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The Essential Clinical Handbook for the Foundation Programme, Third Edition

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The Essential Clinical Handbook for the Foundation Programme, Third Edition

The Essential Clinical Handbook for the Foundation Programme, Third Edition
Bpp Learning Media | English | 2017 | ISBN-10: 1509702350 | 430 pages | EPUB | 11.23 mb

by Rameen Shakur (Author), Emma Ladds (Author)

Unsure of what clinical competencies you must gain to successfully complete the Foundation Programme? Unclear how to ensure your ePortfolio is complete to enable your progression to ST training? In need of some inspiring patient stories and practical advice? This up-to-date clinical handbook is aimed at current foundation doctors and clinical medical students and provides a comprehensive companion to help you in the day-to-day management of patients on the ward. Together with this it is the first handbook to also outline clearly how to gain the core clinical competencies required for successful completion of the Foundation Programme. Written by doctors for doctors this comprehensive handbook explains how to successfully manage all of the common cases you will face during the Foundation Programme and:
Introduces the Foundation Programme and what is expected of a new doctor. Illustrates clearly the best way to manage, step-by-step, over 150 commonly encountered clinical diseases, including latest NICE guidelines to ensure a gold standard of clinical care is achieved. Describes how to successfully gain the core clinical competencies within Medicine and Surgery including an extensive list of differentials and conditions explained. Explores the various radiology images you will encounter and how to interpret them. Tells you how to succeed in the assessment methods used including DOP’s, Mini-CEX’s and CBD’s. Has step by step diagrammatic guide to doing common clinical procedures competently and safely. Outlines how to ensure your ePortfolio is maintained properly to ensure successful complettion of the Foundation Programme.
Provides case studies throughout of actual patients encountered by foundation doctors to illustrate clinical cases and key learning points. Provides top tips and advice from successful foundation doctors. Provides inspiration and case studies for different options following completion of FY2 and advice on how these may be pursued
The introduction of the e-Portfolio as part of the Foundation Programme has paved the way for foundation doctors to take charge of their own learning and portfolio. Through the expert guidance in this handbook and illustrative patient stories you will give yourself the best possible chance of progressing successfully and enjoyably through the foundation years to whatever may lie beyond.