Anaesthetists as Educators: Anaesthetists' Non-Technical Skills

Tue, 07/05/2019
Royal College of Anaesthetists
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Fully booked
Clinical Content Lead(s): 
Dr Paul Greig
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This Course is now full.  We are running it again on 22 November 2019.  For further details or to book please click here

As early as the 1970's, the aviation industry realised that the majority of incidents and accidents which occurred were due to problems of human failure rather than technical error. Their solution was to introduce Crew Resource Management (CRM) training to address the underlying issues such as team working, communication and decision making.

In 2003 a taxonomy was developed to describe the non-technical or cognitive/behavioural aspects deemed most crucial in safe and effective anaesthetic practice, called the ANTS (Anaesthetists’ Non-Technical Skills) Framework. This framework was designed to help anaesthetists recognise and assess non-technical behaviours and actions, in themselves and others.

This one-day course is designed for anaesthetic trainees and consultants, who wish to enhance their understanding of human factors and non-technical skills as applied to anaesthesia. It is also aimed at anaesthetists in a clinical or educational supervisor role, who wish to become more familiar with using ANTS for observation and feedback for trainees.

Please note:  This course includes a small amount of pre-course work

  Members and Fellows of RCoA Non-members
Anaesthetist in
Training/MTI Doctor
Senior Fellows & Members Club Student/
Foundation Doctor
£235 £180 £120 - £315

















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