About Respect: What you can do!

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The Find a Surgeon directory is a listing of active Fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons who meet the requirements of the College's Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program and have opted to be on the list. This list excludes retired or inactive Fellows.

 

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To help build respect and improve patient safety in surgery, RACS has mandated a range of programs for Fellows, Trainees and IMGs. Read more about what you must, and what you can do.


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'Operating With Respect'  eModule

Have you completed Operating With Respect? The eModule is mandatory. Do it now online. CPD 2017 requirement.

Mandatory for:

The 'Operating with Respect' eModule is mandatory for the following groups who are required to complete the module by 31 December 2017:

  • Fellows
  • SET Trainees
  • IMGs
  • Skills course faculty

Complete the now!

View the demonstration only version of 'Operating with Respect' slideshow.


Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators course

in an FSSE course near you!

Do you teach or train SET Trainees or supervise IMGs? The Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators (FSSE) Course is mandatory. Enrol now as courses are filling up fast.

Mandatory for:

The FSSE course is mandatory for the following groups:

  • SET Surgical Supervisors
  • Surgeons in the clinical environment who teach or train SET trainees
  • IMG Clinical Assessors
  • Research supervisors
  • Education Board members
  • Board of Surgical Education and Training members
  • Specialty Training Boards members

Those who have not yet completed the FSSE Course must register by the end of March 2018 in order to complete the course during 2018.

Enrolments for 2018 dates are being progressively open according to demand.


Operating with Respect Face to Face Course

The Operating with Respect Face to Face Course provides advanced training in recognising, managing and preventing discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment. The aim of this course is to strengthen patient safety by enabling participants to develop skills in respectful behaviour and practice strategies in responding to unacceptable behaviour.

Mandatory for:

The Operating with Respect Face to Face course is mandatory for the following groups who are required to complete the course by 31 December 2018:

  • SET Surgical Supervisors
  • IMG Clinical Assessors
  • Research supervisors
  • The following RACS committees:
    • Council
    • Governance and Advocacy Committee
    • Education Board
    • Board of Surgical Education and Training
    • Specialty Training Boards
    • Clinical Committee
    • Board of Regional Chairs
    • Regional Committees
    • New Zealand National Board
    • Professional Development and Standards Board
    • Prevocational and Skills Education Committee
    • Court of Examiners Executive
    • AOA Federal Training Board

for the Operating with Respect Face to Face (one-day) course!