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RCOA publish draft curriculum for AA’s

By |2022-10-01T19:22:22+01:00October 1st, 2022|

From the Royal College of Anaesthetists website: Anaesthesia Associates Curriculum The RCoA worked in close collaboration with the General Medical Council (GMC) and others to develop a new Anaesthesia Associates Curriculum, which is aligned to the GMC’s Physicians Associate and Anaesthesia Associate Generic & Shared Learning Outcomes and the professional standards in Good Medical Practice: [...]

Accomodation discounts for AAA conference Liverpool

By |2022-09-23T22:25:43+01:00September 23rd, 2022|

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Methods of the 7th National Audit Project (NAP7)

By |2022-09-20T21:17:00+01:00September 20th, 2022|

The Association of Anaesthetists have published the Methods of the 7th National Audit Project (NAP7) of the Royal College of Anaesthetists: peri-operative cardiac arrest. Cardiac arrest during the peri-operative period is a complication feared by patients, anaesthetists and surgeons. Estimates put the incidence of cardiac arrest between 2 and 13 per 10,000 anaesthetics, with [...]

Core Capabilities Framework

By |2022-06-28T22:09:45+01:00June 28th, 2022|

HEE publish the Core Capabilities Framework for Medical Associate Professionals to educators, employers and those considering careers as anaesthesia associates, physician associates, or surgical care practitioners Date: June 2022 Author: HEE Core Capabilities Framework In February 2021, HEE commissioned Skills for Health to lead the development of a MAPs core capabilities framework. This was published [...]

Statement from the president of the AAA

By |2022-06-27T22:35:45+01:00June 27th, 2022|

President’s statement: Thank you, goodbye and welcome!    Apologies this update is so late in coming October 2021 feels like a long time ago and there has been so much to do since then.    A lot of new faces to the Association were introduced and we must thank those that have worked [...]

Good medical practice: interim standards for Physician Associates and Anaesthesia Associates

By |2021-10-21T22:30:24+01:00October 21st, 2021|

Today the GMC have published ‘Good medical practice: interim standards for Physician Associates and Anaesthesia Associates’. This has been developed in collaboration with our Association and we are continuing to support professional guidance for AAs alongside other national organisations. These interim standards will take effect once regulation begins and a PA or AA registers [...]

GMC regulation update September 2020

By |2020-10-03T20:45:30+01:00September 26th, 2020|

The GMC have made progress in preparing for the regulation of medical associate professions. Read their recent article here. Brave new roles: the next steps for regulation Date: 17/09/2020 Author: GMCUK The world is changing, and so is healthcare, as new roles bring additional support to multidisciplinary teams. Our Chief Executive, Charlie Massey, explains [...]

Position statement from the AAA

By |2020-05-03T21:01:41+01:00May 3rd, 2020|

Association of Anaesthesia Associates Recently it has been brought to the attention of the AAA that some job adverts for qualified Anaesthesia Associate jobs have stipulated HCPC or NMC registration as requirements for application. It is the position of the AAA that applications for AA jobs should be open to any AAs who have completed [...]

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