Applications to take part in the Faculty of Pre Hospital Care, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh facilitated Elective in Pre-Hospital Care elective 2020 are now open!
How to Apply for this Elective:
What you can expect from this elective placement:
A once in a lifetime opportunity to gain insight into a rapidly evolving speciality by experiencing many aspects of Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine.
There are many components that will make up your elective timetable:
There may be the opportunity to undertake the FPHC Pre-Hospital Trauma Course either before or after the elective placement depending on your availability.
There may be opportunities for you to carry out an audit whilst on your elective placement
What will be expected of you:
Any applications exceeding the maximum word count in any section will immediately be disregarded – the word count applies to the body of each section including any headings
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, an FPHC Executive Officer, the Chair of the FPHC Student Committee Executive and a Senior Member of this year’s elective placement organisation with whom this elective is undertaken.
The elective will last for 4 to 6 consecutive weeks on mutually convenient dates in 2020 but you MUST also be available to spend the week of June 29th- July 3rd 2020 at the Faculty of Pre Hospital Care in Edinburgh. Failure to do this will lead to a report sent to your medical school.
The Faculty of Pre-hospital Care is pleased to offer a £250 bursary to the successful student. 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 1300 on Tuesday 1st October 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.
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