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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

24 April 2019

Translational genomics in critical care medicine

This lecture is by Dr Kenneth Baillie, University of Edinburgh, and commences at 1pm.

Tanis Drummond Lecture Theatre, Level 5, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, DD1 9SY

Details

9 May 2019

2019 Year of the TrainerValuing Trainers – Promoting Excellence

High standards of medical education are supported by excellent trainers. During 2019 Year of the Trainer we wish to ensure  trainers are valued, supported and equipped to undertake their educational roles. The Valuing Trainers – Supporting Excellence session will explore appraisal for training, review undergraduate learning and consider key relationships in training. This session is mapped to the Academy of Medical Educators framework and will cover a substantial area of the framework as per recognition of trainer requirements.

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

More information, and registering for attendance can be found using the following link; 

https://response.questback.com/nhseducationforscotland/35hw0vnnf

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

16 May 2019

Trainee Instructional Cadaveric Course - Glasgow International Orthopaedic and Trauma Meeting

This cadaveric course will allow for unparalleled hands on experience which allow participants to develop their operative skills. They will leave the course with increased confidence in their intra-operative decision making and will have the opportunity to pick up tips and tricks from a truly world class faculty.

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

Details

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

23 May 2019

RCPsych Foundation Trainee Conference

Interested in a career in psychiatry? Want to learn more about the future of mental health and the various career paths and opportunities available? Keen to network with peers, specialty trainees and Consultants? If the answer to any of the above questions is YES then come along and attend the 2019 Foundation Trainee Conference.

RCPsych, 21 Prescot Street, London, E1 8BB

Details

1 June 2019

Foundation Doctors Masterclass in Dermatology

This masterclass is tailored to the needs of foundation doctors irrespective of future specialisation, preparing the foundation doctor to manage patients with skin disease safely and effectively, supporting them for both hospital and community rotations.

British Association of Dermatologists, Willan House, 4 Fitzroy Square, London, W1T 5HQ

Details

14 June 2019

Psychiatry Careers

Join us at the Murray Royal Hospital in Perth for this free areers conference, open to foundation doctors and core trainees interested in Psychiatry training. You will hear from a range of specialty trainees working across Scotland, as well as presentations on alternative career paths including SAS and military psychiatrists. We will also be discussing  'all you ever wanted to know about applying to psychiatry' and  'life as a psychiatry Reg'. 

Murray Royal Hospital, Muirhall Road, Perth, PH2 7BH

Full Programme will follow shortly, please register for a place by emailing katherine.vlitos@nhs.net ​and do let us know if you have any special requests for topics to be included in the day's discussions.

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

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

 

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.

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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.

*March 2019 Update*

Professional Capability 4: Keeps practice up to date through learning and teaching

These e-Learning sessions introduce you to the different types of supervised learning events in the Foundation Programme and how you can get the most from them. You will also find out how important feedback, reflection and action planning is to your learning and development. A group of three sessions aim to describe the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to undertake a teaching role.

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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