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By the end of the training period trainees will, in respect of clinical presentation and management of infection in primary care, be able to:
In secondary and tertiary care (including critical care)
Special risk groups including:
These topics will have been covered in the STP programme, but in this first year of the HST programme, scientific and clinical knowledge will be consolidated and expanded and clinical microbiology skills developed.
This assumes knowledge of the laboratory aspects of these clinical infections.
NOTE 1: These syndromes will include infections caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites
NOTE 2: These infections will occur in patients in special groups including pregnancy and immunocompromised patients.
By the end of the training period the trainee will be able to demonstrate the ability to analyse, evaluate and synthesise relevant knowledge and its application to their professional practice in relation to clinical presentation and management of infections, including:
By the end of the training period the trainee will be able to demonstrate a critical understanding of current relevant research, theory and knowledge and its application to the performance of the following technical procedures and laboratory skills:
By the end of the training period the trainee will be able to apply knowledge of clinical presentation and management of infection to perform the clinical skills necessary to manage under supervision: