Educator Studio Sessions 2021
Details of the 2021 Educator Studio Sessions (ESS) are available below.
In addition, the Academy of Surgical Educators will hold a series of Special ESS via webinar to provide RACS Fellows with an opportunity to obtain CPD points. The format will be the same as our regular ESS, with topics relevant to RACS members, not limited to a surgical education focus.
Registration is free.
10 February 2021
- Time: 6.00 - 7.30pm AEDT
- Speakers: Dr Alexander Papachristos and Associate Professor Ramesh Nataraja
- Modality: Face-to-face in RACS Melbourne office or webinar
Register for face-to-face ESS (log in required)
Dr Alexander Papachristos on 'Learning in the operating theatre: a thematic analysis of opportunities lost and found'
This presentation will summarise the work Dr Papachristos completed as part of his master thesis, examining the experience of general surgery trainees with intra-operative learning.
Associate Professor Ramesh Nataraja on 'Can Simulation lead to a Long-Term Change in Clinician Behaviour in Myanmar for the Treatment of Intussusception?'
Mixed methods study examining whether the application of a low-cost simulation-based educational intervention for the introduction of the air enema technique has led to a sustained change in both clinician behaviour and clinician outcomes in Myanmar. This technique is used for the non-operative treatment of an intussusception a common cause of bowel obstruction in infants. The factors that wither enabled or hindered the utilisation of this technique in Myanmar, and the current perspective of the clinicians towards Simulation-Based Medical Education were also explored.
18 March 2021
- Time: 6.00 - 7.00pm AEDT
- Speaker: Dr Bridget Clancy
- Modality: Webinar
- Wednesday 21 April 2021 - webinar
- Thursday 27 May 2021- Brisbane, QLD Australia and webinar
- Wednesday 23 June 2021 - webinar
- Thursday 15 July 2021 - Sydney, NSW Australia and webinar
- Wednesday 4 August 2021 - webinar
- Wednesday 8 September 2021 - webinar
- Thursday 14 October 2021- webinar
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points
This educational activity has been approved in the College's CPD program. Fellows who participate can claim one point per hour (maximum of two points) in Category 3 - Maintenance of Knowledge and Skills. For those with a RACS CPD requirement this activity will be automatically uploaded to your record.