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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

21 February 2019

Glasgow Emergency Surgery and Trauma Symposium (GESTS)

This two-day symposium brings together a range of nationally and internationally renowned expertise and focuses on key messages and practical tips in emergency surgery and trauma care.

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

Details

22 February 2019

Medical Trainees: New Approaches to Old Problems

Our programme features a wide range of medical updates in general internal medicine (GIM) and topics will include: oncology, genetics, rheumatology, respiratory medicine and infectious diseases. This exciting programme also includes our 45th Sir John Halliday Croom Lecture and a Keynote Lecture with a panel discussion on social media in medicine. This will provide a unique opportunity to discuss how to use and the role of social media in modern medicine.

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 11 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ

Details

28 February 2019

Systematic Review & Meta-analysis Course

This one-day course provides an introduction to the process of systematic review and meta-analysis. You will receive an overview of concepts and methodoloy, and guidance to support further learning. It is aimed at those early in their career with little or no research experience and there is no need to have previously performed a review.

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 11 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ

Details

1 March 2019

RCPCH, RCPSYCH and SPS Joint Meeting: Learning From Each Other

There is an unmet need for the detection and management of developmental and mental health disorders in children and young people. By way of case/audit presentations attendees will share good practice, hear from leaders in their fields and learn about the interplay between physical and mental health.

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

Details

8 March 2019

Foundation Faculty Sharing Good Practice Event

This one-day joint meeting with the UKFPO is to share good practice within the faculty. All members of the education faculty are encouraged to attend and e-mail in abstracts from which posters will be selected.

Marriot Hotel Marble Arch, 134 George Street, London, W1H 5DN

Details

Call for abstracts

20 March 2019

Clinical Anatomy of the Mitral Valve Cadaveric Course

This multidisciplinary and highly interactive course aims to provide in-depth understanding of cardiac anatomy, with an emphasis on the surgical and echocardiographic anatomy of the mitral valve. The course is ideally suitable for cardiology, cardiac surgery and anaesthesia trainees ST3-6.

Clinical Anatomy Skills Centre (CASC), University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow, G12 8QQ

Details

22-23 March 2019

Choose Psychiatry in Scotland: A recruitment and networking event

This event is aimed at medical students, foundation doctors and CT1s who are considering a career in psychiatry.

Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue, St Mary's Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SU

Details

25 - 29 March 2019

Edinburgh Oncology Course

This five-day course is run every two years by the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and consistently receives excellent feedback. It is aimed specifically at trainees in Clinical Oncology preparing for the FRCR exam part 2 and trainees in Medical Oncology preparing for MRCP(UK) Specialty Certificate Examination in Medical Oncology. Consultants and specialist oncology nurses are also welcome to attend for their specialty day.

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ  Details

29 March 2019

British Pharmacological Society and Royal College of Physicians of Ireland - The Future of Safe Prescribing

This programme on the future of safe prescribing is designed to address topics directly relevant to safe prescribing now and in the future. This meeting will have wide appeal to independent prescribers from all backgrounds (including medical, pharmacy and nursing).

Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, 6 Kildare Street, Dublin 2, D02 E434  Details

9-10 May 2019

Scottish Medical Education Conference (SMEC)

Building upon the success of previous parallel sessions / workshops, we are inviting submissions from anyone who has an idea or topic which they would like to be considered for the programme. Please complete the attached proforma and return to medicalconf@nes.scot.nhs.uk no later than Monday 19 November 2018. We will confirm those to be included in the final programme in the week commencing Monday 17 December 2018 to enable more detailed organisation prior to the conference.
 

Edinburgh International Conference Centre, The Exchange, 150 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8EE

Call for submissions

17 May 2019

Foundation Academic Conference 2019

This conference will be trainee-centered and will be of interest to academically minded Medical Students, Foundation Trainees and any faculty or more senior colleagues who are involved with Academic Foundation Trainees. We hope that this complementary event will be of immediate practical assistance to anyone following an academic career path, and those who are advising them.

Edinburgh International Conference Centre, 150 Morrison Street, The Exchange, Edinburgh, EH3 8EE

Details

21 September 2019

CV Bootcamp

Get your CV into shape. Invaluable advice in non-clinical skills for core and registrar level trainees, with separate sessions for physicians and surgeons. This event is primarily aimed at trainees who are in core surgical or medical training or have obtained a higher training post in any of the surgical or medical subspecialties.

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

Details

Various Dates

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh - 2017-2018 Programme of Educational Events

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ

Details

Various Dates

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

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

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, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, DD1 9SY

Details

Course materials

Contact

Various Dates

Royal College of General Practitioners GPST Courses

For the 2nd year running GPST Courses have released their tickets for the upcoming training sessions held every month at the Royal College of General Practitioners from October through to December 2018. This one-day course for stage 2 and 3 will be taught by GP registrars who have gained direct entry (top 10%) for Stage 2 or full marks in Stage 3 selection centre scenarios.

Royal College of General Practitioners, 30 Euston Square, London, NW1 2FB

Details

Various Dates

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

Clinical Trainer Development Course: An Overview

This course will provide you with learning and teaching skills, communication, coaching and dealing with difficult students. With a focus on supporting the training and professional development of trainers specifically this course is designed for those holding a named trainer role in secondary care. It will also be useful for those new to educational supervision.

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

Details

Various Dates

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

*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.

N/A

 

Details

 

PG Certificate in Research Methods for Health

Delivered entirely online, utilising a range of engaging and innovative teaching and assessment methods, the PgCert in Research Methods for Health will provide you with the framework and methodological skills to design effective, rigorous, ethical and relevant healthcare research projects.

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
 

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. 

N/A Details

Other items that may be of interest

Title & Description Venue Details

RCGP Student and Foundation Creativity Award

Have you got a creative flare? Then look no further! You can use music, art, photography, craft, blog, vlog, poetry, prose and so much more! Your work should demonstrate what the essence of General Practice means to you through a creative medium.

N/A 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

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh | The Internal Medicine Curriculum: What I need to know

In response to the Shape of Training report (2013) the early physicianly training programme is being changed from Core Medical Training to Internal Medicine Training. The applications for Internal Medicine training occurred in November 2018 and the first trainees will commence training within the programme in August 2019. The Trainees and Members’ Committee have been involved in the development of the curriculum since its inception. Presented by Dr Anna Olsson-Brown, Chair of the Trainees and Members’ Committee, this Evening Update has been recorded and gives a thorough overview of the Internal Medicine programme highlighting the changes compared to Core Medical Training, the progression points, and assessments.

 N/A Details

 

 


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