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YDEF-OCDEM Finishing School

Written by Roselle Herring on 14 July 2013. Modified on 26 January 2016. Hits: 6402

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The YDEF -OCDEM 'State of the Art' Finishing School for SpRs will be held on 28/29th January at Eynsham Hall near Oxford.  The course will be chaired by professors Rury Holman and Richard Holt and is designed for those coming towards the end of their SpR training and soon to embark on consultant careers. 

This event is designed for trainees coming to the end of their training and is designed to cover cutting edge and highly specialist areas of clinical care and also to prepare for consultant interviews and consultant posts. As always, we have attracted a fantastic faculty of eminent speakers and the again the course will be chaired by Professors Rury Holman and Richard Holt.

By the end of the course delegates will have picked up tips on how to approach consultant post applications, how to perform at interview and how to negotiate a contact and how to survive as a new consultant!  Eynsham Hall is set in glorious Oxfordshire countryside and is a fitting venue for this eminent event.

To register please click here.

Deposit cheques. Please send a £150 cheque favouring "Diabetes UK" to Taryn Ayres (address below). This cheque will be refunded when you hand in your course feedback. 

Taryn Ayres PA to Professor Rury R Holman. Diabetes Trials Unit. OCDEM. Churchill Hospital Old Road, Headington, OXFORD, OX3 7LJ

Programme here

YDEF/OCDEM Finishing School for SpR’s 2016

 Thursday and Friday 28/29th January 2016

 Eynsham Hall, Oxford

Thursday 28th January

Time

Session

10.00

Registration

   

10.50

Welcome and meeting objectives

   

11.00

Treatment controversies

   

 

Getting the evidence

   

 

Interpreting the evidence

   

 

Producing the guidelines and how to get involved

   

12.30

Lunch

   

 

“But you’re the expert!”

   

1.30

Amputations: how to stem the tide and save money 

   

2.15

Novel techniques for managing obesity: devices, mechanical methods and surgery

   

3.00

Tea & Coffee

 

 

3.30

Workshops

 

 

4.30

Break

 

 

4.35

Workshops

 

 

5.35

Close

 

 

 Thursday workshops (3.30 pm, repeated at 4.35 pm)

Reducing amputations through MDT care

 

Pre and post operative management of bariatric patients

 

Things you will be asked to do - writing and implementing guidelines

 

Things you will be asked to do - evaluating evidence and advising other

 

Friday 29th January

Time

Session

   

8.30

Welcome

   

8.35

Getting the job - top tips for your CV and interview

   

9.20

NHS survival guide - forewarned is forearmed

   

10.05

What’s it really like – insights from a new consultant

   

10.50

Tea & Coffee

   

11.10

Safe care in hospitals, what we can learn from the National Diabetes Inpatient Audit and the Francis Report

   

11.55

Workshops

   

12.55

Lunch

   

1.40

Workshops

   

2.40

Final questions and future directions

   

3.30

Close

   

Friday workshops (11.55 am, repeated at 1.40 pm)

Survival as a new consultant – what I wish I’d known sooner

 

Negotiating contracts and setting up your job plan

 

Surviving as a new consultant – when to say “yes” and when to say “no”

 

Developing your service, how to make the best use of the benchmarking data available

 

This event is kindly supported by MSD and Sanofi. 

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