Foundation Year 1 Teaching

Foundation Year 1 Teaching

In the first year of the Foundation Programme we provide three sets of teaching sessions that deliver a wide range of learning opportunities aligned to the Curriculum.

RIE: Tuesdays 1230 // SJH: Wednesdays 1300 // WGH: Thursdays 1230


Block One

By the end of November you will have had teaching on:

  • Introduction to Foundation Education Training
  • Pharmacy: Antibiotic Prescribing and Therapeutic drug monitoring
  • Writing IDL's
  • Fluid Balance and IV Fluid Prescribing
  • Management of the acutely unwell patient (sepsis)
  • Common Mental Health issues
  • Diabetes and Insulin Prescribing
  • Death Certification: How to complete the form, PF referral and DNACPR
  • Pharmacy: prescribing anticoagulants
  • Principles of Teamwork and Inter-Professional Communication
  • How to survive and thrive as an FY1 doctor
  • Patient Safety
  • Palliative Care
  • Acute delirium
  • Musculoskeletal trauma and falls
  • Consent
  • ADME feedback

Block Two

By the end of March you will have had teaching on:

  • Frailty identification
  • Pre-operative Challenges and Post Operative Complications
  • Consultations and recognising and protecting vulnerable patients
  • Prescribing in Hepatic and Renal Failure
  • Acute Cardiology
  • Management of Common Respiratory Conditions
  • Blood Products and transfusions
  • Handover
  • Acute Pain Management
  • Management of Common Respiratory Conditions
  • Infection Control and Hospital Acquired Infections
  • Pharmacy Anticoagulants (2)
  • Deteriorating patient
  • Critical Appraisal of evidence for clinical practice
  • Drug & alcohol dependence
  • Portfolios & feedback with ADME

Block Three

By the end of July you will have had teaching on:

  • Patient Safety - Falls Prevention
  • Common GI Presentations in acute medicine
  • Confidentiality, Whistle blowing & professional boundaries
  • Thriving in Medicine
  • Renal Medicine
  • Management of Agression - Patients/relatives
  • Procedural Skills
  • Prescribing problems
  • Palliative Care and Chronic Pain Management
  • Radiology for foundation doctors - Chest Radiology
  • Delirium/dementia in the acute hospital
  • Risk Management (Clinical Governance and Complaints)
  • Child & Vulnerable Group Protection
  • Career Planning
  • Acute Stroke Management & rehab
  • Difficult conversions, breaking bad news & the power of an apology
  • Feeback with ADME