Future Physicians and Budding Surgeons


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Future Physicians

On this course, students will learn how to apply medical knowledge in order to help patients. Topics covered include:

  • How to take a good history from a patient – students will have the opportunity to practice taking histories from our patient actors.
  • The importance of good communication skills in medicine
  • Basic cardiology – function of the heart and how to perform an examination of the heart using a stethoscope
  • Basic neurology – the different parts of the brain, and the most common diseases of the brain

Budding Surgeons

This course focuses on more practical skills that doctors use to help patients on a daily basis. Topics covered include:

  • Recognising and managing common surgical emergencies
  • Important considerations for patients undergoing surgery
  • Suturing – students will have the opportunity to practice suturing using real equipment
  • Basic first aid and CPR. Students will have the opportunity to practice these skills on dummies.

Additional Information


2nd March 2019 (FP) + 3rd March 2019 (BS), 20th April 2019 (FP) + 21st April 2019 (BS), 27th July 2019 (FP) + 28th July 2019 (BS), 31st August 2019 (FP) + 1st September 2019 (BS)