What is Spring / Autumn School?

Spring and Autumn School are annual, 4 day, events running in May and October. Each day contains a series of courses to choose from, aimed at the development of GP Trainers. The venue alternates between Hull, Leeds and Sheffield to enable access for all Trainers.

Course Cost: 

The course is free to GP Trainers working in Yorkshire and the Humber. 

Course Dates:

Autumn School

Autumn School is to be held 9th - 12th October 2018 at the Leadership Academy in Leeds.

Please note Maintaining the Art of GP will be held at Swinton Park, Ripon

Please see below the courses running each day including their Flyer and Programme. Please note, more information is available for each course on Medical Maxcourse.

If you have any queries, please contact the team at educationevents.yh@hee.nhs.uk

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Tuesday, 9th October 2018

Surviving and Thriving - Maintaining Resilience in General Practice

To raise awareness about resilience and explore how being more resilient may help us survive and thrive in work.

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Tutors: Nicola Gill & David Fair

 

Making Decisions Better

Decision making is at the heart of clinical practice and GP Trainers are tasked with developing the decision making of their trainees, but the theory and practice of decision making rarely features as a standalone educational session. This day fills that gap.

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Tutors: Neal Maskrey & Alan Shirley

 

Quality Improvement for WPBA

The workshop will be an interactive session using small group work and plenaries to work through the elements of the QI model for improvement

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Tutor: Amar Rughani

 

CSR and ESR for New Trainers

This course will be cover all aspects of the CSR and ESR. There will be plenty of opportunity for discussion and picking up tips on how to use Educator Notes, the CSR and ESR effectively and efficiently and how to save time as a Trainer and Educational Supervisor.

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Tutors: Sandra Brinkley & Jodie Lockwood

 

ES for Established Trainers 

This is an interactive workshop where we will look at the relationship between ESRs and ARCPs, and work through real examples of Outcomes, doing some of our own Quality Assurance, with tips to help writing and validation, and new ideas to take back to our trainees to help them improve their portfolio and evidence.

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Tutors: John Featherstone & Paul Johnson

Wednesday, 10th October 2018

WPBA for Established Trainers 

Working mainly in a small group workshop format, focusing on your experience and learning needs. To explore how to make WPBA effective, efficient, relevant, developmental, and maybe even creative and enjoyable?

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Tutors: Nick Price and further tutors to be confirmed

Thursday, 11th October 2018

Maintaining the Art of General Practice

A one-day seminar using the creative arts to explore the value of ‘home ‘in our lives and those of our colleagues and patients.

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Tutors: Nicola Gill & Roger Higson

 

Medical Ethics I-Teaching Philosophical Bioethics

How to navigate through the ethical minefield of new developments in modern General Practice.

To learn about the theory and the principles involved. How to develop the skills required to teach Medical Ethics. A morning session to help the learner discover their moral compass and the basic principles of Medical Ethics.  An afternoon session on the theory of euthanasia and dilemmas that occur with end-of-life decisions.

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Tutors: Stuart Calder & Nicki Williams

 

Managing Difficult Conversations

A one day course designed to explore the area of working with trainees in difficulty. It covers the dynamics of difficult conversations, and practical approaches to working with trainees.

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Tutors: Edmund Cross & Nick Whelan

 

Educating the Multi-Professional Workforce in General Practice - Roles for GP Educators

One day interactive Workshop Educating the Multi-professional Workforce in General Practice - roles for GP Educators

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Tutors: Pete Lane & Martin Sutcliffe

 

WPBA  for Prospective Trainers

Suitable for Trainers and prospective trainers within 6 months, (maximum 12 months), of being approved as a GP Trainer and have achieved PGMedEd Certificate. This course will be covering all aspects of WPBA. There will be plenty of opportunity for discussion and picking up tips on how to use WPBA effectively and efficiently and how to save time as a Trainer.

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Tutors: Caroline Mills & TBC

 

Friday, 12th October 2018

Supporting AKT Candidates; Information Mastery

The aim of this course is to become familiar with the aims and content of the AKT, with approaches to stay up to date as clinicians and with techniques to understand evidence and risk communication in consultations.

