Study Leave

Study Leave Requirements for Anaesthetic Core Trainees in the HEE TV region

Essential Courses (Required by curriculum)

– Riact
– Prompt or other obstetric course
– Mandatory local or regional teaching
– MCQ course
– SOE / OSCE course
– 1 adult and 1 paediatric resus course if not already obtained
– Paediatric anaesthetic course *
– Transfer course for ICU patients
– Simulation course

*Paediatric anaesthesia course run at Bucks to be recommended but not mandatory – other course possible

Desirable (Not required by curriculum)

– Conference at which poster / oral presentation
– A second obstetric course ie whichever of regional training day / Prompt course not done
– Third resus course
– Private study leave for exam
– Ultrasound course
– ORICs

This list is not exhaustive and courses which are not on the list will be considered on a case by case basis by the trainee’s ES and TPD. The list will be reviewed and updated on a regular basis.

Study Leave Requirements for Anaesthetic Specialist Trainees in the HEE TV region

Essential Courses (Required by curriculum)

– OXDAT training days for post FRCA trainees
– Advanced Life Support provider (or equivalent) maintained throughout training
– Paediatric ALS/BLS

Desirable Courses

– Final FRCA courses (written and structured oral examination)
– Advanced Airway
– Management / Leadership
– Advanced Transfer Training
– Patient Safety / Human Factors
– Educator training (e.g. “Train the Trainer” / GIC)
– Resilience
– ORICS
– USGRA
– MOET / equivalent obstetric emergencies
– MEPA / equivalent paediatric emergencies
– Specific courses linked to Advanced Training modules e.g. training in delivery of simulation*

*NB limit to available funds – attendance at ESRA conference for EDRA examination can cost > £1000

This list is not exhaustive and courses which are not on the list will be considered on a case by case basis by the trainee’s ES and TPD. The list will be reviewed and updated on a regular basis.

Essential and Desirable Courses for Intensive Care Medicine Trainees

Stage 1

Essential

Regional training days

Regional training days

APLS or equivalent

ALS or equivalent

ATLS or equivalent

Desirable

– FICE/FEEL or equivalent
– Core Ultrasound Intensive Care (CUSIC) or equivalent
– Generic instructor course for life support courses
– Educator training (eg train the trainers, using simulation etc)
– Tracheostomy skills course
– Transfer training
– BASICS
– Exam preparation courses for FICM
– Stabilisation and resuscitation of critically ill child
– Courses relevant to special study module if single ICM trainee (subject to discretion of ES/TPD)
– Patient safety/Human factors
– Preparation for Consultant
– Leadership/Management
– National ICM relevant conference with poster/oral presentation
– Advanced airway management course

Stage 2

Essential

– Regional training days
– Regional training days
– APLS or equivalent
– ALS or equivalent
– ATLS or equivalent

Desirable

– FICE/FEEL or equivalent
– Core Ultrasound Intensive Care (CUSIC) or equivalent
– Generic instructor course for life support courses
– Educator training (e.g. train the trainers, using simulation etc)
– Tracheostomy skills course
– Stabilisation and resuscitation of critically ill child
– Patient safety/Human factors

Stage 3

Essential

– Regional training days
– Regional training days
– APLS or equivalent
– ALS or equivalent
– ATLS or equivalent

Desirable

– FICE/FEEL or equivalent
– Core Ultrasound Intensive Care (CUSIC) or equivalent
– Generic instructor course for life support courses
– Educator training (e.g. train the trainers, using simulation etc)
– Tracheostomy skills course