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CESR and Advanced Presentation Skills

25 June 2019

Course Information:

Morning Session- CESR

  • The journey through CESR can often be long, and often people not know the correct process or what the application fully entails. This half day programme has been designed in order to give delegates an overview of the application process in order to decide if this route is the right choice for them. Delegates will leave the session with a deeper understanding of what will be expected and the types of evidence they will be required to collect and submit.

Afternoon Session- Advanced Presentations Skills

  • Presenting is an activity most Doctors undertake throughout their careers. This highly participative half day course has been specifically designed to give participants the practical techniques, knowledge, skills and confidence necessary to enable them to deliver effective, high level presentations to a variety of audiences and situations.
Learning outcomes

By the end of this morning the delegate can:

  • Explain the CESR application process and the 3 specific parts
  • Identify the types of supportive documentation required for submission
  • Understand and list the 3 aspects of the appeals process if unsuccessful

By the end of this afternoon the delegate can:

  • Explain hose nerves manifest themselves and how to overcome them
  • Demonstrate effective use of your voice and the techniques to maximize and maintain control
  • Identify the key body language behaviours of professional presenter, and also how to recognise what the audiences body language is saying to you.
  • Learn how to position questions from your audience to maximize and maintain control
  • Write key headlines o deliver maximum impact
  • Design and deliver a short presentation during the session
Who is this course for?

This course is for SAS and Trust Grade Doctors

Programme includes

The morning programme includes:

Module 1- The process for application

  • Who can apply? Am I eligible?
  • Planning to apply- what must be done
  • Using the application form

Module 2- Evidence

  • Components of a successful CV
  • The GMC domains and supportive evidence
  • Validating your evidence and certificates

Module 3- Successful and unsuccessful applications

  • The process and time frames if you are successful
  • The appeals process if your application is unsuccessful
  • Additional resources and support


The afternoon programme includes:

Assess own learning objectives for the session

  • What makes an effective presenter?

The fears of presenting:

  • The underlying fears of making presentations
  • How do we overcome those fears?
  • Practical tips and techinques

Know your audience:

  • Who is it aimed at?
  • How can we research?
  • What time have we got?

Use of the Voice/ Body language:

  • Projecting into your audience
  • Light and shade, pitch and tone
  • Effective use of your own body and identifying and eliminating mannerisms
  • Reading the language of your audience
Additional Information

This event is funded for SAS & Trust Grade Doctors only - Please contact the Course Administrator for a coupon code

A registration fee of £50.00 applies to all other Grades.


Please can you let me know directly if you have any specific dietary requirements.

Cancellation Policy

In the event you need to cancel your place on this course, the following terms and conditions apply:

  • If you have notified us at least 30 days prior to the commencement date of the course, your course fees will be returned minus a £10.00 administration fee. If you have received any course materials these must be returned prior to any refund.
  • Cancellation of your place within 30 days will result in a loss of all fees.
  • SAS & Trust Grades who book for free but fail to attend without prior notification will be charged the full course fee of £50.00


25 June 2019
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Laura Brown


Leeds Clinical Practice Centre
Ashley Wing, St James’s University Hospital, Beckett Street
Leeds, LS9 7TF
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