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NSAICM Events

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Regional Events

MCQ Examination

This is an all-day event completing a whole MCQ paper under exam conditions.   Feedback and results will be given at the end of the day.

Friday 9 February 2018

Venue:   Anaesthetic Department, Royal Victoria Infirmary

Time:  8:30 – finish

Further details:   Barbara.Sladdin@nuth.nhs.uk

Mon Feb 2 6

Mentoring - Day 2

A three day mentorship course designed for you to:

  • Develop mentorship skills
  • Meet GMC best practice

Date:  26 February 2018

Venue:   Education Centre, James Cook Unversity Hospital

 

Regional Training Day will be held on Thursday 27 February 2018 at the James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough between 09:00 – 16:30 pm.

A programme will follow soon.

The teaching programmes are aimed to cover the FICM syllabus on a rolling programme, so are an excellent resource for those working in Intensive Care and for trainees preparing for both the FFICM and the FRCA examinations.

Free as always and everyone welcome.All the best

Dr Uwe Franke
[ u:və frΛŋ’kæ ]
Consultant Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthetics
James Cook University Hospital
GMC 6089372
uwe.franke@stees.nhs.uk
01642 282474 – ICU
01642 854600 – Anaesthetics

Regional Postfellowship Group Meeting

Date: 6 March 2018

Venue:  TBC

Programme:  to follow

Departments will expect you to book study leave.

Wed Mar 0 7

Basic TIVA course

It is aimed at  Core Anaesthetic Trainees and working towards the Primary FRCA exam.

Matched to the Basic Level Curriculum and incorporated Practical Workshops with both Depth of Anaesthesia Monitoring and Infusion Pumps.

Date:  7 March 2018

Vuneu:  Institute of Transplantation, Freeman Hospital

 

Further details:   Barbara.Sladdin@nuth.nhs.uk

Date: 12 March 2018

Venue: Simulation Centre, Freeman Hospital

The course is aimed at anaesthetic trainees, Cardiothoracic/Thoracic anaesthetists of all grades or anaesthetists who use one lung anaesthesia occasionally, such as trauma, upper GI, vascular or scoliosis surgery. It is particular complementary for specialist trainees in cardiothoracic anaesthesia modules to achieve competencies.

There will also be a Storz rep coming along, with a range of scopes for people to get their hands on.
The course is limited to 12 delegates.

Further information: Barbara.Sladdin@nuth.nhs.uk

A three day mentorship course designed for you to:

  • Develop mentorship skills
  • Meet GMC best practice

Date:  16 March 2018

Venue:   Education Centre, James Cook Unversity Hospital

MEPA is a national course for Specialty Trainees in Anaesthesia, teaching management strategies for paediatric anaesthetic emergencies. MEPA is recognised by the Royal College of Anaesthetists and the Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists.

A one-day, small group simulation course, offering both practical and theoretical training using simulation. Provision is made for detailed scenario feedback and discussion in a supportive and constructive manner.

This regional course is held throughout the year, at the Newcastle Hospitals Trust Simulation Centre based at the Freeman Hospital.

Course date – 19 March 2018

Further Information:

http://www.nsaicm.com/managing-emergencies-in-paediatric-anaesthesia/

Primary OSCE evening – full exam.

Date:   16 April 2018

Venue:  Clinical Learning Centre, Leazes Wing, Royal Victoria Infirmary

Time:  around 5:30 – 6:00 pm

 

Further details:   Barbara.Sladdin@nuth.nhs.uk

Are you sitting the Primary FRCA SOE in May?  Looking for some viva practice?

We are arranging the next Primary FRCA viva practice day on Thursday 10 May 2018 at the Freeman hospital.

For anyone who is unfamiliar with how the day runs, we ask your fellow trainees who have passed the Primary SOE to give up their time to come and ask viva questions in the format of the exam.

The day is free to attend however numbers may be limited depending onexaminer availability so places will be available on a first come first served basis.  Tea, coffee and home baking will be provided to
keep you going.

If you would like to come along then please let us know by emailing
fionapearson8@gmail.com and book your study leave asap

Date: Monday 11 June 2018

Venue:   Institute of Transplantation, Freeman Hospital

Under exam conditions, trainees will complete at least a full Clinical & Science VIVA by using recent exam questions supplied by post FRCA trainees.

Clinical long case

Clinical short cases

Science vivas – anatomy, pharmacology, physics and physiology.

There is an expectation is that after success at the Final FRCA, trainees return as Examiners at least twice by way of payback.

