Mon, 11 Jul

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Professional Healthcare Education, Estover

Clinical Skills Training for Trust Grade Doctors

Clinical skills training day, delivered by the Trust's Clinical Skills team, designed specifically for Trust Grade Doctors.

Clinical Skills Training for Trust Grade Doctors

Time & Location

11 Jul, 08:30 – 16:00

Professional Healthcare Education, Estover

About the Event

This course is specifically aimed at Trust Grade Doctors to practice core clinical skills in a supported environment with the hospitals Clinical Skills team.

The skills in the session will be based on the core procedures listed on the Certificate of Readiness to Enter Speciality Training (CREST form) so will be perfect for anyone currently working on completing this ahead of speciality training applications. 

Please note that time will not permit all skills to be covered and below is only an example of the types of skill which will be covered. 

1 Venepuncture

2 IV cannulation

3 Prepare and administer IV medications and injections

4 Arterial puncture in an adult

5 Blood culture from peripheral sites

6 Intravenous infusion including the prescription of fluids

7 Intravenous infusion of blood and blood products

8 Injection of local anaesthetic to skin

9 Injection – subcutaneous (eg insulin or LMW heparin)

10 Injection – Intramuscular

11 Perform and interpret an ECG

12 Perform and interpret peak flow

13 Urethral catheterisation (male)

14 Urethral catheterisation (female)

15 Airway care including simple adjuncts

Spaces are limited so please register as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. 

You will need to organise your own study leave, following the Trust's study leave policy in order to attend during work hours. Details of the study leave process can be found on the 'Study Leave' tab on this website. 

If you have any questions about the session, please get in touch with Caitlin Taylor at caitlin.taylor4@nhs.net or 01752 430493. 

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