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HBP (Surgery and Medicine)

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Who is this course suitable for?

This course is designed for final year medical students to help gain experience for their forthcoming role as a newly qualified Foundation Doctor in a safe and constructive environment. Each student experiences two full day high fidelity Simulation courses: A day of medical and a day of surgical cases. On each day every student has the opportunity to take part in a clinical scenario. They observe the other five scenarios and participate actively in debrief to learn from their own and others' experiences.

Learning outcomes

Undergraduates will work towards the following degree programme objectives:

Perform a structured ABCDE assessment for a range of the medical and surgical core presentations defined by Newcastle University (HBP Skills 1)

Instigate initial management for a range of medical and surgical core conditions as defined by Newcastle University (BHP Skills 1)

Recognise personal limitations and escalate appropriately and effectively to senior members of the team (BHP Skills 6)

Demonstrate effective communication skills with nursing staff and seniors, including the use of an SBAR handover (HBP Skills 9 & 15)

Course Lead Andrea Robson andrea.robson4@nhs.net

'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough - could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'

Patient, Hysteroscopy Unit, Chester-le-Street Community Hospital