Course Directors:

Dr Linda Waddilove, Consultant Anaesthetist, Freeman Hospital

Dr Stephen Robb, Consultant Anaesthetist, Sunderland Royal Hospital

For further information, please email:  Barbara Sladdin

MEPA is a national course for Specialty Trainees in Anaesthesia, teaching management strategies for paediatric anaesthetic emergencies. MEPA is recognised by the Royal College of Anaesthetists and the Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists.

A one-day, small group simulation course, offering both practical and theoretical training using simulation. Provision is made for detailed scenario feedback and discussion in a supportive and constructive manner.

This regional course is held throughout the year, at the Newcastle Hospitals Trust Simulation Centre based at the Freeman Hospital.

Course date – Monday 25 June 2018

Further Information:

Date:  5 & 6 July 2018

Venue:   Simulation Centre, Freeman Hospital

This two day practical simulator course will give you the skills needed to commence supervised practice in Obstetric Anaesthesia.

 This course is of most benefit to those who have had no obstetric anaesthesia experience.

Topics include:

  • Introduction to Spinal & Epidurals in Obstetrics
  • Practical Spinal & Epidural Analgesia insertion
  • Spinal complications for Caesarean section
  • Management of Rare Serious Problems
  • Practical General Anaesthesia in Obstetrics
  • Failed Intubation in Obstetric-Anaesthesia
  • Management of Major Haemorrhage in Obstetrics
  • Cardiac arrest in pregnancy

Further details:   Barbara.Sladdin@nuth.nhs.uk

Final FRCA Written Crammer course

Date:  16 & 17 – 19 & 20 July 2018

Time:   8:00 am (prompt start)

Venue:   New Education Centre, Royal Victoria Infirmary

Four intensive revision days on the 6 core essential units along with general duties and basic science.

  • Aimed at those who will be sitting the March exam
  • Exposure to answer 16 past questions, 8 under exam conditions.
  • Compliments existing writer’s club, so no overlap of questions
  • Led by local Advanced trainees
  • Opportunity to send in any tricky questions/subjects for discussion
  • Hot topics hour

Course Directors:

Dr Clare Watkinson, Advanced Trainee, Northern School of Anaesthesia

Dr Jon Pearson, Advanced Trainee, Northern School of Anaesthesia

 

Further information:  Barbara.Sladdin@nuth.nhs.uk

 

 

 

Final FRCA Written Crammer course

Date:  16 & 17 – 19 & 20 July 2018

Time:   8:00 am (prompt start)

Venue:   New Education Centre, Royal Victoria Infirmary

Four intensive revision days on the 6 core essential units along with general duties and basic science.

  • Aimed at those who will be sitting the March exam
  • Exposure to answer 16 past questions, 8 under exam conditions.
  • Compliments existing writer’s club, so no overlap of questions
  • Led by local Advanced trainees
  • Opportunity to send in any tricky questions/subjects for discussion
  • Hot topics hour

Course Directors:

Dr Clare Watkinson, Advanced Trainee, Northern School of Anaesthesia

Dr Jon Pearson, Advanced Trainee, Northern School of Anaesthesia

 

Further information:  Barbara.Sladdin@nuth.nhs.uk

Date: 15 October 2018

Venue: Simulation Centre, Freeman Hospital

The course is aimed at anaesthetic trainees, Cardiothoracic/Thoracic anaesthetists of all grades or anaesthetists who use one lung anaesthesia occasionally, such as trauma, upper GI, vascular or scoliosis surgery. It is particular complementary for specialist trainees in cardiothoracic anaesthesia modules to achieve competencies.

There will also be a Storz rep coming along, with a range of scopes for people to get their hands on.
The course is limited to 12 delegates.

Further information: Barbara.Sladdin@nuth.nhs.uk

Freeman Hospital, Freeman Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Freeman Hospital, Freeman Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Management & Professional Issues course

Date: 3 & 4 December 2018

Venue:  Institute of Transplantation, Freeman Hospital.

 

Management skills are an important part of the day to day work of anaesthetists.  Tailored to the needs of senior trainees, the course presents the realities of working in the modern NHS.  This course complies with the mandatory requirements to attend a management course for CCT.

The format allows plenty of opportunity for discussion and the topics may include:

 

Management structure                                  Funding of the NHS

Organisation of Training                               Clinical Complaints

GMC & fitness to practice                              Clinical governance

Intensive Care Issues                                      Getting your consultant job

Legal issues                                                       Private Practice

What to Achieve                                               Curriculum Vitae

Job Planning and Contracts                           Role of Clinical Director

 

Further information:   Barbara.Sladdin@nuth.nhs.uk

 

National Events

AAGBI Annual Congress

26 – 28 September 2018

Further details:  http://www.aagbi.org/