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DEVELOPING EXCELLENCE IN MEDICAL EDUCATION CONFERENCE

WHENWednesday 25 – Thursday 26 November

WHERE: Manchester Central Conference Centre

A warm welcome awaits you at the “Developing Excellence in Medical Education Conference” (DEMEC) organised jointly by COPMeD, HEE, NACT UK, NES, COGPED, AOME, ASME, GMC and MSC.

With over 300 delegates already registered to attend – can you afford to miss it?

The leading organisations in medical education and training across the country have come together to deliver the first joint national Medical Education conference in the UK. This provides an exceptional opportunity for pressurised clinicians involved in medical education and training to drive current thinking in the field of medical education and training, in a single conference with expertise from all .

The conference aims to provide delegates with the ideas and information to improve their educational practice, and allow them to collaborate across organisational and geographic boundaries, to build greater improvements for the future.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
all those involved in medical education and training at postgraduate and undergraduate level 
those involved in CPD in medicine 
those interested in integrated training 
medical students or trainees interested in medical education and postgraduate training
allied health professionals
researchers
managers
policy makers

PROGRAMME:

The conference is now complete with stimulating keynotes and a diverse range of workshops covering the full span of current issues and initiatives in medical education and training.

A content summary of each workshop programme will be available soon. Please check the website for updates.

Programme
Workshops

SUBMIT A POSTER :

Poster submissions are invited covering any topics relevant to medical education and training and related healthcare training and education will be considered.

There are 4 weeks left to submit.
The deadline for submission is Monday 6 July.

For more information and to submit a poster

REGISTER:

On line registration is open with standard and student rates available for either one or two days.

More information on registration rates

Register on line

For groups of 5+ please download and complete the group booking form which can be found on the registration page.

GOT ANY QUESTIONS?

Contact Natasha Dougall

T: 01543 503 322

M: 07967 563 754
E: wheldonevents@btconnect.com

W: www.demec.org.uk

For further information, please click here

MSC IN GENOMIC MEDICINE - SPONSORED PLACES FOR NHS EMPLOYEES AT EAST SUSSEX COUNTY HEALTH CARE NHS

Trust employees are invited to apply for a place on a new HEE funded MSc in Genomic Medicine. The programme, taught jointly by St George’s, University of London and King’s College London, will provide a multi-disciplinary course on genomics that can be applied to clinical practice and biomedical research.

The programme is aimed at individuals from a range of biomedical and healthcare backgrounds and delivered by experienced research scientists and clinicians from both institutions. Working with patient data from the 100,000 genomes project will offer participants hands on experience on how genomics may be applied to diagnosis and patient treatment.

The programme is structured to provide options to complete PgDip and PGCert awards, as well as the completion of individual modules.  Teaching for the modules is organised into teaching blocks of one-week and e-learning will be embedded into the programme to enable participants to fit their studies around existing work commitments.

This is an excellent opportunity.

If you require additional information about the Genomic Medicine programme and sponsored places for NHS staff, please contact fadolphe@sgul.ac.ukor call 020 8725 0499  

FAIMER-KEELE DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAM IN HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION: ACCREDITATION AND ASSESSMENT

FAIMER, has partnered with the Keele University School of Medicine and Janet’s organization, The Centre for Medical Education in Context (CenMEDIC), in developing the FAIMER-Keele Distance Learning program, which offers a Certificate, Diploma, and Master’s Degree in Health Professions Education with a focus on accreditation and assessment. The program is entering its third academic year, with course work for our incoming cohort set to begin on September 21st, and are reaching out to those in the international medical education community who might be interested in learning about it

What makes the FAIMER-Keele program unique is its focus on accreditation and assessment. Participants are able to earn a Certificate, Diploma, or Master’s Degree in Health Professions Education: Accreditation and Assessment. The program aims to empower health professions educators with the knowledge and skills to take educational standards and practice to a higher level—to develop their own practice, to improve health professions education at their institutions and in their communities, and ultimately to help bring about real and lasting advances in local health care

Some features of the program include:

  • Training and mentoring from international experts in health professions education

  • A flexible learning format, which allows busy working professionals to learn new skills and advance their careers while continuing to practice in their current positions

  • Evidence-based teaching with an emphasis on implementing real-world improvements in participants’ own practice and at their institutions

  • A focus on accreditation and assessment, in which international standards, accreditation processes, quality assurance, and monitoring are integrated into study  

Courses are conducted in partnership with Keele University and CenMEDIC in the United Kingdom. Courses are administered by CenMEDIC and follow the quality assurance guidelines and policies of Keele

Please click hereto view the brochure which includes a bit more detail about the content of the Certificate, Diploma, and Master’s Degree programs; as well as the benefits of the program and some brief testimonials from current students.  Additional information is also available on the program’s website, which can be accessed at: http://www.faimer.org/distance-learning/. Detailed information on the registration process, eligibility requirements, and tuition and fees can be found on the program’s Registrationpage

NATIONAL CONFERENCES FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS & MANAGERS

M&K conferences are held in dedicated conference locations and appeal to clinical, education and managerial health care professionals. They explore leading-edge care, innovation and developments in practice and the opportunity to network face to face and build professional relationships with colleagues from all over the UK and beyond

Latest events include:

