FINAL YEAR WARD CLASSES

Time - Friday 2.00 – 4.00pm

Venue – Research Room, Department of Surgery/Lecture Room Surgery Ward Extension

Each Group will have eight 2-hour sessions. We will integrate the following components into each of the sessions as shown below:

  1. Communication Skills
  2. Surgical theory (Knowledge, Attitude, Practice)
  3. Facing the Final Examination

SESSION 1 INTRODUCTION

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

SURGICAL THEORY

 

FINAL EXAMINATION

SESSION 2

 

Information Gathering

HPB, Upper GI, Lower GI

 

Long case 1 –

History taking, Examination, Investigation

SESSION 3

Information Processing

Vascular, Urological, HPB, Upper/lower GI

Long case 2 – Discussion, formulating a medical case, justifying interventions

SESSION 4

Information giving

Critical care

3 topics – SBAR handover, patient information, consenting

VIVA-VOCE

Facing the oral components of  the Final Examination

 

SESSION 5

Communication through writing, Essay, documentation

three Final Year Essays to be discussed by the mentee group

ESSAY

SEQ, SAQ

SESSION 6

Communication through Multimedia and IT resources

OSCE test to be developed by the group

OSCE/OSPE

SESSION 7

Short Exercises in communication

Hernia, breast, thyroid, vascular, varicose veins, lump, ulcer

SHORT CASES

SESSION 8

 

 

Extra/requested topics

Extra/requested topics

MCQ/Extra requested topics

 

Dr Manjula Peiris MBBS MD MRCS FMAS

Consultant Surgeon, Senior Lecturer

Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine,

University of Peradeniya


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