CCT in Anaesthetics - Core Level Training
Basic sciences to underpin anaesthetic practice
- To gain a good understanding of human anatomy relevant to the safe practice of anaesthesia at core level and to support progress to intermediate level training
- To acquire a sound understanding of human physiology, biochemistry and pharmacology, and to be able to apply this to clinical practice at core level and to support progress to intermediate training.
- To gain a good understanding of the basic principles of physics and clinical measurement; emphasis is on the function of monitoring equipment, equipment safety, and measurement techniques.
- To gain a good understanding of physiological and pharmacological consequences of ageing.
NB: All competencies annotated with the letter ‘E’ can be examined in any of the components of the Primary examination identified in the FRCA examination blueprint on page B-99 or in the Final examination identified in the Final FRCA blueprint on page C72 of Annex C.