Please find below the ACCS Regional Training Programme 2017/18. Please ensure you liaise with your individual departments to arrange study leave on these days

 

ACCS Year 2 Introduction Day - Friday 04 August 2017

To be attended by all ACCS Year 2 trainees 

Michael Salmon Building
Anglia Ruskin University (Chelmsford Campus)
 

13:00 Coffee and Registration   Please obtain your WiFi code at reception and log in

13:30 Welcome and Introduction to the School

13:45 Streamed sessions:
- Core Anaesthesia / ACCS CT 2 Anaesthesia

  • - ACCS CT 2 Emergency Medicine / Acute Medicine
  • Where to start
  • Workbook
  • e-Portfolio
  • IAC
  • Logbook
  • Exams
  • Introduction to Anaesthesia
  • Teaching programmes
  • ARCP
  • Locums
  • Timeline

(~15:00 Coffee break)

16:00 Trainee in difficulty

16:20 Trainee representative

16:45 Questions

17:15 Summary and close

Please confirm your attendance to Anna Frost

ACCS Year 1 Introduction Day - Friday 25 August 2017

To be attended by all ACCS Year 1 trainees 

                   

ACCS Introductory Day

 

Venue:  Alice Fisher Lecture Theatre

Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ

 

 

ACCS-1 Introduction Day

25th August 2017

Alice Fisher Lecture Theatre

Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 0QQ

 

0945 – 1000                Registration

 

1000 – 1015                Introduction and Format of the Day

                                                Dr Diane Williamson, Training Program Director

                                                Dr Kuldeep Kaur, ACCS-ST3 Trainee

 

1015 – 1100                Overview of ACCS

                                                Supervisors

                                                Communication and Contact Information

                                                HEEoE Website

                                                Regional Training Program

                                                ACCS Handbook

                                                ARCP Process, Checklist and Preparation

                            

1100 – 1145                Lecture – Be Prepared

                                                Dr Adrian Boyle, Emergency Medicine Consultant            

 

1145 – 1210                Break

 

1210 – 1300                Open Discussion

 

1300 – 1415                Lunch and TPD One-on-One

                                    Please bring a packed lunch or money to buy.

 

1415 – 1430                New Trainee Representative

 

1430 – 1510                Divide into Specialty Streams for Discussions led by:

                                                Dr Christopher Adcock – Acute Medicine Consultant

                                                Dr Nicola Barber - Anaesthetics Consultant

                                                Dr Richard Kendall – Emergency Medicine Consultant

 

1515 – 1600                Trainee Perspective

                                                What to expect in ACCS

                                                Demonstration of e-portfolio

                                                Avoiding pitfalls

                                                Getting the best out of training

 

1600 - 1615                 Round-up of One-on-One and Open Discussion

 

1615 – 1630                Feedback and Close

 

 

 

Situational Judgement Paper (SJP) Exam Preparation Workshop - Friday 25 August 2017

For all those sitting the SJP in September 2017 we are holding an exam preparation workshop on Friday 25 August 2017, 10:00-12:30hrs in Seminar Room 2, Clinical School, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ.

 

This workshop will focus on the format of the exam, practice questions and important topics. This event is free to all East of England trainees.

 

If you would like to book a place please email Anna Frost

 

ACCS Training Day - Friday 1 September 2017

 

 

To be attended by all ACCS Year 1 trainees

Host: Lister Hospital, Stevenage

Please confirm your attendance to jan.caspell@nhs.net

Venue:

Bedwell Community Centre
Bedwell Crescent
Stevenage
SG1 1NA

Parking:

parking is on the left just before the centre so park then continue to walk down the road and the centre is next door

Food:

Please be prepared to buy lunch. There is a:

  • supermarket
  • bakers which makes up sandwiches and also serves pasties, sausage rolls et
  • pub
  • martins newsagents
  • fish and chip shop

Program:

Registration and Welcome

 

10:00

 

Therapeutics & Safe Prescribing

 

 

Carolyn Meredith

10:45

 

Cyanosis

 

Kevin Zammit

 

11:30

Break

 

11:45

 

Acute Back Pain

 

Medhat Michail

 

12:30

Lunch

Please bring a packed lunch or money to buy lunch at a shop near the venue.

