|Individual Placement Description|
|Hospital(s)||Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Assisting Microbiology Team to assess ward referrals and during the ITU ward round.
Taking part in an audit.
Taking and admitting ID referrals. Looking after ID ward patients.
|Typical Work Pattern||
Micro: 9am-5pm plus HAN shifts (9pm-9am).
ID: 8am-4pm, 9am-5pm, 9am-9pm, HAN shifts.
Lots of one-to-one teaching in Micro plus weekly group tutorials and journal club.
Several small group tutorials and a departmental tutorial once per week in ID.
As above plus weekly FY2 teaching (1 hour).
|Unique Selling Points||
Excellent teaching and opportunity to be placed in a specialised area in Micro. Excellent clinical cases and signs in ID.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|