|Individual Placement Description|
|Placement||Combined Assessment Surgery|
|Hospital(s)||Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Ward rounds and completing of any job generated.
Clerking in patients in Surgical Obs Unit.
Theatre sessions at times when assistance is required.
|Typical Work Pattern||
Depending on rota 8-5. 8-3, 2-10, 8-6.30, 1-10, 8-8.30pm (w/e).
Ward-based teaching, M&M meetings, general skills learnt on-the-job.
1 hour mandatory FY1 teaching.
|Unique Selling Points||
Learn how to manage general surgical patients including common presentations i.e. SBO, appendicitis, gallstone disease etc.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|