Learning outcomes

  • A better understanding of how non-technical skills underpin safer operative performance.
  • Be able to use structured observation and a rating scale to assess non-technical skills.

Is this course right for me?

Fellows, International Medical Graduates and senior SET Trainees. Rural practitioners may also be interested in attending the Safer Surgical Teamwork (SST) workshop.

Delivery mode

This course is delivered face-to-face over the course of one day.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points

As RACS transitions towards a new and innovative CPD framework, there will be specific CPD activities that Fellows will be asked to undertake between January and June 2021. During this time, other education activities will not be recognised for CPD points, however we encourage Fellows to continue to participate in education activities relevant to their scope of practice and learning needs.

For Fellows who undertook this activity prior to 31 December 2020, CPD was allocated at one point per hour (maximum of six points) in Category 3 - Maintenance of Knowledge and Skills.

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

Surgical competencies

  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Management and Leadership