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Operating with Respect (OWR) is a highly interactive, one day course taught by a faculty of up to four surgeons to a maximum of 21 participants.
By completing this course, you will be able to:
- appraise why a culture of respect matters
- evaluate behaviours that support respectful environments
- recognise the importance of resilience in maintaining respectful interactions
- practise how to address unacceptable behaviours.
OWR is delivered over three sessions:
- Building respect
- Building resilience
- Speaking up
The OWR course:
- provides a safe and confidential setting for learning
- includes blended learning activities – interactive discussions, small and large group activities and individual tasks
- promotes reflection and self-awareness
- challenges common biases, assumptions and erroneous views
- is delivered by skilled faculty – Fellows who volunteer their time to teach.
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 7 points.
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
Course participants are provided with:
- course handbook
- online resources
- a certificate upon completion
For an outline of the one day course please view the OWR course program. (PDF 44.82KB)
This course includes content that aligns to the following surgical competencies:
- Judgement and clinical decision making
- Management and leadership
- Collaboration and teamwork
- Scholarship and teaching
- Health advocacy