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ACCS Anaesthetics Curriculum

All trainees on the ACCS Anaesthetics curriculum who have a three-month placement in anaesthetics must complete the Initial Assessment of Competence (IAC) during their anaesthetic or ICU placement, in order to achieve an ‘outcome one’ in their ARCP.


If trainees have a placement in anesthetics lasting for over six months, then they have to complete both the IAC, and all ‘Basics of Anaesthetics Practice’ modules:

There are four modules in the ‘Basic Anaesthesia’ section of training, namely, Airway Management, Sedation, Transfer Medicine, and Critical Incidents – elements of which are included in the IAC and the ‘Basis of Anaesthetics Practice’ section. The curriculum document suggests that trainees should achieve the learning outcomes from the first three modules during their anaesthetic training.

Basics of Anesthetics Practice

The eight ‘Basis of Anaesthetics Practice’ modules are

Preoperative Assessment

During which trainees should be able to

Pre-Medication

During which trainees should be able to

Intraoperative Care

During which trainees should be able to

Post-Operative Care

Also including care in the recovery room, during which trainees should be able to

Managing Respiratory and Cardiac Arrest

During which trainees should be able to

Infection Control

During which trainees should be able to

Introduction to Anaesthesia for Emergency Surgery

During which trainees should be able to

Additional Training Units in the ACCS Anaesthetics Curriculum

Additional training units include

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