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Core module 5: Core surgical skills

The core surgical skills core module will help you understand and demonstrate appropriate knowledge, skills and attitudes in relation to basic surgical skills.

Core module 5: Core surgical skills
Core module 5: Core surgical skills [DOCX]

The knowledge criteria, clinical competencies and log book required for core module 5: core surgical skills

Available resources

A list of all RCOG resources available for the core surgical skills core module: 

Conferences and courses

eLearning materials

Clinical guidelines

Assessment forms

All workplace-based assessments (WPBA) forms should be completed through your Training ePortfolio.

Read further information on how workplace-based assessments are used in the specialty training programme in obstetrics and gynaecology (O&G).

External resources

Other available external resources (not quality assured by the RCOG) can be found in the 'training support' column of the core module.

Elsewhere on the site

Assessment of training
Information about sign-off of competencies, workplace-based assessments, ARCPs and more
Resources and support for trainees
Training guidelines, advice, useful resources and sources of support for trainees