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Trainees' Programme

The Focus training day is organised by the ACB Education Committee.

Sunday 14th April 2013

Trainees' Dinner at Vanbrugh College Dining Room

Monday 15th April 2013
Morning Session: 0930 - 1230 - Chaired by Robert Hill
Method Evaluation and statistics associated
0930 - 1010 Verification of automated analysers, data analysis and 
                     interpretation of results
                     Dr Zahra Khatami and Dr Robert Hill, Sheffield Teaching Hospital

1010 - 1045 Mass spectrometry based techniques - method 
                    validation
                    Professor David Holt, St Georges Hospital, London
Calculations
1115 - 1230 Interactive calculations session
                    Dr Bill Bartlett, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee

Afternoon Session: 1330 - 1600 - Chaired by Hazel Borthwick 
How to write a FRCPath part 1 essay on the following -

1330 - 1415 Clinical question
                     Dr Karen Mitchell, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
1415 - 1500 Management question
                     Dr Chris Chaloner, Central Manchester Foundation Trust
1515 - 1600 Methodology question
                     Dr Frances Boa, St Georges Hospital, London

Trainees will be given the essay titles one month prior to Focus so that they can write what they think would be required.  Trainees will then be able to compare their answers to the model answers.

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