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: How an audit e-portfolio log entry is assessed

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

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

MRCGP: CSA practice case - Patient smells of alcohol

A patient-centric approach to consent

Using random case analyses in GP training

Advice and information for GP trainees

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...

Developing reflective writing skills - part one
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Developing reflective writing skills - part one

In the first of two articles on how to write a reflective account, a typical reflective...

Dealing with your first death as a GP

Dealing with your first death as a GP

Handling the death of a patient as a GP can be a very different experience to dealing...

MRCGP: CSA practice case - Patient requests specific medication
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MRCGP: CSA practice case - Patient requests specific medication

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

How to assess a patient's capacity - advice for GP registrars

How to assess a patient's capacity - advice for GP registrars

Dr Edward Farnan of the MDU looks at one of the most complex medico-legal challenges...

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...