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Trainee Courses

Course Description
Introduction to Anaesthesiology One day course for doctors commencing the training programme, outlining the knowledge, skills and behaviours required for the practice of basic anaesthesia. This course usually takes place in June prior to the commencement of the SAT programme.
SAT 1 Professional Competence Development Programme This is a three-day programme run by RCSI. Trainees attend this programme in the first year of the Training Programme. This programme provides new trainees with an understanding of what personal professionalism is and the importance of competence. Understanding learning styles, team dynamics and how to manage conflict. Communication and presentation skills.  The programme takes place on (Monday 11, Tueday 12, Wednesday 13 February 2019) and (Monday 4, Tuesday 5, Wednesday 6 March 2019.) (Download Programme)
Vascular Access workshop A one day course on the knowledge, skills and complications involved in providing vascular access beyond peripheral venous cannulation. Trainees attend this workshop in the first two years of the Training Programme. (Download Programme) The date for next Vascular Access workshop will be held on 20th January 2020
Professionalism in Practice Module  The Professionalism Module consists of six course days and includes a theoretical basis of healthcare professionalism. An awareness of moral and legal theories. Awareness of how ethics in healthcare including beginning of life, and end of life decisions in critically ill and dying patients. Trainees attend this module in the last two years of the Training Programme.
Airway Management Workshop   A one day workshop covering advanced approaches to securing the airway in emergency and elective scenarios. Trainees attend this module in the last three years of the Training Programme.

For futher information contact the Trainee Department on training@coa.ie