Medical Department
Teaching Opportunities at Sligo
Regional Hospital
Grand Rounds
Departmental grand rounds occur twice weekly and include case reports, external speakers, topical
issues, debates, workshops and mortality sessions.
Venue: Lecture Theatre, Level 6
Time: Tuesday and Friday at 1300 (lunch provided)
Timetable 2015 ( http://ref-sligo.ie/education/grand-rounds-s…-hospital-2015)
Journal club
Venue: Lecture Theatre, Level 6
Time: Thursday at 0830 (breakfast provided)
Postgraduate Examination teaching
MRCPI/UK part 1 and 2 written tutorial by Clinical Tutor: Dr Adebayo.
MRCP part 2 clinical examination/PACES bedside tutorials ;
There are ongoing interactive bedside tutorials suitable for short and long case examinations given
by Consultant Specialists and experienced MRCPI examiners in each field. Sessions are also available
for communication and history taking OSCES. Sessions are organised between 5 and 6 every
weekday evening for 6 weeks prior to each sitting of the MRCPI/UK.
Venue: Medical wards
NCHD Training/workshops (3 monthly)
1. Central line insertion
This is a comprehensive workshop with tuition in the basic science of line insertion with a
demonstration by consultant Anaesthetists. Hands on opportunity for every candidate to insert a
central line under supervision on purpose built models (insertion of central venous catheter, Internal
Jugular, SVC, Femoral lines). Duration: 3 hours, numbers limited to 9 candidates per session.
2. Temporary Cardiac Pacing.
This is a comprehensive workshop with tuition in basic science of temporary pacing wire insertion,
and demonstration by experienced operators. A hands on opportunity for every candidate to insert a
central line under supervision using purpose built models (insertion of central venous catheter (Int
Jug, SVC, Femoral lines). Duration: 1 hour, numbers limited to 9 candidates per session.
3. Care of the Sick adult/unstable arrhythmias
This entails simulated scenarios with an ACLS instructor, Resuscitation models and simulators.
4. Emergency Ultrasound
This is a comprehensive workshop with tuition in basic science of temporary pacing wire insertion,
and hands on demonstration by Consultant in Emergency Medicine and hands on opportunity for
every candidate to perform US. Duration: 3 hours, numbers limited to 9 candidates per session.
Resuscitation training
Basic life support (BLS)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
EWS (Early Warning Score) Training
This is facilitated by the resuscitation officer: Deidre Staunton.
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Teaching opportunities at Sligo Regional Hospital