Management & Professional Issues course

2018/12/03 - 2018/12/04

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

 

One Lung Ventilation

2018/10/15 - 2018/10/15

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

Final FRCA Written Crammer course

2018/07/19 - 2018/07/20

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

2018/07/16 - 2018/07/17

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

 

 

 

Introduction to Obstetric Anaesthesia

2018/07/05 - 2018/07/06

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

MEPA – Managing Emergency Paediatric Anaesthesia

2018/06/25 - 2018/06/25

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:

Final FRCA Viva Exam

2018/06/11 - 2018/06/11

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

Primary FRCA VIVA Practice Day

2018/05/10 - 2018/05/10

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