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QI Skills Training Silver IQT Workshop 2019

Tuesday 8th January 2019

Registration is now open for the next QI Skills Training Silver IQT Workshop for Anaesthetics & ICM in 2019. The two-day workshop will be held on: Day 1: Friday 22nd February 2019 Day 2: Friday 5th April 2019 Attendance at both days of the workshop and submission of a successfully completed project results in the award of Silver IQT Accreditation. The workshops are free to attend. Places are limited and early registration is advised. Please see the attached Workshop Flyer for further information. Delegates must register their place using >>this link

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Post Fellowship Study Days

Thursday 20th December 2018

The dates for the upcoming Post Fellowship Study Days are: Monday 4th Feb 2019, Life Sciences Hub Cardiff Bay - TIVA and OncoanaesthesiaFriday 8th March 2019, UHW - Cardiac anaesthesia for the non-specialist (to include CALS teaching)Friday 29th March 2019, UHW - Research for Annexe G Programme for 4th Feb - as below. TIVA and Oncoanaesthesia - Monday 4th February 2019! To be held at the Life Sciences Hub, Cardiff Bay (Start time TBC) TIVA Overview and Introduction EEG and Depth of Anaesthesia Monitoring (Dr Peter Flesch, Bristol) TIVA and Difficult Patients TIVA and DoA Monitoring (Small group teaching) Oncoanaesthesia Overview Specific agents and techniques Blocks demonstration, TIVA Plus, Post Op Pain Management (Small group teaching) As always, lunch is provided. Please email pfsdwales@gmail.com to book a place. Further…

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Zambian Anaesthetic Development Program

Friday 16th November 2018

The Zambian Anaesthetic Development Program are currently recruiting for August 2019 and February 2020. There are two senior fellow positions (ST5+) starting August 2019 and February 2020, two junior positions (CT2+) starting August 2019 and February 2020 and two positions for senior trainees who have finished or are close to the end of training, starting August 2019 and February 2020. Applications can be sent to infogadp@gmail.com. Just to note the closing date for the senior fellow post is quiet soon on 23rd November 2018. More information can be found on the RCoA's website. Please note: Applications for OOP are closed and will now only be considered from Aug 2020

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Post Fellowship Study Days

Monday 12th November 2018
C Evans

The following are dates for your diary: November 28th Management for Annex G. Organiser Dr Nataile Mincher. Location Life Science Hub Cardiff December 17th Quality Improvement Study Day. Organiser Dr Gethin Pugh (Spaces limited 20 people). Location Life Science Hub Cardiff February 4th TIVA and Oncoanaesthesia. Organiser Dr Craig Williams Location Life Science Hub Cardiff March 8th Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia. Organiser Abubakr Adlan. Life Science Hub Cardiff A big thanks to Isra Hassan and Emily Buckwell for organising these dates. This job has now been handed over to Dr Lucy Emmett and Dr Saba Iqbal - please contact them if you wish to organise a day

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SWAC Primary FRCA Course

Thursday 8th November 2018

e most recent course was heavily oversubscribed so I would advise them to book as early as possible

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Next Exam Course Dates

Monday 5th November 2018

The next round of focussed exam revision courses will be held on the following dates: Final FRCA Viva Day - November 22nd Final FRCA Written 3 day course - December 5th-7th Primary FRCA Cardiff Q - December 17th Primary SWAC Viva Day - January 9th (SOE) & January 10th (OSCE) Contact details to book your place are on the Courses & Study Days webpage

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Welsh Regional Anaesthesia Group(WRAGS) Meeting

Monday 5th November 2018

A few places still available at the 5th WRAGS meeting to be held in Cardiff on the evening of Monday 12th. 3 speakers covering hot topics of how to run a block list, Paravertebral blocks and Superinguinal FIBs all accompanied with 2 course dinner. Please see flyer. Places are limited please let Simon Ford know before Thursday 8th. With thanks to Dr Jenny Ferry for organising.

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Return to Training Course

Monday 15th October 2018

The next combined Wales/Severn Return to Training Course will be held in Bristol on 18th January 2019. For further details and to book a place, please contact Sarah Mortimer via sarahmortimer@doctors.org.uk

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SWABS 2018/19 schedule

Saturday 13th October 2018

Please see attached SWABS schedule up until January. Please book the days with your department ASAP! Further dates for 2019 are ON THIS WEBSITE at the bottom of the "courses and study days" page!

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Reflective Practice Guidance

Thursday 20th September 2018
Caroline Evans

Please take a little time to read this very short document from AoME

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