Professional Practice for Foundation Doctors

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This book is designed to support trainee doctors during the Foundation Stage of postgraduate training, including preparation and application for Specialty Training posts, and covers the generic (non-clinical) aspects of postgraduate education, training and professional development. It shows trainees how the ‘generic skills’ fit into professional practice and development and how the knowledge base provided by the book underpins professional practice.

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Overview

This book is designed to support trainee doctors during the Foundation Stage of postgraduate training, including preparation and application for Specialty Training posts, and covers the generic (non-clinical) aspects of postgraduate education, training and professional development. It shows trainees how the ‘generic skills’ fit into professional practice and development and how the knowledge base provided by the book underpins professional practice.

The book will assist the development of the knowledge, skills and competences required for good medical practice and uses case studies, activities and policy examples to illustrate key learning points.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780857252845
  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • Publication date: 6/23/2011
  • Pages: 328
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Judy McKimm is Dean and Professor of Medical Education, College of Medicine, Swansea University and Visiting Professor of Leadership and Healthcare Education at the University of Bedfordshire. She is an experienced facilitator of leadership and faculty development programmes for doctors and other professionals, working in the UK and internationally. Her academic interests are in health workforce development, capacity building and the relationship between policy and service shifts and higher and professional education.

Kirsty Forrest is a consultant anaesthetist at Leeds General Infirmary and Clinical Education Advisor at the Yorkshire and Humber Deanery. She is co-academic lead for the Research, Evaluation and Special Studies strand of the Leeds medical undergraduate curriculum and is co-author and editor of a number of best-selling medical textbooks.

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: YOUR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
An Overview of the Foundation Programme
Developing Effective Approaches to Learning during Foundation Training
Understanding Yourself
Planning Your Career Development
PART TWO: PUTTING THE PATIENT FIRST AND IMPROVING SERVICES
Clinical Governance and Quality Improvement
Patient Safety
Relationship-Building with Patients and Carers
Breaking Bad News and Handling Emotion
Promoting Health and the Social Context of Health Care
PART THREE: MANAGEMENT, LEGAL AND ETHICAL FRAMEWORKS
Health Management Systems
Principles of Medical Ethics and Confidentiality
The Legal Framework of Medical Practice
PART FOUR: WORKING COLLABORATIVELY
Collaboration and Interprofessional Working
Leadership and Management Skills
PART FIVE: TEACHING AND RESEARCH SKILLS
Learning and Teaching
Research Skills
PART SIX: WORKING EFFECTIVELY AS A PROFESSIONAL
Managing Your Time and Workload
Self-Management
Becoming a Medical Professional: Change, Lifelong Learning and Professional Development
Introduction: Generic Aspects of Professional Practice for Foundation Stage and Specialty Doctors
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