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.
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
For further information visit the RCS England website Training the Trainers: Developing Teaching Skills — Royal College of Surgeons (rcseng.ac.uk) or email firstname.lastname@example.org (Newcastle Surgical Training Centre)