Flourishing in the Workplace

The training session aims to introduce participants to the concepts of positive emotions, optimism, meaning and purpose and growth mindset in a professional and personal environment. This course will introduce the concept of burnout in the medical profession and mechanisms to avoid burnout. The course will also address using a strengths-based ap...

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Intermediate Endoscopy Polypectomy Workshop

This endoscopy workshop is designed for registrars already performing gastroscopies and colonoscopies independently. The interactive, case-based discussions will deal with themes such as practical polypectomy, tattooing, endoclip placement, endoscopic mucosal resection and visual footage of difficult real cases. This is a hands-on course, where...

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Advanced General Surgery

his advanced course will explore and discuss the decision-making around the challenges of incisional hernia repair, difficult cholecystectomies and small bowel resections with expert faculty. This is a full porcine course with one pig per four participants and a faculty-to-participant ratio of 1:4. The participant must have experience in operati...

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The Law on Consent and Capacity

An intensive half day training programme, which examines the current law in relation to consent and capacity in Ireland and reviews recent cases before the superior courts. The Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 is also covered, with discussions around its implications for practice. A central theme of this training is in-depth discussi...

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Minor Operations Workshop

In this course, you will master your knot tying and suturing skills from first principles. Experienced consultant surgeons will give you formative feedback on local anesthetic application, your instrument handling, tissue manipulation, and minor operative techniques. Once your skills have been practiced you will perform minor operating procedure...

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Interview Skills and CV Development

This course will aid you in developing your curriculum vitae so that your previous experience and attributes will stand out. The course also explores the optimum ways you can win over the interview panel at that all-important interview. Managing difficult questions, demonstrating your prime competencies and improving your body language will be e...

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Mental Health Emergencies

This course introduces a structured approach to acute psychiatric emergencies for patients presenting to hospital in an acute crisis. It outlines the practical, ethical and legal issues relevant in managing such scenarios in Ireland. The content is delivered by a combination of emergency medicine physicians and liaison psychiatrists. A combinati...

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MS Word – Document Management for Doctors

This course has been developed as a follow-on course to MS Word – An Introduction, with the objective of moving participants on to the next level of use of the application through a better understanding of overall document management.

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Cardiothoracic and Vascular Workshop

This course is a combined cardiothoracic and vascular surgery course that will take place in our wet lab facility in the national surgical training center. The course will start with basic vascularanastomosis techniques using synthetic and animal models. Other vascular techniques such as lower limb vein harvesting and open and endovascular aortic a...

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Resuscitation Simulation

Suitable for: SHOs and registrars who work in emergency departments and are involved in resuscitation As our population’s overall life expectancy continues to increase, the complexity of acute hospital presentations requiring early in...

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