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Monday 11 October

08:00–10:00 Targeted locoregional therapies for liver tumours
A joint session with the British Society of Interventional Radiologists (BSIR)

Chairs: Dr Nadeem Shaida and DrGanesh Radhakrishna 

Learning objectives:

  1. Understand the role of intra-arterial therapies in liver tumours
  2. Understand the latest guidelines and evidence regarding the role of Selective Internal Radiation Therapy in the management of hepatocellular carcinoma.
  3. Understand the role of ablative technologies including novel therapies such as Irreversible Electroporation (IRE) in liver tumours

12:30-13:30 4ways Lunchtime symposium: Worn out – radiologist well being

As we enter a post-pandemic world this panel discussion will take a look at the key factors affecting the mental wellbeing of radiologists and a practical look at managing burnout.

  • Dr David Grant, Lead, AI and Emerging Technologies, 4ways Healthcare
  • Dr Lynne Green, Chief Clinical Officer, Kooth PLC

18:00–20:00 Wellbeing
Chairs: Dr Nicky Thorp and Dr Teik Choon See

Healthcare provision is increasingly complex, coupled with ongoing resource constraints and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result clinicians are experiencing escalating levels of burnout with the well-recognised negative impacts on patient care as well as on the individual. It is our aim that this session is informative and thought-provoking combining presentations from eminent speakers in the field with practical and interactive sessions to enable an understanding of the facts around stress and burnout in healthcare professionals along with more practical approaches.

Learning objectives: 

  1. The background to stress and burnout enabling recognition of one's own stressors and coping mechanisms.
  2. The impact of the COVID19 pandemic on the wellbeing of healthcare professionals.
  3. Practical approaches to preventing and managing stress and burnout including the role of the Schwartz round and the RCR.

Please note that the Schwartz round element of this session will NOT be recorded and can only be viewed live. 


Tuesday 12 October

08:30-10:00 CESR
Making your best CESR application
Chair: Ruth Gibson

This session is designed for radiologists who are not yet on the GMC specialist register but who are preparing to make an application for a Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR) and intend to apply soon. It will focus on CESR applications in the CCT specialty of Clinical radiology.  Unfortunately, we can’t guarantee a successful application! But we want to help you to make the best application possible. 

18:00–20:00 Research in the UK – a snapshot
Chair: Dr Suma Chakrabarthi

Details to follow.


Wednesday 13 October

08:00–10:00 Training the oncologist of the future: the new clinical oncology curriculum, acute oncology and the oncology common stem
Chair: Dr Rachel Cooper

This session will address changes to the specialty training curriculum for clinical oncology that is being implemented from August 2021, with a particular focus on how these changes fit into the wider development of acute oncology services and the requirements of the Shape of Training report.  It will cover aspects of the educational approach taken, including the move to high level outcomes and the use of entrustable professional activities for assessment, as well as addressing the aims of the ‘oncology common stem year.’  It will also explore the new curriculum requirements for acute oncology training, placing these within the context of the development and future of acute oncology services, including the interaction of this service with acute medicine.  We will hear from members of the Clinical Oncology Curriculum Committee involved in writing the new curricula, colleagues currently implementing the curricula in a variety of settings, and from a trainee representative who will be transferring to the new curricula.
 
Learning objectives: 

  1. To understand how acute oncology services have developed across the UK and discuss the future of acute oncology services
  2. To outline the changes to the specialty training curriculum for clinical oncology and understand the requirements for acute oncology training and the ‘oncology common stem’ year
  3. To understand how changes to the specialty training curriculum for clinical oncology are being implemented in a range of settings across the UK

18:00-20:00 4ways sponsored session: Imaging in low resource settings – worldwide radiology 

Session includes: 

  • A brief overview of challenges, novel opportunities and the role of international partnerships
  • The perspective of a frontline clinician
  • Creating a new post-graduate training programme with just a handful of radiologists

Thursday 14 October

08:00–10:00 Pandemic and vaccines – a reality check
Chairs: Dr Ash Chakraborty and Dr Ganesh Radhakrishna

In this session we will draw upon the insights from leading lights in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK to provide a reflection on lessons learnt and future planning for the next global pandemic.

Learning objectives:

  1. Reflections on how we managed the pandemic
  2. An overview of how we have emerged from the pandemic
  3. Insights into future of clinical radiology and oncology as we learn to live with this new reality

12:30–14:00 Pancreatic cancer reporting tool
Chairs: Dr Raneem Albazaz and Dr Ganesh Radhakrishna

This symposium will be a multi-disciplinary overview on the evolution and proposed roll out for this radiology reporting tool for pancreatic cancer at pancreatic multidisciplinary team meetings (MDTs). This is a comprehensive tool developed by pancreatic team members to enable a reliable and consistent method of reporting and determining respectability, need for neoadjuvant therapy and guide for clinical decision making at the MDT for patients; both in clinical practice and as part of clinical research. This tool will enable more refined definitions of respectability for UK practice to be developed and implemented across all UK centres.

Learning objectives:

  1. Gain insight into the evolution and development of the tool from members of the clinical MDT
  2. Gain an overview of the utility of the tool in practice
  3. Discuss the implementation of the tool and its use at pancreatic MDTs

18:00–20:00 Training the radiologist of the future: an introduction to the new clinical radiology and interventional radiology curricula
Chair: Dr Stephen Harden

This session will address changes to the specialty training curricula for clinical and interventional radiology that are being implemented from August 2021.  It will cover aspects of the educational approach taken, including the move to high level outcomes and the use of entrustable professional activities for assessment, as well as addressing the balance between generalist and specialist training necessary to meet the requirements of the Shape of Training report.  We will hear from members of the Clinical Radiology Curriculum Committee involved in writing the new curricula, colleagues currently implementing the curricula in a variety of settings, and from a trainee representative who will be transferring to the new curricula.

Learning objectives: 

  1. To outline the changes to the specialty training curricula for clinical radiology and interventional radiology and how these are being implemented across the UK
  2. To understand the use of high level outcomes and entrustable professional activities in the new 2021 clinical and interventional radiology curricula
  3. To understand the requirements of the Shape of Training report for all curricula to train a consultant workforce that can balance generalist and specialist skills to meet the needs of the future patient population

Friday 15 October

08:00–10:00 Medical Educator: Appraisal skills and APCP report writing 
Chair: Dr Linda Hacking

Details to follow.

18:00–20:00 Medical Educator: Professionalism in medical education
Chair: Dr Linda Hacking 

Details to follow.


See details of the oncology week programme 
See details of the radiology week programme 

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