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- Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators (FSSE)
- Difficult Conversations with Underperforming Trainees
- Supervisors and Trainers for SET (SAT SET)
- Keeping Trainees on Track (KTOT)
- Surgeons as Leaders in Everyday Practice
- Operating with Respect (OWR)
- Academy Educator Studio Sessions
- Academy Forum
- Safer Surgical Teamwork (SST)
- Non-Technical Skills for Surgeons (NOTSS)
Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators (FSSE)
The FSSE course 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.
Difficult Conversations with Underperforming Trainees
Difficult Conversations with Underperforming Trainees provides supervisors with a comprehensive framework to follow including how to prepare for and conduct the conversation and the steps to take after the conversation.
The course is interactive and includes group activities and role plays.
Supervisors and Trainers for SET (SAT SET)
SAT SET course aims to enable supervisors and trainers to effectively fulfil the responsibilities of their important roles, under the Surgical Education and Training (SET) program.
Keeping Trainees on Track (KTOT)
KTOT is designed to provide skills and strategies in the early detection of Trainee difficulty, performance management and holding difficult but necessary conversations.
Surgeons as Leaders in Everyday Practice
Surgeons as Leaders in Everyday Practice is a one and a half day program which looks at the development of both the individual's and their clinical teams' leadership capabilities.
Operating with Respect (OWR)
The OWR course is evidence-based and designed to equip surgeons with practical strategies and skills to respond to unacceptable behaviour.
Academy Educator Studio Sessions
The Academy of Surgical Educators hosts a number of Educator Studio Sessions around Australia and New Zealand each year. Each session is a one hour informative event, curated to help to provide a deeper understanding of the issues, themes and topics that matter.
The Academy of Surgical Educators hosts the Academy Forum, an evening to acknowledge and celebrate the surgical educators and the leaders among us.
Safer Surgical Teamwork (SST)
SST previously known as Safer Australian Surgical Teamwork (SAST) is a combined workshop for surgeons, anaesthetists and scrub practitioners. The workshop focuses on non-technical skills which aim to enhance performance and teamwork in the operating theatre thus improving patient safety.
Non-Technical Skills for Surgeons (NOTSS)
The NOTSS workshop focuses on the non- technical skills which underpin safer operative surgery. It explores a behaviour rating system developed by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh which can help you develop the knowledge and skills to improve your performance in the operating theatre in relation to situational awareness, communication, decision making and leadership/teamwork.