This book addresses the second paper (Situational Judgement Tests / Professional Dilemmas) of Stage 2 of the GP ST / GP VTS selection process. Covering over 52 well-constructed scenarios and containing comprehensive answers and techniques, it will take you through the thinking stages that you need to adopt in order to optimise your score. The range of techniques and approaches developed in this book will help you gain confidence and practice that will ensure that you can complete the paper on time and successfully.
Table of Contents
Section 1:Introduction - Section 2:Worked examples - Section 3: Practice questions - 1:Late colleague(1) - 2:Petty theft on the ward - 3:Sick colleague(1) - 4:Drug error(1) - 5:Delayed colleague - 6:Epileptic taxi driver - 7:Work/Life interference(1) - 8:Colleague and drugs(1) - 9:Drunk Consultant - 10:Prescribing for a friend - 11:Late colleague(2) - 12:Work/Life interference(2) - 13:Emergency during meeting - 14:Colleague and drugs(2) - 15:Patient confidentiality(1) - 16: Gift from patient(1) - 17:Patient confidentiality(2) - 18:Inappropriate patient/doctor contact(1) - 19:Racist patient - 20:Emergency in busy setting - 21:Difficult nurse - 22:Non-English-speaking patient - 23:Gift from patient(2) - 24:Inappropriate patient/doctor contact(2) - 25:Sick colleague(2) - 26:Sexual harassment - 27:Drug error(2) - 28:Colleague burning out - 29:New patient on methadone - 30:Colleague caught in a lie - 31:Doctor watching child pornography - 32:Doctor watching adult pornography - 33:Nurse flirting at Christmas party - 34:Nurse taking antibiotics for personal use - 35:Colleague leaving shift early - 36:Tramp outside A&E - 37:Consultant in poorly-led arrest call - 38:Public humiliation by Consultant - 39:Colleague taking a sip of alcohol - 40:Misfiled DNR order - 41:Seventeen-year-old patient with bruises - 42:Often unreachable Registrar - 43:Demanding patient - 44:Call from the press - 45:Using patient notes for audit - 46:Colleague with bad body odour - 47:Receptionist in improper conversation - 48:Inappropriate demand from Consultant - 49:Consultant asking for backdating of notes - 50:Patient confidentiality on ward - 51:Patient confidentiality with partner - 52:Personal integrity - Section 4 - Suggested answers
Olivier Picard is the Managing Director of ISC Medical and is a well-know figure in the circle of medical recruitment. Married to a doctor, and equipped with a background in recruitment, training and communication, Olivier is involved full time in coaching doctors and future doctors for their chosen job applications and interviews. In particular, he has been extensively involved in developing a wide range of courses and books for entry into all grades of the medical profession including ST, GPVTS, and consultant grades. In the UK, he successfully implemented the first ever selection / interview course to deal specifically with entry into GPVTS/GPST three years ago and has since been at the forefront of ISC Medical's drive to provide GPST applicants with up-to-date revision tools for the GPST/GPVTS selection process.