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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Active Bystander Intervention Training

Suitable for: SHOs and registrars in all surgical specialties; emergency medicine doctors 'Active Bystander' is an innovative and award-winning training session which gives staff and students the skills to challenge unacceptable behaviours, including those which may have become normalised over time. Each session features fou...

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Basic Laparoscopy Skills

This course is perfect for doctors starting their training in laparoscopic surgery. This is a hands-on course in which you receive expert formative feedback while practicing your skills on bespoke low- and high- fidelity models. Expert laparoscopic consultants will also guide you through performing a laparoscopic cholecystectomy on an animal liver-...

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Clinical Audit

The objective of the clinical audit skills days is to provide you with the knowledge and skills to carry out a clinical audit. The training days comprise of slide presentations, discussions and use of examples and workshops. This course is run over two days: Part A: Thursday, 9 February 2023...

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