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Initial Assessment of Competency

When is it? (Dates Below:)



Where is it?        

Simulation Suite, Education Centre, Royal Surrey County Hospital.


Who’s it for?       

Anaesthetic CT1 Novices


What is it?   

The BASICS IAC assesses CT1 anaesthetic novices in their basic understanding of anaesthetics and ability to deliver anaesthetics with a level of supervision appropriate for level of training. This is achieved through the use of high fidelity realtime simulations of anaesthetic emergencies that the trainee should be able to provide initial management steps to ensure patient safety. It is undertaken towards the end of the trainee’s initial 3 months of anaesthetic training just prior to undertaking on call duties.

Course directors

Dr Louisa Chrisman

For queries please email

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