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SCTS Essentials Skills in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Please find attached information on the SCTS Essentials Skills in Cardiothoracic Surgery on 22nd and 23rd November 2018 in Nottingham run by Moby Chaudhry and Keng Ang.

It is aimed at ST2s who need to submit application and CV with Training programme Director approval to [email protected]

Operative video prize winners 2018

The operative video prize winners for 2018 were:

Jeremy Smelt for video on NUSS procedure

Thomas Theologou for video on Robotic MV repair

Operative video winners 2017

2017 winners for the trainee operative video prize:

Silviu Buderi for his video on Right VATS upper lobectomy

Mohamed Elsaegh for his video on Minimally Invasive ASD Closure

Operative Video Prizes

•              Cardiothoracic Surgical Trainees (NTN and non-NTN) are invited to produce an operative video, appropriate to their year of training(please see attachments)

 •              There will be prizes for the best cardiac surgery and best thoracic surgery video

 •              The videos should be submitted as a high definition (HD), AVI or MPEG-4 video file, 5 minutes in duration, and can be made using anyrecording device, including smart phones, video cameras orprofessional equipment

 •              Please obtain patient consent and fill in the application form,which requires consultant approval

 •              If selected, the videos may be edited and included in an SCTSoperative videos app

               For further details, please contact Carol Tan and Sunil Bhudia at[email protected]

 Closing date: 18th February 2018

 

Fellowship deadline extensions

The deadline for all SCTS Fellowships has been extended to Monday 15th January 2018.  Fellowships include:

 SCTS Education Ethicon Surgical Trainee Fellowships

Eligible applicants include senior nationally-appointed cardiothoracic surgical trainees in Great Britain & Ireland, who have not yet secured a consultant post.

Marian and Christina Ionescu Consultant Travelling Fellowship

Eligible applicants include Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeons currently working in Great Britain & Ireland in all sub-specialties, including adult cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, congenital cardiac surgery and transplantation surgery.

 SCTS Education Ionescu Medical Student Fellowships

Eligible applicants include medical students at University in Great Britain & Ireland

 SCTS Education Ionescu Non-NTN Surgical Fellowships

Eligible applicants are non-NTN surgical doctors, including clinical fellows, specialty doctors, associate specialists and staff grade doctors, currently working within cardiothoracic surgery in Great Britain & Ireland.

 SCTS Education Ionescu Nursing & Allied Health Professional Fellowships

Eligible applicants include Cardiothoracic Nurses, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Surgical Care Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Physiotherapists, Pharmacists and Perfusionists, currently working within Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain & Ireland, with at least 4 years’ experience and professionally registered with the NMC or HCPC.

For further information and for an application form, please do not hesitate to contact Letty Mitchell at [email protected]

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Category: GeneralBarts Aortovascular Symposium 2018

Barts Aortovascular Symposium 2018
16 Sep 2018

Category: GeneralBarts Aortovascular Symposium 2018

Barts Aortovascular Symposium 2018
17 Sep 201818 Sep 201819 Sep 201820 Sep 2018

Category: GeneralBirmingham Review Course in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Birmingham Review Course in Cardiothoracic Surgery
21 Sep 2018

Category: GeneralBirmingham Review Course in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Birmingham Review Course in Cardiothoracic Surgery
22 Sep 2018

Category: GeneralBirmingham Review Course in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Birmingham Review Course in Cardiothoracic Surgery
23 Sep 2018

Category: GeneralBirmingham Review Course in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Birmingham Review Course in Cardiothoracic Surgery
24 Sep 201825 Sep 201826 Sep 201827 Sep 201828 Sep 2018

Category: General5th International VATS Symposium

5th International VATS Symposium

Category: GeneralLess than full-time working for surgeons

Less than full-time working for surgeons
29 Sep 2018

Category: General5th International VATS Symposium

5th International VATS Symposium

Category: TutorsST7B - Clinical examination course for FRCS (C-Th)

ST7B - Clinical examination course for FRCS (C-Th)
30 Sep 2018

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Nurses & AHP Forum Presentations

Presentations given at the 2017 Forum are now available in pdf format for review on the Nurses & AHP page.
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SCTS Ionescu University 2017

Videos of the presentations are available to view:

Belfast 2017

Annual Meeting

The next meeting will be in Glasgow on 18th to 20th March 2018.

See previous programmes here: Read more

 

Cardiothoracic Trainees Research Collaborative

CTRC

Nursing and Allied health professional Research Group

NARG

Featured Presentation

Surgical techniques for functional mitral regurgitation

J Lamelas (Houston, USA) reviews the surgical options available for the management of functional mitral regurgitation, before describing in detail his favoured technique of “ring and sling”.

 

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SCTS Education Professional Development

Following the very successful pilot the SCTS Education Professional Development course is now open. Details are on the attached flyer. The course places are heavily subsidised for SCTS members and there are limited places for each date. All the pilot places were gone within one week so immediate application is advised. Non SCTS members pay the full price so this course is a benefit of SCTS membership.

This programme is aimed at consultants, senior trainees (ST5 onward) and equivalent, and is rolling so modules can be taken in any order.

The course has been designed to meet many revalidation requirements and is tailored to the needs of cardiothoracic surgeons.

This course has top modules from our award winning partner and includes sessions on understanding the healthcare environment, management, leadership, transformation and finances.

Following course participation delegates will be better equipped to deal with the rapidly changing NHS and effectively lead their services.

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Nurses and AHP Courses

For details of all upcoming courses: Read more

 

SCTS Education Curriculum-aligned Cardiothoracic Surgery Training Courses

SCTS Education / Ethicon Curriculum-aligned Cardiothoracic Surgery Training Courses are an innovative portfolio of 12 courses that have been designed and implemented by the current SCTS Tutors to mirror the ISCP curriculum.

All nationally-appointed Cardiothoracic Surgery Trainees will be given the opportunity to attend 12 specifically designed courses (2 courses per year during their 6 year programme). The portfolio of courses will deliver a continuous programme of learning which has been mapped out to mirror the ISCP Cardiothoracic Surgery curriculum. The programme has been endorsed by the Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialty Advisory Committee (SAC) and attendance at the courses will be monitored through the ARCP and CCT process. These courses complement knowledge and skills learned during their training programme and will use a variety of techniques to deliver education.

Details of the aims and delivery of all of these courses are available on the Tutors' page. Read more

Upcoming:

Debate: emphysema intervention

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About

  This is the educational website of the SCTS and is overseen by its Education Committee. The Education Committee serves as a link between the Executive and the Cardiothoracic SAC to ensure that educational matters are highlighted in the Society. Read more
  The SCTS University was launched in 2010 at the SCTS Annual Meeting in Liverpool and is now the largest Cardiothoracic Educational Programme in the UK. The first recording of this contemporary educational material was in 2012 at the joint ACTA / SCTS meeting in Manchester, with each subsequent SCTS University recorded and the educational material made available via this website. Read more
  The SCTS Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Mr Marian Ionescu at the annual meeting in Manchester 2015. His name has been added to the SCTS University logo. Read more

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