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Medic Mentor Work Experience - The Surgery

  • Course level: All Levels
  • Categories Medical
  • Last Update May 3, 2022

About Course

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a surgeon? Ever wondered how keyhole surgery is preformed? In this Work Experience session we join Mr Challocome a urology surgeon working at Guy's and Thomas' NHS Trust, where he helps train the next generating of surgeons.


This programme is comprised of six sessions which will follow six different patient pathways.

This will give you a broad overview of healthcare from the medical, surgical and general practice perspectives, and will demonstrate the breadth of specialties offered within a medical career.

Each session will also focus on the different skills, values and quality of care domains required by a doctor, knowledge of which is essential to demonstrate throughout your application, in both your personal statement and in your interview.

The programme has been designed as a spiral curriculum where each month you will acquire new knowledge, as well as building on what you have learnt from the previous sessions, all to help maximise and consolidate your learning.

This months session covers Surgery.

This course will be available from the 03/05/2022 to 6/06/2022

This work experience was originally aired live 20/02/2021

What Will I Learn?

  • Insight into the Medical profession
  • Core skills needed to be a doctor
  • High fidelity simulations
  • Teaching sessions from practising medical professionals
  • Recorded Q & A sessions
  • Interviews with medical professionals
  • Clinical teaching sessions

Topics for this course

15 Lessons

The Surgery

Get Into Medicine00:04:27
1. Introduction to Surgery00:13:23
2. The GP Consultation00:16:01
3. How to think like a doctor00:33:16
4. Urology Appointment00:22:44
5. Women in Surgery00:23:55
6. MDT Introduction00:01:17
7. MDT Case 1 - 54yo M00:13:12
8. MDT Case 2 - 64yo M00:13:57
9. MDT Case 3 - 36yo F00:09:12
10. MDT Case 4 - 73yo F00:10:29
11. MDT and Abdominal Films00:15:51
12. The Surgery01:19:13
13. Case Conclusion00:15:00
14. Post Surgery Appointment00:11:45

Material Includes

  • Sli.do Chat
  • Reflective Journal
  • Urology Referral Letter