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virtual placement

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Longitudinal programme:

2 hours/week over 5 weeks

Paediatrics Work Experience
Longitudinal Virtual Placement
(2 hours per week over 5 weeks)

Highlights:

Join UK doctors during a longitudinal Paediatrics work experience placement taking place online. Doing a longitudinal will give you deeper insight into the world of medicine and will make your application stand out. The programme will last for 5 weeks and will require 2 hours/week.

  • Week 1: Introduction to Paediatrics

  • Week 2: History taking & communication

  • Week 3: Examining babies and children

  • Week 4: Recognition and management of the sick children

  • Week 5: Safeguarding, legal and ethical basis of child health

Teaching and leaning time: 2 hours per week over 5 weeks, including 1 hour of teaching delivered by doctors + 1 hour of self-reflection done by the student.

what

During this placement you will have the opportunity to interact with paediatric doctors and learn about child health on a weekly basis. Join us for a longitudinal placement that will expose you to key concepts including history taking, basic examination skills and procedures as well as undersanding their implications for your upcoming medical school application.

How does it work

Our placement is combining real time learning with periods of self-directed learning and reflection to ensure your maximise your experience with us. Instead of a one-off exposure to the world of pads this placement has been spaced out using short 1h jam-packed learning experiences to make your application stand out and to give you an advantage hard to achieve in person on the hospital wards.

Structure

Every week, for 5 weeks, our doctors will provide one hour of live teaching (during a weekend) and you'll be given materials to reflect upon during your own time in order to maximise your understanding.

  • Week 1: Introduction to Paediatrics

  • Week 2: History taking & communication

  • Week 3: Examining babies and children

  • Week 4: Recognition and management of the sick children

  • Week 5: Safeguarding, legal and ethical basis of child health

Every week:

1 h LIVE teaching from our experts +

1 h self-directed learning done by the student (during your own time)

World-renowned speakers

The live online teaching sessions will be delivered by Dr. Bogdan Chiva Giurca and Teodora Popa who will give you an insight into Paediatric Medicine.

Dr. Bogdan Chiva Giurca MBBS is a London South Thames award-winning doctor and author of the international bestselling book 'The Unofficial Guide to Getting into Medical School'.

Teodora Popa BSc, MSc, PhD is a teaching fellow at the UCL Great Ormond Street Hospital. She uses innovative technologies such as virtual reality for the surgical treatment of severely ill children at GOSH.

programme

dates provided below

Week 1

Live teaching, 1h (Saturday 10am UK time)
Introduction to Paediatrics
Reflection and self-directed learning done by the student in their own time (1h) using the materials provided

Week 2

Live teaching, 1h (Saturday 10am UK time)
History taking & communication
Reflection and self-directed learning done by the student in their own time (1h) using the materials provided

Week 3

Live teaching, 1h (Saturday 10am UK time)
Examining babies and children
Reflection and self-directed learning done by the student in their own time (1h) using the materials provided

Week 4

Live teaching, 1h (Saturday 10am UK time)
Recognition and management of the sick children
Reflection and self-directed learning done by the student in their own time (1h) using the materials provided

Week 5

Live teaching, 1h (Saturday 10am UK time)
Safeguarding, legal and ethical basis of child health
Reflection and self-directed learning done by the student in their own time (1h) using the materials provided

+ Certificate upon event completion signed by UK doctors

*Please note that the timings of the live teaching session are subject to change.

Book now

 

Virtual Paediatrics Work Experience Placement

5 weeks: August - October

£400

Maximum capacity: 20 participants

Fully booked

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

“Thank you so much for organizing such a wonderful event yesterday! I’m so glad to have been a part of it and it was extremely informative and useful, not just for my medical application but has significantly motivated me to become a part of this profession in the future. 

—  A.Z., Hong Kong

Don't forget about our Virtual Work Experience event - The Online Hospital LIVE from across two London hospitals taking place online on Sunday 4th October

  • COMBO: Virtual Hospital Internship + Admission into Medicine Bootcamp

    £445

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