Lapco ‘Train the Trainers’ (TT)
We train experienced surgeons to become better trainers.
Why Lapco TT?
- Increased adoption rates of minimally invasive surgery; a safer, quicker and cost-effective way of operating.
- Standardised quality and delivery across individual or multi-site healthcare systems.
- Bespoke courses for Robotic, Laparoscopic and Open Surgery
- Suitable for Colorectal, Genealogical, Thoracic and Hernia surgery.
- Rigorous forms of assessment to measure training outcomes and procedural adoption rates.
- Programmes structured for face-to face or online delivery.
- Exclusive access to bespoke training materials and assessment tools though Lapco’s digital platform.
Improved patient outcomes, safer delivery, and reduced costs.
- 2 day interactive course (Day 1 in the classroom, Day 2 clinical immersion)
- 3-4 faculty (UK experts including 2 ‘super faculty’), 1 course convener.
- 6 delegates selected following assessment by Lapco on the basis of identifiable skills in LCS, willingness and enthusiasm to train other colleagues including residents, fellows and surgeons.
- 1 local administrator required.
- Sample itinerary:
- Conscious competence
- Taking over in the OR
- Performance Enhancing Instruction
- Dual Task Interference
- Faculty Role Play
- Delivery feedback
- Technical skills
- Optimising the training environment
- Dealing with a difficult trainee
- Competence and assessment
- Communication and human factors
- Live surgery mentoring sessions
Lapco ‘Train the Faculty’ (TF)
We develop your own ‘in house’ faculty to deliver Lapco Train the Trainer programmes
Why develop your own faculty?
- A more cost-effective way to accelerate your training programmes.
- Ensures quicker programme scaling upskilling.
- Coordinate as many as you require, as often as you require.
- Enables delivery of Train the Trainer courses to surgeons with limited English speaking skills.
- Supported by a comprehensive course management and assessment system Lapco Learning to facilitate delivery.
- Delivered by leaders of the UK’s National laparoscopic training programme.
- Faculty development typically run over a series of 6 TT courses (for up to 6 faculty) over a 1 year period.
- Lapco to observe and critique the first partner-run TT courses to assess capability and confidence of the faculty.
- Upon successful completion of the programme, Lapco will licence the partner for course delivery
- Faculty will be given access to Lapco’s training platform, Lapco Learning to support course management and assessment.
- Lapco will provide ongoing support through quality assessment (annual observership of your programme) and consultancy.
- Surgical training and patient safety
- Competence and assessment in surgery
- Economics of surgical training
- Human factors training
- Failing trainees
- Leadership in surgery
- Team training
- Non-technical skills training
- Simulation training
- Presentation skills
- Careers advice in surgery
Please contact us for further information.