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ISCP: A Guide by Lisa Hadfield-Law

You are 15 minutes away from your own trainer profile on ISCP…..

Why Bother?

The surgical training landscape is changing, with much talk of professionalising training and trainers, which will mean that being an enthusiastic amateur will no longer be enough.  On top of that, surgical trainee numbers are dropping, which will mean that fewer trainers are needed.  Those with the privilege of a training role must be able to demonstrate they have what it takes:  a commitment to training; evidence of engagement with ISCP; and feedback from others.  Your ISCP Trainer Portfolio is an easy and straightforward way to do all of that

Other benefits.  You can:

How do you do it?

Start now, make some initial entries in just a few minutes, then you can expand or refine later.  Watch this screencast which walks through the process. If you’re short of time…just complete the profile first.  You will see here a terrific example from Navin Furtado a neurosurgeon in Birmingham. 

How can I access feedback on my performance?

So…there we have it, the trainer area is definitely worth using if you value your role as a trainer.

It’s SO easy and straightforward. The return on investment of even an hour, will pay dividends. Then all you have to do is tweak frequently and regularly.

You can view the video below for further guidance.

About the author:

Lisa Hadfield-Law is a Surgical Educationalist and a Member of the FST Advisory Board.

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