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.
Keep up to date locally with essential topics in anaesthesia by attending the AAGBI’s Core Topics meeting. Central to the AAGBI’s educational programme Core Topics meetings are one or two day conferences held at different locations about the UK and Ireland.
Covering a broad spectrum of core topics essential to every anaesthetist, including trainees
The opportunity to update your knowledge and top up your CPD in a time and cost effective way.
Discover what’s new, share ideas and network with peers in these didactic and interactive sessions.
Covering FRCA exam subjects, perfect for busy trainee anaesthetists.
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.
The RVI is a large tertiary teaching hospital situated in the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne. It is a tertiary referral centre for a number of specialties, including obstetrics and neonatal care, neurosurgery, paediatric surgery and upper GI surgery . It is also home to a paediatric hospital (The Great North Children’s Hospital.) The RVI is also a major trauma centre with a busy accident and emergency department. There are 2 intensive care units, including neurosurgical intensive care. Other specialties include colorectal, breast, endocrine, gynaecology, plastic and major burns surgery, orthopaedic and spinal surgery, paediatric ENT, maxillofacial, dental and ophthalmic surgery.
Other anaesthetic opportunities apart from the ones listed above are preassessment , including Cardio Pulmonary Exercise Testing, regional anaesthesia, simulation and teaching, including medical student teaching