|Individual Placement Description|
|Hospital(s)||Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, Perth Royal Infirmary|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Assessing patients coming through A&E doors.
Helping out in resuscitation of critically ill patients.
Performing simple procedures, i.e. suture wounds, reducing shoulder dislocation.
|Typical Work Pattern||
Full 12 hour shifts, working one in every two weekends, cross-cover at A&E Perth Royal Infirmary.
Case-based discussion occurs daily where management plans for unwell patients are formulated and discussed with senior doctors.
Protected teaching time for regional teaching and in-house A&E teaching sessions every week.
|Unique Selling Points||
Vast array of clinical presentations ranging from paediatrics to geriatrics, psychiatric to surgical emergencies.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|