The Faculty has arranged with Essex and Herts Air Ambulance for 2 successful medical student applicants to spend a 4-6 week elective experiencing a HEMS based PHEM system. This was trialled earlier this year and worked well.
The periods currently available for 2020 are:
Each student will be allocated a different time slot to fit in with their elective program and spread the opportunity across the year.
What you can expect from this elective placement:
What will be expected of you:
How to Apply for this Elective:
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If you are successful in this part of the application process you will receive a phone call from someone associated with the Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care, who will conduct a short interview with you to assess if you are an enthusiastic individual who will be suited to this exciting elective opportunity.
This is a competitive process – the final decision will be made by a panel comprising previous successful elective students, the Chair of the FPHC Student Committee Executive an FPHC Office Bearer and a Senior Member of this year’s elective placement organisation with whom a substantial part of this elective is undertaken.
The Faculty of Pre-hospital Care is pleased to offer a £125 bursary to each of the successful students. Details on how to access the bursary funds will be noted in the confirmation letter.
Please send your completed application electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org to be received by 1600 on Friday 5th July 2019. Please attach evidence that you are currently a student at a UK medical school and are eligible to undertake the elective if you are successful. We will also require your (mobile) phone number in order to contact you for the interview.
The decision will be made and the successful applicant notified no later than Friday 19th July 2019.
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