MIMS Learning Essentials Courses
Essentials courses provide a fun practical update on the latest clinical guidance with a focus on how to put it into practice. The one-day courses feature:
The next available course is in London on Wednesday 21 June at the Holiday Inn Bloomsbury.
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Dr Raj Thakkar
Raj is Chair of the MIMS Learning Essentials editorial advisory board. His varied roles include working as a GP partner since 2004, clinical commissioning director for Chiltern CCG in planned care, cardiac lead for Thames Valley Strategic Clinical Network and atrial fibrillation champion for NHSIQ Thames Valley. He was also worked as a presenter on BBC Radio and is a medical writer and adviser. Raj has written and published over 100 articles and several books including the MIMS Consultation Guide which won the BMA book award for medicine 2012.
Dr Jessica Garner
Jessica is a part-time GP in Worcester and works as a GP with the West Midlands ambulance service, as part of an innovative local scheme. She is a regular contributor to the Patient UK website, has a popular health blog and writes for a number of medical publications. She is passionate about empowering patients to take control of their own health, particularly when it comes to lifestyle changes. She has interests in paediatrics, mental health and women's health. She has also had involvement in medical education, and has been guest speaker at local vocational training events.
Dr Sally Higginbottom
Sally is an experienced salaried GP at James Wigg Practice, a large teaching and training practice in London. She does a mixture of clinical sessions, working as an appraiser and writing and editing learning modules for the Royal College of General Practitioners. Sally has a particular interest in medical education and is a trainer of specialist trainees in the practice. Clinically, Sally enjoys her special interest in women's health and regularly fits coils and implants. She is also the child protection lead for the practice and sees many paediatric patients both for acute and ongoing care.
Registration starts at 8.45 and the course will run from 9.15 to 17.00, giving you 6 hours CPD.
Course topics are outlined below.
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What our delegates said
100% of delegates who attended an Essential course in 2016 were satisfied with the course. Here's what some of them told us:
'Very useful for practice - I really felt I was learning!'
'Great speakers and relevant to jobbing GPs'
'Every speaker gave very useful up to date info and very useful daily tips we can use'
'Excellent range of subjects'
'Brilliant idea to be able to make reflective notes that can be migrated straight into appraisal tool'
'Great to be taught by experienced GPs'
'Very enjoyable, definitely recommend'
Find out more and book a place on a course in 2017 here
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