Accessing Centralised Study Budgets - Specialty Course Guidance 

The following information is offered as guidance and is not finite or exhaustive; there may be other courses that would be accepted that are not listed here. All study leave applications should be discussed with Educational Supervisor or Training Programme Director who will review the application against curriculum requirements and your personal development plan (PDP). This discussion will highlight whether the courses is aligned to curriculum and achievement of Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) or whether the course is of an aspirational nature. Part-funding may be considered to support aspirational activity; however, approval must be sought form the TPD or HoS.

Please note this information may be subject to change.

 Study Leave Course Guidance : Emergency Medicine

School Speciality/Programme Required / Aspirational Course
Emergency Medicine  All Required Regional Training Days 
Aspirational Exam preparation course relevant to level of training 
Clinical Leadership and Management Course 
Developing skills for educational supervision 
National Conference or course attendance related to curriculum 
National Courses and Events for Critical Appraisal Training 
National Courses and Events relating to Human Factors Training 
 
ACCS EM  Aspirational Novice course – regional 
Regional Novice ICM courses 
 
Life Support Courses  Required Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)/European Trauma Course (ETC) 
Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS)/European Paediatric Life Support (EPLS)/ European Paediatric Advanced Life Support (EPALS)
Advanced Life Support (ALS)/Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) 
Aspirational Life support instructor course 
 
Ultrasound  Required Ultrasound course relevant to curriculum 
Aspirational FEEL Course 
FICE Course 
 
Academic/QIP Courses  Aspirational RCEM QIP days
 
Trauma Team Courses  Required Trauma Course (TTM/TTL)/ Trust Equivalent Course 
 
SIM Courses  Required Relevant SIM course as directed by the School 
 
Other Conferences/Courses  Aspirational EMTA conference 
RCEM National Scientific Conference 
 
Major Incident Training  Aspirational MIMS courses 

Version 2: July 2019