Up until August 2017, ICM trainees were required to completed extended case summaries, pro rata to 2 case summaries per year. As of August 2017, they ceased to be required in August 2017, but all trainees must have completed all of the ones that they were previously required to do up until that point


Training Stage

Training Years

No. of Summaries

Level of Summaries

Standard of Expanded Case Summaries

Stage 1

CT1-2

0

N/A

N/A

ST3-4

4 (2 per year)

2

Basic case reports

Stage 2

ST5-6

4 (2 per year)

3

More evidence of critical appraisal will be required with some of the clinical management issues and controversies being covered

Stage 3

ST7

2

4

High quality appraisals perhaps including case series which illustrate differences in management options. Cases are expected to contain references to back up the written statements