Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators

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Registrations are now open. (log in required)


Mandatory for:

The FSSE course is mandatory for the following groups who are required to complete the course by 31 December 2017:

  • SET Surgical Supervisors
  • IMG Clinical Assessors
  • Research supervisors
  • Members of education boards;
    • Education Board,
    • Board of Surgical Education and Training,
    • Specialty training boards
  • Other surgeons in the clinical environment who teach or supervise trainees

Where is the course held?

All courses are open to all specialities unless otherwise stated.

ACT
New South Wales
New Zealand
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Tasmania
Victoria
Western Australia
Other


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What will you learn?

The Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators is an introductory course to expand knowledge and skills in surgical teaching and education. The aim of the course is to establish a basic standard expected of RACS surgical educators and will further knowledge in teaching and learning concepts. Participants will look at how these concepts can be applied into their own teaching context and will have the opportunity to reflect on their own personal strengths and weaknesses as an educator.

With the release of the RACS Action Plan: Building Respect and Improving Patient Safety, the Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators course is now mandatory for Surgeons who are involved in the training and assessment of RACS SET Trainees.

The course will cover such topics as:

  • Understanding myself as a teacher
  • Planning a learning process
  • Understanding and supporting learning
  • Recognising teaching and learning opportunities
  • Feedback
  • Assessment

Target group: Fellows, IMGs, Senior SET Trainees


Exemptions

Can I get an exemption? (PDF 24KB)


Location and date:

ACT

  • 28 September 2017 - GSA ASM: National Convention Centre, Canberra (3 spaces available)

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New South Wales

  •  18 October 2017 - PSA Meeting, Armidale

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New Zealand

  • 28 October 2017- Taranaki Base Hosp- New Plymouth (5 spaces available)

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Northern Territory

  • 2 September 2017 - Darwin Hosp, Darwin

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Queensland

  • 2 September 2017 - Rockhampton Hosp, Rockhampton
  • 3 November 2017- Sunshine Coast Uni Public, Hosp, Birtinya
  • 12 November 2017 - Sunshine Coast Uni Public Hosp,Birtinya

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South Australia

  •   2 December 2017, RACS Office, Adelaide

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Tasmania

 


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Victoria

 


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Western Australia

  • 5 December 2017- RACS Office, Perth

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Other


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Registrations are now open. (log in required)

Participants are required to attend the entire course, partial participation will be recorded as non-attendance.

 


Contact

Email: fsse@surgeons.org

Ph: +61 3 9249 1106