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Tutors: Neal Maskrey & Nick Price

 

Medical Ethics II- Teaching Medical Ethics in the Real World

The morning session is designed to highlight the moral and ethical duties of today’s GP, how to recognise ethical issues and how to make consistent moral judgements.  In turn, and how to teach the trainee -  firstly to recognise ethical issues and, secondly how to manage them in a systematic and fair manner.

The afternoon session focusses on the problems of scarce health resources, and how to recognise and manage the potential conflict that can occur between individual patient autonomy and health needs of the general population.

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Tutors: Stuart Calder & Nicki Williams

 

“When and how to say no” - in medically unexplained symptoms

A workshop on the management phase of the consultation applied to patients with medically unexplained symptoms in the General Practice setting.

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Tutors: Peter Green, Chris Webb & Kate Dickinson

 

Rank and Power Dynamics in GP Training

A half day course that explores how power and authority come into the trainer/trainee relationship.  Often ignored or even undiscussable, rank and power dynamics have a significant influence on our relationships in medicine.

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Programme to be confirmed

Tutors: Edmund Cross & Sarah Merrifield

Thursday, 8th November 2018

GP Training for Non-Trainers

This course is for any GP who works in a training practice, is interested in becoming a GP Trainer or just wants to know more about GP training. The aim is to create an environment for non-trainers to explore the GP training process.

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All Course Flyers and Programmes

Surviving and Thriving - Maintaining Resilience in General Practice - Flyer

Surviving and Thriving - Maintaining Resilience in General Practice - Programme

 

Making Decisions Better- Flyer

Making Decisions Better- Programme

 

Quality Improvement for WPBA- Flyer

Quality Improvement for WPBA- Programme

 

CSR and ESR for New Trainers- Flyer

CSR and ESR for New Trainers- Programme

 

ES for Established Trainers - Flyer

ES for Established Trainers - Programme

 

WPBA for Established Trainers - Flyer

WPBA for Established Trainers - Programme

 

Maintaining the Art of General Practice - Flyer

Maintaining the Art of General Practice - Programme

 

Medical Ethics I-Teaching Philosophical Bioethics- Flyer

Medical Ethics I-Teaching Philosophical Bioethics- Programme

 

Managing Difficult Conversations- Flyer

Managing Difficult Conversations- Programme

 

Educating the Multi-Professional Workforce in General Practice - Roles for GP Educators- Flyer

Educating the Multi-Professional Workforce in General Practice - Roles for GP Educators- Programme

 

WPBA  for Prospective Trainers- Flyer

WPBA  for Prospective Trainers- Programme

 

Supporting AKT Candidates; Information Mastery- Flyer

Supporting AKT Candidates; Information Mastery- Programme

 

Medical Ethics II- Teaching Medical Ethics in the Real World- Flyer

Medical Ethics II- Teaching Medical Ethics in the Real World- Programme

 

“When and how to say no” - in medically unexplained symptoms- Flyer

“When and how to say no” - in medically unexplained symptoms- Programme

 

Rank and Power Dynamics in GP Training- Flyer

Rank and Power Dynamics in GP Training- Programme to be confirmed

 

GP Training for Non-Trainers- Flyer

GP Training for Non-Trainers- Programme

How To Book – Medical Maxcourse

We have changed from the manual booking system to an online self-service system called Maxcourse.  

 

If you have not already created a Maxcourse account, please click on this link:  Maxcourse and follow the below instructions.

 

Click on ‘New user – start here’ and complete the requested information.

 

After you have created your account, before you can book onto a course you will need to update the following:

 

  • Profession- Select the one/s that apply, this will be used to confirm you are applying for courses relevant to your current grade. This is located under ‘User details- Professions’
  • Gender, Main Occupation, Speciality and Trust. These are to be updated via ‘User details- Personal Details’

 

Once your account has been set up, you can locate courses either by the course calendar or using the search function, specifying ‘Autumn School’.

 

Click on ‘My Courses’ to see the list of courses you are booked on to.

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