13:15

 

Weakness & Paralysis

 

Sigi Wilkey

 

14:00

 

Time & Workload Management

 

Palmer Winstanley

 

14:45

Break

 

15:00

 

Non-pharmacolocigal pain relief in the ED

 

Prof John Saetta

15:45

Feedback and End

 

Organisers: Jan Caspell and Dr Jon Baker

Please confirm your attendance to Jan Caspell email: jan.caspell@nhs.net

Presentations:

 

Weakness and Paralysis

Pack Pain

Cyanosis

Safe Prescribing

Mock OSCE MRCEM - Friday 22 September 2017

 

 

 

Venue – Cambridge Professional Development Centre
ELH1601, Foster Road, Trumpington
Cambridge CB2 9NL

09:00-09:15 Registration

09:15-10:15 Tips for OSCEs Faculty

10:15-10:30 Tea Break

10:30 – 11:00 Station set up

11:00-13:15 2 Sets of OSCEs Faculty with some stations changed

Each station 10 minutes:
1 minute reading.
7 mins practice run and 2 minutes feedback on
a) Communication
b) History taking
c) Physical Examination
d) Teaching med/ nursing student
e) Joint examination
f) Practical skills

13:15 – 14:00 LUNCH

14:00 – 15:00 Set of OSCEs Faculty

Each station: 1minute reading and 7 minutes practice run (exam
condition).

15:00-16:00 Tea Break & Feedback on the day

The above programme timings may vary depending on the number of trainees and trainers.

 

 
ACCS Emergency Medicine Training Day - Friday 6 October 2017

To be attended by all ACCS Emergency Medicine Stream Year 1 and Year 2 trainees

Host: Addenbrooke's Hospital

Venue: Alice Fisher Lecture Theatre

10am -4pm.

Programme:

10am-12:             Audit, QIP, Health Promotion and Public Health

                                Adrian Boyle, ED Consultant, Addenbrooke’s Hospital

12-1pm:               Lunch

1-2pm:                  Chest Pain Assessment in the ED. ACS Management.

                                Dr Unni Krishnan, Consultant Cardiologist, Papworth and Addenbrooke’s Hospitals

2-3pm                   Diarrhoea: Assessment and Management

                                Dr Diane Williamson, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Addenbrooke’s

3-4pm                   Palpitations

                                Dr Yasmin Sultan, C Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Addenbrooke’s

4pm:                      Questions & Close.

 

Palpitations

An Urgent and Explosive Presentation

 

ACCS Training Day - Friday 3 November 2017

 

To be attended by all ACCS Year 1 trainees

Host:
PLEASE NOTE that this is a SPILT training day.
The course will be run in Kings Lynn and Basildon - please attend the venue suitable to you.
 
 
Kings Lynn
 
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kings Lynn; Lecture Theatre
9.45am Registration
10.00am Welcome – Plan for the Day Dr Harith Altemimi
10.15am Acute Delirium and Confusion Dr James Casson
11.15am COFFEE
11.30am Clinical Reasoning Dr Harith Altemimi
12.00pm Case presentation Dr Dominic Rodwell
12.30pm Cardiac Syncope Dr Dominic Giles
1.00pm LUNCH
1.45pm Endocrinology Dr Firas Haddadin
2.30pm Subarachnoid Haemorrhage Neurology - TBC
3.15pm Case presentation Dr Asif Mahmood
3.45pm Feedback/close
 
