Essential Courses

Compulsory

  • Adult Sexual Assault Examination and Aftercare (2 days)
    (Compulsory to have some training – we usually organise a training day in South Thames)
  • BASHH Doctors-in-training day
  • BASHH Midlands Meetings (2 annually)
  • Diploma in GU Medicine
  • Diploma in HIV Medicine
  • Diploma of Sexual & Reproductive Health (DSFRH) – Course of 5
  • Diploma of Sexual & Reproductive Health (DSFRH) – elearning (eKA)
  • HEE Leadership and Management
    (Compulsory to have some formal management training)
  • Regional Internal Teaching

Non-compulsory

  • Attendance at annual BASHH Spring Meeting in GU Medicine
    (There is an expectation to attend and present regularly)
  • Attendance at BHIVA conference
    (There is an expectation to attend and present regularly)
  • BASHH OGM London – at least 1 annually (Now called scientific meetings)
    NC but certainly desirable
  • BASHH STIs and HIV Course (10 days)
    NC but certainly desirable and aid revision for DipGUM/DipHIV
  • BSIG Microscopy courses (2 days)
    NC but certainly desirable
  • Genital dermatology (1 day)
    NC but certainly desirable
  • HIV Resistance workshop
    NC but certainly desirable- excellent learning opportunity
  • Revision course for Dip GUM
    NC but certainly desirable- aids revision for exam
  • Revision course for Dip HIV
    NC but certainly desirable- aids revision for exam
  • Train the Trainers/TIPS
    NC but certainly desirable – compulsory to have some teaching training
  • Research methods course
    NC but trainees who don’t take an OOPR tend to attend this course to achieve their competencies