|Individual Placement Description|
|Hospital(s)||Royal Aberdeen Childrens Hospital|
|Main Duties of Placement||
The FY1s and FY2s are part of a junior medical paediatric rota at RACH which comprises 10 doctors spending a week at a time in different areas (Assessment Unit, Medical Ward, High Dependency Ward, Day Case Unit as well as Nights when they also cover the Surgical Ward).
|Typical Work Pattern||
Average working hours per week 43.9.
Teaching provided as well as ward teaching every week.
Tuesdays - one hour x-ray meeting.
Wednesday 9am includes Departmental Educational talks (MDT forum) and M&M Meetings monthly. All are encouraged to present a case in this meeting.
Thursday 8.30am is FY2 teaching and they are asked to present and discuss topics for colleagues. SPR's and Consultants also participate.
There is a Friday X-ray meeting at 1.30pm and a Journal Club at 1pm on a monthly basis.
All are actively encouraged to go to Wednesday Grand Round Meetings during term time.
1 hr mandatory teaching/week for FY1 trainees.
|Unique Selling Points||
Educational Supervision is closely undertaken, although you will work closely with all Consultants and feedback from them is sought.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|