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 : Obstetrics & Gynecology

School

Specialty / Programme

Required / Aspirational

Course

 Obs & Gynae

All

Required

Regional Training Days

 

 

Aspirational

Exam preparation course relevant to level of training

 

 

 

Developing skills for educational supervision

 

 

 

National Conference or course attendance relevant to curricular progression

 

 

 

National Courses and Events for Critical Appraisal Training

 

 

 

National Courses and Events relating to Human Factors Training

 

O&G

Required

Specific courses required as per curriculum to be able to complete basic competencies

 

 

 

Specific courses required as per curriculum to be able to complete intermediate and higher competencies

 

 

 

Clinical Leadership and Management Course

 

 

 

Basic Practical skills in O&G

 

 

 

CTG training (usually elearning package)

 

 

 

Obstetric simulation training e.g.. ALSO/PROMPT (can be local in house)

 

 

 

Basic ultrasound course

 

 

 

3rd Degree tear course

 

 

 

Resilience course, e.g. Step up ST2-3 for those starting ST1 from 2016 onwards

 

 

 

Obstetric simulation course (e.g.. ROBUST or equivalent) For trainees entering ST1 from 2015 onwards

 

 

Aspirational

MOET (management of obstetric emergency course) for those trainees on advanced labour ward

 

 

 

ATSM Courses x 2

 

Community Sexual & Reproductive Health

Aspirational

Clinical Leadership and Management Course

 

 

 

Annual CSRH Trainees' Day and FSRH Current Choices meetings

 

 

 

BASHH, RCOG, FSRH PGA courses relevant to level of training

 

 

 

Simulator training (where relevant)

 

 

 

Basic Practical skills in O&G

 

 

 

USS Skills course

 

 

 

FSRH special skills module course for menopause (or equivalent)

 

 

 

BASHH STI/HIV course (modules 1-4)

 

 

 

Public Health for Non-PH specialty trainees course

 

 

 

Forensic Medicine course

 

 

 

FSRH special skills module courses for Foundation Sexual Problems (or equivalent)

Version 2 : July 2019