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COURSE DESIGN

This program is designed to prepare surgeons for the 
ABS Surgery Certifying Examination
 
Our team will identify the strengths and weaknesses for each participant in the following areas:
 

Knowledge Base

 

Professional Virtual Presence

 

Verbal & Non-verbal Communication Skills  

Pre-Course

After registration

1:1 ZOOM interview with faculty (1 hour)

This is an intense program with a high faculty/participant ratio that provides practical guidance for immediate achievement in each of these competencies.

Surgeon Studying for CE Oral Exxam

Post Course

 

 Strategies for improved performance

Review your formal mock oral examinations recordings

Written critiques by multiple examiners summarizing your performance and CE scores

 

Participants will engage in multiple opportunities to build relationships with others enrolled in the course with the goal of maintaining these relationships during post-course preparation for the ABS Surgery Certifying Examination.

 

Course components include, but are not limited to,

the following:

 

Pre-testing

 

Behavioral Analysis

 

Didactics: Behaviors that Affect Outcomes

 

Didactics:  Review of the ABS Process

 

Small Group Mock Orals for Performance Enhancement

Meet in-person with faculty and

then virtually with additional faculty

 

Mini Mock Orals in Larger Group

In-person with faculty

 

Small Study Groups for Motivational Stimulation

 

Immersive Simulation for the ABS Certifying Examination

 

ZOOM recording of your Formal Mock Oral

 

Individual Debriefing for Performance Improvement

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