Special Interest Sessions as ST Doctor in Psychiatry

I asked some ST Psychiatry Doctors how they are spending their special interest sessions and if they were involved in further education during the ST training.

Here is the list of their responses.

Clinics and other relevant clinical experience

Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule training (ADOS)

ASD clinic for adults

Substance misuse and pregnancy clinic

Early Intervention (in Psychosis) service

Medically Unexplained Symptoms clinic

HIV liaison clinic

Neuroimaging with radiologist / Neuroradiology experience

Memory clinic

First episode psychosis referral clinic

CAMHS LD experience

Forensic community experience

Paediatric epilepsy clinic

Tertiary LD epilepsy

Marie curie hospice experience

Young onset dementia team shadowing

Crisis care concordat

Clinics and ward rounds with a geriatrician,

TIA clinic

Session with palliative care

ECT experience

Sessions with chronic pain clinic

Experience with eating disorder service

Neurology clinic experience

Court Diversion Liaison service

Educational & Additional Training

BA in Business management in leadership practice.

Honorary tutor for MSc psychiatry at Cardiff University

Honorary tutor at medical school Cardiff University

Clinical tutor in psych for university of Swansea

Editor and SSC supervisor Virtual learning course in psychiatry for university of Cardiff

Psychiatric trainee committee

Executive MBA

LLM medical law

Research into novel psychoactive substances

MSc in medical education

MSc strategic leadership in healthcare

MA Med Education

PGDip in Education

Cognitive Analytic Therapy Practitioner course or 6/12 training in CAT

Other Experience

Balint group &Balint accreditation

Editorial work for the newsletter for RCPsych

RCPsych Trainee Committee

Local Training committee involvement

Training attachment with the local RCPsych policy lead

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Raja Adnan Ahmed

I am a Consultant Psychiatrist working in South Wales. I am interested in raising awareness of mental illness, fighting the stigma around mental health and also medical education. I am passionate about supporting junior doctors & IMGs.

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