The RCS Professional Development portfolio is designed to support the continuing professional development of surgeons throughout their career. It can help with providing evidence for revalidation and recertification.

Duty of Candour e-Learning

This module will enable you to learn the key features of the Duty of Candour together with related terminology and good practice. 

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Educational Leadership Programme for Surgeons

Course resources for delegates enrolled on the ELPS course.

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Faculty Development Day

This interactive course will deepen your skills as a trainer, improving your approach to planning, developing, delivering and evaluating surgical training.
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MRCS Part A Question Resource

Practise your MRCS Part A exam here! This Single Best Answer question resource gives you the opportunity to practise all domains covered in the examination.

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Training and Assessment in the Clinical Environment

This area contains resources for delegates enrolled on the TrACE course.

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Trainer Cognitive Bias

This e-learning explores how cognitive bias can influence our thought processes and lead to errors in judgements and decision making.

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Training the Trainers


The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) Training the Trainers (TTT) course develops surgeons as clinical trainers. Participants will gain an understanding of how adults learn, so that they can plan, develop, deliver and evaluate training effectively. They will also look at the behaviours and attitudes that are essential to the ethical and professional trainer. The course is invaluable to anyone delivering training and for surgeons interested in teaching on RCS courses.

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