What will you learn?
Keeping Trainees on Track (KTOT) has been revised and completely
redesigned to provide new content in early detection of Trainee
difficulty, performance management and holding difficult but
This free 3 hour course is aimed at College Fellows who provide
supervision and training SET Trainees. During the course,
participants will have the opportunity to explore how to set up
effective start of term meetings, diagnosing and supporting
Trainees in four different areas of Trainee difficulty, effective
principles of delivering negative feedback and how to overcome
barriers when holding difficult but necessary conversations.
Key learning outcomes
By the end of the course, participants will:
- Recognise four different areas of trainee difficulties
- Recognise how to identify and support trainees in
- Identify effective principles of holding a difficult but
- Practice delivering a difficult conversation.
Now available online!
KTOT is now available online as a self paced workshop. This new
eLearning course is based on the face-to-face course and
participants work through a series of questions, quizzes, video,
discussion forums and resources to complete the four sections of
the course. To access the online course, members should log in to
the website, go to My Page, and then scroll down to eLearning in
the menu on the left hand side. Once you've clicked on the Keeping
Trainees on Track link, select enrol in course and you will be
directed to the online course.
Target group - This course is recommended for
Fellows who are supervisors and trainers. Participants are
encouraged to attend this course in conjunction with the Foundation
Skills for Surgical Educators Course, SAT SET Course and Surgical
Location and date:
8 September 2018 - Brisbane, QLD, Australia
1:00pm - 4:00pm RACS Brisbane
Fee: Free to registered participants
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
This educational activity has been approved in the College's CPD
Program. Fellows who participate can claim 1 point per hour
(maximum of 3 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.
Presenters: College Fellows trained in
Registrations are now open. (log in required).
More information: Participants are provided with a course manual
which contains handouts and professional readings, including:
Surgical Education and
- Surgical Supervisors
- Dismissal from Surgical Training
- Discrimination, Bullying and Sexual Harassment
- Assessment of Clinical Training
Department of Professional Development
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
College of Surgeons' Gardens
250-290 Spring Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002 Australia
Telephone: +61 3 9249 1106
Fax: +61 3 9276 7412