Spirals of success in preparing new professionals – a complex and uncertain future

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Multiple external forces present an array of challenges in designing, implementing, evaluating and updating education programs for trainees and consultants in all disciplines. This lecture focuses around a conceptual model of educational planning and sustainability for professional groups. Considerations include aspects which are common for all doctors as well as those core and specific imperatives for particular disciplines. The 'nautilus' model also permits a contiguous examination of education and training through multiple lens' - the individual 'learner', the teacher and the institution. The challenge faced is one of alignment of capacities for individual and 'institutional ' (or organisational) learning.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)A116-A116
Number of pages1
JournalANZ Journal of Surgery
Issue numberS1
Publication statusPublished - 7 May 2004
Externally publishedYes
EventRoyal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress - Melbourne, Australia
Duration: 3 May 20047 May 2004


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