What is Spring / Autumn School?
Spring and Autumn School are annual, 4 day, events running in May and October. Each day contains a series of courses to choose from, aimed at the development of GP Trainers. The venue alternates between Hull, Leeds and Sheffield to enable access for all Trainers.
The course is free to GP Trainers working in Yorkshire and the Humber.
Autumn School is to be held 9th - 12th October 2018 at the Leadership Academy in Leeds.
Please note Maintaining the Art of GP will be held at Swinton Park, Ripon
Please see below the courses running each day including their Flyer and Programme. Please note, more information is available for each course on Medical Maxcourse.
If you have any queries, please contact the team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Surviving and Thriving - Maintaining Resilience in General Practice
To raise awareness about resilience and explore how being more resilient may help us survive and thrive in work.
Tutors: Nicola Gill & David Fair
Making Decisions Better
Decision making is at the heart of clinical practice and GP Trainers are tasked with developing the decision making of their trainees, but the theory and practice of decision making rarely features as a standalone educational session. This day fills that gap.
Tutors: Neal Maskrey & Alan Shirley
Quality Improvement for WPBA
The workshop will be an interactive session using small group work and plenaries to work through the elements of the QI model for improvement
Tutor: Amar Rughani
CSR and ESR for New Trainers
This course will be cover all aspects of the CSR and ESR. There will be plenty of opportunity for discussion and picking up tips on how to use Educator Notes, the CSR and ESR effectively and efficiently and how to save time as a Trainer and Educational Supervisor.
Tutors: Sandra Brinkley & Jodie Lockwood
ES for Established Trainers
This is an interactive workshop where we will look at the relationship between ESRs and ARCPs, and work through real examples of Outcomes, doing some of our own Quality Assurance, with tips to help writing and validation, and new ideas to take back to our trainees to help them improve their portfolio and evidence.
Tutors: John Featherstone & Paul Johnson
WPBA for Established Trainers
Working mainly in a small group workshop format, focusing on your experience and learning needs. To explore how to make WPBA effective, efficient, relevant, developmental, and maybe even creative and enjoyable?
Tutors: Nick Price and further tutors to be confirmed
Maintaining the Art of General Practice
A one-day seminar using the creative arts to explore the value of ‘home ‘in our lives and those of our colleagues and patients.
Tutors: Nicola Gill & Roger Higson
Medical Ethics I-Teaching Philosophical Bioethics
How to navigate through the ethical minefield of new developments in modern General Practice.
To learn about the theory and the principles involved. How to develop the skills required to teach Medical Ethics. A morning session to help the learner discover their moral compass and the basic principles of Medical Ethics. An afternoon session on the theory of euthanasia and dilemmas that occur with end-of-life decisions.
Tutors: Stuart Calder & Nicki Williams
Managing Difficult Conversations
A one day course designed to explore the area of working with trainees in difficulty. It covers the dynamics of difficult conversations, and practical approaches to working with trainees.
Tutors: Edmund Cross & Nick Whelan
Educating the Multi-Professional Workforce in General Practice - Roles for GP Educators
One day interactive Workshop Educating the Multi-professional Workforce in General Practice - roles for GP Educators
Tutors: Pete Lane & Martin Sutcliffe
WPBA for Prospective Trainers
Suitable for Trainers and prospective trainers within 6 months, (maximum 12 months), of being approved as a GP Trainer and have achieved PGMedEd Certificate. This course will be covering all aspects of WPBA. There will be plenty of opportunity for discussion and picking up tips on how to use WPBA effectively and efficiently and how to save time as a Trainer.
Tutors: Caroline Mills & TBC
Supporting AKT Candidates; Information Mastery
The aim of this course is to become familiar with the aims and content of the AKT, with approaches to stay up to date as clinicians and with techniques to understand evidence and risk communication in consultations.
Tutors: Neal Maskrey & Nick Price
Medical Ethics II- Teaching Medical Ethics in the Real World
The morning session is designed to highlight the moral and ethical duties of today’s GP, how to recognise ethical issues and how to make consistent moral judgements. In turn, and how to teach the trainee - firstly to recognise ethical issues and, secondly how to manage them in a systematic and fair manner.
The afternoon session focusses on the problems of scarce health resources, and how to recognise and manage the potential conflict that can occur between individual patient autonomy and health needs of the general population.
Tutors: Stuart Calder & Nicki Williams
“When and how to say no” - in medically unexplained symptoms
A workshop on the management phase of the consultation applied to patients with medically unexplained symptoms in the General Practice setting.
Tutors: Peter Green, Chris Webb & Kate Dickinson
Rank and Power Dynamics in GP Training
A half day course that explores how power and authority come into the trainer/trainee relationship. Often ignored or even undiscussable, rank and power dynamics have a significant influence on our relationships in medicine.
Programme to be confirmed
Tutors: Edmund Cross & Sarah Merrifield
Surviving and Thriving - Maintaining Resilience in General Practice - Flyer
Surviving and Thriving - Maintaining Resilience in General Practice - Programme
Making Decisions Better- Flyer
Making Decisions Better- Programme
Quality Improvement for WPBA- Flyer
Quality Improvement for WPBA- Programme
CSR and ESR for New Trainers- Flyer
CSR and ESR for New Trainers- Programme
ES for Established Trainers - Flyer
ES for Established Trainers - Programme
WPBA for Established Trainers - Flyer
WPBA for Established Trainers - Programme
Maintaining the Art of General Practice - Flyer
Maintaining the Art of General Practice - Programme
Medical Ethics I-Teaching Philosophical Bioethics- Flyer
Medical Ethics I-Teaching Philosophical Bioethics- Programme
Managing Difficult Conversations- Flyer
Managing Difficult Conversations- Programme
Educating the Multi-Professional Workforce in General Practice - Roles for GP Educators- Flyer
Educating the Multi-Professional Workforce in General Practice - Roles for GP Educators- Programme
WPBA for Prospective Trainers- Flyer
WPBA for Prospective Trainers- Programme
Supporting AKT Candidates; Information Mastery- Flyer
Supporting AKT Candidates; Information Mastery- Programme
Medical Ethics II- Teaching Medical Ethics in the Real World- Flyer
Medical Ethics II- Teaching Medical Ethics in the Real World- Programme
“When and how to say no” - in medically unexplained symptoms- Flyer
“When and how to say no” - in medically unexplained symptoms- Programme
Rank and Power Dynamics in GP Training- Flyer
Rank and Power Dynamics in GP Training- Programme to be confirmed
GP Training for Non-Trainers- Flyer
GP Training for Non-Trainers- Programme
We have changed from the manual booking system to an online self-service system called Maxcourse.
If you have not already created a Maxcourse account, please click on this link: Maxcourse and follow the below instructions.
Click on ‘New user – start here’ and complete the requested information.
After you have created your account, before you can book onto a course you will need to update the following:
- Profession- Select the one/s that apply, this will be used to confirm you are applying for courses relevant to your current grade. This is located under ‘User details- Professions’
- Gender, Main Occupation, Speciality and Trust. These are to be updated via ‘User details- Personal Details’
Once your account has been set up, you can locate courses either by the course calendar or using the search function, specifying ‘Autumn School’.
Click on ‘My Courses’ to see the list of courses you are booked on to.