ST3/DRE-EM Regional Training Days 2019-2020

Please find below the ST3/DRE-EM Regional Training Programme 2019/2020. Please ensure you liaise with your individual departments to arrange study leave on these days.

 

COVID-19 UPDATE - 15TH MAY 2020

Regional teaching will resume from June 2020. There will be an online format and we plan to hold weekly 2 hour sessions on Thursdays instead of whole days.  Please be patient while we get this up and running - we will post details shortly.

Paediatric Emergency Medicine Course - 12th & 13th September 2019 or 1st & 2nd October 2019

This course is mandatory for all ST3 and DRE-EM trainees undertaking their year in Emergency Medicine. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A SPLIT SITE course; the course will be held on Thursday 12th & Friday 13th September 2019 at Peterborough City Hospital and on Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd October 2019 at Basildon Hospital Please attend the date and venue which is most convenient to you.

Host 1: Peterborough City Hospital - Thursday 12th & Friday 13th September 2019

Host 2: Basildon Hospital - Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd October 2019

To book a place please email Anna Frost

ST3/DRE-EM Training Day - Friday 11th October 2019

Host: Addenbrooke's Hospital 

Topic: Trauma 1

Curriculum Topics: Head, Chest, Abdominal, Maxillo-facial trauma, burns, etc

Venue: Conference Hall, Cambridge Professional Development Centre, Foster Road, Cambridge, CB2 9NL. For a map and directions please click here

Parking: Free parking is available opposite the centre.

Programme: 

09.00-10:00      Head injury-                 Dr Eoin Macdonald-Nethercott, Consultant In Emergency Medicine 

10:00:11:00      Chest trauma-              Dr Dominic Rayment, Consultant In Emergency Medicine 

11:00-11:15      Coffee Break

11:15-12:15      Abdominal trauma       Dr John Lankester, Consultant In Emergency Medicine 

12:00-13:15      Head CT in trauma        Dr Rajeev Madan, , Consultant In Emergency Medicine 

13:15 -14:00.    Lunch (Please bring a packed lunch - there are no facilities to purchase food)

14:00-15:00.    Maxillo-facial Trauma     Mr Malcolm Cameron, Maxillofacial Consultant

15:00-16:00.    Resuscitative thoracotomy   Dr John Lankester, , Consultant In Emergency Medicine 

16:00-16:15.    Coffee Break

16:15-17:30.    Practical skills in trauma       Dr Sarah Hazleman & Dr Yasmin Sultan, , Consultants In Emergency Medicine 

ST3/DRE-EM Training Day - Friday 8th November 2019

Host: Southend Hospital 

Topic: Neurology 

Curriculum Topics: Headaches, First fit, Pts with recurrent fits, Acute confusion, Stroke, Assessment of limb weakness, Assessment of acute dizziness, encephalitis, Multiple Sclerosis, Unusual strokes (brain stem/ cerebeller) etc

Venue: Lecture Theatre, Education Centre, Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Prittlewell Chase, Westcliff on Sea, Essex, SS0 0RY 

For a site map please click here

For directions please click here

 

 

Time

 

Topic

 

Speaker / Room- Lecture Theatre unless otherwise stated

0900-0930

Registration and Breakfast sponsored by Brett Walters

Exhibition area

930-10.15

Headache-SAH

Dr Dalip Kumar, ED Consultant

10.15-11.00

Encephalitis

Dr Michael Acidri, ED Consultant

1100-1115

 Sponsored Coffee Break

Exhibition area

11.15-12.30

Beyond Thrombolysis

 

Professor Iris Grunwald, Consultant Interventional radiology and Stroke

1230-1330 LUNCH

 

Sponsored lunch provided  by Barry Blignaut

Exhibition Area

1330-14.45

FRCEM QUESTIONS

Dr Antoine Azzi, ED Consultant

14.45-15.00

Sponsored tea break  

Exhibition area

1500-1700

OSCE STATIONS

 

Dr Caroline Howard, Clinical Director ED (plus ED team)

1700

Close

 

Lecture Theatre

ST3 / DRE-EM Training Day - Friday 13th December 2019

Host: James Paget Hospital 

Topic: Respiratory 

Curriculum Topics: Acute exacerbation of Asthma, COPD, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Embolism, Sarcoidosis, Tuberculosis

Venue: Breydon Room, Education and Training Centre 1st floor, James Paget University Hospital, Gorleston Great Yarmouth NR31 6LA

Please find attached a car park map. Please park in Car Park E (it is much bigger than it appears on the map) and press the intercom button on arrival and explain that you are here for a regional A&E training day they should  let you in. If car park E is full, please try the overflow car park.

