Clinical Skills Course

Online practical skills course for students aged 15+

Expert Tip 1:

Be patient! You may not get the hang of suturing straight away, but with practice you will improve. Make sure to watch others carefully and ask for feedback on your own technique.

Expert Tip 2:

When reading an x-ray, try to take a structured approach. This will involve looking at each element separately as well as looking at the x-ray as a whole.
Hands-on clinical experience in the comfort of your home.

 

Clinical exposure is exceptionally difficult to find at the moment but that shouldn’t stop you gaining the experience you need. Our clinical skills course is a great hands-on course that can be added to your CV and personal statement. The clinical skills course also gives you a head start for your first year of medical school.

We post out a clinical skills pack with all the equipment you will need for the course in advance. Then we jump into our online teaching room where one of our Mentors will run a fully interactive clinical skills course that you can take without even needing to leave the house.

Gain hands-on and practical skills from home

Practical Skills

We teach students the same practical skills they will learn in the first few years of medical school. Gain insight into medical school teaching and also get a head start on your clinical skills.

100% Online

We send you all the equipment you need in advance. You then log in to our online teaching platform from the comfort of your own home. 

 

Expert Mentors

All our Doctors and Medical Students are fantastic teachers and approachable mentors. You will have time to speak to them about their jobs and their experiences. 

 

Course Timetable

Our clinical skills courses run from 10am until approximately 2:30pm (UK time). We will also include short breaks through the day and a 30 minute lunch break.

 

10:00 am – Welcome and introductions

 

10:15 am – Suture masterclass

 

11:15 am – How to interpret X-rays

 

12:00 pm – Lunch

 

12:30 pm – Introduction to ECGs

 

12:45 pm – MRI and CT scans

 

1:15 pm – Surgical knot tying

 

2:15 pm – Q&A with our mentor

 

2:30 pm – End of the course

What’s included?

 

As part of this course, we send our students a clinical skills pack that contains the following:

1. Surgical Suture Equipment 

2. Surgical Sutures

3. Surgical knot tying material

4. Medical Projects Pen

All students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate of completion for their portfolio.

Trusted by 1000’s of students, parents & teachers

Over the past six years we have helped thousands of aspiring medical students and worked with most of the top UK and international schools. Students, parents and teachers trust us when it comes to delivering the highest quality support for students. All our mentors, Doctors and medical students are selected due to their incredible teaching ability and passion for helping create the next generation of medical students and Doctors.  

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Book your space today

We limit the number of spaces on this course to 21 to ensure we have a very high level of engagement and interaction. Spaces do fill up quickly so early booking is required. 

Clinical Skills Course Fees & Dates

Course fee – £99

The course fee includes all the equipment you will need for the course, we will post this out to you in advance.

Course dates:  

– 27th Feb 2021 *FULL*

– 7th March 2021 *FULL*

– 17th Apr 2021 *FULL*

– 2nd May 2021 *FULL*

– 5th Jun 2021

– 11th Jul 2021

– 15th Aug 2021

What our students think…

“This course was SO much fun! I learnt so much and really enjoyed the fact it was all hands on and its all so useful for my application and also for when I start medical school. ”

– Harry (student)

“I really enjoyed the suture masterclass, and I still have all the equipment to keep practising at home.”

– Aoife (student)

“LOVED IT! THANK YOU 🙂 – I mentioned it in my personal statement and also at interview – I received four offers. Thank you Medical Projects 🙂 ”

– Katie (Student)

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Frequently Asked Questions

What happens after I book?

1. You will receive an email confirming your space on the course.

2. We will post your clinical skills pack out to you.

3. You will receive an email 3 days before your course with instructions and a link on how to join the online teaching room.

4. Join the course approximately 10 minutes before the course start time.

5. Enjoy the course!

Who will deliver this course?

One of our Doctors, Surgeons or exceptional medical students will deliver this course.

Will I get a certificate?

Yes. We will email out certificates of completion after you have completed the course.

I don’t live in the UK, can I join this course?

Yes, international students are more than welcome to join this course. We will have to add an additional postage charge to cover the cost of shipping the clinical skills pack to you. This is usually between £20-£30. Please email us at info@medicalprojects.co.uk to arrange this. 

Do we have time to ask questions of the Mentors?

Yes, of course! These sessions are really fun and interactive and there will be lots of chat and conversation throughout the course. There will also be time at the end of the course to ask any questions of our Mentors, clinical skills related or otherwise.

How does it work online?

Our clinical skills course is delivered online via our Zoom platform. We ask all students to turn their videos on when they join and use their microphones to speak to our Doctors throughout the session to give a classroom feel to the day.