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Disclaimer: Please find below details of courses which may be of interest to Foundation doctors and which STFS has been made aware of. Please note that the information below is received from a variety of sources. STFS does not endorse any specific providers or have knowledge of the content of individual courses. Foundation doctors are advised to discuss attendance at courses with their Educational Supervisor / Foundation Training Programme Director before registering.

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General Courses

  • A range of courses is offered by http://www.training4doctors.co.uk/.
  • Medicourse (http://www.medicourses.co.uk/) is a free to browse search system with which medical professions can register to receive updates regarding courses, events and seminars on a UK nationwide and pan-European basis.
  • UCL are offering an MSc course in Evidence-based Healthcare (Surgery). For more information, visit www.ucl.ac.uk/ebh or e-mail Kurinchi Gurusamy at k.gurusamy@medsch.ucl.ac.uk.
  • The University of Salford is offering an MSc course in Surgical Practice. For more information please e-mail Susan Buttress at s.buttress@salford.ac.uk or Prof. M. Baguneid at m.baguneid@nhs.net.
  • The Royal Society of Medicine organise a number of courses/meetings. Further information is available at www.rsm.ac.uk/trainees.
  • St George's Medical School is recruiting tutors to teach clinical skills sessions to medical students in years 1 - 3.  For more information or to apply please contact Lea Stock, Skills Administrator, on 020 8725 5152 or at skadmin@sgul.ac.uk.
  • A complete resource for doctors applying for ST1 positions in the specialty of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the UK is available at http://www.ogst1course.co.uk/. The resource includes an interview practise course comprising: lectures from trainees and consultants in OG, simulated interviews with professional role players and comprehensive analysis of previously asked questions.
  • Pre Clinical Medical Science Revision for Foundation Year Doctors
    A FREE iPhone app for revision of basic medical science called pre-clinical medical science - 500 single best answer questions is available at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pre-clinical-medical-science/id593244556?ls=1&mt=8
    Although primarily aimed at medical students, this may be relevant to MRCP and MRCS part 1 exams. 
    In addition to the free app, a medical science revision weekend course is available in April. Once again this  is primarily aimed at medical students although it may also be relevant to the MRCP and MRCS exams.  Further details are available at: http://one2onemedicine.com/courses
  • Bromley Emergency Courses Bromley Emergency Courses provide training and revision courses ranging from FRCEM Primary and Intermediate, MRCEM Part C to Radiology, CORE (Level1) Ultrasound and more. For more information visit www.bromleyemergency.com or email info@bromleyemergency.com. 
  • MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine, The University of Nottingham, one of the world’s leading universities, offers an MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine.  For more information visit  www.nottingham.ac.uk/sportsexercisemedicine or contact the Course Administrator:  sports.med@nottingham.ac.uk
  • Online MRCS Part B Revision Tool - This tool was created by surgical registrars for foundation doctors and core surgical trainees studying for the MRCS Part B examination.The Question Bank offers an all-in-one resource to practise MRCS Part B topics including cadaveric anatomy spot tests.For more information please see the attached flyer. 
  • MRCP(UK) Part 1 Revision Course
    This course is being held by a group of medical doctors who want to provide low cost revision courses for foundation and core doctors.  There will be a number of consultants on board who will give high yield lectures through the course.  For further information click here.

 

Ad Hoc

Association for Palliative Medicine

The APM Juniors is a society for medical students and junior doctors with an interest in Palliative Medicine.  It provides discussion forums, journal articles, mentoring, careers guidance and access to research in Palliative Medicine.  For more information click here or contact undergraduate.apmj@gmail.com.

 

BMA Non-Clinical CPD Courses

The BMA offers a number of non-clinical teaching courses for foundation doctors. For further information click here.

 

Leadership Scholarships to enhance compassion in practice provided by the Florence Nightingale Foundation on behalf of Health Eduaction Kent, Surrey and Sussex

The Florence Nightingale Foundation is offering scholarships on behalf of Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex to Nurses, Midwives, Allied Health Professionals, Pharmacists, Healthcare Scientists and Medical/Dental professionals who want to become leaders. For further information and to register click here.

 

Are you a Doctor or Junior Doctor who is interested in participating in research?

MSc student's studying Clinical Mental Health Sciences at the Division of Psychiatry, University College London, are looking for doctors to take part in a research study examining the relationship between resilience and personality. The aim of this research is to highlight potential factors which may prevent the possibility of burnout in doctors. For further information and to take part please contact uctvcfe@ucl.ac.uk

 

Leading for Quality (L4Q): New Leaders Programme

Click here for further information. 

 

Global Health Exchange

The Global Health Exchange is offering a 12 month opportunity to develop your clinical and professional skills in rural South Africa as part of a four year GP and Global Health Fellowship Training Programme. The programme includes a one year paid deployment in South Africa, and is supported by Health Education England, Africa Health Placements, and the NHS. For more information click here

 

Foundation Doctor Survey on Opthalmoscopy F2

Ophthalmoscopy is a core clinical skill and is part of the Foundation Programme Curriculum. A short survey has been produced to assess all new Foundation Year 2 doctors - their current attitudes and experiences of ophthalmoscopy during medical school and the impact and experiences gathered during Foundation Year 1. The survey is available now and we would be grateful for your time to complete this.

  

Help BMJ test a new app for best practice!

Want to test a new app for BMJ Best Practice before it's officially released?

  • To take part you need to:
  • download the new app for BMJ Best Practice, to record your experiences
  • commit to use the new app for the 7-10 days in your regular work
  • have an Android or Apple iOS device to take part
  • spend a few minutes each day telling us how well it performed, and how it could be improved
You will receive a certificate for your portfolio to show you helped BMJ develop the app - for further information contact Co-Lab team at BMJ: colab@bmj.com
 

Calendar of Upcoming Courses  

JULY 2017

FOUNDATION AND MEDICAL STUDENTS ENT MASTERCLASS - 1st July 2017

DONCASTER ROYAL INFIRMARY

This is a free, one day course on ENT surgery. Aimed at medical students and foundation doctors, we will cover essential elements to the specialty in lectures from registrars and consultants, as well as an active lunch with practical stations in ENT. Fully catered. £20 pounds holding fee, refundable on attendance. Email neiljjo@hotmail.com for further details. 


Fast bleep the doctor: How to survive your first on-call shift

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) are holding Fast bleep the doctor: How to survive your first on-call shift on 22 July 2017.

Starting as a newly-qualified doctor can be a daunting time, not least because of the first on-call shifts where the first real leap from medical student to doctor is made. This event aims to provide a convenient overview of the most common calls doctors may see.

Highlights will include:

  • managing a first on-call shift and the night shift
  • ways of managing common on-call encounters
  • how to deal with emergencies in sepsis, cardiology, gastroenterology and respiratory medicine
  • key concepts in managing delirium and patients at the end of life whilst on call
  • how to make the most of learning whilst on call.

Booking is open now and a full programme will be available online shortly.

Book via the link below

Fast bleep the doctor: How to survive your first on-call shift