Responsibilities

The Board of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery has responsibility for the following College activities:

 

a.

Recommendations to the Board of SET for substantive changes to the Surgical Education and Training Program in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

b.

Determining the standards to be achieved to qualify for Fellowship of the College in the Specialty of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

c.

Approval of the Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery curricula content and structure for the competencies of Medical Expertise and Technical Expertise

d.

Approval of the overall curriculum content and structure for Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

e.

Liaison with, and the provision of curriculum information to, the Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Court of Examiners to facilitate blueprinting of the SET program to the Fellowship Examination

f.

Determining the criteria to be achieved by trainees to be eligible to present for the Fellowship Examination

g.

Appointment of representatives to the Surgical Sciences and Clinical Examinations Committee, who represent the views of the Board

h.

Recommendations to ASOHNS and NZSOHNS for "all of specialty" funding for the implementation of program related activities

i.

Approval of Training Regulations that are supported by ASOHNS and NZSOHNS and comply with College Principles based policies

j.

Appointment of new trainees

k.

Dismissal of Trainees

l.

Accreditation of clinical training posts

m.

Approval of the assessment of performance in clinical rotations

n.

Status of trainees in the program (interruption, deferral, probation, etc.)

o.

Quality Assurance Reporting to the Education Board, as agreed in the Collaboration Agreement with the College

p.

Assessment of clinical practice of IMGs

q.

Review of poor performance in examinations

r.

Variation to individual training requirements resulting from failed rotations, examination reviews, etc.

s.

Recommendations to the Board of SET (or its Executive) of changes to an IMG's pathways to Fellowship

t.

Creation of, and approval of recommendations from, ad hoc subcommittees required to support College policy and Board regulations

u.

Recommendation of changes to existing and draft College policies

v.

Approval of applications to present for the Fellowship Examination (delegated to the Chair)

w.

Approval of applications for admission to Fellowship (delegated to the Chair)

x.

Approval of the Specialty Specific Training Fee recommended by ASOHNS and NZSOHNS (and RACS for delegated specialty specific activities)

y.

Other duties as delegated by Council or its subsidiary boards and committees

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Regional Training Subcommittees have responsibility for:

 

 

a.

Review of the clinical assessment of trainees

b.

Recommendations of rotation status to the BOHNS

c.

Referral of issues to the BOHNS

d

The NZ Subcommittee is delegated the authority to appoint trainees