Academy of Surgical Educators presents: Educator Studio
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Surgical Educators Studio Sessions
Academy Forum 2018
The next Academy Forum will be in Sydney.
Sydney Academy Forum
Date: Thursday, 8 November 2018
Time: 6.00pm to 9.00pm
For further details please
National Health Education and
Training in Simulation (NHET-Sim)
Academy members are invited to participate in NHET-Sim, National
Health Education and Training in Simulation program.
The NHET-Sim Program is a nationwide training program for
healthcare professionals aimed at improving clinical training
capacity and consists of elearning modules on simulation-based
education. NHET-Sim is funded by the Australian Government. The
project, being undertaken in partnership with Monash University,
offers a training program for healthcare educators and
clinicians from all health professions. The curriculum has been
developed and reviewed by leaders in the simulation field across
Australia and internationally.
Already over 6,000 participants have registered for NHET-Sim and
there are eleven online training modules to choose from. NHET-Sim
is designed for anyone who currently or intends to use simulation
as an educational method to support the development of healthcare
students and professionals. The e-learning component of the
NHET-Sim Program takes approximately 12 hours to complete.
For further details or to pre-register your attendance, please
For more information please visit the NHETSim website.
Graduate Programs in Surgical Education
Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Masters level
programs in surgical education are now offered in partnership with
the Department of Surgery and Medical Education Unit, the
University of Melbourne and the Royal Australasian College of
The programs are designed to support surgeons in gaining formal
skills in teaching and educational scholarship. There are core and
optional subjects with flexible delivery modes. Subjects include:
Contemporary Context of Surgical Education, Educational Methods -
Practice & Theory, Curriculum Design in Surgical Education,
Recruitment & Selection of Trainees, Teaching Human Factors and
Professional Skills for Surgery. The content reflects critical
issues in the broader education community together with specific
challenges for surgical education - the role of regulatory bodies,
balancing clinical service with training, ethical imperatives for
simulation based education, safer working conditions including safe
hours and more.
The programs are open to anyone holding an MBBS (or equivalent)
and a practicing or trainee surgeon.
Further information on Graduate Programs in Surgical Education
can be found on the 2018 brochure (PDF 147
KB) or via the University of
Victorian Showcase of
Educational Research in the Health Professions
A collaboration between EXCITE University of Melbourne Master of
Clinical Education, HealthPEER Monash University Master of Health
Professional Education and Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
(RACS) / University of Melbourne Master in Surgical Education.
The next Victorian Showcase will be on 13th November 2018.
Details will be available soon.
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
College of Surgeons' Gardens
250-290 Spring Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002 Australia
Telephone: +61 3 9249 1111
Fax: +61 3 9276 7412