Training in Professional Skills (TIPS) courses


Find a surgeon

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.


TIPS is designed to teach surgeons-in-training core skills in patient-centred communication and teamwork, with the aim to improve patient care.

Key topics covered include: breaking bad news, informed consent, error disclosure, ethical decision making, communicating in teams, conflict resolution, situation awareness, graded assertiveness.

Limited places are still available on the following upcoming courses:

  • TP048, Mater Hospital, Brisbane, 13-14 July 2017
  • TP049, St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, 4-5 August 2017

Visit the enrolment webpage to secure your place on a TIPS course today.