Basildon Hospital

Useful Information

  1. The programme will start at 10:00 and finishes around 16:00
  2. The venue is the ED Seminar Room in the ED building, please report to reception and they will guide you (doors are protected by security pass)
  3. There will be refreshments and sponsored lunch.
  4. Basildon hospital has a large multi-storey car park, however parking can be an issue in the morning so please allow some time for parking, you can claim the parking charge( in addition to mileage )through your study leave.
  5. For further information you can contact Anna Frost at the School or Mr Abdulla Pas Leslie Gibbs/Julie miles on 01268524900- 2866 or 2870

 

 

TIME

 

TOPIC

 

SPEAKER

 

 

10:00

 

 

REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

 

 

10:15

 

 

Introduction

 

Mr Saad Abdulla, Consultant in EM

 

 

10:20

 

 

 Decision Making and Clinical Reasoning

Mr Saad Abdulla, Consultant in EM

 

 

11:00

 

 

Aggressive/Disturbed Behaviour

Dr Renga Subramanian,

Consultant in EM

 

11:40

 

 

COFFEE

 

 

11:50

 

 

Confusion/Acute Delirium

Dr Godwin Simon, Consultant Acute Physician

 

12:30

 

 

Lunch with Short Presentation by Sponsor

Mr Barry Bignaut

AstraZeneca

13:10

 

 

Fever

TBC

13:50

Trainees meeting (20 minutes) followed by Q&A led by Diane Williamson (10min)

Trainees and Dr Diane Williamson, TPD for ACCS, HEE-EoE

 

14:20

 

The Patient as the Centre Focus of Care

 

Mr Saad Abdulla, Consultant in EM

 

15:00

 

 

Unconscious patient-Simulation

Basildon EM trainee team+ Mr Saad Abdulla

 

 

15:50

 

 

Closure and Feedback

 

Mr Saad Abdulla, Consultant in EM

 

ACCS Training Day - Friday 1 December 2017

To be attended by all ACCS Year 1 trainees

ACCS Training Day

Host: Colchester Hospital

Venue:

St. John's Colchester
St Johns Church
St Johns Close
Colchester
Essex

CO4 0HP

 

1000

Welcome and Introduction to Training Day

Daniel Stanciu

10:10

Mentorship Program

Catriona MacDougall

11:15

Medicolegal Considerations – staying out of trouble

 

Sally Old

12:15

Lunch

 

13:00

Trainee Meeting

Led by ACCS Trainee Rep

 

13:20

Meeting Feedback and Discussion

Diane Williamson

13:30

Paediatric trauma

Daniel Stanciu

14:30

Break

 

14:45

Syncope – a practical approach in ED/EAU

Dr Tariq Kemal

15:55

Feedback

 

 

16:00

Session End

 

 

 

ACCS Training Day - Friday 5 January 2018

 

To be attended by all ACCS Year 1 trainees

 

Please note this is a split day held in Watford and Norwich. Please attend the location most convenient for you.

 

 

Host 1: Watford General Hospital

Watford General Hospital, Vicarage Road, Watford, WD18 0HB  Medical Education Centre- Lecture Theatre 1

 

 

 

09:30

Coffee and welcome

 

10:00

Chest X-Ray interpretation

 

 

Dr Bhaghat

Radiologist

 

11:00

Paediatric Respiratory Disease

Dr Richard Burridge

Paediatrician

11:45

Break

 

12:00

Quality and Safety Session

 

Dr Rachel Hoey

EM Consultant

13:00

Lunch

Lunch is not provided. Please bring your own, or go to the canteen

13:45

Breathlessness

Dr Kay Roy

Respiratory Consultant

14:45

Sepsis

Dr Claire Shine

EM Consultant

15:45

Feedback and End

 

 

Please be aware parking is extremely difficult. Give yourselves plenty of time to get to the session You will need to pay for parking

 

Host 2: Norfolk & Norwich Hospital 

Bob Champion Research and Education Building, Room 10
 

Time                               Topic                                                                   Speaker
10:00                               Refreshments and pastries

