All trainees in Acute Medicine must develop a specialist skill. These generally fall into one of four categories:
Training in specialist skills varies from deanery to deanery and not all deaneries will provide training in all the skills. Therefore if you are particularly set on attaining a particular skill, then you may wish to contact the Training Programme Directors (TPDs) in the relevant deaneries to find out what skills training is offered in those deaneries. If you are having trouble finding out who the TPD for a particular deanery is then please email one of our trainee representatives and we will be able to put you in touch with the correct person.
For existing Acute Medicine trainees we would offer the following pieces of advice: