This online course is for students considering studying medicine at university. The course commences with an introduction to certain fundamentals in the study of medicine including an overview of basic sciences and clinical skills. Following this, students will discuss and evaluate challenges in ethics and communication. The course finishes with an exploration of what working as a junior doctor involves, the structure of training, and preparing to apply.
· Overview of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and clinical skills.
· Structure of learning medicine at university.
· Preparation: volunteering, podcasts, journals, work experience.
· Reflections on cases.
· Working week of a junior doctor.
· Structure of junior doctor training and the specialties.
· Medicine as a career.
Thomas is a first class physics graduate who tutors in both physics and mathematics for Keystone alongside working full-time in medicine as a medical doctor. He is coming towards the end of his fifth year of practising as a doctor.
- Maximum Class Size: 7
- Platform: Lessons will take place on Zoom, which is free and straightforward for students to use. A link will be sent out ahead of the course start date. Take a look at this video to see our online teaching in action.
- Age group: Years 11, 12 & 13