisource Feedback Tool (21 September)

Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators Course
Council Elections
Multisource Feedback Tool
Let's Operate with Respect
Specialist Training Program
Commonwealth funding for SET positions
RACS Post Op Podcasts
Surgical News September
Invitation for public comment
Australian Digital Health Agency seeking Advisory Committee nominations
Progress update on MALT moving to SNOMEDProgress update on MALT moving to SNOMED
CLEAR course for Consultants
NSW Younger Fellows Preparation for Practice
ANZCA Event
Social Media Tip
Professional Development 2016
In Memoriam
Access to Counselling Services
Member Benefits Program

Fax Mentis:  MBS Review Update, Workforce Census- Last Chance, Callinan Review (15 September)

Medicare Benefits Review Taskforce first tranche committees consultations open
RACS Workforce Census - Last Chance!
Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators Course
NSW Liqour Laws Review
Have you done it yet? Foundation Course
ANZ Journal of Surgery
Colorectal Surgery added to e-Journal Alert Service
Research at RACS
Social Media Tip
Professional Development 2016
In Memoriam
Access to Counselling Services
Member Benefits Program

Fax Mentis: RACS signs MoU with Ramsay Health, Nominations for Council Closing Friday, New JDocs Resources (7 September)

RACS & Ramsay Health MoU around Respect
Have you done it yet? e-module on discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment
RACS Council Elections- 2 days remaining for nominations!
Medical Board of Australia's Consultative Committee on Revalidation
New resources for JDocs
RACSTA Term Evaluation Survey
International Surgical Training Programme Vacancies
Library New Resource Trials
Research at RACS
BrowZine trial and ANZJS eTOC service
Foundation for Surgery
Social Media Tip
Professional Development 2016
In Memoriam
Access to Counselling Services
Member Benefits Program

August

Council Highlights (August Edition)

Council Elections - Have you nominated? Get involved!!
Have you done it yet? e-module On discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment
Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators
We need Surgical Champions to roll out the Building Respect program!
Surgical Variation Reports
Revalidation
Congratulations
AMC Accreditation
Recent Publications

Fax Mentis: Workforce Census, Operating With Respect e-module, Regional ASMs (24 August)

2016 Surgical Workforce Census
Complete our Operating With Respect e-learning module
Medical Board of Australia's Consultative Committee on revalidation
Nominations for Indigenous Health Medals
RACS Council Elections- Get Involved!
Donate your used medical journals to a good cause
RACS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander SET Trainee One Year Scholarship
Library New Resource Trials
Surgical News August
Research at RACS
Library New Resource Trials
Foundation For Surgery
Social Media Tip
Professional Development 2016
In Memoriam
Access to Counselling Services
Member Benefits Program

Fax Mentis:  Latest Surgical Variance Reports, NT Open Speed Video, Council Elections (17 August)

Latest Surgical Variation Reports: Orthopaedics and Vascular Surgery
Northern Territory Open Speed Video
RACS Council Elections- Get Involved!
Doctors Health e-workbook
Donate your used medical journals to a good cause
Better Care Victoria
Foundation for Surgery
RACS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander SET Trainee One Year Scholarship
Library New Resource Trials
Social Media Tip
Professional Development 2016
In Memoriam
Access to Counselling Services
Member Benefits Program

Fax Mentis:  RACS Workforce Census, Council Elections, Regional ASMs (10 August)

RACS Council Elections- Get Involved!
Release of SAAPM 2015 Report
2016 Surgical Workforce Census
Multisource Feedback Tool
RACS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander SET Trainee One Year Scholarship
Library and Twitter
Social Media Tip
Foundation For Surgery
ANZ Journal of Surgery
Research at RACS
Professional Development 2016
In Memoriam
Access to Counselling Services
Member Benefits Program

July

Council Highlights July

Have you done it yet? Launch of eModule about Discrimination, Bullying and Sexual Harassment
Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators Course
Building Respect Posters
Surgical Variation Reports
Pre-operative fasting
2016 Surgical Workforce Census
Condolences
Congratulations
AMC Accreditation
Recent Publications

Fax Mentis: Doctors Health e-workbook, Introducing Graham, Hard to Believe Premiere (27 July)

Doctors Health e-workbook
Medicare Benefits Schedule - New Items/Changes
Introducing Graham
Events
Notices
Social Media Tip
Professional Development
In Memoriam
Counselling Services
Member Benefits Program

Fax Mentis: MBS amendments, Surgical Variance Reports, Clinical Standard updates (20 July)

Surgical Variance Reports
Draft Clinical Standard on Osteoarthritis of the Knee
Delirium Clinical Care Standard
Medicare Benefits Schedule - New Items/Changes
Pledge-a-Procedure: Thank you!
Events
Notices
Social Media Tip
Professional Development 2016
In Memoriam
Access to Counselling Services
Member Benefits

Fax Mentis: Alcohol Advertising in Live Sport,  Research at RACS update, RACS Wearable Merchandise (14 July)

Alcohol advertising in live sport
Hazard Alert- Medtronic deep brain stimulation devices - multiple models
Events
Notices
Social Media Tip
Professional Development
In Memoriam
Access to Counselling Services
Member Benefits Program