The Foundation Programme is a two-year general training programme which forms the bridge between medical school and specialist/general practice training. Trainees will have the opportunity to gain experience in a series of placements in a variety of specialties and healthcare settings. Learning objectives for each stage will be specific and focused on demonstration of clinical competences.
Foundation Year 1 (F1)
The first year of the Foundation Programme builds upon the knowledge, skills and competences acquired in undergraduate training. The learning objectives for this year are set by the General Medical Council (see their website for more details: http://www.gmc-uk.org/ for full registration is based on the achievement of specific competences.
Foundation Year 2 (F2)
Typically, F2 placements will be allocated during the first year to afford doctors in training and their supervisors some flexibility and choice in response to early training experiences.
The second year of the Foundation Programme builds on the first year of training. The F2 year main focus is on training in the assessment and management of the acutely ill patient. Training also encompasses the generic professional skills applicable to all areas of medicine - team work, time management, communication and IT skills.
Information on MMC, PMETB and relevant training programmes, contacts and links to the MMC and PMETB websites.
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The Foundation Programme is a two-year general training programme which forms the bridge between medical school and specialist/general practice training.
The multi-professional ALERT course was developed in response to awareness that early recognition and treatment of the deteriorating patient may prevent in hospital deaths.
Further information on the MRCP PACES teaching programme run at Addenbrooke's Hospital.
The Medical Staff Rounds take place every Wednesday lunchtime from September through to July.
Information for Educational Supervisors.
Information on Specialist Training and E-Portfolios at Addenbrooke's Hospital.
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