This page provides information for assigned educational supervisors and clinical supervisors.
Improving Surgical Training (IST) resources
IST Capabilities in Practice (CiP) for Surgical Trainers
IST Introductory Questions for Trainees
Core Surgery Curriculum Highlights for IST Pilot
Trainer Cognitive Bias e-Learning module (free guest access, no login required)
Additional resources and guidance
GMC's Generic Professional Capabilities
ISCP Trainer Portfolio (login required)
Joint Committee on Surgical Training (JCST) Quality Indicators
RCSEd Faculty of Surgical Trainers (FST) Guidelines
NES ARCP AES Report Assessment Sheet
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How-to videos from ISCP
How to use the FST trainer area
How to view the portfolio topics and progress
How to find information in my trainers
IST trainers videos and webinars
Introduction to IST and the professionalisation of the trainer role
Bill Allum introduces the Improving Surgical Training (IST) pilot and explains the aim of the pilot to professionalise the role of the trainer.
New curriculum standards and assessment innovations
Gareth Griffiths and Jon Lund discuss the new GMC standards for curriculum.
The importance of IST Trainer model
Craig McIlhenny gives an overview of the work being carried out by IST Trainer Education Development working group.
Gareth Griffiths and Jon Lund give an overview of the importance professionalising the role of trainers within IST.
IST trainer webinar
The IST Pilot Site Trainer Webinar took place on 9 October 2017. Clare Sutherland, Advanced Clinical Practitioner, Derby chaired the webinar and was joined by panel members Craig McIlhenny, Surgical Director, FST; Jennifer Cleland, Chair, ASME; Louise Goldring, Head of Learning and Innovation, RCS; Jon Lund, Surgical Director, ISCP and Nicolas Mitchell, Educator, RCS.
Watch the full webinar and individual discussions:
Watch the Q&A session: