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How to Succeed on Primary Care and Community Placements

Author: David Pearson, Sandra Nicholson. Pages: 230 Size: 1.25 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Published: 22 January, 2016
eISBN-13: 9781118343425

How to Succeed on Primary Care and Community Placements offers practical advice on how to get the most from your time on community visits, within patient consultations, and with the practice team. It highlights the unique opportunities and challenges you will face on placement, from using clinical information systems, to home visits and long term patient relationships, and how to take advantage of new ways of learning with web-based tools, mobile devices and social networking. Key features include: Learning outcomes at the start of each chapter with links to web-based learning, case examples, and tasks to undertake whilst on placement An evidence-based, practical approach to improving learning, teaching, assessment and feedback in community settings Written by a team of experienced community-based medical education specialists, it is ideal for all medical students, whether on early clinical placements or later in training, and for tutors and preceptors looking for novel ways to engage their students.

Destination Dissertation

Author: Sonja K. Foss And William Waters. Pages: 465 Size: 10.87 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Published: 23 October, 2015
eISBN-13: 9781442246157

Your dissertation is not a hurdle to jump or a battle to fight; as this handbook makes clear, your dissertation is the first of many destinations on the path of your professional career. Destination Dissertation guides you to the successful completion of your dissertation by framing the process as a stimulating and exciting trip-one that can be completed in fewer than nine months and by following twenty-nine specific steps. Sonja Foss and William Waters-your guides on this trip-explain concrete and efficient processes for completing the parts of the dissertation that tend to cause the most delays: conceptualizing a topic, developing a pre-proposal, writing a literature review, writing a proposal, collecting and analyzing data, and writing the last chapter. This guidebook is crafted for use by students in all disciplines and for both quantitative and qualitative dissertations, and incorporates a wealth of real-life examples from every step of the journey.

How to Write Dissertations & Project Reports

Author: Kathleen McMillan & Jonathan Weyers. Pages: 303 Size: 2.05 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Prentice Hall – M.U.A.
Published: 02 November, 2012
eISBN-13: 9780273743842

Fully updated since first publication in 2007, and with extended and revised sections in key areas such as Plagiarism & Copyright, Ethics in research, and Citing & Referencing, How to write Dissertations & Research Projects will allow a student to assess and address their particular weaknesses in researching and writing dissertations and longer pieces of coursework and delivers detailed tips, techniques and strategies to enable them to significantly improve their abilities and performance in time to make a difference.

Writing a Dissertation For Dummies

Author: By Carrie Winstanley. Pages: 363 Size: 18.53 MB Format: PDF Publisher: For Dummies
Published: 06 January, 2011
eISBN-13: 9781119996019

Producing a dissertation has become a major requirement of most university courses, both undergraduate and Masters. It`s likely to be the largest single piece of work you`ll have to submit – and also the hardest! Writing a Dissertation For Dummies walks you through all the practical and theoretical aspects of writing a dissertation to help you produce a first-class work. This guide is ideal for any student in the broad range of the social sciences, from anthropology to law, psychology to media studies. From choosing a topic, to researching the literature, utilising your supervisor, managing your time, and structuring and writing your dissertation, you`ll be able to avoid all the common mistakes and stay on top of your workload throughout the process. You`ll also find tips on the best way to reference your work, and expert advice on presentation and binding. This is a must if you want to maximise your marks on your university dissertation. Writing a Dissertation For Dummies covers:

Part I

  • What is a Dissertation?
  • So You Have to Write a Dissertation
  • Thinking About a Research Question

Part II

  • Getting Set Up for Your Dissertation
  • The Structure of Your Dissertation
  • Getting Started
  • Finalising Your Research Question, Dissertation `Type` And Considering Ethics
  • Reading Efficiently and Taking Useful Notes

Part III

  • Getting On With Your Research
  • Researching in Libraries and the Using the Internet
  • Creating Your Own Empirical Data
  • Analysing Data And Drawing Conclusions
  • Staying on Track

Part IV

  • Writing and Polishing
  • Managing Your Argument: `Writing Up` Your Non-Empirical Dissertation
  • Writing Up Your Empirical Dissertation
  • Writing Effectively
  • References, Bibliographies and Appendices
  • Sorting Out The Presentation of Your Dissertation

Part V

  • Managing The Overall Experience
  • Your Work Habits
  • Looking After Yourself Physically and Emotionally
  • Ten Common Dissertation Pitfalls to Avoid Chapter
  • Ten Essential Tips For Completing Your Dissertation Chapter
  • Ten Items For Your Very Final Checklist

Problem Based Learning in Health and Social Care

Author: Edited By Teena J. Clouston … [et Al.]. Pages: 232 Size: 1.05 MB Format: PDF Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Published: 02 April, 2010
eISBN-13: 9781444320558

Problem Based Learning in Health and Social Care offers a practical insight into the opportunities, benefits and challenges of using problem based learning (PBL) in health and social care education and also student directed learning (SDL) as a learning and teaching tool. It represents a collection of practical and emerging concepts in terms of how to do PBL and SDL and considers the practical barriers and solutions, challenges to self awareness and finally future potentialities and directions for learning.

