Practical Advice for New Consultants

 09/09/2021 - 14/09/2021    

 Online   

 4 CPD Approved

This informal day guides newly appointed consultants, or those who are about to be appointed, through the major issues they will encounter in the first years following appointment.

Book Now Closing date: 15 September 2021

Overview

This series of 2 evening webinars will guide newly appointed consultants, or those who are about to be appointed, through the major issues they will encounter in the first years following appointment.

The programme will give special attention to those areas not discussed in postgraduate or specialty training.

The topics covered during the webinars will include:

  • The interview process for consultants roles
  • Understanding the gap between training grade and consultant posts
  • The Consultant contract and the job planning process
  • Time management and the efficient running of your office
  • Work life balance
  • Career progression and alternative roles
  • The role of realistic medicine in medical practice
  • Opportunities in service development, locally and nationally

Who should attend?

  • Newly appointed consultants
  • Senior trainees approaching CCT completion
  • Those returning from a period of absence

Aims

The aim of the course is to provide introductory guidance for those new to consultant posts. Among the topics covered, delegates will be introduced to the consultant contract, as well as receiving guidance on the importance of effective time management and job planning

Learning Objectives

  1. Name the principal components of the consultant contract
  2. Describe the principles which should be applied to the job planning process
  3. State the meaning of the term Realistic medicine and give examples of its use in medical practice.
  4. List the factors to be considered in relation to time management.
  5. State the principal differences between training and consultant grades.

The programme meets the criteria for dental enhanced CPD development outcome B.

For ease and convenience the programme can be accessed live or on-demand for up to two weeks after the event.

  Programme

09 September

18:00 - 18:10

Welcome and Introduction

Mr John Harden
Consultant, Emergency Medicine
Wishaw General Hospital


09 September

18:10 - 18:55

The Consultant Contract and Job Planning for New Consultants

Mr Martyn Ramsay
Employment Adviser
BMA Scotland


09 September

18:55 - 19:25

Hints and Tips, Preparing for the Consultant Interview/the First Months in the Job

Mr John Harden
Consultant, Emergency Medicine
Wishaw General Hospital


09 September

19:25 - 19:45

Questions and Discussion


09 September

19:45 - 19:50

Thanks / Close


14 September

18:00 - 18:10

Welcome and Introduction - Session 2

Mr John Harden
Consultant, Emergency Medicine
Wishaw General Hospital


14 September

18:10 - 19:00

Time Management and Secretarial Support

Dr Michael Fail
Consultant, Geriatric Medicine
Glasgow Royal Infirmary


14 September

19:00 - 19:50

Beyond the Job Plan

Dr Ken Dagg
Consultant, Respiratory Medicine
Wishaw General Hospital


14 September

19:50 - 20:00

Questions / Discussion


14 September

20:00 - 20:05

Thanks and Close


Fees

Category
Product
Rate

Member
Registrations
£80.00

Non-Member
Registrations
£125.00


Coordinator

Hanne Wylie

 01412416227

 Email Coordinator


Location

 Online