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September 20 All day

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This informal day at the College is designed to guide newly appointed consultants, or those on the brink of appointment, through the major issues they are likely to face in the initial years following their appointment.

Who Should Attend?

  • Newly appointed consultants
  • Senior trainees nearing CCT completion
  • Individuals returning from a period of absence

Programme Highlights

The course aims to provide introductory guidance for those stepping into consultant posts. Topics covered include an introduction to the consultant contract, effective time management, and job planning.

Course Structure

The day will be conducted under Chatham House Rules*, facilitating open discussion and allowing participants to share experiences and ask questions. The programme will also address areas typically not covered in postgraduate or specialty training.

Programme Content

  • The interview process for consultant roles
  • Bridging the gap between training grade and consultant posts
  • Consultant contract and job planning process
  • Time management and office efficiency
  • Achieving work-life balance
  • Career progression and alternative roles
  • Realistic medicine in medical practice
  • Opportunities in service development, locally and nationally

Intended Learning Outcomes

Upon completion, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the principal components of the consultant contract
  • Describe the principles applied to the job planning process
  • Define Realistic medicine and provide examples of its application in medical practice
  • List factors to consider in effective time management
  • Differentiate between training and consultant grades

Dental Enhanced CPD Development Outcome: B

*Chatham House Rule: Participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s) or any other participant may be revealed.

£80 – £125 Event Price
232-242 St Vincent St
Glasgow, G2 5RJ
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