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Enhancing your employability during foundation years

Practical guidance, tips, and advice to help you target activities for your personal development during your foundation programme to enhance your CV and application for specialty training

1 hour
Last updated:
08-Feb-2017
Basic practical skills: nasogastric tube insertion

Basic practical skills - nasogastric tube insertion

1 hour
Last updated:
07-Jul-2017
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Advanced practical skills: ascitic tap and ascitic drainage

Advanced practical skills: ascitic tap and ascitic drainage

1 hour
Last updated:
26-Apr-2016
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Advanced practical skills: diagnostic lumbar puncture

This module for foundation doctors and medical students takes you through a safe and effective technique for performing a diagnostic lumbar puncture, and covers the indications and contraindications of the procedure, as well as the relevant anatomy.

1 hour
Last updated:
11-Oct-2016
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ECG skills

ECG skills

14 hours and 30 minutes
ECG
Course
Surgical skills

Surgical skills

12 hours
Last updated:
04-Dec-2014
Surgical
Course
Management of acute pain in adults: a guide for foundation doctors

Management of acute pain in adults: a guide for foundation doctors

3 hours
Acute
Course
Practical skills: Pocket mask ventilation

Learn the anatomical and physiological basis for pocket mask ventilation, how to use a pocket mask safely in an emergency, and understand how pocket mask ventilation fits in with the resuscitation algorithm.

1 hour
Last updated:
11-Apr-2016
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Basic practical skills: venepuncture and phlebotomy

This module takes you through a safe technique for performing venepuncture and covers the basic anatomy and contraindications relevant to the procedure.

1 hour
Last updated:
11-Apr-2016
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Practical skills: aspiration and injection of the knee

Learn how to safely aspirate and inject the knee joint, it's anatomy, and learn the indications and contraindications of joint injection and aspiration. With multimedia video.

1 hour
Last updated:
05-Apr-2016
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Practical skills: Aspiration and injection of the shoulder

Learn how to safely aspirate and inject the shoulder joint, its anatomy, and learn the indications and contraindications of joint injection and aspiration. With multimedia video.

1 hour
Last updated:
06-Apr-2016
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BMA Learning and Development: how to prepare effectively for the situational judgment test for selection into the foundation programme

This read, reflect, and respond video module explores what a situational judgment test (SJT) is, how to prepare for it, and how it will be used in selection for the UK foundation programme.

1 hour
Last updated:
19-Aug-2016
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Advanced practical skills: femoral artery puncture

Learn how to perform femoral artery puncture safely, indications and contraindications for the procedure, and learn the anatomical relations of the femoral artery.

1 hour
Last updated:
15-Feb-2016
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Communication skills

Learn how communication skills can help you reach a diagnosis, explain treatment, break bad news, and communicate with your peers.

1 hour
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Basic practical skills: male urethral catheterisation

Learn how to safely perform male catheterisation, understand the anatomy of the male urinary system, and be able to troubleshoot difficulties when catheterising. With multimedia video.

1 hour
Last updated:
08-Apr-2016
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Basic practical skills: female urethral catheterisation

Learn how to perform female catheterisation, and gain an understanding of the anatomy of the female urinary system and, therefore, be able to troubleshoot difficulties when catheterising. With multimedia video.

1 hour
Last updated:
03-May-2017
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Advanced practical skills: insertion of intercostal drain: open technique

Learn how to perform insertion of a wide bore intercostal drain using the open technique, and learn to recognise the indications for wide bore intercostal drain insertion.

1 hour
Last updated:
08-Apr-2016
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Advanced practical skills: needle decompression of tension pneumothorax

Learn how to perform a needle decompression of tension pneumothorax, understand the aetiology of a tension pneumothorax, and the anatomy relevant to decompression of a tension pneumothorax.

1 hour
Last updated:
08-Apr-2016
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Basic practical skills: how to perform an ECG

Learn what the ECG measures and what the traces represent, acquire a methodical approach to accurate 12-lead ECG recording, and be able to recognise the diverse range of indications for ECG recording. With multimedia video.

1 hour
Last updated:
09-Feb-2015
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Basic practical skills: peripheral intravenous cannulation

Learn a safe, methodical approach to peripheral intravenous cannulation, and recognise the basic components of cannulas and their different gauges.

1 hour
Last updated:
05-Apr-2017
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