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How to Get a Specialty Training Post: The Insider's Guide

ISBN : 9780199590803

Price(incl.tax): 
¥5,016
Author: 
Danny C. G. Lim
Pages
208 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
164 x 233 mm
Pub date
May 2011
Series
Success in Medicine
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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.

Index: 

1. Introduction: the "secret" to getting into specialty training
2. Career development: the secret of success
3. Being prepared
4. The application form
5. Interview and assessment stations: how to excel
6. Interview: practice questions and answers
7. The specialties
8. If at first you don't succeed, try, try again

About the author: 

Danny Lim is currently a Cardiology Specialty Trainee with the Nothern Deanery, based at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead, UK.

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