Generic Skills Courses.

Health Education England working across Yorkshire and the Humber has developed a range of courses for junior doctors and dentists in training as well as SASG doctors, trainers and supervisors. The aim is to provide access to generic skills as well as personal and professional development which supports and enhances good medical practice.

In addition we provide a Careers Support Service via designated Associate Postgraduate Deans.


Further Subject Specific Courses

General Practice Courses (see General Practice pages)

Staff and Associate Specialist (SAS) Doctors Courses (see SAS pages)

Dentistry Courses (see Dental pages)

Core Medical Training Courses (CMT-Regional Teaching)

Courses Overview

Recommended Pathways through the Training Programme.

This is a general guide. It is designed to assist Specialty Trainees and Consultants in prioritising professional development and training.

SAS doctors in the Yorkshire & Humber area are welcome to attend the Generic Skills Courses as indicated below.

Recommended Training Pathways

 

SAS

ST3

ST4

 ST5

 ST6

ST7

Consultant
Quality Improvement

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*

*

* * *  
Research for the Specialty Trainee 

*

*

*

 *  * *  

Interpersonal Communication Skills (Core Module)

*

*

*

       
Medical Ethics

*

*

*

*

*

   
Legal Issues - Keeping out of Trouble * * *

*

*

*

*

Communication in the Real World * * *

*

*

*

*

Teaching and Presentation Skills *    

*

*

*

*

Mentoring *    

*

*

*

*

Management and Leadership Development (3 Days) *    

*

*

*

 
Harrogate Experience in Leadership and Management (HELM Course)       * * *  
CV Writing  *      

*

*

 
Making the Transition to Consultant *      

*

*

 
The Job Interview *      

*

*

 
Training the Trainers  *      

*

*

 
Management and Leadership Development (2 Days) (Final Year Trainees)  *          
Educational Supervision             

* plus non-consultant career grades who act as supervisors

Course Listing

To view course information and book these courses, please visit the online booking system Maxcourse.

Please use the links below for information on:

  • Educational supervision
  • Equal opportunities
  • Human factor in patient safety
  • Harrogate Experience in Leadership and Management (HELM Course)

List of Generic Skills Courses held throughout the year:

Please check Maxcourse for dates and availability

  Applicable to Duration Delivery

Communication in the Real World

ST3-8 + SAS

2 Days

Face to Face

CV Writing & Self Presentation

ST6+ and SAS

1 Day

Face to face

Educational Supervision

Consultants Only + non-consultant career grades who act as supervisors 

N/A

Blended Learning

Equal Opportunities

Selectors

N/A

e-learning

Human Factor in Patient Safety

All

1 day

Face to face

Harrogate Experience in Leadership and Management (HELM Course)

ST5+

2 Days

Face to face

Interpersonal Communication Skills

ST3-4 + SAS

2 Days

Face to face

Legal Issues - Keeping out of Trouble

ST3-8 + SAS

2 Days

Face to Face

Making the Transition to Consultant

ST6+ SAS

1 Day

Face to face

Management & Leadership

ST5+ and SAS

3 Days

Face to face

Management (2 Days)

Final Year Trainees Only + SAS

2 Days

Face to face

Management Course

Final Year Trainees Only + SAS

3 Days

Face to face

Medical Ethics

ST3-8 + SAS

1 Day

Face to face

Mentoring

ST5+ SAS

1 Day

Face to Face

Quality Improvement

ST3-8 + SAS

2 Day

Face to Face

Research Skills for the Specialty Trainee

ST3-8 + SAS

2 Days

Face to Face

Teaching the Trainers

ST3-8 + SAS

2 Days

Face to face

Teaching & Supporting Learning

ST3-8 + SAS

2 Days

Face to face

Teaching the Teachers

ST3-8 + SAS

2 Days

Face to face

The Job Interview

Final Year Trainees

1 Day

Face to face

Training the Trainers Course

ST3-8 + SAS

3 Days

Face to face

Training the Trainers Course

ST3-8 + SAS

2 Days

Face to face

Educational Supervision

For further information please click here

Human Factor in Patient Safety

Delivery method: Face to face

The FLP faculty of Human Factors invites teams of healthcare professionals to attend these one-day training events for improved patient safety in Yorkshire and Humber. The interactive courses are inter-professional education opportunities for teams of any specialty, area, or background to explore and expand their interest and understanding of Human Factors in healthcare.

Areas covered include:

  • What is meant by Human Factors
  • How Human Factors impact on patient safety
  • How Human Factors can be managed for best effect
  • Human Factors in context of healthcare intitatives such as SBAR, checklists and brief/defrief
  • How to use this understanding to make everyday practice safer

Course duration: 1 day

To view course information and book this course, please visit the online booking system Maxcourse (please click on this link) and create your user account, following the instructions below: 

Click on ‘New user – start here’

After you have created your account, you will need to ensure that the following additional fields in ‘User Details’ are completed in order to be able to book onto a course:

Profession – Select the one/s that apply, this will be used to confirm you are applying for courses relevant to your current grade.

The following fields can be found under ‘Personal details’ in the ‘User Details’section

Gender

Main occupation – please select the one that best describes your current grade

Specialty – Select from drop down list

Trust – Select appropriate trust or ‘Not trust based’ if that is applicable

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

Harrogate Experience in Leadership and Management (HELM Course)

COURSE OVERVIEW

The HELM course is a 2 day management course designed for senior medical trainees (ST5+) who wish to understand more about the function of the NHS, the non-clinical management roles undertaken as a hospital consultant and to improve their job application and interview skills.

 The course is delivered by a faculty of experienced senior clinicians and current NHS managers to a group of 16 delegates at Harrogate District Hospital and encompasses topics such as Finance and Commissioning, Current NHS Policy, Hospital Performance and includes Business Case preparation, Governance and Serious incident investigation as well as job application skill workshops.

Upcoming course dates, all at Harrogate District Hospital:

13 & 14th November 2017

26 & 27 March 2018

“Excellent speakers with a wide range of experience and knowledge. A very useful course to understand the structure of the NHS and how a hospital is managed. Very good value for money – I would highly recommend”

HELM Course Attendee

“Very useful course. Exactly what a senior trainee needs prior to applying for a consultant role”

HELM Course Attendee

 

For more information or to enquire about a place go to www.HELMcourse.com

(Please note this is an external course with a limited number of HEYH-funded places – if you have already completed another HEYH management course the HELM course fee for an external place will apply.)

Curriculum Delivery

To see details of the HEE YH Curriculum Delivery, please go to the 'Policies' section of this website. These will provide details in relation to eligibility and the process for financial reimbursement.

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