10:15-11:15                      Pain management in the ED                                 Dr Kherbeck Consultant, EM

11:15-12:30                      Approaching sepsis,
                                       Interventions in the ED,
                                       What could we be doing better?                            Dr M Irvine Consultant, ICM NNUH

12:30                              Lunch Small café situated in BCRE or Best café is Café Pure (Outside West Atrium, NNUH) Or Main canteen  Level 1, West, NNUH

13:15-14:30                     Infection control in the ED An approach to the travelling patient with pyrexia          Dr N Elumogo, Consultant Microbiologist & Director of Infection Prevention & Control, NNUH

14:30                              Scenarios                                                      Dr Jane Evans & Dr T Kherbeck

 

16:00 Close

Situational Judgement Paper (SJP) Exam Preparation Workshop - Friday 26 January 2018

For all those sitting the SJP in March 2018 we are holding an exam preparation workshop on Friday 26 January, 10:00-12:30hrs in Seminar Room, F & G Level 5, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ.

This workshop will focus on the format of the exam, practice questions and important topics. This event is free to all East of England trainees.

If you would like to book a place please email Anna Frost

 

ACCS Emergency Medicine Training Day - Friday 2 February 2018

 

To be attended by all ACCS Emergency Medicine Year 1 and Year 2 trainees

Learning & Development Centre, Level 4

Peterborough City Hospital

Bretton Gate

Peterborough

PE3 9GZ

 

Draft programme

 

 

 

Faculty

Room

0945-1015

Welcome & Registrations

 

1015 – 1155

History Taking – workshops

 

Rotating

AY, CT

 

1155-1210

Coffee

 

1210-1300

Poisoning

CT

LT

1300-1345

Lunch

1345-1435

Critical Appraisal – an introduction

 

LT

1445-1500

Tea

 

1525-1615

Head Injury

AY

LT

1615-1630

Feedback & clarifications

 

 

 

Instructions for getting to PCH

 

By Car:

 

Sat Nav Post code: PE3 9GZ, Bretton Gate. Do not follow instructions to Peterborough District Hospital or to Alderman’s drive.

 

Parking map – park in patient car parks (A or C). Concession prices are available

 

 

By Rail:

 

From railway station: Walk out of front of the station towards town. Cross over the footbridge with the blue & green windows to Queensgate Shopping Centre, and immediately down the stairs to the Bus Station. Buses 2, 3, & 4 all travel to the hospital

http://www.travelchoice.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/TrafficTravelParking-Buses-BusRouteMap.pdf

 

Alternatively, there is a taxi rank outside the station.

The Learning centre can be found on Level 4 using the lifts behind the main atrium

ACCS Training Day - Friday 2 March 2018 - CANCELLED

 

Due to the severe weather and dangerous travelling conditions we have decided to cancel the ACCS training day which was scheduled to take place tomorrow.

 

If you have been granted study leave to attend please ensure that you inform your trust and rota coordinators ASAP.

ACCS Training Day - Friday 6 April 2018

To be attended by all ACCS Year 1 trainees

 

Please note this is a split day held in Ipswich and Luton and Dunstable. Please attend the location most convenient for you.

Venue: PGME Classroom 7/8, Ipswich Hospital, Heath Road, Ipswich, IP4 5PD

Order in which topics presented may change.Lunch can be purchased on site, tea and coffee will be provided.

