Severn Postgraduate Medical Education Psychiatry Core Training Course
For a copy of the 2018-2019 timetable please see the link below.
The Severn Core Psychiatry Course is designed to:
- To significantly reduce costs and release remaining study leave funding to core trainees
- To revise and improve the current course structure to meet the needs of the trainees
- Improve trainees' performance at the MRCPsych exams
- Help trainees develop even better standards of clinical practice
The structure of the Core Psychiatry Course has been adapted to best serve trainees as they progress through their core training. We have worked with trainee representatives to ensure that different learning styles are accommodated.
The course timetable is designed to fit with the exam timetable, so trainees are well prepared for each paper and the CASC exam. The course runs over 3 years: each year builds on the skills and knowledge already acquired. Most teaching is done in modular blocks. Advanced Communication Skills training is an important element which runs throughout the first two years of the course, with a morning session relevant to the particular module.
The CT3 course is brief (approx 6 days) leaving CT3 trainees the capacity to pursue post-membership special interest and research.
The course runs on Thursdays at the Vassall Centre in Fishponds (BS16 2QQ). There is ample car parking space without charge at the venue or on street parking.
For a copy of the 2018-2019 timetable please email: Laura Trigger
Core Psychiatry Training Course Contacts
Dr Reenee Barton (Core Psychiatry Course Lead)
Dr Linda Heaney (Core Psychiatry Training Programme Director)
Dr Melanie Merricks (Head of School)
USUAL VENUE= VASSALL CENTRE GILL AVENUE - BS16 2QQ
Please see the up to date timetable
date of timetable: 01/08/2018. Updated 24th September 2018.