Venue: Clifton Village, Bristol
Here at ST3 Ortho Interview we know that getting started with ST3 Orthopaedic Interview preparation can be tricky and knowing where to start is tough.
For candidates applying to ST3 trauma and orthopaedic specialty training gin the UK our ST3 Orthopaedic Interview Knowledge Course is based on the popular lectures featured in the Mock Interview Course and is designed to kickstart your interview preparation this side of the Christmas break.
Our ST3 Orthopaedic Interview Knowledge Course features a comprehensive overview of the application process, tips from last year's successful candidates, evidence-based revision of core clinical and anatomy topics together with guides to each individual station and hands-on technical skills tutorials.
The course is lecture-based with focused near-to-peer teaching and interactive group discussion. A brasserie lunch and refreshments together with free high-speed Wi-Fi and pens, pads and sweets will keep you going throughout the day.
This isn't just an interview lecture course and will prepare you for life as a junior orthopaedic registrar.
✗ Understand the application process, how to score maximum marks and how to deal with any scenario
✗ Portfolio, Interactive, Clinical, Technical and Presentation stations covered in detail
✗ Orthopaedic anatomy and evidence-based clinical management
✗ Common topics and themes covered
✗ Complete guide to improving communication skills from experienced comm skills tutors
✗ Portfolio preparation and application in details
✗ Key papers, resources and syllabus for effective preparation
✗ Top tips from last year's successful candidates
✗ Technical skills practical session with demos and playtime
Our ST3 Ortho Interview Knowledge Course will begin at 0930 in December. The programme will feature lectures containing the latest evidence-based clinical information and interactive demonstrations of interview stations to give you an idea of what differentiates the very best candidates.
A full lunch is included as are refreshments throughout the day, high-speed Wi-Fi and pens and pads for you to take notes.
0900-0930 Coffee & Registration
0930-1000 Interview Overview and Key Tips
1000-1045 Portfolio and Application – Lecture and Small Groups
1040-1100 Presentation, Case Prioritisation and Handover – Lecture and small groups
1115-1200 Interactive and Communication Station - Improving your Comm Skills
1200-1215 Technical Skills 1. – Overview
1215-1315 Technical Skills 2. – Demos, Videos and Play Time
1400-1415 Clinical Station 1. – Introduction, Principles and Overview
1415-1500 Clinical Station 2. – Upper Limb Anatomy and Cases in Small Groups
1515-1600 Clinical Station 3. – Spine and Lower Limb Anatomy and Cases in Small Groups
1600-1630 Final Discussion and Home Time
Our ST3 Ortho Interview Knowledge Course is held in the scenic Engineers' House, Clifton Village, Bristol. Engineers' House is located near to Clifton Suspension Bridge and is a 10 minutes taxi ride or 20 minute bus ride from Bristol Temple Meads station.
The venue is a 2 minute walk from Clifton Village where you will find an eclectic mix of bars, restaurants and boutiques as well as useful high street shops.
Brunel’s Clifton Suspension Bridge, the Observatory and the famous Clifton downs are all within 3 minutes walk of Engineers House and a perfect place to escape to at the end of the ST3 Orthopaedic Interview course.
The nearest train station is Bristol Temple Meads, a 10 minute taxi journey from Engineers’ House. Get the bus for £1.50 (see below) from the station to Clifton Village.
Taxi ranks can be found at the train station. When leaving Engineers’ House the on site team can book one for you. We advise booking ahead to avoid waiting when you depart.
The number 8 and 9 buses stop directly outside Engineer’s House every 10 minutes and depart from the city centre and Bristol Temple Meads train station.