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Locum learning plan 3: appraisal, inspection and resilience

3.75 credits

Preparing for appraisal as a GP locum, gathering CPD evidence, what happens during a CQC inspection and personal resilience are all covered in this learning plan aimed at locums and sessional GPs. The plan will also be useful for GP registrars and any GP who wishes to keep up to date with appraisal and revalidation requirements.

You can undertake the whole plan or individual modules based on your learning needs, and CPD credits can be claimed on each module.




Practice

Preparing for appraisal as a GP locum

Dr Anna Cumisky provides an overview of what to consider when preparing for appraisal as a locum or sessional GP.

0.25 Credits
Knowledge

Gathering CPD for your appraisal Q&A

Dr Ravi Ramanathan, GP appraiser, offers his tips on gathering CPD for your appraisal.

0.25 Credits
Practice

Significant event analysis: CQC briefing

In the sixth article of our CQC briefing series, Dr Rishi Duggal explores how CQC inspectors approach the use of significant event analysis (SEA) in GP practices. The article highlights structured approaches to SEA and what constitutes good practice in its use.

0.50 Credits
Practice

Updated RCGP guidance on revalidation

Dr Ravi Ramanathan highlights new Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) guidance on supporting information for appraisal and revalidation. The guidance, effective from 1 April 2016, aims to simplify the process for GPs and clarify how they can claim CPD credits.

0.25 Credits
Practice

How to prepare for a CQC inspection: CQC briefing

Dr Devin Gray outlines what GP practices should do to prepare for an announced visit from Care Quality Commission inspectors. This activity, the first in a series, explains the CQC’s five key questions, outlines population groups for which inspectors will assess the quality of care, and highlights how how to gather information before a visit.

0.50 Credits
Practice

What to expect on the day of an inspection: CQC briefing

What should you expect on the day of a CQC inspection? Dr Devin Gray outlines what will happen in an announced inspection of general practice. This activity, the second in a series, focuses on the practice’s presentation of performance, speaking to practice staff and patients, key lines of enquiry and corroboration.

0.50 Credits
Practice

What happens after an inspection visit: CQC briefing

Following an inspection visit from the Care Quality Commission, your GP surgery will receive a report. Dr Devin Gray explains the content of the report, in the third of three articles about preparing for CQC inspections. This article focuses on ratings, publication of the report, enforcement, and responding to the report.

0.50 Credits
Practice

Steps to personal resilience

In the third of five articles, Fiona Dalziel discusses how GPs and practice staff can develop emotional resilience.

0.50 Credits
Practice

Resilience when under pressure

In the fourth of five articles, Fiona Dalziel looks at how being resilient can help GPs, other practice team members, and practices to succeed in times of pressure.

0.50 Credits