The Training Summary Calculator (Excel, 82Kb) was designed to enable trainees to calculate their acute and outpatient (or equivalent outpatient) experience in a way that is compatible with the 2009 GIM decision-making support (revised 2012); which will be used in annual reviews of increased eligibility (ARCP) and PYA.
The internal medicine Specialty Advisory Committee (SAC) recommends this to trainees and assessors as an easy way to obtain information required to conduct these assessments. Once completed, the calculator must be signed by your educational supervisor (ES) and kept under the 'Personal Library' in your E-Portfolio (use a separate folder entitled Training Summary.
The 2009 General Internal Medicine (GIM) curriculum was revised and came into effect in August 2012. All employees following the 2009 GIM curriculum will be expected to adopt the changes below.
Further information is available from the Royal College of Physicians Joint Training Committee (JRCPTB) - GIM .
Your final approval to apply for your GIM Training Completion Certificate (CCT) will require the Chair of STC (Dr Biju Mohamed) or the TPD (Dr John Butler) to review the targets outlined in your PYA GIM. We will also need to ensure that your e-portfolio is up to date and that you have met your final year WPBA targets.
It has come to our attention that many trainees leave very late before the final approval process begins. Also, we often find defects that need to be corrected that can delay your CCT. The date of the CCT for GIM will be the same as your specialty and so careful planning and attention will be required to ensure the process is completed on time for your dual CCT to be granted.
For this reason, we would recommend the following for your GIM exit ARCP:
Please contact Rhian Bartle at the Wales Office of Education and Health Improvement (HIW) or one of us if you need further advice or clarification.