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Training Courses & Events

Details of courses and training events in Scotland and across the UK are regularly posted here, as well as other opportunities you may find of interest.  

Please see the Scottish Foundation School Policy for details on what events are added to this list. 

 

 

Courses & Events

 

Date

Title & Description

Venue

 Details

Various Dates 2018 Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh - 2017/2018 Programme of Educational Events Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
9 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ
Programme of Events

Various Dates 2018

Surgical Anastomosis Courses

These innovative and dynamic practical courses are designed to introduce and establish Vascular/GI Anastomosis techniques.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232 - 242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RJ 

GI Anastomosis Course

Vascular Anastomosis Course

Various Dates 2018

Preparing to be a Trainer Course

This one-day course will provide foundation doctors and medical students with an overview of teaching, learning and feedback in the clinical environment.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232 – 242 St Vincent Street, G2 5RJ

Details

Various Dates 2018

Royal College Advanced Certificate in Clinical Education

A two-day course covering all essential trainer prerequisites and providing learning opportunities to suit the needs of all clinical trainers from first time teachers to experienced course managers.

Glasgow - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232 – 242 St Vincent Street, G2 5RJ

Leeds – Weetwood Hall Hotel Training and Conference Centre, Otley Road, Leeds, LS16 5PS

Details - Glasgow

 

Details - Leeds

Various Dates 2018

Undergraduate Surgical Skills Course

A surgical teaching opportunity  is available to colleagues in all levels of training. All dates need faculty at present. You can teach for a whole day, morning or afternoon.

Cuschieri Skills Centre, University of Dundee

Timetable

Course materials

Contact

Various Dates 2018

Focus on Neurology for PACES Candidates

This half day course will help candidates prepare for the neurology station and potential neurology cases encountered in the MRCP(UK) PACES examination.  The course includes a mix of short lectures and practical exam stations.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232 – 242 St Vincent Street, G2 5RJ

Details

Various Dates 2018 and 2019

Foundation Skills in Surgery

This interactive course provides an introduction to the specific skills of early stages of surgery. It is suitable for foundation year doctors and final year medical students considering a career in surgery.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232 – 242 St Vincent Street, G2 5RJ

Details

Various Dates 2018 and 2019

Basic Surgical Skills

Introducing surgical trainees to safe surgical practice within a controlled workshop environment, this course teaches, assesses and certifies the ability of trainers to use safe and sound surgical techniques that are common to all forms of surgery.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232 – 242 St Vincent Street, G2 5RJ

Details

Various Dates 2018 and 2019

MRCS Part B OSCE Preparation Course

This accessible course prepares you for the MRCS Part B OSCE Exam.  The course combines online, flexible and independent learning with classroom based scenarios. 

Golden Jubilee Research Institute, Beardmore Street, Clydebank, G81 4SA

Details

Various Dates 2018 and 2019

IMPACT Course

The IMPACT course is a two-day course introducing the principles and practice of acute medical care and related knowledge, skills, understanding and attitudes.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232 – 242 St Vincent Street, G2 5RJ

Details and Registration Form

Various Dates 2018 and 2019

Principles of Casting for Orthopaedic Trainees Course

Taught by experienced clinicians and plaster technicians, this course will provide you with skills for upper and lower body casting.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232 – 242 St Vincent Street, G2 5RJ

Details

Various Dates 2018 and 2019

Basic Orthopaedic Procedural Skills Course

By attending this course you will learn the principles of skin suturing, plastering, digital nerve blocks, joint aspiration, emergency fracture treatment and spinal immobilisation.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232 – 242 St Vincent Street, G2 5RJ

Details

 

14-15 July 2018

The London Diploma in Geriatric Medicine Course

This July we are launching the first course in London designed to prepare candidates taking the Diploma in Geriatric Medicine (DGM). The course is also suitable for those not taking the examination but wish to improve their skills in managing common problems in geriatrics and frailty syndromes; the course awards 12 CPD points. 

 

Elliott Hall Medical Centre, 165-167 Uxbridge Rd, Hatch End, Pinner HA5 4EA

 

 

Details

23 June 2018

Preparation for Core Training Interview Seminar

This half day seminar will guide you through the application process for core training posts. The seminar will cover what to expect and how to prepare through a combination of lectures and workshops focusing on portfolios, management and clinical stations.

