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How to Succeed at Medical School: An Essential Guide to Learning / Edition 1
     

How to Succeed at Medical School: An Essential Guide to Learning / Edition 1

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by Dason Evans, Jo Brown
 

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ISBN-10: 1405151390

ISBN-13: 9781405151399

Pub. Date: 04/13/2009

Publisher: Wiley

Can you adapt to the wide variety of learning environments in medicine?

Can you learn for exams at the same time as training to be a doctor?

Can you stay focused on the future while getting today’s job done?

Can you achieve a life-work balance?

How to Succeed at Medical School will help you learn these vital skills, and much more.

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Can you adapt to the wide variety of learning environments in medicine?

Can you learn for exams at the same time as training to be a doctor?

Can you stay focused on the future while getting today’s job done?

Can you achieve a life-work balance?

How to Succeed at Medical School will help you learn these vital skills, and much more.

This excellent guide to the study skills essential for surviving and thriving at medical school gives you insight into what to expect, covering the early days right through to clinical attachments.

With case studies, illustrations, quotes from other students, tip boxes, exercises, portfolios, and learning techniques to help you communicate and to study and revise — it’s jam-packed to help you succeed!

Written by experienced medical school teachers, this is your guide from the start of medical school to the start of your medical career.

Pre-publication reviews:

"… I learned a lot, found the enthusiasm of the text motivating and inspiring and really enjoyed reading it."
–Second year medical student, Royal Free and UCL

"I just wish this book had been available when I started my clinical placements."
–Second year medical student, University of Liverpool

"It helps aid students to learn effectively and efficiently and even tells you how you will know when you know enough!"
–Professor Parveen Kumar

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405151399
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/13/2009
Series:
HOW - How To Series , #5
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword.

Introduction.

Chapter 1 What kind of learner are you?

Chapter 2 Learning knowledge.

Chapter 3 Learning clinical skills.

Chapter 4 Learning clinical communication skills.

Chapter 5 Working in a group.

Chapter 6 Developing your academic writing skills.

Chapter 7 Portfolios and reflection.

Chapter 8 Life-work balance.

Chapter 9 Revision.

Chapter 10 Exam technique: general rules.

Chapter 11 Exam technique: specific examples.

Chapter 12 Thinking ahead: student-selected components, careers and Electives.

Index.

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