The Northern Schools run a number of courses for trainees within the region, that are also available to trainees from other regions.
Our Postgraduate Institute has limited funds, but has agreed to support the following "mandatory" courses:
|School Induction to Training||Half day for new registrars|
|Training for Transfer||ST1-3|
|Primary and Finals Courses||ST1-4|
|Primary and Finals Crammers||ST1-4|
|Local Fibre Optic Intubation Courses||post fellowship ST|
|Local Management Courses||post fellowship ST|
|Specialist Society Meetings||STs may be allowed one meeting if appropriate ( i.e. presenting)|
|Research methods Course ( Teesside)||No longer routinely funded|
The next Newcastle course will be held in the Simulator in the Training Department, RVI.
Six days in September
This course is intended for new trainees in anaesthesia, and involves simulation, tutorials, group work and lectures.
Contact Barbara Sladdin for details
We run regional courses for both Primary and Final Fellowship Examinations, costing £500 each, and co-ordinated by Barbara Sladdin
This is run yearly from September to March and covers major aspects of the Primary syllabus in 10 all day sessions (alternate Tuesdays). Teaching is by both conventional lectures and more interactive methods, including computer simulations, group work and presentations. We have introduced elements of problem based teaching, and concentrate mainly on basic sciences. Sessions also include in course MCQ tests.
Contact Barbara Sladdin at the School for details and application forms.
Course co-ordinators Drs Enever, Naru and Varma
This is run over a year to cover the Final syllabus, on 10 all day sessions ( alternate Tuesdays), to alternate with the primary course.
Contact Barbara Sladdin for details and application forms
Course co-ordinator is Dr Ashley Orwin from Sunderland.
These should be organised "in house" by local College Tutors.
The format of the crammer courses has changed. Contact Cleveland School, on 01642 854601 for details.
run at Hartlepool by Dr Kalia. Contact Mrs P Fisher, on 01429 522960
This course is intended as an introduction to many post fellowship topics, and is not intended to replace formal management courses such as those run by Keele or the Postgraduate Institute.
Enquiries to Barbara Sladdin.
Last updated 24/05/07