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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

29 June 2019

Royal College of Pathologists Foundation Taster Event

The newly launched RCPath Foundation Taster Scheme is an exciting opportunity for foundation doctors to explore pathology and see what the career has to offer. It combines a clinical taster day in your region with an event to be held in our fantastic new RCPath College building, sponsored by the BDIAP.

Royal College of Pathologists, 6 Alie Street, London, E1 8QT

Details

20 July 2019

Practical Introduction to Intensive Care Medicine

This is a 1-day training course aimed at Foundation doctors/CMTs/ACCS and core anaesthetic trainees, junior trust fellows who have an upcoming ICU rotation and/or has an interest in critical care and are novice to intensive care medicine. 

Education Centre, University College London Hospital

Details

11 September 2019

ACCS Careers Day

This event is for prospective applicants with an interest in the Acute Care Common Stem - join RCEM's ACCS Careers Day to find out more information about careers in emergency medicine, critical care, intensive care and anaesthesia and to receive guidance on applications for training in these specialties.

RCEM Octavia House, 54 Ayres Street, London, SE1 1EU

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

3-5 October 2019

British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology Annual Conference

To increase awareness and interest in Allergy as a specialty; BSACI is offering 30 scholarships for late Foundation Year 1 and Foundation year 2 doctors/Core Medical/Internal Medicine trainees to attend the BSACI Annual Conference in Harrogate 3-5th October 2019.

Harrogate Convention Centre, King's Road, Harrogate, HG1 5LA

Details

18 October 2019

Mersey Anaesthesia Careers Day 2019

This one day event is aimed at Foundation Trainees and Medical Students who are contemplating a career in Anaesthesia or simply interested in finding out more about the specialty. The day will consist of a series of seminars covering a wide variety of topics relevant to a career in Anaesthesia. There will be hands-on workshop sessions covering key practical techniques commonly performed by the modern Anaesthetist. 

Liverpool Medical Institution, 114 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, L3 5SR

Details

23-24 October 2019

Introduction to Clinical Research including Clinical Appraisal

• To find out how the research process works

• To see how you can get involved in research

• To understand how you can support research as  a clinician

Research is part of the ‘core business’ of the NHS, and all trainee physicians are expected to have an understanding of the process of research, so that  you can support research activity.

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

Details

20 November 2019

Research Symposium for Medical Students and Foundation Doctors

Undergraduates and foundation doctors carry out a wide range of research and quality improvement projects, and this dedicated research symposium, hosted by RCPE, NES and the Medical Schools Council, offers an opportunity to present findings, build on networks, and hear from established research leaders about their own experience in developing research careers.

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 11 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

You are invited to share your expertise as faculty at the undergraduate surgical skills course, which takes place at the Cuschieri Skills Centre on the following dates:

Tuesday 13 August 2019

Wednesday 14 August 2019

Thursday 15 August 2019

Tuesday 20 August 2019

Wednesday 21 August 2019

Thursday 22 August 2019

All dates above need faculty at present. You can teach for a whole day, morning or afternoon. The course is video-based and faculty help the students to perform tasks at the individual stations.

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

 

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

Developed by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in partnership with Health Education England e-Learning and approved by the UKFPO - Foundation is a free e-Learning programme for Foundation doctors. Do you need to complete parts of the curriculum on your e-portfolio which you do not cover in day-to-day practice? If so try some of our free e-Learning mapped directly to the Foundation Professional Capabilities (Training Outcomes) in the 2016 Foundation Curriculum.

*June 2019 Update*

Professional Capability 9: Recognises, assesses and initiates management of the acutely ill patient

Describes how to assess and manage the treatment of the acutely unwell and recognise your level of competence as a Foundation doctor. The assessment and management of a patient’s fluid status, the presentation and management of sepsis and arterial blood gas sampling and interpretation are discussed. Managing patients with a reduced level of consciousness or acute pain is covered, as well as how to deal with a patient who self-harms.

Professional Capability 10: Recognises, Assesses and manages patients with long term conditions

Describes the impact of long-term conditions and how to manage them both in the healthcare setting and after discharge.

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

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

Sarcoma Awareness Project 2019

The project is being run in co-ordination with National Sarcoma Awareness Month (July 2019) and is aimed at increasing sarcoma awareness in final year medical students and junior doctors. In addition to contacting medical schools and UK deaneries directly, we are also advertising in the BMJ and student BMJ. We have also recently created a BMJ Learning Module on sarcoma.

We are inviting final year medical students and F1s/F2s to complete a free e-learning module on sarcomas as part of the project. On completion, the medical students will receive a certificate for the their e-portfolio and the top scoring participants will be given the opportunity to take part in a funded short-term clinical fellowship at a regional sarcoma centre to further their knowledge on sarcoma and boost their CV.

N/A Details

 

 


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