Posted February 8th 2024 (4 months ago)

Foundation School Bulletin

eLearning for Healthcare Foundation February Update: Clinical Incidents

Welcome to your February 2024 update from the Foundation elearning programme. This month focuses on what happens and what you should do if you are involved in a clinical incident. From exploring how things can go wrong, to ensuring that clinical incidents are reported, the following sessions use case studies and key subject areas to address the principal steps to take when dealing with a clinical incident.

Sessions:

The sessions cover key areas in your curriculum on:

FPC 1: Clinical Assessment
FPC 2: Clinical Prioritisation
FPC 3: Holistic Planning
FPC 4: Communication and Care
FPC 5: Continuity of Care
FPC 8: Upholding Values
FPC 11: Ethics and Law
FPC 12: Continuing Professional Development
FPC 13: Understanding Medicine

UKFPO Webinars

The UKFPO's fourth webinar of the training year focussed on career management, including how best to plan and make career decisions and what options you may wish to consider. A recording will soon be available on the UKFPO YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/@ukfoundationprogramme Previous webinars such as TAB/PSG and Summary Narrative and the ePortfolio and SLEs are currently available.

F2 Regional Teaching Courses

A new regional teaching courses has been added to Maxcourse - 'Oncology - an evolving field.' Please check Maxcourse for the latest regional teaching offerings and to book on, including:

  • Human Factors in Healthcare
  • Psychiatry Essentials for F2s
  • Introduction to Genomics
  • Sexual Health
  • Practical Procedures and Ultrasound Skills
  • Oncology - an evolving field

For in-person courses, F2s can claim back travel expenses through study leave if traveling outside their trust. Please contact your trust PGME foundation team for more information.

Most of the courses now have a waiting list. Please remember to cancel your booking if you are no longer able to attend.

International Medical Graduates Conference for Foundation Doctors - 27th Feb 2024

The first Severn deanery Foundation Doctor International Medical Graduate conference will be held in Bristol on the 27th Feb 2024. This free event will include a variety of topics including:

  • Career progression and training in the NHS
  • Appraisal and revalidation
  • Clinical Leadership
  • The art of Reflecting on our learning and practise.

It will also give you the chance to meet other International Medical Graduates and hear stories from senior clinicians about how they navigated their way through the NHS.

For more information and to book please email sam.thomas@somersetft.nhs.uk