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

Care of patients with all types of respiratory disease. Some General Medical Admissions.

Ward round and clinics.

Three week placement in the Acute Receiving Unit.

Typical Work Pattern

Band 2b.

15 week rolling rota.

Usually on base ward.

Occasionally required to cross cover another specialty.

Learning Opportunities

Ward-based teaching.

MDT meeting.

Radiology meeting.

Observation of bronchoscopies.


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 experienced at managing patients with respiratory failure.

Opportunity to manage patients who require NIV.

Busy ward but very well supported by consultant staff and Associate Specialist. Good teaching ward rounds.

Plenty of practical experience - pleural taps and chest drains.

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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