The GPVTS Guide to Success by Lucy BluntThe GPVTS Guide to Success by Lucy Blunt

The GPVTS Guide to Success

byLucy Blunt

Paperback | May 7, 2011

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This shrewd guide to the General Practitioner Vocational Training Scheme supports candidates from the process of application, through to qualification and beyond. Written by a recently qualified general practitioner, it combines a frank and friendly approach with a wealth of insider knowledge.Unique features include:DT Real-life case studies DT Handy tips from other traineesDT Information on common pitfallsDT Technical information on how to complete the ePortfolio and fill in essential forms
Lucy Blunt qualified as a doctor in 2004 from Leicester Medical School. She joined the Coventry and Warwickshire VTS Scheme in 2006, and became a Faculty Instructing doctor for the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare in 2009. In August 2009 she qualified as a General Practitioner (GP), and is currently working part-time as a...
Title:The GPVTS Guide to SuccessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.93 inPublished:May 7, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199590265

ISBN - 13:9780199590261


Table of Contents

1: Pre VTS1. The million dollar question: do you want to be a GP?2. Jumping through the right hoops to get on the training schemePart 2: Early ST13. You've got a training post - congratulations!4. What lies ahead? Introduction to the assessment process.5. The ePortfolio explained6. Supervisors, trainers and how to make the most of your meetings7. The money stuff8. Your hospital posts and how they differ to the foundation years9. How to get the best out of your regional VTS teachingPart 3: Early ST210. The move into general practice and how it differs from hospital medicine11. Your first GPST post and some basic tips on how to survive!12. Stop and check! Are you ready for your ARCP panel review?13. Thinking ahead and how to make yourself more employable at the end of it all14. Thinking about applying for AKT? Some handy hints and tipsEL15. Life events and changes that may affect your training16. Having a baby and becoming a LTFTPart 4: Early ST317. Out of hours (OOH) and learning to juggle the EWTD again18. CSA to stay focussed and some tips for success19. The job race!20. Preparing to leave the nest21. Surviving as a locum (and making sure you fill in the right forms)Part 5: Post VTS22. Life after the VTS (and where to go for support after leaving your trainer)23. Revalidation and appraisal24. If your question isn't answered in any of the above...