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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

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

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. 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, London

Details

Various Dates 2018 and 2019

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

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 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

12 October 2018

Women in Academic Medicine

This exciting one day conference aims to celebrate and promote the role of women in academic medicine, in particular, in the development of policy at every level. The conference will provide a national forum for female medical academics to raise issues, share experiences and celebrate achievements with the aim of supporting and empowering female academics.

London

Details

22 October 2018

Sexual Health and HIV Specialist Training Taster Day

Are you a Foundation Year or Core Medical Training Doctor? Would you be interested in a career in sexual health and HIV? Please join us for a day of talks aimed to give trainees an overview of the speciality, particularly for those who have not had any sexual health or HIV placements.

HEE London and South East, Stewart House, Russell Square, London

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 (CASC), Thomson Building, University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow, G12 8QQ

Details

30-31 October 2018

South West Autumn Psychiatry School

Are you a junior doctor with an interest in psychiatry? If you’re thinking about applying for core psychiatry training, or if you’re just curious about speciality, the south west autumn psychiatry school is for you! This free 2-day event in Bristol will give you an insight into what the speciality is really like through a packed programme of tutorials, workshops and networking opportunities.

Bristol

Details

31 October 2018

Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Course

The course is aimed at foundation and core trainees who wish to expand their knowledge and skills related to vascular access.

University of Aberdeen School of Medicine and Dentistry, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD

Details

1 November 2018

Velindre Cancer Centre Open Day

This Open Day offers a good insight into the workings of Medical and Clinical Oncology and the way a Cancer Centre operates. For a junior doctor who is interested in oncology as a career, this day could prove invaluable.

Velindre Cancer Centre, Velindre Road, Whitchurch, CF14 2TL

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

2 November 2018

How to get into Radiology

MSR's intensive one-day course will maximise your chances of gaining an ST1 post using targeted lectures, one-to-one CV workshops, interview preparation stations and top tips from successful radiology applicants from the 2018 cohort.

Liverpool Medical Institute, 114 Mount Pleasance, Liverpool, L3 5SR

Details

10 November 2018

Path to Success 2018

Thinking about a career in Laboratory Medicine? Want to find out more about specialty training in Haematology, Infection, Histopathology, Chemical Pathology or Immunology? Need to brush up your application? Come to #PathToSuccess2018

New Education Centre, RVI, Newcastle, NE1 4LP

Details

10 November 2018

King's College London Core Surgical Training Interview Course

This year’s annual Core Surgical Training interview course at King’s College London will be taking place on the 10th November 2018, run entirely by trainees ranking in the top 1% of the interview scheme. It will consist of lectures and an invaluable 1-to-1 mock interview with feedback. New this year, in the run up to the interview, there will be the option for an additional formal mock interview in 2019 (date TBC) where the key features from the course can be put in to practice.

King's College London

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.

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

Details

17 November 2018

Association of Palliative Care Juniors' Conference 2018

The APMJ consists of medical students and pre-speciality doctors who have an interest in palliative medicine. We hold an annual conference involving many speakers, workshops and poster presentations which has received excellent feedback in previous years.

The Cicely Saunders Institute, London, SE5 9PJ

Details

Call for abstracts

23 November 2018

psychART

psychART was founded by Psychiatry trainees in 2015 to highlight and celebrate the positive presence of creativity in our speciality. We aim to explore the role that the Arts can play in the lives of those living with mental illness, as well as the rewarding experiences and opportunities available to those working in this field.

David Game College, 31 Jewry Street, London, EC3N 2ET

Details

24 November 2018

AEME Geriatrics for Juniors Conference

A day of practical tips & career advice for junior docs, specialist nurses & AHPs around the care of older people.

London

Details

28 November 2018

Diabetes and Endocrinology Taster Event

Getting ready to apply for medical specialty training? Come along to this free event and let us convince you that diabetes and endocrinology is the specialty for you.

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

Details

1 December 2018

Annual Student and Trainee Ophthalmic Conference 2018

This will be the 10th Annual student trainee ophthalmic conference (ASTOC) organised jointly with the ASTOC organising committee. Increase your awareness of, and gain advice on pursuing a career in ophthalmology through networking, information and practical workshops.

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE

Details

6-7 December 2018

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists National Trainees Conference

The National Trainees Conference 2018 is for trainees at all grades and is organised by trainees. This year’s Conference aims to address morale and motivation within our specialty; and inject some vibrancy and balance into our training by showcasing the positives of being an O&G trainee in the NHS and beyond.

Birmingham

Details

Call for abstracts

8 December 2018

Future Orthopaedic Surgeons Conference

Future orthopaedic surgeons conference (FOSC) is an international trauma and orthopaedic surgery conference aimed solely at medical students and junior doctors. Now in its tenth year at the Royal Society of Medicine, FOSC continues to bring the latest updates on orthopaedic training, selection and cutting edge practical workshops.

Royal Society of Medicine, London

Details

8 December 2018

National Postgraduate Neuroanatomy Competition

If you are interested in a career in neurology, neurosurgery,  or neuroradiology, participation provides you with a unique opportunity to come and demonstrate your commitment to your chosen profession through neuroanatomy. The competition comprises a clinical based multiple-choice question paper, a neuroimaging paper and a practical spotter exam using cadaveric specimens.

University Hospital Southampton

Details

10 December 2018

Core Anaesthetics Training Interview Course

This popular evening course is run by top-ranked trainees and is just the preparation and immediate feedback that you need, but in a low-pressure environment. It includes a mock-interview cycle, specific do's and don'ts for the day and how to gain last-minute points.

Royal College of Anaesthetists, Churchill House, 35 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4SG

Details

13-14 December 2018

Advanced Surgery Cadaver Skills in GI Surgery (ASiCS) Course

This two-day cadaveric course provides intense hands-on practical training in upper and lower gastrointestinal surgery for surgical trainees. The course is aimed at ST3-6 level and delegates should have completed a BaSiCS course, or have a letter of support from their programme director that they are at an appropriate state in their training for this course.

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

Details

11 January 2019

National Foundation Doctors Presentation Day

All Foundation Doctors and Trainers are warmly invited to a day of presentations by F1 and F2 doctors.

Mercure Bristol Holland House Hotel and Spa, Redcliffe Hill, Bristol, BS1 6SQ

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

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

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, George Street, London

Details

Call for abstracts

9-10 May 2018

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

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

 

*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

 

 

Burn Care (MSc/PGCert)

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

Blizard Institute, 4 Newark Street, London, E1 2AT 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.

University of Aberdeen, King's College, Aberdeen, AB24 3FX 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

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

 

 


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