|Individual Placement Description|
|Placement||General (Internal) Medicine: Critical Care|
|Hospital(s)||Dr Grays Hospital, Elgin|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Ward rounds; admitting elective and emergency patients; routine post-op review; preparing discharge materials; attendance at theatre as required; co-ordinating investigations; arranging onward referral.
|Typical Work Pattern||
Full shift with cross cover.
Ward based learning; weekly x-ray meeting; monthly audit/teaching meeting; daily orthopaedic x-ray review; journal club.
Weekly FY1 teaching (on site); opportunity to video link to national teaching.
|Unique Selling Points||
Small team with direct consultant contact and supervision; friendly hospital with easy access; opportunity to carry out practical procedures and access to theatre; dedicated period of 4 weeks in anaesthesia to learn advanced airway, cannulation and other skills; 12 week period in Critical Care to learn care of acute/severely ill in all specialties.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|