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Individual Placement Description
Placement Acute (Internal) Medicine: Medical Education
Programme W24
Year F2
Region West
Hospital(s) The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Glasgow
Main Duties of Placement

Management of acutely admitted unselected general medical emergencies.  Attendance at general medical clinics. Support of nurse-led services (DVT, chest pain service, etc.).

Regular timetabled ward-based and small group teaching of undergraduates.

Typical Work Pattern

Full shift.

Learning Opportunities

Consultant-led ward rounds twice a day; review all general medical admissions. 

Weekly Medical unit meeting.


Over the full year there is the opportunity to deliver regular timetabled teaching to students and participate in a medical education course aiming for a certification which can be used towards a diploma and/or degree.

Unique Selling Points

Protected time for medical education.

Employer Information
It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.

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