-What are interviewers looking for? Tomorrows Doctors [GMC publication]
-Why do you want to do medicine?
-How should you discuss your work experience?
: Interview Technique
-Body language, voice tonality, dress
-Sell yourself without sounding arrogant
-The STAR Technique
-Discussing your personal statement. How to discuss extra-curricular activities, hobbies, gap year etc
-How to discuss articles that you have read.
-Common questions asked at interview: what are they looking for?
MMI interviews – what do the mark schemes look like?
11.30 Coffee Break
– MMI Practice including data interpretation, and role play
—Lunch— (provided) 13.00-13.40
-GMC Good Medical Practice and Duties of a Doctor
-The Four pillars, confidentiality – when should this be broken, competence, consent,
-How to approach any ethical scenario: discussing conflicts between the principles
-The slippery slope argument
-Difficult scenarios and how to practice on your own.
-Topical ethical cases e.g. euthanasia / Gillick competence, Fraser laws, HFEA,
Ethical interview question practice
15.00– The NHS structure and function
-What is meant by ‘privatisation of the NHS and cherry picking?’
-NICE guideline/evidence based medicine
-The multidisciplinary team
1hr – More MMIs and Interview practise
by Dr Mona Kooner
Venue – Battersea London SW11 [5 min from Clapham Junction]
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