Unfortunately as with most hospitals the car parks are incredibly busy and by 0900 mostly full. We cannot guarantee you a space. Parking on surrounding roads is largely permit holders only and cars regularly get parking tickets. If unable to park on site it is possible to park on the Marine Parade or Links Road which are a 5-10 minute walk away. We have attached a map and marked these roads in red. The trust have allowed 30 minutes for registration so hopefully this should allow you enough time to park and walk if necessary

Programme: 

09:00-09:30   Registration and coffee

09:30               Asthma / COPD - Dr Laura Maclean Chief Resident Emergency Medicine JPUH

10:30               Mental Stamina in Professional Practice - Dr Alan Palmer, Lead Chaplain JPUH

11:30               Coffee

11:45               TBC

12:45               Lunch: sponsored by Graham Sparkes, A.Menarini Farmaceutica Internazionale SRL and Mark Thorpe,  Bristol-Myers Squibb

13:30               Hyperbaric medicine – Dr Duncan Peacock Consultant in Emergency Medicine

14:30               FRCEM questions - Dr Jim Crawfurd Consultant in Emergency Medicine

16:00              Summary and close

ST3/DRE-EM Training Day - Friday 10th January 2020

Host: Basildon Hospital 

Topic: Trauma 2

Curriculum Topics: Upper and Lower Limb trauma, open fractures, Pelvic trauma, Spinal trauma, etc.

Venue: Room 4 & 5 Education Suite, Level D Cardiothoracic Centre,Basildon Hospital, Nethermayne, Basildon, Essex, SS16 5NL

For a site map please click here

Basildon hospital has a large multi-storey car park, however parking can be an big issue in the morning so please allow quite plenty of time for parking, you can claim the parking charge( in addition to mileage )through your study leave. Consider Car sharing

Programme: 

 

TIME

 

TOPIC

 

10:00

 

REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

 

10:10

 

 

Welcome & Introduction

10:20

Upper Limb Injuries

11:05

Practical session – Lower limb Major Joints Examination

11:50

Coffee Break

12:00

Spinal Trauma

12:45

Lunch and Sponsor Presentation by Mr Barry Blignaut

13:15

Plastering Techniques and limb Splints

14:00

Lower Limb Injuries

14:45

 Fractures and how not to miss them

15:30

Open Fracture – ED Management and beyond

16:15

“Soft Tissue Injuries”, what does it mean

16:45:00

Summary and Closure

ST3/DRE-EM Training Day - Friday 14th February 2020

Host: Luton & Dunstable Hospital 

Topic: Infectious Disease

Curriculum Topics: PUO, Shingles, IV drug abusers, Needle stick injures, human/ animal bites, HIVs/ HepBs (emergencies in HIV) etc. sexually transmitted diseases

Venue: Seminar rooms 6a/6b, COMET, Luton & Dunstable University Hospital. LU4 0DZ. For a hospital map please click here. 

Parking: The organisers have kindly arranged free parking spaces for all attendees near Mecca Bingo, Skimpot road, Luton, LU4 0JB. please only park in spaces allocated for Luton & Dunstable hospital staff. 

Click here for a car park plan. 

Click here for directions to the hospital from the car park

Programme: 

0845-0900: Welcome & Registration

0900-0935: Drug abuse and drug trends – Marta Helon – Harm reduction and health promotion worker

0935-1020: Interesting cases of Tuberculosis – Dr. Parthiban Pillai, Consultant in Respiratory Medicine

1020-1105: Acute STI presentations and STI testing – Dr. Joelle Turner, Consultant in Sexual Health and HIV.

1105-1120: Break

1120-1200: Hormonal contraception – Methods, Risks & side-effects – Dr. Vasanthy Ravichandran, Clinical contraceptive lead

1200-1245: Needlestick injuries and PREP – Dr. Mohammad Asaria – Consultant in Emergency medicine.

1245-1330 – Lunch

1330-1530 – Simulation sessions – Rooms Sim 1 and Sim 2

1330-1430

RED team

BLUE team

1430-1530

BLUE team

RED team

1530-1600 - Quiz

 

ST3/DRE-EM Training Day - Friday 13th March 2020 *** CANCELLED ***

Host: Watford General Hospital 

Following the escalation of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Europe and the UK, and as a precautionary measure we have decided to cancel the ST3/DRE-EM Training Day which was due to take place in Watford tomorrow.

