The Dental Foundation Interview Guide: with Situational Judgement Tests offers an indispensable step-by-step guide to the dental foundation training application process. Explains the application and recruitment process and includes essential interview tips Offers a wealth of practice questions with detailed answers to ensure familiarity with the process Highlights the importance of professionalism, leadership and management within the dental practice Written by recent graduates who understand the pressures of the application process
Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2013 Get Ahead! The Situational Judgement Test provides practical and indispensable revision for the SJT with the aim of maximising scores and putting candidates in control of their medical careers. This essential guide offers detailed answer reasoning as well as a dedicated chapter on the prerequisite knowledge that is usually picked up on the job to ensure successful navigation through foundation training. The book includes a foreword by Professor Parveen Kumar CBE Professor of Medicine and Education, Bart’s and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London and President of the Royal Society of Medicine, UK.
Preparation and Practice for Dental School Admissions
Author: Matthew Brutsche
The Dental School Interview Guide offers proven tips and tricks, techniques and strategies for dental school interview preparation. We will not simply tell you how to dress professionally during dental school interviews, but equip you with the best methods formulated to effectively distinguish yourself from your competitors. Dental interview questions are designed to challenge the interviewee and will cause difficulty for student who is not properly prepared. School interviews require a great deal of time and effort on the part of the dental school, they intend to find the most qualified applicants and take the process seriously. Mock interviews, practice questions, and a unique interview preparation methodology will prepare any student to win the interview through our guided process.
The Situational Judgement Test at a Glance provides a sound introduction to the SJT and details ways you can prepare before the assessment. It includes worked case examples based on real-life scenarios which have been reviewed by experienced clinicians and examiners. The book draws out key aspects of professional practice relevant to the role of a junior doctor. This is based on the nine domains as outlined by the ISFP (Improving Selection to Foundation Programme), who detailed the behaviours necessary to be a competent Foundation Doctor. The overall aim of The Situational Judgement Test at a Glance is not to spoon feed hundreds of practice questions or reams of guidelines, but to steer you towards a logical way of approaching best medical practice – and therefore the SJT – with many examples of doctors' personal experiences along the way. Challenging scenarios are analysed using guidelines from the General Medical Council and research interviews with patients, lab staff and healthcare professionals. All examples in the book are worked in a test-style apparatus, with questions on one side and detailed answers over the page so you can understand the reasoning behind the material.
Suitable for undergraduate BDS exam-takers, postgraduate MFDS exams, and overseas candidates sitting their IQEs, this book offers a revision text developed by dentists focussed on getting students through their dental OSCE exams.
The latest edition of this popular book continues to provide a highly visual step-by-step guide to the practical management of a wide variety of presentations seen in clinical dental practice. Containing over 350 high-quality photographs, line artworks and tables, Clinical Problem Solving in Dentistry is written in an easy-to read ‘how to’ style and contains a large number of real life clinical cases carefully presented to maximise learning outcomes for the reader. Covering all core aspects of practice, Clinical Problem Solving in Dentistry, 3rd editionwill be of value to all general dental practitioners, both qualified and in training. More than 350 colour illustrations, artworks and tables present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner Designed to help the reader reorganise their knowledge into a clinically useful format Explores treatment alternatives and evaluates their advantages and disadvantages Integrates material from all the dental specialties in order to cover the full range of problems which will be seen in practice Practical approach to the subject makes learning especially easy Includes ten completely new problems, making the book almost twice as long as the first edition! All the chapters have been completely revised to account for new national guidelines, changes in legislation and advances in treatment Additional topics include Down’s syndrome, bisphosphonate-induced osteonecrosis, headache and child protection
A long-established starting point for students new to orthodontics, An Introduction to Orthodontics has been fully updated for a new edition. Highly illustrated and thoughtfully supported by further reading and case studies, this student-friendly text is an essential reference and revision guide to orthodontics. This book is a also suitable for practicing dental clinicians who wish to refresh themselves on current theory and practice in the field.
Foundation Training is mandatory for the majority of UK dental graduates who wish to practise NHS dentistry. Considered by many dentists as being a rite of passage, it underpins the development of a career in all branches of dentistry. Dental Foundation Training is a highly practical resource for all dentists interested in Foundation Training. It walks both current and prospective foundation dentists through the realities and unknowns of the year. Easy-to-read and comprehensive, it includes an essential survival guide and offers a detailed snapshot of the various directions available in the career crossroads which await after Foundation Training.
