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Training the Trainers: Developing Teaching Skills

This popular interactive course will deepen your skills as a trainer, improving your approach to planning, developing, delivering and evaluating surgical training.

Taught over two days through a mix of practical sessions and two e-learning components, Training the Trainers will enhance your skills as a surgical educator and prepare you for dealing with some of the common challenges you may encounter as a trainer.

RCS membership entitles you to a 10% discount on this course at partner centres. Find out if you're eligible to join or transfer

To see a list of our current Training the Trainers: Developing Teaching Skills course centres please click here (correct as of May 2020)

 
  • £702.00
  • 2 days
  • 12.00 CPD Points
£702.00
2 days
12.00 CPD Points

Suitability

This course is suitable for: FY1-2; CT1-2; ST3-8, consultants and SAS grades.

This course is designed for anyone involved in the delivery of surgical training, either locally or as a member of faculty on RCS courses.

Learning Outcomes

After attending this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the stages of learning
  • Recognise both facilitators and barriers to learning
  • Discuss the impact of learning style on teaching and learning
  • Describe and use a four step approach to teaching a practical skill
  • Describe a model of the learning process (Kolb’s learning cycle)
  • Explain the benefits of reflection and identify opportunities to use reflection as a learning tool, plus use a model of reflection to improve your teaching practice
  • Differentiate between different types of assessment
  • Describe and use a model of effective feedback
  • Discuss reasons for, and ways of dealing with, some of the common challenges you might encounter in your work as a trainer



Format

This multi-format course is made up of three parts:

  1.  An e-learning component to complete a month before the face-to-face days
  2.  Two face-to-face days, covering a range of practical exercises, plus informal presentations and group discussions
  3.  An e-learning component to complete a month after the face-to-face days

Additional Information

Course content

You will cover a variety of topics during each component of this course.

Component 1 - e-Learning

This component takes up to 7 hours to complete. It covers:

  • Key educational theory concepts and how these apply to clinical education
  • Short tests to consolidate your knowledge of these concepts
  • Preparation for Component 2 

Component 2 – Two face-to-face days

  • A deeper look at the educational theories underpinning adult learning and how these apply to surgical education
  • One-to-one instruction, varied teaching methods and an introduction to assessment

The participants deliver a one-to-one training session and a seven minute talk. This needs to be prepared in advance.

Component 3 - e-Learning

This component takes up to 4 hours to complete. It covers:

  • Review of your teaching practice and of the feedback you were given
  • How to plan and implement change in your teaching
  • Reflection on the changes in your teaching practice and the impact of these changes

Participants deliver one-to-one training and a seven minute talk. This needs to be prepared in advance.

Take a look at a sample Training the Trainers programme.

Registration closure dates

Please note that registration for this course closes one week before the start of the face-to-face component. This is to ensure you have time to complete the first eLearning component before the face-to-face days.

10% discount on this course for RCS members

Members (not Affiliate), Fellows and Associates benefit from a 10% discount on this course when held at our Education Centre in London. 

Your discount will be applied automatically when booking. 

Find out more about joining today.

PGCert in Surgery Associated Course

You will be awarded 4 credits toward the Postgraduate Certificate in Surgery upon booking this course. (The inclusion of courses in the PGCert in Surgery is subject to availability)

Booking Options

Approved Regional Courses

Tue
19
Oct
2021
-
Wed
20
Oct
2021
£780
Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

19 Oct 2021
-
20 Oct 2021

£780

Pricing notes:

Full price: £780

Course Fees:

Please note, for courses held at the College, we require full payment upon booking. Take a look at our cancellation policy first.

For regional and international course payments and terms & conditions, please contact the relevant centre.

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Location:

Broadgreen Hospital
Thomas Drive
LIVERPOOL
L14 3LB
United Kingdom
Surgical.simulation@rlbuht.nhs.uk
0151 7063576

Instructions:

Ms R Page, Surgical.simulation@rlbuht.nhs.uk, 0151 7063576
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Pricing notes:

Full price: £780

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Surgical.simulation@rlbuht.nhs.uk
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Thu
21
Oct
2021
-
Fri
22
Oct
2021
£780
Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

21 Oct 2021
-
22 Oct 2021

£780

Pricing notes:

Full price: £780

Course Fees:

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For regional and international course payments and terms & conditions, please contact the relevant centre.

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Location:

Broadgreen Hospital
Thomas Drive
LIVERPOOL
L14 3LB
United Kingdom
rachel.page@rlbuht.nhs.uk
0151 7063576

Instructions:

Ms R Page, rachel.page@rlbuht.nhs.uk, 0151 7063576
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Pricing notes:

Full price: £780

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Thu
25
Nov
2021
-
Fri
26
Nov
2021
£585
Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

25 Nov 2021
-
26 Nov 2021

£585

Pricing notes:

Full price: £585

Course Fees:

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Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Location:

Hull Royal Infirmary
Anlaby Road
HULL
HU3 2JZ
United Kingdom
jane.backhouse@nhs.net
01482 605385

Instructions:

Mrs J Backhouse, jane.backhouse@nhs.net, 01482 605385
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Royal College Of Surgeons Courses

Tue
21
Sep
2021
-
Wed
22
Sep
2021
from £702.00
LONDON, United Kingdom

21 Sep 2021
-
22 Sep 2021

from £702.00

Pricing notes:

Full price: £780.00
RCS England Members/Fellows: £702.00

Course Fees:

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LONDON, United Kingdom

Location:

Etc Venues Holborn
50-52 Chancery Lane
LONDON
WC2A 1HL
United Kingdom
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Thu
23
Sep
2021
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Fri
24
Sep
2021
from £702.00
LONDON, United Kingdom

23 Sep 2021
-
24 Sep 2021

from £702.00

Pricing notes:

Full price: £780.00
RCS England Members/Fellows: £702.00

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LONDON, United Kingdom

Location:

Etc Venues Holborn
50-52 Chancery Lane
LONDON
WC2A 1HL
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Fri
08
Oct
2021
-
Sat
09
Oct
2021
from £702.00
CHELTENHAM, United Kingdom

08 Oct 2021
-
09 Oct 2021

from £702.00

Pricing notes:

Full price: £780.00
RCS England Members/Fellows: £702.00

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CHELTENHAM, United Kingdom

Location:

Cheltenham General Hospital (Sandford Education Centre)
Keynsham Road
CHELTENHAM
GL53 7PX
United Kingdom
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