Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Recall the principles of effective feedback from Foundations Skills for Surgical Education course.
  • Discuss how to prepare for a difficult conversation with an underperforming Trainee.
  • Apply strategies for conducting a difficult conversation on underperformance.
  • Describe aspects of procedural fairness that need to be considered in managing difficult conversations with an underperforming Trainee.

Is this course right for me?

This course is appropriate for Supervisors, Trainers and Fellows.

Delivery mode

This course is delivered face to face, and online via four eLearning Modules and a webinar .

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 up to 6 points (face to face).

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

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