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Acronym Dictionary

A 

AA 

Associate Advisor 

 

ACCS 

Acute Care Common Stem 

 

ACAT 

Acute Core Assessment Tool 

 

ACT 

Additional Costs of Teaching 

 

AHP 

Allied Health Professional 

 

AKT 

Applied Knowledge Test 

 

APGD 

Associate Postgraduate Dean 

 

ARCP 

Annual Review of Competence Progression 

C 

2CQ 

2 Central Quay (Glasgow office) 

 

CAMHS 

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service 

 

CAP 

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 

 

CbD 

Case-based Discussion 

 

CCH 

Community Child Health 

 

CCT 

Certificate of Completion of Training 

 

CEGPR 

Certificate of Eligibility for GP Registration 

 

CEGPR (AP) 

Certificate of Eligibility for GP Registration (Approved Programme) 

 

CESR 

Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration 

 

CESR (CP) 

Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (Combined Programme) 

 

CfHS 

Centre for Health Sciences (Inverness office) 

 

CoE 

Certificate of Experience 

 

COGPED 

Committee Of General Practice Education Directors 

 

COP 

Certificate of Performance 

 

COP-MED 

Conference of Postgraduate Medical Deans 

 

COT 

Consultation Observation Tool 

 

CPD 

Continuing Professional Development 

 

CPT 

Core Psychiatry Training 

 

CSA 

Clinical Skills Assessment 

 

CSMEN 

Clinical Skills Managed Educational Network 

 

CST 

Core Surgical Training 

 

CT 

Core Training 

D 

DiD 

Doctors in Difficulty 

 

DME 

Director of Medical Education 

 

DOPS 

Directly Observed Procedures 

 

DOTS 

Doctors Online Training System 

 

DQMG 

Deanery Quality Management Group 

 

DRN 

Dean's Reference Number 

E 

eLfH 

eLearning for Healthcare 

 

EQIA 

Equality Impact Assessment 

F 

FDA 

Faculty Development Alliance 

 

FDSU 

Faculty Development Support Unit 

 

FGH 

Forest Grove House (Aberdeen office) 

 

FPD 

Foundation Programme Director 

 

FY1 

Foundation doctor Year 1 

 

FY2 

Foundation doctor Year 2 

G 

GAP 

General Adult Psychiatry 

 

GIM 

General Internal Medicine 

 

GMC 

General Medical Council 

 

GPNRO 

GP National Recruitment Office 

H 

HEE 

Health Education England 

 

HIS 

Health Improvement Scotland 

I 

IDT 

Inter-Deanery Transfer 

 

IFST 

Inter-Foundation School Transfer 

 

IOT 

Interim Order Tribunal 

J 

JCST 

Joint Committee on Surgical Training 

 

JRCPTB 

Joint Royal College of Physicians Training Board 

K 

KSF 

Knowledge and Skills Framework 

L 

LaMP 

The Leadership and Management Training Programme 

 

LAS 

Locum Appointment for Service 

 

LAT 

Locum Appointment for Training 

 

LDD 

Lead Dean/Director 

 

LEP 

Local Education Provider 

 

LETB 

Local Education and Training Board 

 

LIFT 

Longitudinal Integrated Foundation Training 

 

LTFT 

Less Than Full-time Training 

M 

MCR 

Multiple Consultant Report 

 

MDET 

Medical Directorate Executive Team 

 

MiniCEX 

Mini-Clinical Exercise 

 

MSF 

Multi-Source Feedback 

 

MSU 

Mobile Skills Unit 

 

MTI 

Medical Training Initiative 

 

MPT 

Medical Practitioner Tribunal 

 

MPTS 

Medical Practitioner Tribunal Service 

N 

NES 

NHS Education for Scotland 

 

NMAHP 

Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professionals 

 

NTN 

National Training Number 

 

NTS 

National Training Survey 

 

NIMDTA 

Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency 

O 

OD 

Organisational Development 

 

OOH 

Out Of Hours 

 

OOP 

Out Of Programme 

 

OOPC 

Out Of Programme for Career Break 

 

OOPE 

Out Of Programme for Experience 

 

OOPR 

Out Of Programme for Research 

 

OOPT 

Out Of Programme for Training 

P 

PBSGL 

Practice-Based Small Group Learning 

 

PGD 

Postgraduate Dean 

 

PSU 

Performance Support Unit 

 

PYA 

Penultimate Year Assessment 

Q 

QA 

Quality Assurance 

 

QIA 

Quality Improvement Administrator 

 

QIM 

Quality Improvement Manager 

 

QL 

Quality Lead 

 

QM 

Quality Management 

 

QRP 

Quality Review Panel 

R 

RoT 

Recognition of Trainers 

 

RRHEAL 

Remote and Rural Healthcare Educational Alliance 

S 

SAMD 

Scottish Association of Medical Directors 

 

SAS 

Speciality Associate Doctors 

 

SCREDS 

Scottish Clinical Research Excellence Development Scheme 

 

SDMEG 

Scottish Deans Medical Education Group 

 

SJDC 

Scottish Junior Doctor Committee 

 

SJT 

Situational Judgement Test 

 

SMEC 

Scottish Medical Education Conference 

 

SMERC 

Scottish Medical Education Research Consortium 

 

SOAR 

Scottish Online Appraisal Resource 

 

SPDS 

Strategy, Planning and Directorate Support 

 

SQMG 

Speciality Quality Management Group 

 

START 

Strategy for Attracting and Retaining Trainees 

 

STB 

Speciality Training Board 

 

STC 

Speciality Training Committee 

 

STEP 

Scottish Trainee Enhanced Programme 

 

STS 

Scottish Training Survey 

 

SAC 

Speciality Advisory Committee 

 

SLE 

Supervised Learning Event 

 

SpR 

Speciality Registrar (Appointed prior to January 2007 

 

StR 

Speciality Registrar (Appointed from August 2007) 

 

STA 

Specialist Training Authority 

T 

TM 

Training Management 

 

TPD 

Training Programme Director 

 

TPM 

Training Programme Management 

 

TIQME 

Taskforce to Improve the Quality of Medical Education 

U 

UKFPO 

UK Foundation Programme Office 

V 

VC 

Video Conference 

W 

WPBA 

Workplace-Based Assessment 


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