Become a Skills Course Instructor
If you are passionate about teaching in surgical education,
consider becoming a Skills Course Instructor with the Royal
Australasian College of Surgeons. The Skills Training Department
offers five skills courses to surgical Trainees and medical
professionals in various disciplines. The success of these courses
is dependent on the voluntary involvement of faculty from a variety
of medical disciplines on a pro bono basis.
The benefits of teaching on Skills Training courses are
- Claim Continuing Professional Development points (1 point per
- Opportunity to network with a multidisciplinary faculty
- Personally and professionally rewarding to mentor emerging
- Opportunity to enhance personal educational and teaching
- A platform to share your passion, expertise and influence the
future in the field of surgery
- Reimbursement of travel expenses incurred where travel is
How to register
- Refer to course(s) of interest by clicking on links below
- Ensure minimum eligibility criteria is met
- Check against the course prerequisites prior to applying
- Complete Instructor Application form
- Submit form to relevant course administrator
This well-established, hands-on course provides an educational
package of generic surgical skills required by surgical Trainees in
the Australian and New Zealand context
The CCrISP® course assists doctors in developing simple, useful
skills for managing critically ill patients, and promotes the
coordination of multidisciplinary care.
This hands-on course is designed to make the language and
methodology of literature, and research relevant to surgeons in the
day-to-day activities of their practice.
This course teaches a systematic, concise approach to the care
of a trauma patient, providing a safe and reliable method for
immediate management of injured patients.
This course teaches patient-centred communication and
team-oriented non-technical skills in a clinical context.
For additional information please contact Skills.Courses@surgeons.org