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


See what participants have said about this course and find out what to expect:

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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

  • 21 July 2017 - Wagga Hosp, Wagga Wagga
  • 4 August 2017 - Royal North Shore, Sydney (SET 6 Vascular trainees only)
  • 19 August 2017- RACS Office, Sydney (Urological SET 5/6)
  • 26 August 2017-Gosford Hosp, Gosford
  • 07 October 2017-Westmead Hosp,Sydney
  • 18 October 2017 - PSA Meeting, Armidale
  • 25 November 2017- St George Hosp, Sydney

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New Zealand

  • 19 June 2017 - RACS Office, Wellington
  • 19 June 2017- Brentwood Hotel,Wellington
  • 24 June 2017 - Canterbury Health, Christchurch
  • 7 August 2017 - Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa, Queenstown (NZAPS ASM)
  •  28 October 2017- Taranaki Base Hosp- New Plymouth
  •   09 December 2017- Nelson Hosp, Nelson

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Northern Territory

  • 2 September 2017 - Darwin Hosp, Darwin

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Queensland

  • 14 July 2017- James Cook University- Mackay
  • 18 August 2017 - QLD ASM: Pullman, Palm Cove
  • 2 September 2017 - Rockhampton Hosp, Rockhampton
  • 3 November 2017 - Sunshine Coast Uni Private Hosp,Birtinya
  • 12 November 2017 - Sunshine Coast Uni Private Hosp,Birtinya

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South Australia

  • 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

  • 17 July 2017- Northern Health, Melbourne
  • 29 July 2017 - Goulburn Valley Health, Shepparton
  • 7 August 2017 - Monash Medical Clayton, Melbourne
  •  15 September 2017 - RACS Office, Melbourne
  •  13 October 2017 - Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne
  • 20 October 2017 - VIC ASM: Novotel, Geelong
  • 3 November 2017 - Northern Health, Melbourne
  • 11 November 2017 - Austin Hospital, Melbourne

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Western Australia

  • 20 July 2017 - RACS Office, Perth
  •  15 September 2017-RACS Office, Perth
  •  6 October 2017- Pullman Hotel, Bunker Bay,Dunsborough
  • 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)

Participants are required to attend the entire course, partial participation will be recorded as non-attendance.


Contacts

Name: Jacob Karagoz
Phone: +61 3 9276 7491
Email: jacob.karagoz@surgeons.org

Name: Kyleigh Smith
Phone: +61 3 9249 1212
Email: kyleigh.smith@surgeons.org