Training the Trainers: Developing Teaching Skills – Royal College of Surgeons

This popular interactive course will deepen your skills as a trainer, improving your approach to planning, developing, delivering and evaluating surgical training.
Suitable for :
This course is suitable for: FY1-2; CT1-2; ST3-8, consultants and SAS grades.
Dates :
  • 30/11/2020 - 01/12/2020


Taught over two days through a mix of practical sessions and 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.  This course is being held in the ASSERT Centre, UCC, Cork on the 30th Nov & 1st Dec 2020.


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

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