10:00-11:00 – Sepsis – Dr Richard Lloyd

11:00-11:45 – Ethical Research – Dr Richard Smith

11:45-12:00 – Coffee break

12:00-12:45 – Dizziness & Vertigo – Dr Alex Newman

12:45-13:30 – Fits/Seizures - tbc

13:30-14:00 - Lunch

14:00-14:45 – Headache – Mr Bose

14:45-15:30 – Falls - tbc

15:30-16:15 – NHS Management Structure – Dr Alex Newman

16:15-16:30 – Close/feedback

Car parking details to be confirmed

PGME marked with blue star on hospital map (main entrance is green star)

 

Host: Comet seminar room 3a and 3b, Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Trust, Lewsey Road. Luton, LU4 0DZ 

Programme schedule

08:45-09:00    Welcome and Registration

09:00-10:00   Dizziness and Vertigo: Dr Dhinakharan

10:00-11:00   Falls in the Elderly: Dos and Don’ts: Dr Reyahi

11:00-11:30   QIP in L&D: Dr Chidambaram

11:30-12:00   An interesting case: Dr Dhinakharan

12:00-13:00    Shock patient – pre hospital treatment: Dr Bissett

13:00-14:00    Lunch

14:00-14:30   Complaint process in the NHS: Dr Farrow

14:30 -15:00 First fit in ED: Dr Chidambaram

15:00-15:30 Major Haemorrhage! Dos and Don’t: Dr Kamaras

15:30-16:00 Feedback and close

 

ACCS Emergency Medicine Training Day - Friday 04 May 2018

 

To be attended by all ACCS Emergency Medicine Year 1 and Year 2 trainees

Split session, simultaneous program at Great Yarmouth and Southend Hospital. Please attend the location of your choice.

Location 1:

 

Host: James Paget Hospital, Lowestoft Rd, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth NR31 6LA

​Venue: The Learning Café, Burrage Centre, James Paget Hospital, Gorleston, NR31 6LA

 

The Burrage Centre is at the back of the hospital

 

Travel advice for the trainees:- 

Could trainees please park in the Visitors’ car parks (A and B) at the front of the hospital?

 

Programme:

9.30-10am – Coffee and registration

10am – Acute Nontraumatic Joint pain and Swelling – Dr Makkuni, Consultant Rheumatologist, JPUH

11am – Communication, Complaints and Medical Error – Dr Jim Crawfurd, ED Consultant JPUH

12.30 – 1.30 – Lunch (unfortunately not provided)

1.30 pm – The Red Eye – Mr Tom Butler, Consultant Ophthalmologist, JPUH

2.15 pm – Major Trauma – Dr Frank Sutherland, ED Consultant, JPUH

3.30 pm – Close

 

Location 2:

Host: Southend Hospital

Lecture Theatre, Education Centre

Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Prittlewell Chase

Westcliff on Sea

Essex

SS0 0RY

Travel advice for the trainees:-

The hospital postcode is SS0 0RY

Parking is only available for ‘the public’ in car parks A B and F- we would recommend entering from Prittlewell Chase entrance 1 as car park A or B are usually the best bets to get into. Sometimes car park B is for staff only until midday and this does seem to occur randomly with a notice taped to the barrier. Otherwise entrance 4 for car park F.

The education centre is labelled at the back of the site, yellow building.

For train arrivals you should take the London Liverpool Street line to Southend Victoria. The nearest stop is Prittlewell- it’s a good 10 minute walk to the hospital.

We are providing full catering for the day including a 2 course hot buffet lunch for the trainees

Programme:

 

Time

 

Topic

0930-1015

Major trauma I- Dr Hoque

 

1015-1100

Major trauma II - Dr Shah

 

1100-1120

Coffee and biscuits

 

1120-1205

The red eye- Dr Acidri

 

1205-1245

Relationships with patients and communication within a consultation - Dr Kumar

 

1245-1345

 

Lunch (and trainee meeting 13.20-13.45)

1345-1430

Common errors –Dr Howard

 

1430-1515

Complaints- Dr Willis

 

1515-1530

 

Tea and Biscuits

1530-1615

Atraumatic limb pain and swelling- Dr Negrea?

