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Posted December 2nd 2022 (3 days ago)

*STOP PRESS* Second Intake for Professional & Generic Skills Programme

The Programme:

  • The Professional and Generic Skills (PGS) Programme is a collaboration between Health Education South West (HESW) and the University of Plymouth’s Faculty of Health.
  • The PGS Programme covers all elements of the GMC’s Generic Professional Capabilities framework, whose content is now a requirement for trainees.
  • 97%of respondents over the last 5 years have rated the quality and relevance of the PGS Programme as “Excellent” or “Good”.

 

The Modules:

  1. Patient safety, quality systems and personal responsibilities;
  2. Teaching and Learning;
  3. Communication skills;
  4. Medical ethics, medicine and the law;
  5. Leadership and Management 1: NHS structures and funding;
  6. Leadership and Management 2: Personal skills (two days); and
  7. Quality Improvement (two days).

 

Eligibility:

The Programme is open to Core, Specialty and GP trainees (ST2+), SAS doctors and dental trainees (all including IMGs).

 

Other useful information:

  • The PGS Programme modules are stand-alone and held virtually on a secure Zoom platform.
  • Delegates completing the PGS programme can transfer the academic credits gained to some Plymouth University postgraduate taught programmes (including Clinical Education; Healthcare Management, Leadership & Innovation; and Global Health).

 

Read more about the PGS Programme here. Email: professionalskills@plymouth.ac.uk for further information/application form.

Posted September 6th 2022 (3 months ago)

STOP THE PRESS!! Professional & Generic Skills Programme - Applications Open!

The Professional and Generic Skills (PGS) Programme is a collaboration between Health Education England - South West (HEE-SW) and the University of Plymouth’s Faculty of Health.

It is for doctors in training (GP and Specialty ST3+), as well as SAS doctors and dental trainees.

The PGS Programme is fully aligned with the GMC’s Generic Professional Capabilities framework, and provides a unique combination of skills, knowledge and thinking to develop your career as a clinical leader within an evolving NHS.

The Programme consists of seven modules. You will need to commit to nine days throughout the academic year for the delivery sessions, plus time required to write a final reflection.

The seven modules cover the following key themes:

• Patient safety and quality systems;
• Teaching and learning;
• Communication skills;
• Medical ethics, medicine and the law;
• NHS structures and funding;
• Leadership and Management (two days); and
• Quality Improvement (two days).

The PGS Programme also provides the opportunity for further development, through progression onto postgraduate taught programmes at Plymouth University (including Clinical Education; Healthcare Management, Leadership & Innovation; Global Health).

You can read more about the PGS Programme here, or download an application form here.

For further information, contact professionalskills@plymouth.ac.uk