MENTOR  MRCGP  COURSES
NEW!
MENTOR STATS AND CRITICAL APPRAISAL COURSE
DATE :     19TH MARCH 2018
VENUE :   ST MARYS HOSPITAL, POST GRAD EDUCATION CENTRE - LONDON
FEE :        £85 - approved for ST Educational Allowance
AVAILABILITY : SPACES AVAILABLE

WHY CHOOSE US?

  • Intensive 1/2 Day Workshop
  • Statistics Made Easy for AKT
  • Focus on Exam Technique for High Yield Areas
  • Critical Appraisal Skills and Evidence Approach to Studies
  • Understand and Apply : Risk / Odds Ratios / Hazard Ratios / Confidence Intervals
  • Analysis of Plots- SCATTER / FUNNEL / CATES / FORREST / L'ABE / BOX
  • Metanalysis Made Easy - The AKT Approach
  • Pre-Course Mock Paper
  • Top AKT Scorers - April / October 2017 - 100% in Stats!
APRIL 2018 SITTING

DATE : 23RD MARCH 2018
AVAILABILITY : 15 SPACES

VENUE : ST MARYS HOSPITAL, POST GRAD EDUCATION CENTRE - LONDON
TIME :  9.15AM-6.15PM
FEE:    £245
BOOK WITH A FRIEND : £225 - payments must be made together

APPROVED FOR ST EDUCATIONAL ALLOWANCE

WHY CHOOSE US?

  • Intensive 1 Day Course
  • No Didactic Lectures
  • Interactive Small Group Work Using AKT Questions
  • Focus On Problem Solving Skills Under Timed Conditions
  • Heavy Emphasis On Critical Appraisal Skills and Statistics
  • RCGP Hot Topics Mapped to AKT Questions
  • High Yield NICE Guidance Mapped To RCGP Curriculum
  • Organisational Aspects Covered in Detail
  • Applicable to Everyday Clinical Practice
  • Pre-Course Exam Paper
  • Comprehensive handouts detailing over 1000 up to date learning points
  • NUMBERS STRICTLY LIMITED TO 20 TO ALLOW FOR 1-1 QUESTIONS
MENTOR AKT AND HOT TOPICS COURSE
ST EDUCATIONAL ALLOWANCE APPROVED
All Courses listed have approval by the :
London, KSS, Northern, Eastern, Western, Wales and Scotland Deanery for
reimbursement against the balance of each GP Trainee's educational allowance.

Please double check with your deanery if you are unsure of reimbursement.
FULL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
DOWNLOAD HERE
Mentor AKT Course Timetable
“Practice Makes Perfect”
ST MARY'S HOSPITAL - LONDON W2 1NY
POST GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION CENTRE


Preparing for the AKT

9.15AM             Registration
9.20-12.30        The AKT Overview : Top Tips

SBA, EMQ, Data Interpretation, Algorithms
Hot Topics : NICE Guidance mapped to the AKT - THE HIGH YIELD AREAS

Mock Paper 1:
Risk / Odds Ratios / Hazard Ratios / NNT / Screening / Confidence Intervals /
Metanalysis / Forrest Plots / Scatter Plots / Qualitative Studies and more!

12.30-13.00        Lunch
13.00-14.30        Mock AKT Practice Questions
Mock Paper 2:      
Cardiology / Respiratory / Gastroenterology / Womens Health and more!

14.30-14.45        Coffee Break
14.45-16.00        Mock AKT Practice Questions
Mock Paper 3:
Metabolic Medicine/ MSK / Childrens Medicine / Neurology / Mental Health and more!

16.00-16.45        Organisational and Administration AKT Questions
Mock Paper 4:
Medicines Management / DVLA / Sickness Certification
Practice Management / Cremation Regulations/ nGMS
GMC Good Medical Practice / Clinical Governance / Data Protection and more!

16.45-17.00        Coffee Break
17.00-18.15        Mock AKT Pre-course Paper and Anwers

Image Interpretion Slideshow  
ECGs/Fundi/Audiograms/Rashes/Otoscopy

PLENARY

Course Director: Dr Nigel Giam – MRCP MRCGP
Mentor Stats and Critical Appraisal Course Timetable
“Practice Makes Perfect”

ST MARY'S HOSPITAL - LONDON W2 1NY
POST GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION CENTRE


Preparing for the AKT - Stats and Critical Appraisal : 1/2 Day Workshop

09.15                  Registration
09.20-09.40       The AKT Overview : Top Tips To Approach - High Yield Areas

09.40-10.40       Understanding and Calculating Risk- How to Apply Stats Equations

Exam Questions:
Risk / Odds Ratios / Hazard Ratios / NNT / NNH

10.40-11.40        Critical Appraisal : An EVB Approach To Study Design / Screening

Exam Questions:
Sensitivity / Specificity / Predictive Values
Epidemiology and the Hierachy of Evidence
Quantitative vs Qualitative Studies

11.40-11.50         Break

11.50-12.45         Plots : Cates / Scatter / Funnel / Forrest / L'Abbe / Kaplan Meier

Exam Questions:
Metanalysis - breaking it down
Confidence Intervals / P-values / Statistical Significance

12.45-13.00         PLENARY / FINAL PREP TALK

Terms and Conditions
1. Courses are not transferable
2. Cancellation 4 weeks before the course - 50% fees  
3. Cancellation 2 weeks before the course – 100% fees
4. A cancellation fee of £15 is applicable in all cases
5. Download Full Terms and Conditions

Winter Courses - Cancellations and Adverse Weather
In the event of adverse weather conditions, the following terms & conditions will apply:
1. In the event that Mentor Medicine LTD has to cancel a course due to adverse weather
conditions, applicants will be offered either:
i) full refund of application fees paid
OR
ii) transfer to the next available course dependant upon capacity
2. In the event that an applicant cancels or is unable to make the course due to adverse weather
conditions, a cancellation fee of 50% of fees paid will apply.
3. All decisions regarding refunds and course transfers are made at the discretion of Dr Giam and
are final.

Course Director: Dr Nigel Giam – MRCP MRCGP
Mentor AKT Application Fee
Mentor AKT Stats