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A structured competency based training programme for junior trainees in emergency medicine: the “Dundee Model”
  1. R J Cook,
  2. D K Pedley,
  3. S Thakore
  1. Accident and Emergency Department, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, Scotland
  1. Correspondence to:
 Shobhan Thakore
 Accident and Emergency Department, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, Scotland; shobhan.thakore{at}tuht.scot.nhs.uk

Abstract

Recent changes in medical training prompted by Modernising Medical Careers and the New Deal requires a more structured, competency based training programme. This paper describes the development of such a programme in an emergency medicine department of a teaching hospital. It describes the process of design and the various aspects incorporated to develop a balanced system of training, appraisal, and assessment.

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  • Competing interests: none declared

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