A career in anaesthesia

This online event is aimed at medical students and foundation year doctors, and will provide practical advice about pursuing a career in anaesthesia.

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Key details

Date: 16 October 2024 | 09:30 - 15:15

Location: Online, Zoom

Availability: Places available

Clinical content lead(s): Emma, Ellie and Sarah

 

Are you a medical student or foundation year doctor and considering a career in anaesthesia? The RCoA is holding an information session for those who want to find out more about the specialty. This day will focus on the general aspects of a career in anaesthesia, providing an insight into life as a trainee and then on into SAS Doctor or Consultant roles. There will be opportunities to ask questions throughout the day.

Sessions will include

  • life as an anaesthetic trainee
  • how to prepare for your interview
  • recruitment and application processes
  • the future of anaesthesia and the skills required

Certificates of attendance will be issued for this event. This event will be recorded and made available for registrants to watch back for one month afterwards.

Delegate feedback from 2023 event:

"A very helpful overview of a career in anaesthesia with a practical guide of what is required to achieve this"

"Exceeded expectations in all aspects and a must-attend event for anaesthetic training applicants"

"An invaluable overview of all stages of the application process into anaesthesia and the future career options for an anaesthetist"

"Informative and useful day with plenty of opportunity for questions"

"Very informative event, particularly about the subspecialties in anaesthesia and the specialty application process"

09:00-09:10

Welcome

 

09:10-09:15

Introduction

 

09:15-09:30

Life as an anaesthetic trainee

Speakers TBC

09:30-09:50

ICU

 

09:50-10:30

Recruitment and applications

 

10:30-10:40

BREAK

10:40-11:00

MSRA Exam

 

11:00-11:30

Interview

 

11:30-12:00

Q&A Recruitment, application process

 

12:00-12:20

Equality, diversity, and inclusion

 

12:20-13:00

Lunch

13:00 – 13:30

The training programme and support

 

13:30-13:50

LTFT in Anaesthesia

 

 

 

 

13:50-13:55

13:55-14:30

14:30-14:35

14:35-15:10

Small group Q&A session with current anaesthetic trainees

 

Split group A into breakout rooms

Group A Q&A

Split group B into breakout rooms

Group B Q&A

 

 

15:10 – 15:20

Future of Anaesthesia

 

15:20 – 15:30

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Pricing Terms and Conditions

Payment must be made at the time of booking unless otherwise stated. The RCoA, FICM and FPM are unable to hold places on events without payment. Credit or debit card payments must be made online via our card payment handler Stripe, or by phone. We do not accept purchase orders or raise invoices for places on our events. 

Discounts are available for some membership types at the rates stated below. You must be eligible for the discount both at the time of the booking and at the time of the event itself. We may ask for proof of your member status at any point. If you are unable to prove your entitlement to the discount we may charge you the full event rate, or invite you to update your membership status accordingly. In such a situation we may withhold access to the event until your updated payment clears, or your new membership status is confirmed.

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