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- Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators (FSSE)
- Difficult Conversations with Underperforming Trainees
- Surgeons as Leaders in Everyday Practice
- Operating with Respect (OWR)
- Clinical Assessors of IMG's e-learning
- Process Communication Model 1 (PCM1)
- Process Communication Model 2 (PCM2)
- Conflict and You
- Safer Surgical Teamwork (SST)
- Non-Technical Skills for Surgeons (NOTSS)
- Academy Forum
- Academy Educator Studio Sessions
Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators (FSSE)
FSSE 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.
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.
Clinical Assessors of IMG's e-learning
Clinical assessors for International Medical Graduates (IMGs) is a new online self-paced workshop that aims to provide professional development to the Fellows who play an active and pivotal role in the Clinical Assessment of International Medical Graduates.
The online workshop allows participants to work through four modules which utilise a series of questions, quizzes, video, discussion forums and resources to assist Clinical Assessors to clarify the roles and responsibilities of Clinical Assessors and IMGs, explore effective feedback and work-based assessment tools to assess competence.
To access the online course, members should log in to the website, go to My Page, and then scroll down to eLearning in the menu on the left hand side. Once you've clicked on the Clinical Assessors for International Medical Graduates (IMGs) link. Select enrol me in the course and you will be directed to the online course.
Process Communication Model 1 (PCM1)
Patient care is a team effort and a functioning team is based on effective communication. PCM is a tool which can help you to understand, motivate and communicate more effectively with others.
Process Communication Model 2 (PCM2)
Conflict and You
Conflict and You is a half-day introductory course which offers smart strategies to ‘stand up and stay cool’ in conflict. Each participant completes a pre-workshop questionnaire, which provides an individualised report about our contribution to conflict and how begin leading ourselves and invite others out of it.
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 can 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.
The Academy of Surgical Educators hosts the Academy Forum, an evening to acknowledge and celebrate the surgical educators and the leaders among us.
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.