b'Training Diary Activity CategoriesExternal:Attending Consultant Session Outside Base Hospital; CAI Meetings; International Meetings; National Meetings; Training Courses; Live video conference teaching with participant interactionInternal:Mortality & Morbidity Meetings; Journal Clubs; Grand Rounds; Appraisal Training; Hospital Lectures; Attending Consultant Session in Base HospitalPersonal:Recorded Internet Lectures; Independent Study; Verified Distance Learning; Verified Computer Assisted Learning; Verified Educational Video; Verified MCQs in Medical JourneyResearch or Teaching:Research Meetings; Presentation of Research Findings; Publication in Recognised Medical Journal (5 credits per publication); Publication of Chapter or Book (5 credits per publication); College or University Examinations; Faculty on CAI course; Preparation of a Lecture (5 credits per lecture); Conducting Tutorial; Faculty on other course; Trainer in ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) / ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) / APLS (Advanced Paediatric Life Support) etc.Audit:Clinical Audit can be defined as the systematic review and evaluation of current practice with reference to research based standards to improve patient care. The setting of standards, measurement of practice compared to gold standard, identification of deficiencies and addressing deficiencies (closing the loop) is an accepted model of clinical audit. Audit may include Departmental Audit Meetings; Critical Incident Meetings; Personal Clinical Audit; Measurement of individual compliance with guidelines protocols; Simulator training (ACLS/etc.); Skills Analysis; Department/Practice Audit; Directly Observed Procedures (DOPS); Individual Practice Review; Evaluation of individual risk incidents/complaints; Patient satisfaction; Self-assessment; Peer review.Protected Training Time:Trainees are required to also keep a record in their Training Diary of any additional protected training time.This is described as the time a trainee spends on-site in the hospital that is reserved for training purposes only, with no bleeps or obligations to attend work duties during the training session. Under the Organisation of Working Time Act, trainees are entitled to protected training time and in compliance with HSE regulations, trainees need to be in a position to provide proof of same.Non-Clinical Days: Trainees are required to keep a record of their activities during allocated non-clinical days. Non-clinical time is factored into a senior trainees working schedule to promote participation in academic and research activities. These activities must be recorded in the trainees e-Portfolio and provided at Exit Interview. Curriculum for the National Specialist Anaesthesiology Training Programme 121'