Below are some of the terms and acronyms you may encounter in Medical Education, including links (where appropriate), to further information. This list is by no means exhaustive, so please email medwayft.MedicalEducation@nhs.net to suggest other items which should be added.
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Further details can be found by accessing the staff intranet.
AKT – Applied Knowledge Test
CCG – Clinical Commissioning Group
CPD – Continuing Professional Development (points awarded as proof of ongoing development (all non-training Doctors require evidence of CPD for appraisal and revalidation)
CQC – Care Quality Commission
Datix – an online incident reporting system
DME – Director of Medical Education
DUME – Director of Undergraduate Medical Education
EDN – Electronic Discharge Notifications - clinical summary and medication (sent electronically to GP).
ESR – Electronic Staff Record
GPST – General Practice Specialty Training
HEE – Health Education England
HEKSS - Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex
HELaSE - Health Education London and South East
ICT – Information and Communications Technology
PACES – Practical Assessment of Clinical Examination Skills.