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The Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme returns in a new edition to keep junior doctors, as well as their supervisors and senior medical students, up-to-date and give them the information and confidence they need to excel during and beyond the Foundation Programme. This new edition has been fully revised to take in the latest guidelines, the new junior doctors' contract, and the most recent Foundation Programme curriculum. It has new sections to demystify the NHS structure and explore key changes in social care and the interface with the NHS, and revised key information on the medical certificate of the cause of death, the role of the medical examiner, and changes to interactions with the coroner, as well as a new standalone chapter on Psychiatry. The junior doctor's pocket mentor, this handbook distils the knowledge of four authors across multiple NHS environments in an easy access format, covering everything from practical guidance at the patient's bedside to aspects of adapting to day-to-day life as a junior doctor that are rarely covered in medical school. With this indispensable survival guide to the Foundation Programme, you need never be alone on the wards again.
The higher education policies across the globe emphasised the need for strong leadership and good governance, significant investments, public-private partnerships, and industry cooperation to achieve economic growth and a competitive edge. The book brings together overviews and country-level work on six major economic and institutional challenges to policy makers: (1) governance of health education organisations and systems, (2) approaches to financing the education of health workers, (3) the special nature of capital investment in expanding the capacity of health education institutions; (4) equity in accessing health education, with a special focus on issues arising fin private approaches to health worker education; (5) public-private partnerships, and (6) the role of technology as a game changer in health worker education and possibilities for leapfrogging. Based on World Bank research, the book provides an assessment of the resource envelope likely to be available to the health and education sectors by 2015 in Sub-Saharan Africa. Also discussed are some of the international regional efforts to align, transregional standards and to raise the quality of higher education to fill contemporary needs. The authors discuss new or overlooked issues related to scaling up health education such as capital investment, health education financing, and the role of the private sector. In many countries, the binding constraint to scaling up health education is not only the sector's limited absorptive capacity to hire the trained personnel but also its limited resources to devote to training and needed capital investments to expand of institutional capacity to train more graduates. In a number of countries, the cost of educating the additional health workforce would outstrip the annual higher education budgets of the Ministries of Education. Furthermore, many countries trying to scale up health education also need to consider parallel measures to ensure that the secondary education system produces enough graduates to feed a scaling up of health education. The authors present in-depth case studies of five Sub-Saharan countries' health human resources strategies with a focus on education.
Providing a comprehensive and evidence-based reference guide for those who have a strong and scholarly interest in medical education, the Oxford Textbook of Medical Education contains everything the medical educator needs to know in order to deliver the knowledge, skills, and behaviour that doctors need. The book explicitly states what constitutes best practice and gives an account of the evidence base that corroborates this. Describing the theoretical educational principles that lay the foundations of best practice in medical education, the book gives readers a through grounding in all aspects of this discipline. Contributors to this book come from a variety of different backgrounds, disciplines and continents, producing a book that is truly original and international.
Communication skills determine how the world perceives us - and how we perceive the world. Communication is at the heart of who we are and all that we do. As a clinician, your communication impacts how you take care of patients, work with colleagues, teach trainees, and engage audiences and the public. Communication encompasses all aspects of human skills, from listening and clearly articulating thoughts to an awareness of physical gestures, specific word choice, tone, and volume. Whether engaging with patients, peers, care teams, family members, residents, researchers, insurance agencies, management, or journalists, successful communication requires focusing on the importance of the relationship and the mission of each interaction. Today, due to the rise of digital technologies including electronic medical records, online forums, and video conferences, the content of information, the platform, and the audience are continuously changing and expanding for physicians. There is a great need in the physician community to learn how to facilitate the exchange of information, provide psychosocial support, partake in shared-decision making, translate complex information, and resolve controversies with sound science in a variety of settings. Addressing physicians at every level of training and practice, Physician Communication: Connecting with Patients, Peers, and the Public will enable providers to examine, analyse, and improve their skills in the art and science of communication. Divided into four sections: Face-to-face Communications; Digital Communications;Public Speaking; and Traditional Media, this book will help physicians navigate various situations using different methods and modes of communication.
This issue of Physician Assistant Clinics, Guest Edited by Mary Showstark, MS, PA-C, is devoted to Disaster Medicine. Articles in this important issue include: Behavioral Health: How Responders Can Prepare and Cope After a Disaster; Chemical Threat: What Physician Assistants Need to Know; Medical Emergency Radiological Response/ Nuclear Threat/ Radiation Injury; Pathogens of High Consequence: Category A and B Agents - A Practical Guide to Understanding; Responder Communications in Disaster Medicine; Stopping the Bleed in Disaster Medicine; Vehicle Attacks; Physician Assistant Readiness and Resiliency for a Disaster; Crisis Standard of Care; Treating Patients After Bombs and Blasts; Vulnerable Populations in Disaster; and School Shootings, Mass Shootings, and Other Evolving Terrorist Threats. CME credits are also available to subscribers of this series.
As you continue on your winding journey through the wacky wilderness that is medicine, you'll notice a few things are slightly different now that you've graduated from medical school. While everyone's time as a junior doctor is unique, there are a number of experiences during the first few years of training to which everyone who has made the trip can relate. So, to help you on this journey, the book offers advice on prioritising jobs on ward rounds, surviving on-calls, handling the most common bleeps, referrals, requesting investigations, and lots more! This book is designed to reassure you that we have all been there, and we know what you're going through. Try not to worry too much, have a go, be safe and most of all, try to enjoy your prestigious new position!
The presence of women in the practice of medicine extends back to ancient times; however, up until the last few decades, women have comprised only a small percentage of medical students. The gradual acceptance of women in male-dominated specialties has increased, but a commitment to improving gender equity in the medical community within leadership positions and in the academic world is still being discussed. Gender Equity in the Medical Profession: Emerging Research and Opportunities delivers essential discourse on strategically handling discrimination within medical school, training programs, and consultancy positions in order to eradicate sexism from the workplace. Featuring research on topics such as gender diversity, leadership roles, and imposter syndrome, this book is ideally designed for health professionals, doctors, nurses, hospital staff, hospital directors, board members, activists, instructors, researchers, academicians, and students seeking coverage on strategies that tackle gender equity in medical education.
First Published in 1979, this book offers a full, comprehensive guide to making the right decisions in diagnoses and treatment in medicine. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for students of medicine, and other practitioners in their respective fields.
A comprehensive guide to everything you need to know in order to succeed at medical school, including: * how to study effectively (and still have time for fun!) * the latest books, websites and apps to use * how to get the most out of clinical placements * how to master OSCEs and written exams * how to ace the Situational Judgement Test and Prescribing Safety Assessment * and much, much more... Making a Medic is laid out intuitively year by year, so that readers can easily find the information most relevant to their current stage of study. Packed full of cartoons, anecdotes and practical tips, the content is easy to read and simple to put into action. Whether you're in first year or final year, this book will help you manage your workload, revise effectively for exams and secure the scores you need for the Foundation Programme jobs you want.