 

1615

Close

 

 

 

 

ACCS Training Day - Friday 01 June 2018

To be attended by all ACCS Year 1 trainees

Host: West Suffolk Hospital

Venue: Education centre, West Suffolk Hospital, Hardwick lane, Bury St Edmunds,  IP33 2QZ

 

 

0945

 

Welcome & registration

 

 

1000

 

session 1

 

1115

 

session 2

 

1230 Lunch

Time Out staff restaurant

Unfortunately not provided

1330

 

session 3

 

1430

 

session 4

 

1530 close

 

 

 

 

Acute Liver Failure

An introduction to ventilation 

Evaluation of a patient with Jaundice 

 

Hospital directions web page:

 https://www.wsh.nhs.uk/Patients-and-visitors/Information-for-visitors/Getting-here.aspx

For those coming by car please park in the front car park (car park A for visitors and patients). Car sharing is suggested.

The hospital address is West Suffolk Hospital, Hardwick lane, Bury St Edmunds,  IP33 2QZ

Sat nav: IP33 2QZ

The meeting room is in the Education centre and medical library at the rear of the hospital. After parking either enter the main entrance walk straight ahaead at the T junction turn right walk to the end 100m then turn left walk 100 m and take the exit by pharmacy to the Education center.

Alternately walk in an anticlockwise direction round the hospital to the Education centre.

 

ACCS Presentation Day - Friday 06 July 2018

To be attended by all ACCS Emergency Medicine Year 1,  Year 2 trainees and Emergency Medicine ST3/DRE-EM Trainees

ACCS and ST3/DRE-EM Presentation Day

09:00 - 16.00hrs in S2, Kings House, 245 Ampthill Road, Bedford, MK42 9AZ.

Programme

 

Timing

Presentation:

Speakers:

09.00-09.20

Registration, Refreshments and Introduction

Dr Devasena Subramanian, Consultant in Emergency Medicine

09.20-09.40

Acute vertigo 

Nalayini Jeyavel,  ST3 Emergency Medicine

09.40-10.00

PHEM Feedback: Learning from patients, for patients

Matthew Snowsill, ST3 Emergency Medicine Nalayini Jeyavel,  ST3 Emergency Medicine

10.00-10.20

Hindsight bias and its effects on case note reviews of patient care

Daisy (Sian) Stevens.  ST2 Emergency Medicine

10.20-10.40

Drooling over Turkey…                       

Saptha Gopi,  ST2 Emergency Medicine

10.40-11.00

Refreshments

11.00-11.20

Body Electricity and Electro-therapy

Jude Okoye,  DRE-EM

11.20-11.40

The Forgotten Disease

Manjit Riyat,  ST2 Emergency Medicine

11.40-12.00

DVT management in ambulatory care at Broomfield Hospital: a re-audit 

Frederick Jarvis CT2, Acute Medicine, Thines Karunakaran,  CT2, Acute Medicine,  Amit Shah,  CT2, Acute Medicine

12.00-12.20

ECG Mishaps - artefacts and operator errors

Rasheed Kaja Mohammad, DRE-EM

12.20-12.40

USE of NOAC in acute setting

Dr Marlyse Dieuguie-Djontu, Consultant in Acute Medicine

12.40-13.20

Lunch

13.20-13.40

Diagnostic yield and clinical outcome of CT Head scans in elderly patients over 85 years of age from emergency department

Nabarun Das, ST2 Emergency Medicine, Usama Basit,  ST2 Emergency Medicine , Kaja Mohammad Rasheed, DRE-EM

13.40-14.00

A profile of head injuries in anti-coagulated elderly patients

 

14:00-14.20

Sometimes it really is a zebra!

Sarah Hickin,  ST3 Emergency Medicine

14.20-14.40

Refreshments

14.40-15.15

Trainee meeting

15.15-15.45

Expectations as You Enter ST3

  • Acute Medicine
  • Anaesthetics
  • Emergency Medicine

 

  • TBC
  • TBC
  • Kuldeep Kaur, ST3, Emergency Medicine

15.45-16.00

Mentoring

Dr Nam Tong, Head of School, School of Emergency Medicine

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