Practical Guide For Aspiring Ophthalmologists, A

Practical Guide For Aspiring Ophthalmologists, A

Sohaib R Rufai

Format: Print Book

ISBN: 9789811236297

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If you are considering a career in ophthalmology, this book is for you.Ophthalmology is among the most popular and rewarding specialties in medicine. This book is packed full of useful strategies to maximise your chances of securing an ophthalmic specialist training (OST) post in the United Kingdom.Each step of the application process is covered, based on official guidance and the author's first-hand experience. An overview of the OST Person Specification and Multi-Specialty Recruitment Assessment (MSRA) is provided. The Evidence Folder (portfolio) is covered in detail, with targeted strategies for boosting scores across all sections. Interview preparation material is provided for the in-person interview format, including critical appraisal, improving patient care (audit and quality improvement), communication skills and clinical knowledge. Interview preparation material is also provided for the 2021 online interview (patient consultation). Three mock interviews with solutions/guidance are provided for both the in-person and online interview formats. The author also gives a candid account of his own journey in ophthalmic specialist training, plus 'a week in the life of an ophthalmology trainee'.This book is unique in its broad, easy-to-access approach to preparation strategies, theory and practice for aspiring ophthalmologists applying for OST posts in the UK.

Format: Hardcover
No of Pages: 132
Imprint: World Scientific
Publication date: 20210429

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