The SET General Surgery Interview Online Course (CR306) is a highly specialised interview preparation program which prepares candidates for the Surgical Education and Training SET General Surgery admissions interview through the development of fundamental communication and presentation skills. The course is prepared by practicing consultant surgeons and provides candidates with an opportunity to gain a unique insight into the SET selection interview, including assessment and scoring criteria. On completion of the course, candidates are in an advantageous position to gain entry into the highly competitive General Surgery SET program. Furthermore, candidates completing the course develop communication and presentation skills that will assist them in their practice of medicine and surgery.
Aims of the course
The SET General Surgery Interview represents the final step for acceptance onto the Surgical Education and Training (SET) program for General Surgery. The aims of the SET General Surgery Interview Online Course are to provide doctors with the materials and strategies needed to develop communication and presentation skills that are needed to fully prepare for the selection interview and to stand out from the crowd, in a high stakes and highly competitive selection process. Furthermore, the development of these communication and presentation skills will assist them in their ongoing practice of medicine and surgery.
This course consists of interview scenarios written and prepared by consultant General Surgeons with first-hand experience, expertise and insights into the practice of General Surgery, the SET General Surgery selection process, interview structure and training program. The course is suitable for candidates applying for SET General Surgery Specialty training who wish to complete a thorough interview preparation course that develops their clinical, communication and presentation skills, but who are unable to attend the live component of the course (refer CR305), or for those who wish to further their development in this area.