After more than twenty years of recognition as the indispensable guide for all dental students and practitioners, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry has been fully revised and updated for its new sixth edition, now better than ever! The authors have distilled the essentials of clinical practice into a readily accessible style. Concise and practically focused, the handbook balances a pragmatic approach alongside evidence-based clinical knowledge, guidelines and protocols. This handbook is in full colour, with even more images and diagrams to aid understanding. It has been fully updated with sources and further reading, including the most up-to-date e-learning and web resources. The handbook includes revised chapters on fast-moving areas of dental practice such as therapeutics and anaesthesia, as well as updates on the aetiology and management of cancer, reflecting recent discoveries. New material also includes the impact of bisphosphonates, and new approaches to the management of Class III malocclusions in the growing child. Sections on the differences in healthcare and legal requirements of the UK devolved countries have been added, and all life support protocols have been updated. This concise and practical distillation of the essential knowledge and skills for dental practice has been highly regarded by dental students and practitioners for over twenty years. Now it is more vital than ever for you to ensure the most up-to-date edition is always close to hand!
Foundation To Dental Core Training- Securing Your Top Training Post is an invaluable resource for anyone considering or applying for a DCT 1 post. Written with top-ranking Dental Core Trainees this book provides detailed insight of the DCT national recruitment process and how to maximise your chances of achieving a top rank. Dental Core Training recruitment, just like Foundation Training is reliant upon the candidate ranking as highly as possible for them to be offered their desired training post. The process of recruitment becomes much more challenging during Dental Core Training owing to the limited number and variation of posts available. This book is intended to be of interest to those considering applying for Dental Core Training 1 posts, especially for those who may not know about the programme or the application process. Provides details of the different type of DCT posts, including who, where, and how you may undertake training Explains and provides in-depth insight of what to expect throughout the recruitment process, including mock scenarios, model answers and explanations Contains advice and tips to improve your SJT score with example questions, answers and justifications. Brings clarification to your Dental career ambitions by illustrating example Dental career pathways, including Specialty Training
R. J. M. Gray,S. J. Davies,A. A. Quayle,British Dental Association
The expert guide from Kaplan, with over 1000 questions and a mock online test
Author: Brian Holmes,Marianna Parker,Katie Hunt
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Score Higher on the UKCAT, offers best expert preparation written by teachers and doctors who have helped thousands of students to prepare for the exam. With 1000 practice questions including mock exams and a bonus practice online test, this book reflects all of the recent changes to the UKCAT including a new part of the test: Decision Making. Whilst this will be unmarked for the 2016 test, readers are directed to supporting online resources which offer advice, tips and practice Decision Making questions This book offers invaluable tips on how to approach the whole UKCAT exam, how to answer the questions correctly and strategies to manage your time. Chapters guide candidates through examples, exercises and timed practice sessions on: - Verbal Reasoning - Quantitative Reasoning - Abstract Reasoning - Decision Analysis - Situational Judgement With over 1000 questions, a new section on decision making and a mock online test, only Score Higher on the UKCAT has the support, guidance, and practice you need to ace the UKCAT. One test stands between you and a place at the medical school of your dreams: the UKCAT exam. Unlike any other exam candidates have faced before, the UK Clinical Aptitude Test is incredibly challenging - but we are here to help with a resource to build your confidence and make sure you achieve a high score.
Anna Donald,Mike Stein,Ciaran Scott Hill,Selina Chavda
Author: Anna Donald,Mike Stein,Ciaran Scott Hill,Selina Chavda
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
About to start the Foundation Programme? Making the transition from medical school to professional life? The Hands-on Guide to the Foundation Programme, Fifth Edition is a practical guide for medical students and foundation doctors, dealing with the many challenges of the programme. With hints, tips and realistic advice on various aspects of the course, from self-care to prescribing, this guide provides invaluable support, with up-to-date information on postgraduate training and recruitment, practical management skills and career pathways to help build confidence, enabling you to hit the ground running. This edition features newly expanded sections on emergencies, psychiatric evaluation, the Situational Judgement Test, and the common calls and conditions you will encounter on a daily basis. The Hands-on Guide to the Foundation Programme is a perfect companion to assist the junior doctor in preparing for the intellectual and emotional challenges of the foundation years. Take the stress out of the Foundation Programme with The Hands-on Guide!