Exploring Microsoft Office Excel 2010

Author: Grauer, Poatsy, Mulbery, Hogan. Pages: 303 Size: 28.82 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Pearson Education M.U.A.
Published: 03 October, 2013
eISBN-13: 9781292053288

For introductory computer courses on Microsoft Office 2010 or courses in computer concepts with a lab component for Microsoft Office 2010 applications. The goal of the Exploring series has been to move students beyond the point and click, helping them understand the why and how behind each skill. The Exploring series for Office 2010 also enables students to extend the learning beyond the classroom. Students go to college now with a different set of skills than they did five years ago. With this in mind, the Exploring series seeks to move students beyond the basics of the software at a faster pace, without sacrificing coverage of the fundamental skills that everybody needs to know. A lot of learning takes place outside of the classroom, and the Exploring series provides learning tools that students can access anytime, anywhere.

Building Your Portfolio

Author: Kath Owen, Margaret Watson. Pages: 144 Size: 749 KB Format: PDF Publisher: Facet Publishing
Published: 10 June, 2015
eISBN-13: 9781783300723

Thoroughly updated to reflect the new requirements of CILIP’s revamped suite of Professional Registration qualifications, this is the essential ‘how to’ guide to producing a successful portfolio. Reflecting on achievements and presenting evidence of enhanced knowledge and skills underpin many professional and educational qualifications. Building a portfolio is key to recording and demonstrating this professional development, and gaining official recognition in the form of Professional Registration qualifications. Set out in a user-friendly format, and covering each element of a portfolio, the guide is jam-packed with examples, useful hints and tips, personal contributions from successful applicants, web links, and further reading to help you develop a top-notch portfolio. The role of the VLE, new submission routes including e-submission and the new route to Revalidation all clearly explained. Readership: Library and information practitioners working towards any of the three levels of CILIP Professional Registration (Certification, Chartership, Fellowship), candidates for Revalidation and those beginning their first job in the sector. Mentors, employers of library and information staff, students of library and information science, and others interested in effectively recording their continuing professional development.

Oxford Case Histories in Rheumatology

Author: Joel David … [et Al.].
Pages: 300 Size: 2.45 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 27 October, 2011
eISBN-13: 9780191626876

Based around the core curriculum for specialist trainees, Oxford Case Histories in Rheumatology contains over 40 well-structured, peer-reviewed cases from the Oxford Hospitals, giving detailed coverage of the specialty, including diagnostic and management dilemmas. Each case comprises a brief clinical history and the relevant examination findings; details of investigations undertaken followed by questions on differential diagnosis and management; and detailed answers and discussion. The text is complimented by over 50 radiographic illustrations and an 8-page colour plate section. The question-and-answer format is designed to enhance the reader`s diagnostic ability and clinical understanding. As part of the Oxford Case Histories series, this book is aimed at post-membership trainees and consultants and will be a useful resource for those preparing for exit examinations or revalidation. It will also be of interest to those who wish to improve their skills in diagnosis and management of a broad range of rheumatological disorders.

How to Succeed at the Medical Interview

Author: Chris Smith, Darryl Meeking.
Pages: 142 Size: 4.87 MB Format: PDF Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Published: 31 January, 2013
eISBN-13: 9781118393819

How to Succeed at the Medical Interview provides candidates with a competitive edge. It reduces the likelihood of unexpected questions or situations and helps improve confidence before and during the medical interview. This new second edition includes updated content on changes to the structure of healthcare and how this affects both the application and interview process. It details the types of questions that will be asked at medical interviews and also provides improved guidance for overseas doctors and healthcare professionals and for those seeking to practice abroad. How to Succeed at the Medical Interview is the ideal guide for Foundation Programme trainees, Specialist Registrars and General Practitioner trainees. It is also valuable for healthcare professionals facing competitive medical interviews at any stage of their career.

How to get a Specialty Training Post

Author: Written By Danny C.G. Lim.
Pages: 204 Size: 1.06 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 05 May, 2011
eISBN-13: 9780191621581

Each year, thousands of junior doctors apply for highly competitive training jobs in a variety of specialties. Obtaining a training job can be a difficult and stressful process, with some specialties attracting 40 applicants per post. This book helps doctors to improve their chances of getting that highly sought-after post. It is a wide-ranging, accessible guide to the application process, covering every step, from online application to the selection panel. It includes essential tips on career development, interview technique, and specialty-specific advice.