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Anaesthetics & ICM Silver IQT Workshops

Thursday 18th July 2019

Anaesthetics & ICM Silver IQT Workshop Friday 18th October & Friday 15th November 2019 Both workshops will be held at: HEIW, Ty Dysgu, Cefn Coed, Cardiff CF15 7QQ Health Education and Improvement Wales working in partnership with 1000 Lives Improvement have developed a unique QI Training programme for both doctors in training and trainers, to provide high quality training in the principles of QI and access to QI training resources to support innovation and excellence in healthcare. This two-day programme includes: High quality QI training through the use of interactive workshops on the methodology and framework that underpins Quality Improvement. x Access to training resources and educational support for the development of…

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Anaesthesia Study days & Course dates from September 2019

Monday 15th July 2019

Post Fellowship Study Days Paeds for higher training - Monday 16th September, Cardiff. Organiser: Caroline EvansFrailty - Tuesday 15th October, Life Sciences Hub. Organisers: Nia Williams and Tom SheppardPerioperative Medicine - 8th or 11th November. Organisers: Paul Carter and Charlotte OliverQI with Gethin Pugh - Friday 29th November, Life Sciences Hub - places limited to 16. Organisers Caroline Evans and Steph WallisTrauma in December - confirmation and date awaited. Organisers: Elana Owen and Rowenna Morris-ClarkeManagement and Leadership planned for next Feb - Organisers: Alex Morgan and Penny Colter Exam Courses Final FRCA Viva Course. Monday 25th November at HEIW - Course Organiser: Dr Simon Slinn.Final FRCA 3 day written course - 4-6th December 2019 & 10-12th June 2020 at the Life…

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FICM Training Dates from September 2019

Monday 15th July 2019

The following training and study days have been confirmed for all FICM trainees: Induction Day 10th Sept - WIMAT centre - all FICM trainees invited. WITS - 11th Sept - see website for details and programme. FICM OSCE/VIVA course - 26th Sept - Morriston Hospital. ICM study day - 5th Dec, Royal Glamorgan Hospital - Mass Casualties/Bioterrorism. For further information - please contact the Training Programme Director, Bethan.Gibson@wales.nhs.uk

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Pain Medicine Study Day - 3rd September

Wednesday 10th July 2019

The next South Wales based pain medicine study day will be held on 3rd September in Cardiff. It open and suitable to all trainees from FY1 - ST7 and non-training grades. Attendance will also count towards the required number of sessions for intermediate and higher training in pain medicine. Please see attached poster for further details and to book a place contact David.Facey@wales.nhs.uk

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Progressive Education Anaesthesia Conference 15/07/2019

Monday 3rd June 2019

A conference predominantly for trainers in Anaesthetics and ITU will be taking place at the Life Sciences Hub, Cardiff Bay on Monday 15th July 2019. 5 CPD Points are available from the RCOA. For further information, please contact progressiveanaesthesiaed@gmail.com

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Lifelong Learning Platform Help

Thursday 30th May 2019

The old e-portfolio system will be shut down and deleted in August 2019. It is imperative that anyone who has a training record on this system downloads it to several safe places. Many people will have to move across a part of their training record to the new Lifelong Learning Platform. Please review this presentation on how to transfer information and how to set up an ESSR for ARCPs. Further advice can be found on the Royal College of Anaesthetists Website in the form of webinars. If you have any difficulties please try your local LLP lead, the college website or email Simon.ford@wales.nhs.uk for assistance.

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Welsh Regional Anaesthesia Group(WRAGS)

Thursday 30th May 2019

WRAGS are having their next meeting Tuesday 4th of June, starting 7pm near Swansea. Looking at complications of RA with guest plastic surgeon speaker talking about how to manage these cases. Please see flyer for further details, All welcome.

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Date Confirmed for AWAG / JAW Joint Autumn Meeting

Thursday 30th May 2019

The date for the AWAG / JAW Joint Autumn Meeting has been confirmed as Friday 4th October 2019. The venue is currently TBC but please 'save the date' and look out for further information here in the future.

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Cardiff Q - 20th May 2019

Monday 1st April 2019

The date of the next intensive Primary FRCA MCQ preparation day will be Monday 20th May 2019 in HEIW, Nantgarw. Please contact cardiffmcq@gmail.com to book your place.

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Advanced and Higher Training Study Day July 11th 2019

Monday 1st April 2019

We will be holding an Advanced and Higher Training Curriculum overview and information day on July 11th 2019 at HEIW, Nantgarw. Please keep an eye out for emails for the program of events or contact Dr Evans TPD or Dr Duff Deputy TPD should you have any further question.

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