Anaesthetics Calendar and Regional Training Days

Regional Teaching Dates for the East of England School of Anaesthesia

 

Dates for upcoming regional teaching events in the East of England School of Anaesthesia are provided below.

Due to disruption due to COVID-19, teaching is currently being provided online through Bridge and online platforms such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams.

Remember to register through Bridge. Direct Bridge Event links provided in the tables below.

Click here for more information about the Blended Learning Platform.

Click here for information about Intensive Care Medicine training days.

Click here for information about Simulation.

Updated 09/01/2021

 

Core Trainees - Primary FRCA Dates:

The focus is on preparation for the Primary FRCA examination.

Teaching is organised by the various regional hospitals on the 2nd Wednesday of every month

The region is split into three areas for regional teaching to reduce travelling.

North = Kings Lynn, Norwich, James Paget, Ipswich and West Suffolk.

South = Colchester, Southend, Basildon, Mid Essex and Princess Alexandra.

West = Bedford, Luton, Watford, Stevenage and Peterborough.

Please contact Dr Nina Walton for any queries regarding teaching for core level trainees - nina.walton@meht.nhs.uk.

 

DATE

TOPIC

ORGANISER

CONTACT

Bridge Registration Hyperlink

CANCELLED

13/01/2021

CANCELLED

Airway

CANCELLED

Essex

CANCELLED

Nina Walton & Bobby Krishnachetty

CANCELLED

27/01/2021 Trainee Forum for all trainees     Afternoon

10/02/2021

Obstetrics

North

Jasmine Kaur

Morning

Afternoon

10/03/2021 Neuro Physio/Pharmacology Bedford   TBC
28/04/2021 Pharmacology Luton   TBC
12/05/2021 Perioperative Medicine Colchester   TBC
09/06/2021 Anatomy/Radiology Southend   TBC
14/07/2021 Paediatrics Broomfield   TBC
TBC 08/09/2021 ? Renal     TBC
TBC 13/10/2021 ? OSCE/VIVA practice     TBC
TBC 10/11/2021 ? Physical principles and clinical measurement     TBC
TBC 08/12/2021 ? Clinical topics for the Primary     TBC

 

Intermediate Trainees - Final FRCA Dates:

The focus is on preparation for the Final FRCA examination.

Core trainees who have passed the Primary FRCA examination should start to attend these teaching sessions.

 
Exam orientated teaching is provided by a day-release course throughout the year.

Prior to the COVID-19 disruptions, this comprised all-day teaching on alternate Tuesdays shared between Cambridge and Norwich (occasional days hosted by a DGH).

Twice a year, before each sitting of the examination, there is a FRCA revision course, alternating between Cambridge and Norwich.

 

Contacts for any queries regarding Final FRCA teaching:

Click here to download a PDF of the teaching schedule below.

 

DATE

TOPIC

LEADING HOSPITAL

ORGANISERS

Bridge Registration Hyperlink

13/01/2021 Norwich Anaesthesia Update     Registration Link
27/01/2021 Trainee Forum for all trainees     Afternoon
08/02/2021 Final SOE Practice Day NNUH Please email James.gaynor@nnuh.nhs.uk to register in addition to signing up on Bridge  
09/02/2021 Cardiac Anaesthesia Royal Papworth Hospital Dr Ramalingam TBC
02/03/2021 Plastics / Burns / Head and Neck Chelmsford   TBC
27/04/2021 - TBC Neuroanaesthesia Addenbrooke's   TBC
04/05/2021 Vascular / Thoracics / Upper GI NNUH   TBC
08/06/2021 Viva Practice Addenbrooke's   TBC
TBC/09/2021 Obesity / MRI / Diabetes / Liver / Thyroid TBC   TBC

 

Teaching for trainees who have passed the Final FRCA:

All trainees who (regardless of stage) who have passed the Final FRCA examination should attend these teaching sessions.

After the success of the FRCA, there are study days  arranged around the region on a monthly basis (except change-over and holiday periods) focusing on topics of interest to senior trainees eg management, preparation for consultant interviews.

 

DATE

TOPIC

LEADING HOSPITAL

ZONE ORGANISERS

Bridge Registration Hyperlink

13/01/2021 Norwich Anaesthesia Update NNUH   Registration Link
27/01/2021 Trainee Forum for all trainees     Afternoon

 

 

 

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