ACCS Training Progamme 2014/2015

Please find attached the ACCS Regional Training Programme 2014/2015. 

Please ensure you liaise with your individual departments to arrange study leave on these days. 

The teaching programme is organised at different venues throughout the region so that traveling is shared out.

ACCS EM Training Day - Wednesday 05 November 2014


The Bevan Room, Victoria House,

Capital Park, Fulbourn, Cambridge CB21 5XB


9.45        Coffee and registration

10.00     Emergency Ophthalmology                                                        Dr Usman Hussein

11.00     Coffee

11.15     Big picture stuff, training and development                                Dr Catherine Hayhurst (CH)

11.45     Managing conflict                                                                       Dr Yasmin Sultan (YS)

13.00     Lunch

13.45     OSCE practice                                                                            CH, YS and simulated patients

15.30     Tea                                                                        

15.45     Emergency Gynae and Obstetrics                                            CH

16.30     Finish


Managing conflict in the ED

OSCE - difficult telephone refferal 

OSCE - difficult referral - actor instructions 

OSCE: difficult referral - candidate instructions

OSCE - communication skills: patient requesting pethidine

OSCE: communication skills: patient requesting pethidine actor instructions

OSCE: communication skills: patient requesting pethidine candidate instructions

OSCE: communication skills: patient with ankle injury

OSCE: Conflict resolution, patient with ankle injury actors instructions

OSCE: Conflict resolution, patient with ankle injury candidate instructions


ACCS Training Day - Wednesday 10 December 2014


                Lecture Theatre: Medical and Learning Education Centre

            (Opposite Emergency Department)

                South Wing, Kempston Road Bedford 


09:00-09:20                 Coffee and registration 

09:20-09:30                 Introduction                                            Dr Subramanyam 

09:30-11.00                 Regional Blocks                                      Dr Anwar Rashid 

11:00-12:00                 Psychiatric Emergencies                         Dr Tilaka Ratnayake 

12:00:13:00                 Burns management                                 Milicia Suvakov

13:00-14:00                 LUNCH

14:00-15:00                 Transfer of Critically ill patient                Dr Jakkula

15:00:16:15                 Suspected Ebola: Our Experience           Dr Lakshmanan 

16:15                           Finish




ACCS Training Day - Wednesday 11 February 2015

Parndon Hall

Lecture Theatre 

Princess Alexandra Hospital, CM20 1QX


09:00 to 12:30hrs 

Obstetrics and Gynaecology patients/problems management in A&E             

Acute abdominal pain, PID, Ovarian Cyst                                                     Miss Janaki Putran: Consultant O&G

Ectopic pregnancy, trauma in pregnant ladies                                             Dr Folasade Olanrewaju (Sade): SpR O&G

Miscarriage & bleeding P/V early pregnancy                                               Carol Muir EPU Nurse specialist 

PET/HELLP, Postmenopausal sickness                                                  


13:00 to 14:00                                                                                                 Lunch


14:00 to 16:00  

Domestic abuse                                                                                         Nikki Johnston
Clinical negligence                                                                                   Mar. Khan: Consultant A&E


16:30 onwards                                                                                           Cilla Reid: Consultant Emergency Medicine, TPD ACCS (EM) 

MCEM Workshop for trainees sitting the exam in the spring diet


ACCS EM Training Day - Wednesday 11 March 2015

Fountain Suite

Luton and Dunstable University Hospital

Lewsey Road





0900-0930                   Introduction to Human Factors

0930-1000                   Table top exercise

1000-1045                   Leadership

1045-1100                   Refreshment break

1100-1145                   Culture and Safety            

1145-1230                   Human fallibility, human performance, automaticity

                                    Case scenario

1230-1315                   Lunch

1315-1400                  Situational awareness                                  

1400-1445                   The effect of context on error        

1445-1500                   Refreshment break

1500-1545                   Communication (verbal and nonverbal)                                  

