Description

The course covers key theory as well as important tips and techniques to help you boost your SJT score. We hope this will maximise your chances of getting your first choice Foundation Programme / Foundation School for FP2020.This course is aimed at final year medical students at any university applying for entry to the UK Foundation Programme 2020 – you will be sitting the SJT exam in December 2019 or January 2020. The course covers:Situational Judgement Tests in Foundation Programme Entry – Background, development, piloting for Foundation programme entry. How your SJT score is calculated / used. Why the SJT score is more important than your EPM in ranking.Key Theory and Techniques for SJT exams – Key attributes and domains tested in the Foundation SJT exam. Differences in how to approach ranking SJT questions vs. selection SJT questions. Understanding how the SJT exam is marked. Key tips and techniques to boost your scores.Core Knowledge for the FY1 SJT – Medical ethics, confidentiality, capacity, consent, GMC Good Medical Practice, child protection, raising concerns, prescribing, end of life care and advance directives, Do Not Attempt Resuscitation (DNAR) orders, personal beliefs and medical practice, maintaining boundaries. Fully updated to take account of changes to GMC guidance in 2017 and the recently updated DNAR and consent guidance.SJT Mini Mock Exam Mock SJT paper with the same timings per question as the real exam. This includes both ranking and selection questions in the same proportion as the real exam. Detailed answers and explanations with discussion of WHY the best responses are correct, mapped to the Foundation Programme SJT attributes / person specification. All questions have been written specifically for the Foundation SJT exam in the same way as the real SJT questions – with a consensus panel including a subject matter expert (SME).Questions and Answers – Dedicated question and answer session on SJT questions and Foundation programme entry. 1 to 1 clinic at the end of the day if you wish to discuss anything privately.SJT courseThe course will be taught by Dr Mahibur Rahman – the author of the first article on Situational Judgement Tests in medical recruitment (Tackling Situational Judgement Tests – BMJ Careers 2007). Dr Rahman is a Portfolio GP and a consultant in medical education – he is an expert in medical careers, and has taught over 29,000 delegates since 2005.We are experts in helping people improve their performance in medical SJT exams – our SRA Crammer course has featured comprehensive teaching on the Situational Judgement Tests used for GP ST Entry since 2007, and we were the first to offer a dedicated Situational Judgement Test online revision service. We have helped doctors succeed in SJT exams for GP entry in the UK and Australia, Public Health specialty training recruitment and Core Medical Training. Since 2012, we helped students from every UK medical school as well as several international graduates succeed in the Foundation SJT and enter Foundation training 2013-2017, with the majority getting one of their top choices.