|Individual Placement Description|
|Hospital(s)||Aberdeen Royal Infirmary|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Within the Department of Cardiology FY1 trainees will be exposed to training and service opportunities which will be of value in their acquisition of clinical competence.
|Typical Work Pattern||
You will attend daily ward rounds, CCU (plus triage/attendance at emergencies/arrests) or cardiology ward, independently or with registrar/consultant. You will participate in normal day-to-day ward work, including clerking patients.
There will be Participation in out-patient clinics once per week, and in the operating theatre roughly twice per week. There are weekly joint meetings between cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons.
There is a weekly journal club.
On-call for CCU/cardiology and sometimes renal medicine on a shift basis.
Weekly angioplasty/EP meeting.
The routine work gives daily exposure to chest X-Ray and CT scan interpretation, as well as daily management of chest drains.
|Unique Selling Points|
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|