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ASPIRE SAS/LED Education Day

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ASPIRE SAS/LED Education Day

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​It is with great pleasure that we invite you to the upcoming VS ASPIRE SAS/LED education day. Mark your calendars as we embark on a journey of professional growth and development.

Date: 21st June 2024 

Time: 10:00 – 16:00 

Delivery online via Zoom

Our comprehensive program has been meticulously tailored to address key areas essential for your continued success in your career. Join us for a day filled with enriching sessions covering a diverse range of topics including:

  1. Portfolio Pathway (formerly CESR):  Latest developments and valuable insights  on navigating this critical aspect of your career advancement.
  2. Building an Exemplary Portfolio: Learn the art of crafting a standout portfolio that effectively showcases your skills , and professional journey. Relevant to CST, ST3 and Portfolio Pathway (CESR) applications.
  3. The Vascular Curriculum and candidate guidance for FRCS Section 1: Exploring the vascular curriculum and techniques for section 1.
  4. Reading Scientific Papers: Enhance your ability to critically appraise scientific papers.  Equipping you with essential skills for research, FRCS Section 2 and journal club reviews.
  5. Preparing  for NTN Applications: This session will provide guidance needed to successfully navigate the NTN application process and achieve success in Vascular ST3 national selection.
  6. Understanding the NHS: Management and Commissioning: Gain a deep understanding of how the NHS operates. Including insights on  management structure, commissioning, service delivery and its impact on patient care and outcomes.
  7. Clinical Updates on Major Vascular Topics: Stay informed about advancements in the management of major vascular conditions including AAA, PAD, and carotid artery disease.

We understand the importance of tailoring educational experiences to meet the evolving needs of Vascular SAS/LED and help their career advancement. 

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Details regarding registration, the agenda and invited speakers will be circulated prior to the event. 

Save the date, and let's embark on this educational journey together!


Ibrahim Enemosah and Andrew Irwin Khallaf

Vascular Society for UK and Ireland SAS and LED Representatives

Members of VS Educational and Workforce committees

RCS(Eng) SAS educational committee representatives

The Intercollegiate SAS Education Committee for SAS, LED, and NCHD (ISECSN) Vascular Surgery Representatives

Mr. Patrick Coughlin

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Leeds Vascular Institute

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