CCT in Anaesthetics - Basic Level Training (Annex B)

Edition 2, August 2010
Updated July 2014

Table of Contents

  • Glossary of terms
  • Assessment method decode
  • Good Medical Practice decode

The basis of anaesthetic practice

  • Preoperative assessment
  1. History taking
  2. Clinical examination
  3. Specific anaesthetic evaluation
  • Premedication
  • Induction of general anaesthesia
  • Intra-operative care
  • Postoperative and recovery room care
  • Introduction to anaesthesia for emergency surgery
  • Management of respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Control of infection

Basic anaesthesia

  • Airway management
  • Critical incidents
  • Day surgery
  • General, urological and gynaecological surgery
  • Head, neck, maxillo-facial and dental surgery
  • Intensive care medicine (see Annex F)
  • Non-theatre
  • Obstetrics
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Paediatrics
    • Child protection
  • Pain medicine
  • Regional
  • Sedation
  • Transfer medicine
  • Trauma and stabilisation

Basic sciences to underpin anaesthetic practice

  • Anatomy
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology and biochemistry
  • Physics and clinical measurement
  • Statistical methods
  • Assessments for the Initial Assessment of Competence
  • Assessments for the Initial Assessment of Competence in Obstetric Anaesthesia
  • Blueprint of the Primary FRCA examination mapped against basic level units of training
  • Blueprint of the Primary FRCA examination mapped against professionalism of medical practice (see Annex A)
  • Blueprint of workplace based assessments against the basic level units of training
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