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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 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

4 September 2018

Practical Advice for New Consultants

This informal day guides newly appointed consultants, or those who are about to be appointed, through the major issues they will encounter in the first years following appointment.

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

Details

12 September 2018

Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians webinar

We are running a webinar, accessed through the JRCPTB website, on Wednesday 12 September, 6-7pm, aimed at Foundation doctors to inform and raise awareness of the new Internal Medicine curriculum being launched in August 2019.  The audience will also have the opportunity to ask any questions about the new curriculum and training programme.

The webinar will be broadcast live on the JRCPTB website www.jrcptb.org.uk at 6.00pm to 7.00pm on Wednesday 12 September 2018.

Details

13 September 2018

Foundations in Endovascular Practice

Our multi-award winning UKETS course has been designed specifically for Foundation Trainees (F1/F2) interested in a career involving endovascular intervention (Cardiology, Vascular Surgery and Radiology). The course gives candidates an early exposure to this exciting and rapidly evolving field through hands on virtual reality simulation.

Centre for Life, Times Square, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 4EP

Details

13 September 2018

Core Endoscopic Urology and Peno-scrotal Surgery

This one day course provides an introduction to common core urological procedures.

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

 

Details

 

 

4-5 October 2018

Nasal Tip Rhinoplasty Cadaveric Course  (Aesthetic Surgery of  the Nasal Tip)

This course is the first of its kind in the United Kingdom dedicated ONLY to Nasal Tip Rhinoplasty.  Aimed at Consultants and senior trainees in ENT, maxillofacial and plastic surgery it will focus on surgical techniques in the management of nasal tip deformities.

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

Details

9 October 2018

Basic Fracture Fixation Day (Cadaveric Course)

This course will be taught by experienced Orthopaedic surgeons and is ideally suited to trainees with an orthopaedic interest at ST1-3 level.

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

*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.

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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

Training Matters (Physicians' Spring 2018 Newsletter)

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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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