Becoming a Doctor

1st Edition

Surviving and Thriving in the Early Postgraduate Years


  • Jo Burnand
    • Electronic ISBN 9780729577588

    Key Features

    • Comprehensive list of resources such as contact details for state medical boards, specialty colleges, medical defence organizations, health advisory services and postgraduate medical councils
    • Expert advice on a wide range of practical topics from senior medical practitioners
    • Portable handbook format; ready resource

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1 Making the transition from medical student to junior doctor - Jo Burnand and Alan Sandford

    Chapter 2 The healthcare system. . .what you need to know - Alan Sandford

    Chapter 3 Looking after yourself - Narelle Shadbolt

    Chapter 4 Tools for surviving the junior doctor years - Jo Burnand

    Chapter 5 Communicating effectively as a junior doctor - Jo Burnand

    Chapter 6 Learning and teaching on the job - Fiona Lake

    Chapter 7 Choosing the right career and getting ahead - James D’Rozario

    Chapter 8 Getting the next job: JMO recruitment, job applications and interviews - Jo Burnand

    Chapter 9 Medico-legal and related matters - Jo Burnand and Merrilyn Walton

    Chapter 10 Patient safety and satisfaction: dealing with mistakes and complaints - Merrilyn Walton

    Chapter 11 If things go wrong. . . - Jo Burnand and Narelle Shadbolt

    Chapter 12 Overseas trained doctors - Jo Burnand

    Appendix A The Australian Curriculum Framework for Junior Doctors

    Appendix B Resources




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    Churchill Livingstone Australia
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