F2 Regional Teaching - Clinical Skills

Category: Foundation - F2 Regional Teaching Programme

Date: February 14th 2014

Location: Postgraduate Medical Centre, Royal United Hospital, Bath BA1 3NG

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An interactive, workshop based study day covering the clinical skills detailed in the Foundation Curriculum. The seven workshops will enable Foundation Doctors to learn through peer and faculty assessment.  Pre-read material will be emailed directly to attendees and is also available to be downloaded from the Deanery website (link).

You are required to attend one of the Clinical Skills days, which are hosted at UH Bristol, NBT and Bath.  Places are restricted and early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment. 

  • Chest drain insertion
  • Pleural and ascitic drainage
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Suturing techniques
  • Tracheostomy management
  • Use of non-invasive ventilation
  • Aspiration of a joint effusion 

You will be provided with a manual for pre-reading, small group tuition, assessment by skilled practitioners and a certificate of attendance. An optional MCQ is available after the day for those wishing to appraise their learning.

RUH Module Lead:  Dr. Adam Malin
RUH Lead: Dr Nikky , Consultant in Emergency Medicine
UBHT Lead: Dr Chris Bourdeaux, Consultant Intensivist
NBT Lead: Dr Kay Spooner, Consultant Anaesthetist

The programme uses days from the study leave allocation. Study leave will need to be agreed and booked prior to booking on to the courses. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis.  Booking is via the MLE (Managed Learning Environment) system. For more information, see F2 MLE Booking Instructions.

Severn’s Regional F2 Teaching Programme encourages foundation trainees to experience training as part of the Foundation School, enabling us to use the faculty members who are keen to deliver proven educational material as required by the Foundation Curriculum and also offers an opportunity for trainees to network, an important part of professional development. The programme culminates with an Innovations Presentation day offering foundation trainees at F1 and F2 level the opportunity to present their work and receive regional recognition.