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Foundation Programme Year 2 Simulation

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Who is this course suitable for?

This course is offered to Foundation Year 2 doctors in the trust explores new topics and areas for learning with the same ethos as FoPS 1. The programme presents new challenges and builds upon the experience that trainees have acquired as they move through their training.

Learning outcomes

The principles which underpin the FY2 Simulation courses are outlined below. In developing and having opportunity to demonstrate these skills the doctor will encounter many common and less common clinical situations and conditions which are important and directly relevant to their daily practice.

Demonstrate professional behaviour by complying with national and local requirements to complete mandatory training (FP 1.1)

Demonstrate delivery of patient-centred care (FP 1.2)

Demonstrate behaviour in accordance with ethical and legal requirements (FP 1.3)

Demonstrate clear communication in a variety of settings appropriate to the level of an FY2 doctor (FP 2.6)

Demonstrate effective team working skills including leadership skills (FP 2.7)

Recognise, assess and initiate management of the acutely ill patient appropriate to the level of an FY2 doctor (FP 3.9)

Demonstrate safe and effective prescribing in accordance with GMC guidelines, including high-risk prescriptions (FP 3.13)

Discuss palliative and end of life care for patients, including the use of do no attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation (DNAPCR) forms (FP 3.17)

Recognise and work within the limits of personal competence (FP 4.18)

Describe how to ensure patient safety is the priority in clinical practice, including reporting adverse events and drug reactions (FP 4.19)

Course Lead - Leigh Simmonds

'In recent times, I have utilised admissions to Richardson for respite direct from my fracture clinic, even at weekends. I have never worked anywhere with this efficiency before - it is reassuring and invaluable for the patient.'

Patient, Lowson / Starling Wards, Richardson Hospital