Frequently Asked Questions
What happens after I book?
2. We will send you an email 1 week before your start date with your additional worksheets.
3. The email link for the course and final course information will be emailed the day before your course.
4. Log in to the online platform around 10 minutes before the start time.
5. Our Mentors will take it from here, enjoy the course!
6. We will send out a certificate of completion for your portfolio.
How does it work online?
We have built a GP Surgery within a TV studio so you join us via our online platform. You will be on-screen so the Doctor and patients can see and hear you in real time. You will be able to interact with everyone directly from your computer at home. You will need a working video and microphone on your computer or laptop.
Do I need to do anything to prepare for the course?
Does this count as work experience?
Are the patients real?
Our patient cases are delivered by medical actors who are prepped with an extensive medical history and will be able to answer any questions you have.
What's the difference between this course and GP Live?
Looking for 1 day’s work experience where you’re getting interactive and taking on the roll of a GP speaking directly to patients? Join our GP live session.
Looking to cover everything in 1 week with a wide variety of GP sessions as in the GP Live, as well as insight sessions about being a medical student and Doctor, the application process, UCAT and BMAT advice as well as clinical skills and a PLB taster session? Join our Virtual Week course.
This course runs from 10am until 3pm (UK time) – Monday to Friday. Please check the course start dates below.
- Introduction to the Medical Projects Virtual Course Week
- Patient history taking Live from our teaching studio
- LIVE GP Example scenarios from our GP set
- PBL topic introduction and explanation
- How to reflect correctly and how to utilise your reflections
- Hands-on Suturing Clinical Skills Session – Live demonstration and practical using your own equipment posted in advance of the session
- Selecting a Medical School discussion
- Reading and interpreting X-rays
- Medical School Interviews – advice and insight
- Life as a Medical Student insight webinar with current UK Medical Students
- Life and Pathway of a Doctor webinar with our NHS Doctor
- Multiple Student-led LIVE GP Scenarios where students use their skills they’ve learnt so far to take a history and lead the assessment of the patient
- PBL Check in to ensure everyone is happy with their intended learning outcomes
- How to take a Mental State Examination, their importance and why we perform an examination like this
- Taking care of your own Mental Health and why this is important
- Introduction to Entrance Examinations including the UCAT and BMAT
- Personal Statements overview – how to structure your personal statement and what universities are looking for
- Medicine quiz – a fun, general knowledge medicine quiz
- PBL presentations – presenting your selected ILO to other students and teaching them your topic
- Wide variety of LIVE GP scenarios where students lead the assessment and use all of their knowledge from the week to diagnose each patient with their groups
Course Dates and Fees
Course fee – £395
– 12th October – 16th October 2020
– 8th February – 12th February 2021
– 5th April – 9th April 2021
– 28th June – 2nd July 2021
– 26th July – 30th July 2021
– 2nd August – 6th August 2021
Book Your Space Today
Please complete the online booking form and proceed to payment.
“AMAZING COURSE! I can’t believe we could actually talk to the patients and Doctors. It was even better than the GP shadowing I did. I will be booking another one soon!”
– Annie (student)
“Initialy I had concerns about how effective the online learning for experence. The set up was fantastic and my Son learnt so much from the day. This is the future of healthcare”
– John (Parent)
“I booked this course for my daughter who has struggled to find any work experience. It was really well put together and really insightful. I was impressed how the students could actually interact with patient and Doctors. “
– Josie (Parent)