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Trainee Courses

Course Description
Introduction to Anaesthesia One day course for doctors commencing the training programme, outlining the knowledge, skills and behaviours required for the practice of basic anaesthesia. Trainees attend the course within the first three months of the Training Programme (Download 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. (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)
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. (Download 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. (Download Programme)