1st National Conference
Innovation and practice developments in Women's Health
Euston Square, London - 23 September 2015

6th National Conference
Developing the role of Healthcare Support Workers
Euston Square, London - 22 October 2015

3rd National Conference
Delivering safe and effective Operating Theatres
Park Inn by Radisson, Manchester - 11 November 2015

3rd National Conference
Developing Leading-edge Cardiac Services
Park Inn by Radisson, Manchester - 12 November 2015

3rd National Conference
Innovation and excellence in Palliative Care
The Wellcome Trust, London - 2 December 2015

FORTHCOMING
Programme for the following events will be released soon,
both conferences are open for bookings:
 

5th National Conference
Developing Leading-edge Ophthalmic Practice
Euston Square,
London
- 8 March 2016

3rd National Conference
Developing Leading-edge Pre Operative Assessment
Euston Square,
London- 10 May 2016

INNOVATING CLINICAL PRACTICE

The Innovating Clinical Practice 2nd Annual Health Education Conference 2005 is taking place on Thursday 3rd December 2015, from 9am - 5pm  

Book you place online please visit: http://tinyurl.com/HealthEducationConference

Themes

Inter-professional education

Patient and public involvement in curricula

Assessment and professional development

Climate change/sustainability and global health

Keynote Speakers

Professor Val Wass OBE, Emeritus Professor of Medical Education, Faculty of Health, Keele University

Professor Elizabeth Hughes, Director of Education and Quality Health Education England (London and South East)

Abstract Submissions

We welcome contributions from all colleagues training or delivering health education. We are interested in abstracts related to the themes of the conference but also any other contributions related to collaborative practice and/or development of future educational research ideas

http://www.bsms.ac.uk/about/event/innovating-clinical-practice-annual-health-education-conference/

For further information please email:healtheducationconference@bsms.ac.uk.

SEMINAR - ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS WORKS IN HASTINGS AND ROTHER

Following on from the success of last year's seminar The Hastings and Rother Intergroup of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) invite you to attend a further seminar on 8th July 2015 between 2pm and 4pm in the Hastings Centre, The Ridge, Hastings.

The seminar will demonstrate how Alcoholics Anonymous works and includes three Keynote Speakers covering:

Medical, Psychological and Spiritual Recovery

Further information on the seminar can be accessed by clickinghere

Please RSVP to the email address below to confirm how many members of your team will be able to attend

E-mail: pat.g999@gmail.com

PSHYCHOLOGICAL SKILLS FOR WORKING IN A PHYSICAL SETTING 5TH AND 29TH JUNE 2015

Staff working with Cardiovascular/Stroke/Diabetes patients are invited to attend the following event:

Pshychological Skills for working in a Physical Setting

Friday 5th June 2015 and Monday 29th June 2015.

For further details please click here

SIMULATION FACILITATOR TRAINING COURSES

In 2015/16 a collaboration of four KSS NHS Trusts are running Simulation Facilitator Training Courses, commissioned by HEKSS, to support local faculty in HEKSS providers in developing the knowledge and skills to promote effective teaching and learning within simulation-based education. The courses are open to healthcare professionals from Kent, Surrey and Sussex NHS and healthcare organisations. For further details please click on the following links:

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Website: http://www.medisim.co.uk

HUMAN FACTORS WORKSHOPS

TEL Human Factors workshops commissioned by HE KSS,  are being run by Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals for KSS nurses, doctors and allied health professionals in 2015/16.

To book your place visit http://human-factors.eventbrite.co.uk

For further details please click here or email: Timothy.Chatten@bsuh.nhs.uk

LIA STAFF CONVERSATIONS ON INCIDENT REPORTING

LiA gives you the chance to talk openly about what matters to you around the importance of incident reporting. Various workshops are being held throughout May and June. For further information and dates, please click here

DEVELOPING HEALTH EDUCATORS FOR THE FUTURE

This course is free for you to attend. The course is taking place on the 7 July 2015. Please click hereto access the promotional material for this event.

SIMULATION OPPORTUNITIES

Dates have just been confirmed for the Simulation Facilitator Training - Basic Courses

Please visit the following website to apply: Brighton Simulation

LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

ESHT have the following leadership development opportunities for our Doctors in training. Click on each of the following titles to obtain further information.

First Line Managers Course

Communicating with Confidence

NHS Leadership Academy programmes

Future training initiatives are currently being developed around the following. Further detail to follow in due course

Leadership Conversations

Coaching and Mentoring

Engaging staff through HR Conversations

For details of LEAP training please click  here

A copy of the application form can be found here

DEMENTIA CHALLENGE 2015

Details of the 2015 Dementia Challenge can be found here

ANTIBIOTIC POLICY

Changes to Trust's Antibiotic Policy - now renamed Antimicrobial Prescribing Policy for Adults and Children

Please note that a revised edition of the Trust's "Antibiotic Policy" is now available, to view the policy please click on the following link: "Antimicrobial Prescribing Policy for Adults and Children"

Please discard copies of the old policy and of the two page summary. The short version (summary) will be updated in due course

For Paediatricians and paediatric junior doctors: Please discard the old laminated hand-outs given to you, updated hand-outs will be prepared in the near future. Meanwhile, please see chapter 12 of the "Antimicrobial Prescribing Policy for Adults and Children" for paediatric antimicrobial advice

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