Oxford Assess and Progress: Situational Judgement Test (3rd edition)

ISBN : 9780198805809

David Metcalfe; Harveer Dev
304 Pages
100 x 180 mm
Pub date
May 2018
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Returning for a third edition, Oxford Assess and Progress: Situational Judgement Test (SJT) is THE definitive guide for students preparing to sit the Situational Judgement Test for entry into the UK Foundation Programme. This authoritative book, mapped to the Foundation Programme curriculum and GMC guidance, includes over 285 practice questions to help you maximize your SJT score. Fully revised and updated, this third edition provides over 285 questions and high-quality feedback that has been developed to clarify the ranking of every answer option, not just the correct one. All scenarios are based on real experiences informed by practising doctors and medical students who have sat the SJT to ensure that the questions closely mirror the content of the real exam. Two mock tests allow candidates to prepare for exam day and practice their timings - one of the biggest challenges in the exam. Written by consultants, this authoritative guide demystifies the SJT, allowing you to ach


Section 1 Introduction to the SJT
1 Foundation Programme selection
2 What is the SJT?
3 What does the SJT test?
4 Does it work?
5 How are SJT questions created?
6 How can you prepare?
7 Tips for the SJT
8 How to use this book
Section 2 Questions
9 Commitment to professionalism
10 Coping with pressure
11 Effective communication
12 Patient focus
13 Working effectively as part of a team
Section 3 Practice test
14 Practice test

About the author: 

David Metcalfe holds first class honours degrees in Biological Sciences with Molecular Genetics (BSc) and Law (LLB). He graduated with a MB ChB from Warwick Medical School in 2010. He is currently a Clinical Research Fellow in Musculoskeletal Trauma at the University of Oxford and Specialty Registrar in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery within the West Midlands Deanery. He has previously taught ethics and medical law at University College London.; Harveer Dev graduated with a BA(Hons) in Natural Sciences (2008) and an MB BChir (2011) from the University of Cambridge. He is an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Urology at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. He studied the role of DNA repair in cancer as a Fulbright Scholar at Harvard University and is continuing this work as part of a Wellcome Trust PhD Fellowship at the University of Cambridge. He currently serves as a magistrate for the Central London Bench.; Professor Katharine Boursicot BSc MBBS MRCOG MAHPE NTF SFHEA FRSM is a consultant in health professions education, with special expertise in assessment. Previously she was Head of Assessment at St George's, University of London, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, and Associate Dean for Assessment at Cambridge University School of Clinical Medicine. She is consultant on assessment to several UK medical schools, medical Royal Colleges, and international institutions, as well as an assessment advisor to The General Medical Council.; David Sales is a general practitioner by training who has been involved in medical assessment for over 20 years, having previously been convenor of the MRCGP knowledge test. He has run item-writing workshops for a number of undergraduate medical schools and medical Royal Colleges, and internationally. He currently chairs the Professional and Linguistic Assessments Board Part 1 panel for the General Medical Council, and is their consultant on Fitness to Practise knowledge testing.

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