This FREE* simulation-based course at University College Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust introduces non-technical skills for theatre teams to enhance patient safety.
Operating theatres and interventional settings are often highly pressured environments with members of the team originating from different professional backgrounds having to work together effectively to perform safe surgery / intervention. Adverse events are often attributed to poor communication, teamwork and other non-technical skills.
This full immersion simulation programme is designed for all members of the surgical team including nurses, anaesthetists, surgeons and operating department practitioners.
The course aims to promote an understanding of:
- Inter-professional working
- The theories and evidence relating to adverse events in operating theatres or interventional settings
- An awareness of Human Factors and the role of non-technical skills in improving individual and team performance
- Utilising tools and cognitive aids such as the WHO surgical safety checklist to reduce error and improve safety
Trainees aiming to sit the Final FRCA written exam in September 2022 are invited to join the 6th cycle of the East London Writers’ Club which will be kicking off on Tuesday 17th May 2022!
Weekly CRQ questions will be sent out which will cover recent BJA Ed articles, previous CRQ exam topics as well as the RCoA curriculum. These will then be followed by ‘model answers’ a week later. The club will run for 12 weeks in total.
For more information and to register your interest, please drop us an email at: ELwritersclub@outlook.com.
Dear trainees, You may have already heard from your College Tutors so here’s a reminder! We are organising a free One-day Virtual Mock Final FRCA SOE Course on 1st March 2022 for trainees who are planning to sit the SOE exam in March 2022. This course will be held via Zoom, simulating the actual exam conditions … Read more
Trainees aiming to sit the Final FRCA written exam in March 2022 are invited to join the 5th cycle of the East London Writers’ Club which will be kicking off in a couple of weeks! Weekly CRQ questions will be sent out which will cover recent BJA Ed articles, previous CRQ exam topics as well … Read more
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