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Lung Transplantation training

As you progress through your rotations acquiring skills and experience, you need to check you are also acquiring sub-specialty experience in time for your CCT. For Lung Transplantation the requirements are:

  • attend teaching programme/course
  • 2 outpatient clinics in specialist/satellite clinic
  • CbD

You can find more details in a previous news and opportunities post, and in the FAQs (including contact details of relevant departments).

RSM lung tranplantation

Image from: rsm.ac.uk

This year there are two courses that will get you the necessary knowledge related to Lung Transplantation, in advance of a placement.

  • The RSM has now released details of the Update on Lung Transplantation Day they are running on 8th June, and you can now book. Early bird rates (£80 for non-members) end on 9th May. The day is organised by Dr Michael Beckles, Consultant in Respiratory Medicine and General Physician, Royal Free Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
  • The alternative is to book onto the BTS course, which in on 22nd September. £195 for BTS members. The day is organised by Professor Andrew Fisher from the Institute of Transplantation, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Have a look at the programmes and sort out your study leave in plenty of time.

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Respiratory doctor in London



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