 

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232 – 242 St Vincent Street, G2 5RJ

 

Details

 

30 June 2018

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Course

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, 5-11 Theobalds Road, London

 

Flyer

 

13 September 2018

Core Endoscopic Urology and Peno-scrotal Surgery

This one day course provides an introduction to common core urological procedures.

CASC, Thomson Building, University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ 

 

Details

 

9 October 2018

Basic Fracture Fixation Day (Cadaveric Course)

This course will be taught by experienced Orthopaedic surgeons and is ideally suited to trainees with an orthopaedic interest at ST1-3 level.

Clinical Anatomy Skills Centre, Glasgow University

 

Details

 

30 October 2018

Surgical Approaches to the Upper Limb for Trauma (Cadaveric Course)

An intensive, one day, cadaveric course covering surgical approaches to the upper limb with a focus on the management of trauma.

Clinical Anatomy Skills Centre, Glasgow University

 

Details

 

1-2 November 2018

Scottish Society of Physicians 60th Annual Meeting

The SSP welcome all to attend their 60th Annual Meeting. After a very successful session last year, this year's event will also have a dedicated trainee session.

Royal College of Surgeons, Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9DW 

Programme

 

Call for abstracts

 

15-16 November 2018

Basic Surgical Cadaver Skills (BaSiCS) Course

This skills course covers areas of the ISCP curriculum required for entry to ST3.

CASC, Thomson Building, University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ

 

Details

 

21-22 February 2019

Glasgow Emergency Surgery and Trauma Symposium

The Glasgow Emergency Surgery and Trauma Symposium (GESTS) will bring together world renowned speakers to discuss topical approaches and advancements in emergency surgery.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232 – 242 St Vincent Street, G2 5RJ

 

Details

 

 

*From 6 November 2018*

International Diploma in Expedition and Wilderness Medicine

Structured in conjunction with the Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine, the International Diploma in Expedition and Wilderness Team will offer students the chance to gain a fully recognised qualification, with post graduate diploma equivalence through Glasgow Caledonian University, whilst also having the opportunity to travel to challenging locations both in the UK and Morocco.

 

Various

 

Details

 

 

Burn Care (MSc/PGCert)

Distance Learning/Part Time course covering the clinical management of burn patients.

Blizard Institute Details
 

PG Certificate in Research Methods for Health

 

University of Aberdeen Details

Other items that may be of interest

Title & Description Venue Details

Are you considering a career as a Histopathologist?

The science of pathology is at the heart of every branch of medicine.  The doctors you meet in the surgery or hospital all depend on the knowledge, diagnostic skills and advice of some of the 4000 pathologists and 20,000 pathology scientists working in the UK

N/A Details

Considering a Career in Anaesthesia

The Royal College of Anaesthetists is launching a new membership service for medical students and foundation year doctors.

N/A  Details

Become an Associate Member of the RCPsych for free

The RCPsych is offering free membership to students and foundation doctors that want to learn more about psychiatry as a career.

 N/A  Details

Choose Psychiatry – it’s a discipline where you really get to know your patients

Working in Psychiatry has much to offer, and as many of our Consultants testify it is the one area where you really get to know your patients. With more Psychiatrists needed in the NHS it’s a perfect time to choose psychiatry as your career offering diversity, work-life balance and more opportunities than you might think.

 N/A  Details

Duty of Candour e-learning module

NHS Scotland in partnership with Care Inspectorate, Healthcare Improvement Scotland, Scottish Government and Scottish Social Services Council have developed an e-learning module for relevant health and social care staff which will support organisations with implementation.

 N/A Details

 Training Matters (Physicians' Spring 2018 Newsletter)

 N/A Details

e-Learning for Healthcare sessions in Foundation e-Learning Project: Professional Capability 7: Works effectively as a team member

The e-learning sessions cover working in, and with, teams in different healthcare settings. You will discover how effective teamwork is as a determining factor in patient safety and the value of good handover practice and referral.  You will think about your role within a multidisciplinary team (MDT). Finally, you will consider team dynamics and how working within and across MDTs can deliver and improve patient services.

 N/A Details

The London Diploma in Geriatric Medicine Course

This July we are launching the first course in London designed to prepare candidates taking the Diploma in Geriatric Medicine (DGM). The course is also suitable for those not taking the examination but wish to improve their skills in managing common problems in geriatrics and frailty syndromes; the course awards 12 CPD points. 

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