Succeeding in the GPST Stage 3 Selection Centre
Practice Scenarios for GP ST / GP VTS Stage 3 Assessments (MediPass Series)
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|Format:||Paperback, 392 pages, 2nd Revised edition Edition|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 11 November 2011|
"Succeeding in the GPST Stage 3 Selection Centre" is an in-depth guide to help doctors fully prepare for the different tasks that comprise this stage of the GPST Selection process. This up-to-date resource provides detailed explanation of the aims of each of the tasks you will be faced with, what they entail and the various principles that can be employed to increase your chances of success. In this book, which has been written by experts with firsthand experience in this assessment, the following are addressed: detailed description of the consultation and prioritisation tasks and how to approach them; cross reference to the person specification and mark scheme - describing what the selectors are looking for, and the different ways to approach the tasks; ten practice scenarios for each of the tasks to reinforce your learning together with detailed discussion of possible answers for each scenario; Personal Perspectives - with tips from individuals who have successfully completed the selection process; and, discussion of the key concepts and terms that you will be faced with including amongst others significant event analysis and GP contracts. Written by GPs who have first-hand experience of the process, this guide is a must have resource for any doctor serious about succeeding in their application to the GPST training scheme. "I have tried courses and other books and did not pass last year for GPVTS Stage 3. This time I practised the scenarios in this book with friends and made it through. It not only tells you how to say things but gives you real examples of what to say in the real exam and what to write in the prioritisation exercises. My honest opinion now is that courses are a waste of time. Use this book and practise all the examples with three other friends and you'll know what I mean". (Amazon reader review). "I have found the book best guidance for Stage 3 GP assessment. It contains valuable information about the assessment and many examples of all the 3 parts of the exam". (Amazon reader review).
About the Author
Gayathri Rabindra, MBBS, MA Gayathri Rabindra gained her pharmacology degree from Cambridge University and completed her medical degree at Royal Free and University College Medical School. She is currently a GP ST1 on the Sidcup Vocational Training Scheme, having successfully gained a place in the London deanery. She is also involved in delivering GPST courses. Dr Nicole Corriette BSc, MBBS, MRCGP, DFSRH, DRCOG, DCH After winning numerous awards at UCL Nicole completed her MRCGP with a distinction overall and was nominated for the Fraser Rose medal by the RCGP. She is currently a partner in a large practice where she is the practice teaching lead and also has experience in delivering GPST courses. Hamed Khan MBBS Hamed Khan graduated in 2006 from Barts and The London Medical School. After completing an Academic Medical Education Foundation Programme, he started a GP Vocational Training Scheme in South London. He has extensive experience of teaching medical undergraduates, and has published in various journals. Currently he is the Lead for Education on the London Deanery GP Trainee Committee. Chirag Mehta Chirag is currently a GP ST3 working in the West Midlands Deanery and has passed his AKT and CSA exams for the nMRCGP. He has already published the book 'Succeeding in the nMRCGP AKT' and has also helped co-author a book for medical students on core clinical cases. Matt Green, BSc (Hons), MPhil Since 2005 Matt has been supporting doctors to progress their career through providing application and interview advice together with helping doctors to develop their non-clinical skills including leadership, management, teaching and communication.
|Publisher: ||BPP Learning Media|