Aims/Description: Phase 4 builds on prior learning by giving students opportunities to learn clinical medicine under supervision and by apprenticeship in NHS hospitals in Sheffield and the surrounding region. Students will also continue to acquire knowledge and generic graduate skills, that underpin modern medical practice, and are needed by junior doctors. Phase 4 is a full academic year in length and is dedicated to preparing the students for clinical practise using long clinical placements and a student assistantship. The latter is a personised placement, if possible shadowing the Foundation Year 1 doctor whose job the student will take up in the August after graduation.

Restrictions on availability: Yes: Phase 4 is part of the integrated MBChB programme and is restricted to students studying Medicine.

Staff Contact: HUGHES DYFRIG
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Placements, Clinical work, Independent Study
Assessment: Practical skills assessment

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Academic Unit of Medical Education):

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK