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  • All day

    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

  • All day

    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:


FFICM Revision Course

For further details:   http://www.fficmcourse.co.uk/ 


FFICM VIVA & OSCE weekly teaching

If you would like to be included in the weekly teaching sessions at the RVI leading up to the Exam, please email miriam.baruch@nuth.nhs.uk for more information.


Follow us on twitter @ICMbitesize for teaching session updates.


If you have passed the FFICM exam and would like to help deliver the sessions, please email or DM.

Dr Miriam Baruch / Dr Lewis Gray

Consultants in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine

DECT – 21595