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Individual Placement Description
Placement Otolaryngology
Programme W20
Year F2
Region West
Hospital(s) University Hospital Monklands, Airdrie
Main Duties of Placement

Daily ward rounds with consultants.

Assessment of acutely ill surgical patients.

Initial review of new surgical admissions.

Assisting in theatre Practical procedures; Nose packing, removal of foreign objects from nose, ears and mouth, nasal endoscopy.

Attendance at clinic.

Typical Work Pattern

Full shift.

Learning Opportunities

Ward-based teaching.

MDT meetings.



Protected Tuesday lunchtime teaching.

Wednesday lunchtime hospital meeting.

Monthly academic half day.

Unique Selling Points

Good consultant support.

Opportunity to learn practical procedures as above.

Opportunity to go to clinic.

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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