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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 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

 

26-27 April 2018

 

Annual Scottish Medical Education Conference (SMEC)

 

Edinburgh International Conference Centre

 

Details to follow

 

 

26-27 April 2018

Coloproctology Symposium

This one and a half day conference will cover a wide range of topics around current knowledge and practice in coloproctology.

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

 

Details

 

 

1 May 2018

Wellcome/UKFPO Academic Foundation conference

The conference will be trainee-centred and will be of interest to academically minded medical students, Foundation trainees and any faculty or more senior colleagues who are involved in academic Foundation trainees. We hope the event will be of immediate practical assistance to any colleague following an academic career path, and those who are advising them.

 

Wellcome Trust, Gibbs Building, 215 Euston Road, London. NW1 2BE

 

Details to follow

 

4 May 2018

RCPsych in Scotland Eating Disorders Faculty Conference

Edinburgh Training and Conference Centre, St Mary’s Street, Edinburgh

Programme

Call for posters

 

 

14-15 May 2018

Exploring Psychiatry: Medicine for the Curious

This event will help attendees to explore the many options open to them throughout foundation training and before entering specialty training and gain vital information to support and inform them in making their next vital career decision. 

RCPsych, 21 Prescot Street, London, E1 8BB

Details

 

24 May 2018

Principles of Casting 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

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

 

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

 

 

*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

 Junior Doctor Quiz Show

 N/A Flyer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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