GP Courses.

Process for Booking Routine GP Courses

Prior to each seminar you will be sent an email from the Education Events Inbox, the Education Administator, informing you about the upcoming event, and providing details on its content.

The email will also contain logistical information about the seminar. This will include the date, venue, pre-course work (if applicable) and a programme.

Also attached will be an application form. This will need to completed and returned to Leanne as instructed in the email to book a place. Applications are dealt with on a first come first served basis up on receipt of an application form

As per the GP School mechanism we require new and up to date information for every application form which is submitted. As such an application form should be submitted even if you have previously submitted another application form for the same seminar but on a different date. Your previous application form will not be valid.

Claims for travel expenses and course fees should be submitted via the trainee's Trust, following their local policy. 

Please note advanced bookings can not be taken. 

Information regarding development opportunities for GP Faculty can be found here

 

Additional courses may be suitable throughout the GP training programme. 

AKT Support Course

The course is aimed at those who have taken AKT once and failed it. However, trainees that have failed the AKT more than once are welcome to attend, if they have not previously. It allows for reflection on, and ideas exchange around, preparation methods. There is minimal overlap with the local RCGP AKT course.

Length of course: One day

Frequency of the course: It’s held three times a year, approximately 6 weeks before the next sitting.

How to book: Trainees will be emailed directly to book on to the course. For any questions, please email GPSouth.yh@hee.nhs.uk

CSA Support Course

This course is targeted at trainees thought likely to struggle with the exam. These trainees are identified by selection scores, performance in practice or at mock CSA. The day involves exploring the exam and consultation issues in detail, followed by examiner and trainer observed simulations with feedback.

Length of course: One day

Frequency of the course: It is held throughout the year, in line with the exam sittings

How to book: To book a place, please contact educationevents.yh@hee.nhs.uk 

Study Skills for Busy Doctors

The course is aimed at those who have taken the AKT or CSA once and failed it. However, trainees that have failed an exam more than once are welcome to attend, if they have not previously. 
The course is led by a psychologist and trainer with many interactive exercises this will help those who have failed AKT or CSA to harness their nerves and perform their best. It will also address the last 4 weeks of exam preparation.

Length of course: One day

Frequency of the course: Three times a year. 

How to book: Trainees will be emailed directly to book on to the course. For any questions, please email GPSouth.yh@hee.nhs.uk

Enhanced IMG Induction

This course is aimed at ST1s that have graduated abroad. The course incorporates practical GP advice, linguistics and consulting skills.

Length of course: Two days (trainees must attend both)

Frequency of the course: Twice a year, in line with the August and February start dates. 

How to book: Trainees will be emailed directly with details of the course. For any questions, please email GPSouth.yh@hee.nhs.uk

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