A one-stop guide to the SJT. Written by Foundation Years' doctors who have recently sat and passed the SJT Co-written and quality assured by Professor of Medical Education for Clinical Practice and Dean for Students, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry. Summarises candidate information about the SJT (GMC guidelines and documents, plus relevant legislation) with full referencing. Describes the two question types (ranking and MCQ). Gives top 10 tips for understanding the subtleties and subtext of the SJT. Provides the scoring matrix for students to calculate their scores easily. Covers each of the five question domains with practice questions. 250 practice questions in total. Memory aid text boxes throughout to aid progressive learning.
Francis J. Hughes,Professor Kevin G. Seymour,Wendy Turner,Shakeel Shahdad,Francis Nohl
Author: Francis J. Hughes,Professor Kevin G. Seymour,Wendy Turner,Shakeel Shahdad,Francis Nohl
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Clinical Problem Solving in Periodontics and Implantology - a new title in the successful Churchill Livingstone’s Clinical Problem Solving in Dentistry series - provides a highly visual step-by-step guide to the practical management of a wide variety of clinical problems commonly seen in practice. Containing over 400 high-quality photographs, many in full colour, the book is written in an easy-to read ‘how to’ style and contains a large number of real life clinical cases carefully presented to maximise learning outcomes for the reader. Covering the core aspects of practice, Clinical Problem Solving in Periodontics and Implantology will be of value to all undergraduate dental students and those embarking on post-graduate training in periodontology and implantology. More than 400 colour illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner Contains ‘practical tips’, ‘how to’ boxes and other useful aide-mémoires Practical approach to the subject makes learning especially easy Designed to help the reader organise their knowledge into a clinically useful format Explores treatment alternatives and evaluates their advantages and disadvantages Practical approach to the subject makes learning especially easy
Dental Public Health at a Glance presents a richly-illustrated introduction to dental and oral health issues in communities and populations. Each topic is presented in an easy-to-comprehend two-page spread with essential facts clearly summarized and accompanied by tables, illustrations and diagrams Comprehensive coverage of wide range of key concepts including: evidence-based dentistry, oral health promotion, the relationship of fluoride, diet, smoking, and alcohol to oral health, and considerations for a dental public health career Written by an expert in dental public health and offering illuminating insights into oral health at the population level A must-have introductory textbook and revision guide for dentistry and dental hygiene and therapy students
Richard Welbury,Monty S. Duggal,Marie Thérèse Hosey
Author: Richard Welbury,Monty S. Duggal,Marie Thérèse Hosey
Publisher: Oxford University Press
This new edition of Paediatric Dentistry is a trustworthy guide to the essentials of paediatric dentistry for both students and practitioners alike. Written in a user-friendly style, this textbook contains over 18 fully up-to-date and comprehensive chapters. All content has been carefully structured to ensure the reader is provided with both key theoretical and practical information on paediatric dental care. Chapter content ranges from dental trauma and child safeguarding through to prevention and restorative treatments, in addition to further content on oral surgery and paediatric oral medicine. Each chapter is complemented by the use of key point boxes, full colour illustrations, and photographs to enhance the understanding clinical technique. With recommended further reading and extensive key references, this core text also encourages students to critically analyse and evaluate evidence. Edited by a team of experts in the field, this is an excellent introduction to the field of paediatric dentistry for both undergraduate and post-graduate students as well as a key source of reference for practising clinicians.
Situational Judgment Tests advances the science and practice of SJTs by promoting a theoretical framework, providing an understanding of best practices, and establishing a research agenda for years to come. Currently, there is no other source that provides such a comprehensive treatment of situational judgment testing. Key features of this book include: chapters rich with theoretical insights and future research possibilities; numerous implications for improving the practical applications of SJTs, which include not only SJT development and scoring, but also operational issues affecting test administration and interpretation; comprehensive summaries of published and unpublished SJT research; and chapters that address topics that are timely and current, such as issues involving the international application of SJTs and technological considerations. This text is relevant for academics, practitioners, and students of human resource management, organizational behavior, management, and industrial/organizational psychology. This book is new in SIOP's Organizational Frontiers Series, publications of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology.