Learning outcomes

  • Outline the range of cognitive processes involved in clinical decision making.
  • Describe and explain the four stages of clinical decision making.
  • Facilitate decision making in the clinical environment and understand the process behind it.
  • Improve the ability to make clinical decisions under stress.
  • Improve the ability to recognise the factors that influence the quality of decision-making.

Is this course right for me?

This course is suitable for Fellows, Specialist International Medical Graduates and Trainees.

Delivery mode

Face to face

This is a four hour course delivered face to face by RACS Fellows and invited speakers.

 

Online

This is a four hour course delivered via an online learning course (2.5 hours), as well as a synchronous online workshop (1.5 hours). The workshop will be facilitated by RACS Fellows and invited speakers. Participants are required to complete the online module before attending the synchronous course. 

 

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points

This educational activity has been approved in the RACS CPD Program. RACS Fellows, Specialist International Medical Graduates (SIMGs) and surgeons participating in the RACS CPD Program can claim one point per hour in Educational Activities.

This course entitles participants involved in the College CPD program to 4 points.

Participation in this activity will be entered into your RACS CPD which can be accessed through ehub.

For further enquiries about the new CPD program, please contact the team: CPD.College@surgeons.org or +61 3 9249 1282.

Surgical competencies

Judgement and Clinical Decision Making.