E-portfolio tips Minimum means minimum! You need to be making 4 entries a week to achieve the minimum of 3 quality entries Don’t forget your PDP (use your TISA form). PSQs require 40 respondents, so they take time! CBDs,COTs etc all have to be achieved prior to May and December Get your Trainer to do RCA using your e-portfolio clinical entries Check your DOPS, OOHs and CPR – are they valid?
Audit/Projects & SEA & NOE Domains should be populated! Discuss them with your Trainer Complete at least 1 quality audit (2 cycles) and 6 SEA during the ST3 year See the Pennine website for ideas and advice
THINGS TO DO MSFs, PSQs, CBDs and COTs Audit/Projects Exams Courses Video Ed Supervision & E-portfolio review OOH CPR certificate Tutorials & WPBAs
COURSES CSA Courses – a must CHS Minor Surgery or Dermatology Family Planning Contraception/HRT and Gynaecology Exit course Managing emergencies in GP
EXAMS CSA Jan-Feb, May, Nov -Dec What is your strategy?
Budgeting for costs CHS£250 DFSRH (DFFP)£50 & £250- 370 (e- module & theory course) Minor Surgery £450 CSA course£350 to £450 CSA£1563 CCT£390
Surgeries Come in 15 minutes early to review the records Start on time! Organise your workspace Encourage your trainer to do some sit and swap surgeries Don’t forget that ‘sitting in’ should occur occasionally throughout ST3 not just at induction Have realistic expectations about your knowledge, skills and performance
Tips for surviving on call Working in pairs identify ways in which you can make GP on call more bearable
Home Visits You can not avoid them Max 3 visits, usually 1 to 2 Prior to Tuesday HDR 1 visit is the norm Doctor’s bag, Tom Tom and mobile phone AND an A-Z and list of telephone numbers for when IT fails!
Tutorials & debriefs & OOH 2 - 3 hours weekly of protected tutorial time Scheduled post surgery debriefs You need to have completed at least 6 hours OOH session per month of GP training (14 to 18 for most GPSTs) The must include a variety of triage, home visit and surgery sessions
Working in small groups Draw your time line for the ST3 year detailing the approximate dates of OOH sessions, courses, exams, Educational Supervision, ARCP panel, CCT application, job applications and other deadlines etc
PDP Working in Pairs reflect on your learning needs for ST3 and write four PDP entries.
Working in ST1/ST2/ST3 trios 1. e-portfolio tips 2. Good courses and when & where to do them. 3. Organising and surviving Ed Sup Revs and ARCP 4. Useful resources. 5. Exam strategy - timing and prep 6. OOHs tips 7. Using you study budget well. 8. How to get the most out of each hospital job. 9. How to get the most out of your 1st GP placement. 10. Who does what with respects to scheme organisation. 11. Ape posts. 12. Study leave and how it works