|Individual Placement Description|
|Hospital(s)||University Hospital Monklands, Airdrie|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Care of patients with hepatic and gastrointestinal disease, also general medical admissions.
3 week placement in the Acute Receiving Unit.
|Typical Work Pattern||
15 week rolling rota.
Usually on base ward.
Occasionally required to cross cover another specialty.
Can attend clinics if time.
Protected Tuesday lunchtime teaching.
Wednesday lunchtime hospital meeting.
F2 days away teaching.
F2 clinical skills week.
Monthly academic half day.
|Unique Selling Points||
Opportunity to become skilled at managing patients with liver disease/failure and inflammatory bowel disease as well as other less common disease.
Plenty of opportunity for practical experience such as ascetic taps and insertion of ascetic drains.
Good teaching on ward rounds.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|