1545-1630                   Teamwork and briefings 

ACCS Training Day - Wednesday 08 April 2015

Anglia Ruskin University's Chelmsford Campus 

Bishop Hall Lane, Chelmsford, CM1 1SQ

09:00 – 09:30 Delegate registration and coffee
09:30 – 09:45 Welcome and introduction to the day
09:45 – 10:15 Shock
10:15 – 10:45 Reduced consciousness
10:45 – 11:00 Coffee
11:00 – 11:45 Trauma and Prehospital care
11:45 – 12:15 Sepsis
12:15 – 12:45 Anaphylaxis
12:45 – 13:45 Lunch
13:45 – 15:00 Case discussions
15:00 – 16:00 Trauma quiz
16:00 – 16:15 Summary and close

ACCS Training Day - Tuesday 05 May 2015

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Seminar Room 3, Clinical School, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ 


08:30am – 09:00am          Registration & Coffee
09:00am - 09:45am          Dr N Hannon – Stroke in the Emergency Department
09:45am -10:30am           Dr R Roberts – Acute Neuromuscular Weakness
10:30am – 10:45am         Coffee Break - kindly sponsored by Prostrakan
10:45am – 11:30am         Dr F Mir – Clinical Toxicology
11:30am – 12:15pm         Dr J Fuld – Update on Respiratory Medicine
12:15pm – 13.00pm         Lunch Kindly sponsored by Astrazenaca
13.00pm – 13:45pm         Dr D Cummins – Dermatology: Emergency and Acute Care
13:45pm – 14:30pm         Dr G Corbett – GI Bleeding
14:30pm – 14:45pm         Coffee Break - kindly sponsored by Prostrakan
15:00pm – 15:45pm         Dr D Shor – Oncological Emergencies
15:45pm – 16:30pm         Dr C Adcock – Prehospital Medicine:Case reviews from the Air Ambulance
16:30pm                         Close

ACCS EM Training Day - Wednesday 13 May 2015

Clinical Skills Lab, The Deakin Learning Centre
Addenbrooke's Hospital
Hills Road



09:15hrs – Welcome, Coffee & Registration                                              Dr Richard Kendall

09:30hrs - Necrotising Fasciitis                                                                  Dr Adrian Boyle

10.15hrs – Human factors in Emergency Medicine                                    Dr Rob Major

11:00hrs - Break

11.30hrs – Leadership Skills                                                                      Dr Vazeer Ahmed        

12:30hrs – Lunch

13:30hrs – Teaching & Learning on the shop floor                                    Dr Richard Kendall

14.30hrs - Break                                                                                            

15:00hrs – End of Life Care                                                                        Dr Catherine Hayhurst

15:45hrs – Trauma Quiz                                                                             Dr Maria Smith                                         

16:30hrs – Feedback and close

ACCS Presentation Day - Wednesday 10 June 2015



Learning Centre at Peterborough City Hospital

Edith Cavell Campus, Bretton gate

Peterborough, PE3 9GZ




09:00hrs:          Welcome, coffee and registration

09:30hrs:          A baseline audit examining the management of patients with SAH presenting to BTUH           Hannah Reihani


10:00hrs:          Developing the Addenbrooke’s Vascular Frailty Score                                                               David Brooks


10:30hrs:          A Pain in the Neck: assessing c-spine injury in the ED                                                                    Clare Bird


11:00hrs:          Break


11:30hrs:           Reversal of oral anticoagulation (Warfarin)                                                                               Heidy Hendra


12:00hrs:          Salt and Shake                                                                                                                      David Sparksman


12:30hrs:          Head Injury and CT Head Audit at Basildon Hospital                                                               Serjevan Kalsi


13:00hrs:          Lunch


14:00hrs:          HIV positive puzzle                                                                                                                    Sarah Burgess


14:30hrs:          Case Presentation                                                                                                                      Fiona Mendes



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