ACCS regional training Program 2022-23

 

Trainees will arrange the regional training day with the support of the ACCS Trust Lead and their Clinicians in the organising Trust.

 

Notes:

The aim is to cover each of the 11 ACCS Learning outcomes of the generic ACCS programme over the year.

Note SLO9 Support, supervise and educate: has no formal day as it is supported by trainees organising the training days.

 

Date

Title

Programme Content

Host

ACCS Trust Lead Contact

13th September 2022 AM

 

ACCS Induction AM

 

CT1/ST1 only

Deanery AM

 

Jennifer Farrant

 

13th September 2022 PM

SLO4

Care for acutely injured patients across the full range of complexity

 

Focus on the principles of major trauma management:

The Trauma Team

A to E Assessment

Imaging decisions

Communication across teams

 

Derriford PM

Sally Pearson

11th October 2022

SLO 1

Care for physiologically stable adult patients presenting to acute care across the full range of complexity

 

 

 

Assessment of common presentations including chest pain, cough and shortness of breath with a focus on:

History taking

Differential diagnosis

Investigative decisions

Guidelines

Communication with other teams

Discharge planning

Safety netting

 

 

 

 

Truro

Jennifer Farrant

8th November 2022

SLO4

Care for acutely injured patients across the full range of complexity

 

Management of Common Minor Injuries with a focus on:

Imaging decisions/pitfalls/guidelines

And injuries such as: scaphoid fracture, hip fractures, neurological and vascular injuries, back pain, wounds, soft tissue injuries, fractures and dislocations including local anaesthetic techniques.

Foreign bodies in eye and ear.

(note Major Trauma covered in a separate day)

 

Exeter

Marika Chandler

13th December 2022

SLO 1

Care for physiologically stable adult patients presenting to acute care across the full range of complexity

 

Assessment of common presentations including headache, focal neurology, abdominal pain with a focus on:

History taking

Differential diagnosis

Medical vs Surgical decision-making

Investigative decisions

Guidelines

Communication with other teams

Discharge planning

Safety netting

 

Torbay

Katherine Robinson/Luke Ball

10th January 2023

SLO 2

Make safe clinical decisions, appropriate to level of experience, knowing when and how to seek effective support

 

 

 

Leadership

(Part of SLO6 Deal with complex and challenging situations in the workplace)

Using diagnostic tests and guidelines wisely

Focus on:

ECG interpretation

Basic diagnostic test methodology

Fundamentals of decision rule design

NICE Guidelines e.g. application in head injury

Human factors in decision-making

Shared decision-making with patients, consent, capacity assessment, GMC Guidance

 

EM Leaders Introduction (relevant to all ACCS trainees)

 

 

North Devon

Liam Kevern

14th February 2023

SLO 3

Identify sick adult patients, be able to resuscitate and stabilise and know when it is appropriate to stop

 

Recognising the deteriorating patient

Team communication and specialty referral

Escalating to rapid response and intensive care

Management of sepsis

Ceiling of care and end-of-life decision-making

 

 

Derriford

Sally Pearson

14th March 2023

SLO 6

Deal with complex and challenging situations in the workplace

 

 

 

ARCP preparation

Managing workload

Clinical decision-making under pressure

Difficult interactions in the workplace

Managing the agitated or violent patient including the legal framework

Safeguarding vulnerable patients

 

Check in pre- ARCP

 

Truro

Jennifer Farrant

11th April 2023

SLO 11

Participate in and promote activity to improve the quality and safety of patient care

Managing complaints

Serious incidents/patient safety

Writing a police statement

Non-technical skills and crisis management

 

Taunton

John Bowditch

9th May 2023

SLO5

Deliver Key ACCS Procedural skills

 

Procedural skills day (adapt to trainee needs)

Pleural Aspiration of air

Chest drain: Seldinger Technique

Chest drain: open technique

Establish invasive monitoring (central venous pressure and arterial line)

Vascular Access in Emergency (IO and femoral vein)

Fracture dislocation/manipulation

External Pacing

Direct Current Cardioversion

Point of care Ultrasound guided vascular access FIB

Lumbar Puncture

Torbay

Katherine Robinson/Luke Ball

13th June 2023

SLO 10

Participate in research and managing data appropriately

 

The role of clinical evidence in practice

The principles of critical appraisal

Data protection and sharing information

 

Exeter

Marika Chandler

11th July 2023

SLO 8

Manage patients with organ dysfunction and failure

 

 

Blood gas interpretation

The septic patient

DKA

Shared decision-making

Involving families

Escalating to Intensive Care

Organ donation

North Devon

Liam Kevern

August

Break