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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 eLearning 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

 
  • £699.00
  • 2 days
  • 12.00 CPD Points
£699.00
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 eLearning 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 eLearning 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 - eLearning

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 - eLearning

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, 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

Thu
21
Nov
2019
-
Fri
22
Nov
2019
£585
Hull Royal Infirmary

21 Nov 2019
-
22 Nov 2019

£585

Pricing notes:

Full price: £585

Course Fees:

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Hull Royal Infirmary

Location:

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

Instructions:

Mrs J Backhouse, jane.backhouse@hey.nhs.uk, 01482 605385
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Pricing notes:

Full price: £585

Fully Booked

Contact details:

Please contact the coordinator:
Mrs J Backhouse
jane.backhouse@hey.nhs.uk
mailto:jane.backhouse@hey.nhs.uk

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Tue
17
Dec
2019
-
Wed
18
Dec
2019
£699
Welsh Institute for Minimal Access Therapy (WIMAT)

17 Dec 2019
-
18 Dec 2019

£699

Pricing notes:

Full price: £699

Course Fees:

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Welsh Institute for Minimal Access Therapy (WIMAT)

Location:

Welsh Institute for Minimal Access Therapy
Cardiff Medicentre
CARDIFF
CF14 4UJ
United Kingdom
wimat@cardiff.ac.uk
029 20682131

Instructions:

Mrs K Westlake, wimat@cardiff.ac.uk, 029 20682131
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Pricing notes:

Full price: £699

Fully Booked

Contact details:

Please contact the coordinator:
Mrs K Westlake
wimat@cardiff.ac.uk
https://wimatcourses.cardiff.ac.uk/admin/index.php?route=catalog/events_scheduler&token=QsT0iqzVfi6E6RZkneGiXWtMY0pIExBX

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Thu
05
Mar
2020
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Fri
06
Mar
2020
from £702.00 Member
Newcastle Surgical Training Centre (NSTC)

05 Mar 2020
-
06 Mar 2020

from £702.00 Member

Pricing notes:

Full price: from £702.00 Member

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Newcastle Surgical Training Centre (NSTC)

Location:

Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Freeman Hospital
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
NE7 7DN
United Kingdom
phil.jackson@nuth.nhs.uk
0191 2448921

Instructions:

Mr P Jackson, phil.jackson@nuth.nhs.uk, 0191 2448921
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Full price: from £702.00 Member

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Royal College Of Surgeons Courses

Mon
18
Nov
2019
-
Tue
19
Nov
2019
£699.00
LONDON, United Kingdom

18 Nov 2019
-
19 Nov 2019

£699.00

Pricing notes:

Full price: £699.00
RCS England Members/Fellows: £629.10

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LONDON, United Kingdom

Location:

Etc Venues Holborn
50-52 Chancery Lane
LONDON
WC2A 1HL
United Kingdom
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Mon
09
Dec
2019
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Tue
10
Dec
2019
£699.00
LONDON, United Kingdom

09 Dec 2019
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10 Dec 2019

£699.00

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RCS England Members/Fellows: £629.10

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LONDON, United Kingdom

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Etc Venues (Prospero House)
LONDON
SE1 1GA
United Kingdom
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Thu
12
Dec
2019
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Fri
13
Dec
2019
£699.00
LONDON, United Kingdom

12 Dec 2019
-
13 Dec 2019

£699.00

Pricing notes:

Full price: £699.00
RCS England Members/Fellows: £629.10

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