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Supervisors & Mentors

Please select the relevant category below for more information, and downloadable information packs and application forms specific to your area of mentorship or supervision:

Certificate of Women's Health Training Mentors


The role of CWH Training Mentors is to oversee - in close consultation with the Chair of the relevant State Reference Committee (SRC) and the Training, Accreditation and Recertification (TAR) Subcommittee of the Conjoint Committee for the Diploma of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (CCDOG) - all aspects of training of a CWH trainee or group of trainees, including ensuring they are provided with the practical instruction, ongoing support and appropriate assessment to enable them to meet the professional and educational requirements specified in the of CWH curriculum.


Trainees must nominate an appropriate Training Mentor who will:
  • provide the trainee with guidance and support;
  • meet regularly with the trainee to review case records, discuss cases, follow-up appropriate cases, and review cases referred to consultants;
  • review and sign-off on the trainee's logbook; and
  • act as an Assessor for the Workplace-based Assessments.
Nominated Training Mentors must hold the DRANZCOG, DRANZCOG Advanced or DipRACOG or be a Fellow of the RANZCOG. They must also be approved by the RANZCOG. Applications to become a Training Mentor must be forwarded to the CCDOG TAR Subcommittee Chair via the contact listed on this page.

CWH Training Mentor Application Form (PDF)

The information pack includes a Training Mentor Position Description, as well as other resources that Training Mentors will find useful. Training Mentors are reminded that they should make themselves thoroughly familiar with the CWH, DRANZCOG and DRANZCOG Advanced Curriculum and Handbook.

CWH Training Mentor Information Pack (PDF)
 

DRANZCOG and DRANZCOG Advanced Training Supervisors

 

The role of DRANZCOG and DRANZCOG Advanced Training Supervisors is to oversee - in close consultation with the Chair of the relevant State Reference Committee (SRC) and the Training, Accreditation and Recertification (TAR) Subcommittee of the Conjoint Committee for the Diploma of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (CCDOG) - all aspects of training of a DRANZCOG and/or DRANZCOG Advanced trainee or group of trainees, including ensuring they are provided with the practical instruction, ongoing support and appropriate assessment to enable them to meet the professional and educational requirements specified in the of DRANZCOG and/or DRANZCOG Advanced curriculum.

DRANZCOG/DRANZCOG Advanced trainees must nominate an appropriate Training Supervisor(s) who will:
  • provide the trainee with guidance and support;
  • meet regularly with the trainee to review case records, discuss cases, follow-up appropriate cases, and review cases referred to consultants;
  • review and sign-off on the trainee's logbook; and
  • act as an Assessor for the Workplace-based Assessments and/or approve appropriate Assessors.
DRANZCOG trainees must nominate one (1) Training Supervisor who is either a Fellow of the RANZCOG or holds the DRANZCOG or DRANZCOG Advanced qualification. The Training Supervisor must be in active obstetric practice in the hospital where the trainee is undertaking DRANZCOG training.

DRANZCOG Advanced trainees must have two (2) Training Supervisors who are either Fellows of the RANZCOG or hold the DRANZCOG Advanced qualification. Training Supervisors must be in active obstetric practice in the hospital where the trainee is undertaking DRANZCOG Advanced training. However, in some circumstances, one of the DRANZCOG Advanced Training Supervisors may be located off-site, provided there is regular contact with both the trainee and the other Training Supervisor. Both Training Supervisors, and any off-site training supervision, must be approved by the RANZCOG. Applications to become a DRANZCOG Advanced Training Supervisor must be forwarded to the CCDOG TAR Subcommittee Chair via the contact listed on this page.

DRANZCOG/DRANZCOG Advanced Training Supervisor application form (PDF)

The information pack includes a Training Supervisor Position Description, as well as other resources that Training Supervisors will find useful. Training Supervisors are reminded that they should make themselves thoroughly familiar with the CWH, DRANZCOG and DRANZCOG Advanced Curriculum and Handbook.

DRANZCOG & DRANZCOG Advanced Training Supervisors Info Pack (PDF)
 

DRANZCOG Advanced: Learning Development Plan for Trainees in Difficulty

The Learning Development Plan (LDP) is to be used when significant concerns about a Trainee’s performance and progress are identified in the Formative and/or Summative Assessments. The Learning Development Plan is developed through consultation between the Trainee and the Training Supervisor(s).  Regular review of the Plan with the Trainee will allow the Training Supervisor(s) to assess their progress.

Learning Development Plan (LDP) for DRANZCOG Advanced Trainees and Supervisors (PDF)
 

More information

For further information relating to supervisors and mentors please contact:

CWH/Diploma Training Programs
Email: [email protected]

 

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