Education News

RCP e-learning module "Assessing Trainees in the Workplace"

Tuesday, 07 July 2015 13:57

The Education Department at the Royal College of Physicians of London have produced a new e-learning module, called "Assessing Trainees in the Workplace". The package is aimed at any doctor who is responsible for assessing other trainees, and covers feedback, Supervised Learning Events (SLEs) and Workplace-based assessments (WPBAs). It is primarily designed for physicians but may be of interest to any secondary care doctor, particularly those who are being revalidated or who are seeking continuing professional development. The College is offering individual doctors the option to purchase the package, and have also made it available to trusts and other health organisations, to purchase on behalf of their doctors.

Funded Masters courses and CPD modules now available to support development of genomic technologies

Wednesday, 08 April 2015 10:17

The Health Education England Genomics Education Programme is offering NHS staff a specially-developed fully-funded MSc in Genomic Medicine and associated CPD modules. This to support the NHS's role in the 100,000 Genomes Project and to drive wider service transformation around the development of genomic technologies. The Masters and CPD modules will be offered through a national network of universities. Alongside the MSc, a number of short online courses have been developed, including introductory overviews to Genomics and Bioinformatics, which provide certified learning for staff.


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Health Education England Genomics Education Programme

Joint meeting of the British and Chinese Societies of Gastroenterology – East meets West

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 09:02

On Friday 27th March the inaugural joint meeting of the Chinese and British Societies of Gastroenterology took place in the Dorchester Library of the Royal College of Physicians London. BSG President Dr Ian Forgacs welcomed his counterpart in the Chinese society, Professor Yun-Sheng Yang, and leading colleagues to the UK for this one day meeting that saw experts delivering highly insightful talks on the development of clinical practice and research from the perspectives of China and the UK in important areas of gastroenterology – IBD, Upper GI Cancer, Gut Microbiota and H. pylori. The event was a resounding success and marked the start of what promises to be a fruitful collaborative relationship between the two societies.

The programme was broken up in to 4 sessions with talks from Chinese and UK experts followed by questions and discussion.

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