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 : Paediatrics

School Speciality/programme Mandatory / Required Course
Paediatrics Paediatrics  Required Regional Training Days 
Regional Training Days 
Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) or equivalent 
Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) (Recertification) 
Neonatal Life support or equivalent 
Newborn Life Support (NLS) (Recertification) 
Level 3 safeguarding training 
ST4-5 Regional Training Day
P&G Skills
Advanced Neonatal Life Support 
Newborn Life Support
Attendance of RCPCH Annual Meeting
Child Protection - Response & Recognition 
Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) or equivalent 
Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) (Recertification) 
Neonatal Life support or equivalent 
Newborn Life Support (NLS) (Recertification) 
Level 3 safeguarding training 
Aspirational School of Paediatrics Annual Conference
National Courses to develop cranial ultrasound competencies 
Child Protection in Practice course (CPIP) 
European Paediatric Life Support (EPLS) 
General Instructors Course
Wounded Healer Conference
Major Trauma teaching day 
Paediatric Sexual Assult Examintion and Aftercare
GIC
Teach the teacher
BPNA distance learning module 6
Major Trauma Education
BACCH Annual Scientific Meeting 2018
PET 3
BPNA movement disorders
BSACI conference
MRCPCH Clinical course
Return to practice teaching
School of Paediatrics Annaul Conference
Neonatal Course
RCPCH Exam Prep Course
THLP Module 2
GOSH General Paediatric Course
BAPM Conference
Return to Paediatrics
Paediatric Epilepsy Training
British Association of Community Child Health Annual Scientific Meeting
Common Cardian problems in Paediatrics
Exam preparation course relevant to level of training 
Clinical Leadership and Management Course 
Developing skills for educational supervision 
National Conference or course attendance relevant to curriculum progression 
National events regarding bereavement management 
National Courses to develop skills in management of paediatric trauma 
World Federation of Paediatric Intensive & Critical Care Societies Conference (registration fees only) 
Cardiology for the Neonatologist & Paediatrician 
European Academy of Paediatric Societies Congress (registration fees only) 
European Society of Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID) Annual Conference (registration fees only) 
National Courses and Events for Critical Appraisal Training 
National Courses and Events relating to Human Factors Training 
Courses to prepare for consultant interview 
Simulation course attendance for curriculum progression 
Surviving & Thriving level 1 training 
Case Exchange 
Leadership, Management and Education (LME) training events 
Programme for Integrated Child Health (PICH) 
Paediatric Change Champions (QI) 
Transition to Consultant 
START evening 
High Dependency Unit (HDU) study day 
Resuscitation Council (UK) Advanced Resuscitation of the Newborn infant (ARNI) 
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) EES course 
Generic Instructors Course 
Passion for Paediatrics 
Learning Together: Public Health 
Learning Together clinics 
Complete Clinic Management 
Paediatric Research Evening 
Peer mentoring 
Thinking together 
Child Bereavement study day 


Version 3: July 2019