CORE EDUCATION @ THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT PLYMOUTH
The emergency medicine rotation is an exciting experience aimed at teaching you the necessary skills to take care of patients with a wide variety of undifferentiated urgent and emergent conditions. You will learn how to approach patients with common and potentially life-threatening complaints such as chest pain, headache, abdominal pain, and many others. You will gain crucial skills in patient assessment and stabilisation. Emphasis is placed on teaching junior doctors how to develop a working differential diagnosis and how to appropriately narrow it. Regardless of your intended career path, the pathology of illness seen during your emergency medicine rotation will provide you with a unique educational opportunity.