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Principles of Medical & Surgical Practice

What's Involved?

Students begin to translate the scientific knowledge gained to the patient bedside. History taking, physical examination skills, laboratory results interpretation, radiology and personal skills are developed to establish a foundation in clinical medicine and surgical practice. The importance of the entire team of healthcare workers is stressed to ensure a safe, effective and well-rounded service to the patient.

Student Experience

Total immersion into assigned surgical and medical teams allows the student to observe and practice skills at the patient bedside. Students build skills in teamwork, communication and data interpretation within our hospital network. A clinical examination, utilising real patients, is used to assess readiness for clinical practice.

Short case exam excellent learning value & prep for OSCE. Log book long & short cases an excellent way to focus your learning and enhance education when on rotation.

On rotation group tutorials were all brilliant, very engaging - invaluable learning experience.

Having a range of tutors was great (i.e. interns through to consultants, as well as dedicated clinical skills tutors).


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