GP training

GP speciality training essentials for GP registrars. A perfect resource for the MRCGP examination, this section contains advice and information for GP trainees, including articles to help you improve your consultation skills, meet the demands of workplace-based assessment and tips to help you prepare for the CSA and AKT exams.
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GP training: Recording your placement meeting in a learning log

Multisource feedback in GP training

GP training: How an audit e-portfolio log entry is assessed

GP training: Writing up an audit for your e-portfolio

Confidentiality: When can GPs disclose information to the police?

GP training: Writing a PDP in your e-portfolio

Advice and information for GP trainees

A patient-centric approach to consent

A patient-centric approach to consent

MDDUS medical adviser Dr Naeem Nazem explains a legal change in focus relating to...

Using random case analyses in GP training

Using random case analyses in GP training

Random case analyses (RCAs) enable trainees to critically review cases and identify...

Writing up clinical examination and procedural skills (CEPS) in learning logs

Writing up clinical examination and procedural skills (CEPS) in learning logs

Workplace-based assessment: Advice on how to present CEPS in your learning log and...

MRCGP: CSA practice case - Patient smells of alcohol

MRCGP: CSA practice case - Patient smells of alcohol

To be used individually or in a study group with someone playing the doctor, patient...

The audio clinical observation tool (COT) in GP training

The audio clinical observation tool (COT) in GP training

Dr Prashini Naidoo explains why the audio COT forms part of a GP trainee's workplace...

MRCGP: CSA practice case - Low mood in a menopausal patient

MRCGP: CSA practice case - Low mood in a menopausal patient

For use individually or in a study group with someone playing the doctor, patient...

GP training: 5 common prescribing pitfalls and how to avoid them

GP training: 5 common prescribing pitfalls and how to avoid them

MDU medico-legal adviser Dr Beverley Ward highlights the five most common prescribing...

Reflecting on significant events during GP training

Reflecting on significant events during GP training

Significant event analysis should form part of your learning log during GP training....

Preparing for your educational supervisor's review (ESR)

Preparing for your educational supervisor's review (ESR)

Advice to help GP registrars to prepare for their ESR, including how to collect evidence...

MRCGP: CSA practice case - Pruritus in pregnancy

MRCGP: CSA practice case - Pruritus in pregnancy

Play out the doctor, patient and assessor roles in a study group or plan on your...

GP training: Dealing with your first complaint

GP training: Dealing with your first complaint

There is every chance that you will need to respond to a complaint at some point...

Developing reflective writing skills - part two

Developing reflective writing skills - part two

In the second of two articles on how to write a reflective account Dr Prashini Naidoo...

Applied Knowledge Test

Taking the applied knowledge test

The topics covered by the AKT and advice on how to prepare for the exam. By Dr Prashini...

MRCGP - AKT practice questions

Need help preparing for the applied knowledge test?

MRCGP - Revising for the AKT and CSA

Having a revision strategy and working in a group is the key to exam success, says...