Can you learn for exams at the same time as training to be a doctor?
Can you stay focused on the future while getting today’s job done?
Can you achieve a life-work balance?
How to Succeed at Medical School will help you learn these vital skills, and much more.
This excellent guide to the study skills essential for surviving and thriving at medical school gives you insight into what to expect, covering the early days right through to clinical attachments.
With case studies, illustrations, quotes from other students, tip boxes, exercises, portfolios, and learning techniques to help you communicate and to study and revise — it’s jam-packed to help you succeed!
Written by experienced medical school teachers, this is your guide from the start of medical school to the start of your medical career.
"… I learned a lot, found the enthusiasm of the text motivating and inspiring and really enjoyed reading it."
–Second year medical student, Royal Free and UCL
"I just wish this book had been available when I started my clinical placements."
–Second year medical student, University of Liverpool
"It helps aid students to learn effectively and efficiently and even tells you how you will know when you know enough!"
–Professor Parveen Kumar
The International Handbook of Medical Education takes the lead by giving students access to basic medical education, knowledge and skills, presented in a simple and interactive format. The Handbook provides students with a tool to guide them on the road to success during their academic lives and beyond by helping to improve study skills, such as reading, writing, searching and research, and giving students essential information on assessment skills, such as answering multiple-choice questions and preparing for objective structured clinical examination.
With this handbook, students will develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes that will advance their care
With the use of admissions tests becoming an increasingly more common part of the selection process for entrance to medical school, BMAT and UKCAT Uncovered is a comprehensive yet accessible guide to the two main tests used by UK medical schools.
Written by recent Cambridge graduates, the authors' experience lies in taking these exams themselves and teaching students how to pass them. They combine key strategies for tackling the specific skills tested by the BioMedical Admissions Test and the UK Clinical Aptitude Test, along with practice questions and tests, with worked answers, in the style of the BMAT and UKCAT exams.
The simple, informal teaching style, highlighting key practice areas, with the minimal use of jargon, means BMAT and UKCAT Uncovered is an essential tool for all medical school applicants.