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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.
By completing the OWR course you will qualify for seven points in Category 4 - Reflective Practice.
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