We regret to inform you that due to COVID-19 and the need to protect both healthcare professionals and our child and adult patients, we have taken the decision to cancel PREP 1, 1.2, 2 and 3 for March and April. This is a difficult decision to take and we understand that it will cause some anxiety amongst trainees, especially as many educational opportunities are currently being cancelled. We are very proud of the PREP programme and we are disappointed to have to cancel sessions, but we feel that in the current climate, this is the right thing to do. Please be assured that this will not affect your ARCP progression in any way.
PREP will resume as soon as possible.
All the best,
Emma, Sarah and Kate
PREP 2 (ST4 and ST5 Trainees)
PREP 2 is a two-year rolling programme for paediatric registrars and is run on the third Tuesday of every month.
Unlike PREP 1 & 1.2, the sessions are organised and run by trainees partaking in the sessions. Details of the coming year(s) subjects will be circulated well in advance and trainees are required to volunteer to organise one session during their ST5 year. Days will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis and trainees who do not volunteer will be randomly allocated to one of the remaining slots. Each LTFT trainee will be expected to organise one training day during their core training.
Trainees will be evaluated on their ability to organise their teaching day and may complete a LEADER work-place based assessment by contacting Dr Sarah Williams (Consultant Lead) following the day. Organising a day is an excellent opportunity to demonstrate management and organisational skills in a formal capacity and it is hoped that every effort is made by trainees to make teaching days both educational and fun!