This e-learning module covers common interview themes and underlying theory,
helping you to confidently answer any question thrown your way.
The theory behind medical interviews.
Why certain questions are asked.
What selectors are looking for.
Why they actually want you to say.
How to best present yourselves at the interview.
The theory and communication phycology behind med-school interviews.
How to set up mock-interviews.
Presented by Dr Iain Kennedy MB.ChB, BSc(Hons.)
This course includes the following modules:
1. Introduction & contents
2. Introduction to medical school interviews
3. Continuing support from medic mentor
4. Who is this module primarily intended for
5. Key points before we begin
6. Don’t be a victim of ignorance
7. So where do you stand
8. Expected outcomes for this e-learning module
9. Theory then practice
10. For senior students who are coming to the end of year 12 or s5
11. Myth busting for interviews
12. Application statistics and competition ratios
13. Interview weighting and staging
14. Potentially weighted application criteria
15. Staging in detail
16. Minimum cut-off score (interview specific)
17. Application staging and weighting example
18. Institution location and setting
19. Institution curriculum
20. Educational facilities and unique selling points
21. Why medical schools interview
22. Typical and atypical medical interviews
23. Interviews in general
24. Detailed focus - multiple mini interviews
25. Detailed focus - panel interviews5
26. Panel interviews and mmi’s
27. Detail focus - group interviews
28. Detailed focus - virtual interview approaches
29. Interview adjuncts
30. How not to prepare for medical school interviews
31. Consider limitations of ‘get into medicine’ books
32. The priorities of medical interview support organisations vs individuals
33. You should be aware of these organisations before your interview
34. Gathering subjective information
35. Five generic interview assessment areas from the perspective of medic mentor
36. Your honest and personal motivation for a career in medicine
37. Basic nhs structure and function
38. The general role of a practicing doctor
39. Appreciation of the balance between science and caring
40. Your professional attitude, respect for and ability to work with others
41. The ability to adapt your communication effectively
42. Your commitment to a caring vocation
43. Conclusion and summary
44. Introduction interview phycology and communication
45. Components of communication
46. Congruent communication
47. Body language
48. Eye contact
49. Auditory non-verbal communication
50. Analysing question language