West of Scotland School of Anaesthesia
QEUH, GRI, RHC, GJNH
Intensive Care Medicine
Dr Radha Sundaram
Regional Advisor in Intensive Care
Department of Anaesthetics
Royal Alexandra Hospital
A 3 month block usually undertaken at the end of CT1 or beginning of CT2. A 3 to 6 month block providing more experience is part of ACCS.
The minimum number of assessments over the course of 3 months basic training is MSF x1, DOPS x3, CEX x2, CBD x1. ACCS trainees undertaking a block of longer than 3 months duration require to complete more WPBA. Further information can be found in the ACCS handbook.
Before starting this block it is useful to work through the induction tutorials on the SICS website.
A 3 month unit of training in ST3/4, which expands on Basic level training. The minimum number of assessments over the course of 3 months intermediate training is MSF x1, DOPS x1, CEX x1, CBD x1, ACAT x1
A 3 month unit of training usually in ST5/6, leading to a more in depth knowledge of and skill set for intensive care. The minimum number of assessments over the course of 3 months higher training is MSF x1, DOPS x1, CEX x1, CBD x1, ACAT x1