Operating With Respect

Thursday 28 September, 2017

08:15 - 16:00
Location - Canberra
Venue - TBC
Cost - $FREE

The Operating with Respect course provides advanced training in recognising, managing and preventing discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment. The course follows the release of the RACS Action Plan on Discrimination, Bullying and Sexual Harassment in the Practice of Surgery and is a component of the required education for supervisors, clinical assessors and RACS major committee members. 

Course overview

The learning outcomes of this course are designed to enable you to develop skills and practice strategies in responding to unacceptable behaviour. 

The key themes of the course are building respect, building resilience and speaking up.


Participants engage with course content through facilitated discussions, small group activities and role-play. Participants are required to complete the Operating with Respect eLearning module prior to their attendance at course. 

To Register

To enrol please complete at expression of interest form at

You will receive written confirmation of your enrolment, within two working days.

Rural SET Surgical Supervisors

As a rural-based SET surgical supervisor you might be eligible to receive reimbursement of travel and accommodation costs to attend an OWR course in 2017.  

To find out more please contact the course coordinator:

Kim Tauroa
P 61 3 9276 3926

CPD points

7 points (1 point per hour), reflective Practice Category 4