We are disappointed to have to cancel this training day however the wellbeing of our trainees is essential.

If you have been given study leave to attend the training day, please contact your trust who will be able to advise your working requirements (if any) for the day.

All other School events are currently due to proceed but we will continue to review the situation daily. We will advise trainees as soon as possible should any further cancellations become necessary. 

Thank you for understanding and cooperation in this matter. 

ST3/DRE-EM Training Day - Thursday 9th April 2020 *** CANCELLED ***

Host: Norfolk & Norwich Hospital 

Topic: Surgical

Curriculum Topics: Assessment of Abdominal pain, surgical emergencies, abdominal swellings, constipation etc

Following the escalation of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Europe and the UK, and as a precautionary measure we have decided to cancel the ST3/DRE-EM Training Day which was due to take place on 9th April.

We are disappointed to have to cancel this training day however the wellbeing of our trainees is essential.

If you have been given study leave to attend the training day, please contact your trust who will be able to advise your working requirements (if any) for the day.

All other School events are currently due to proceed but we will continue to review the situation daily. We will advise trainees as soon as possible should any further cancellations become necessary. 

Thank you for understanding and cooperation in this matter. 

ST3/DRE-EM Training Day - Wednesday 20th May 2020 *** CANCELLED ***

This training was originally scheduled to take place on Friday 8th May 2019. All trainees and Specialty Tutors informed of change of date by email on 3rd October 2019

HostLister Hospital 

The School has taken the difficult decision to further extend the cancellation of all training activities and events until the end of May. 

Further announcements will be made in the coming weeks for events from June onwards, as we continue to monitor the ever-changing situation.

We recognise the importance of the activities and events and are looking into alternative ways to bring this to you including an online learning platform. We will keep you updated as this piece of work progresses.

If you are concerned about work or training, please do hesitate to contact your Training Programme Director or any of the Schools Operational Team. 

ST3/DRE-EM Training Day - Thursday 4th June 2020

Dear East of England Emergency Medicine ST3 / DRE-M Trainees

You are invited to attend the first ST3/DRE-EM regional teaching session which is taking place on Thursday 4th June, 09:00-11:00hrs. This session will take place using zoom.

These sessions will take place every Thursday between 09:00 – 11:00hrs and will take place instead of the monthly face to face training days. Please ensure you inform your rota coordinators accordingly.

Internal study leave should be reinstated now that Trusts are looking at plans for return to business as usual,  any time spent viewing online content should accrue into normal study leave allowances. We plan to run these up to the end of December, after which the hope is that we can meet again face to face.

The meeting ID and password has been sent to your email address. 

Programme:

  • Introduction
  • Atypical presentations of COVID - 19
  • Question and answer session

Meeting guidelines

 

·         We recommend downloading Zoom on your phone or personal computer in advance of the session, and joining 5-10 minutes before the official start time.

·         You will automatically be placed on mute when joining the meeting - please do not unmute yourself unless speaking in the session.

·         We will be recording the sessions which will be made available post event for trainees that were unable to attend the live session - by dialling into the meeting, you are agreeing to participate in a recorded session.

·         Please be aware that no sensitive or patient-identifiable data will be discussed during these meetings unless consent has been obtained in advance.

 

ST3/DRE-EM Training Day - Thursday 11th June 2020

Teaching will be delivered by an Online Learning Platform. Further details will be published once available 

Time: TBC

ST3/DRE-EM Training Day - Thursday 18th June 2020

Teaching will be delivered by an Online Learning Platform. Further details will be published once available 

Time: TBC

ST3/DRE-EM Training Day - Thursday 25th June 2020

Teaching will be delivered by an Online Learning Platform. Further details will be published once available 

Time: TBC

ST3/DRE-EM Training Day - Thursday 2nd July 2020

Teaching will be delivered by an Online Learning Platform. Further details will be published once available 

Time: TBC

ST3/DRE-EM Training Day - Thursday 9th July 2020

Teaching will be delivered by an Online Learning Platform. Further details will be published once available 

Time: TBC

ST3/DRE-EM Training Day - Thursday 16th July 2020

Teaching will be delivered by an Online Learning Platform. Further details will be published once available 

Time: TBC

ST3/DRE-EM Training Day - Thursday 23rd July 2020

Teaching will be delivered by an Online Learning Platform. Further details will be published once available 

Time: TBC

ST3/DRE-EM Training Day - Thursday 30th July 2020

Teaching will be delivered by an Online Learning Platform. Further details will be published once available 

Time: TBC

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