The Future Doctor Summer Internship Live Online

The Future Doctor Summer Internship Live Online

Live Online Ages 12-14 Timezone: GMT+1

Live Online
14th -18th August 2021

Starts at 11.00am

Starts at 11.00am

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Internship Overview

The Future Doctor Summer Internship ‘Live Online’ is an opportunity for students aged 12-14 to work with top doctors through some of the most exciting experiences of medicine that one can imagine: learning cardiopulmonary resuscitation, reading and interpreting blood test results, taking a patient’s history and recommending treatment.

The Internship takes place ‘Live Online’ – 5 days of interactive work experience with top doctors from the comfort of your own home.

Join us for a life-changing experience that will serve as an outstanding differentiator on your university application form and set you up for a future as a successful doctor.

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Internship Highlights

Immersive Medical Experiences:

  • Take a patient history and recommend treatments
  • Read and interpret blood test results, ECGs, and X-Rays
  • Use cutting-edge medical virtual reality technology
  • Daily Q&A sessions with top doctors

    Medical School Application Coaching:

    • Coaching on how to get into a top medical school: GCSE, A-Level/IB, university choices; extra-curricular activities; work experience and medical school interview techniques
    • Training on how to excel in the medical school admissions process: personal statements, UCAT and BMAT assessments and more

    Meet Senior Doctors:

    • Be coached through immersive experiences with doctors from oncology, surgery, emergency medicine, cardiology and more
    • Private networking sessions with these doctors who can become vital connections for your future careers.

      Competitive Advantage:

      • Attendance demonstrates your commitment to medicine and can be a fantastic ‘gold star’ to add to your university/college application form
      • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate

        Programme Fee, Format & Options

        The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions delivered via our state-of-the-art, interactive online platform. The internship is delivered LIVE by experienced professionals.

        Internship Fee:

        £595/student. Places are limited. If 2 or more places are booked students receive a 10% discount. Enter code GROUP10 at checkout to benefit from this.

        For a full list of terms and conditions, please click here.

        Timetable

        Day 1 - The Beating Heart

        Day 2 – Oxygen and the Lungs

        Day 3– Working with Patients

        Day 4- Infections and Immunity

        Day 5 - Your Future as a Doctor

        Day 1 - The Beating Heart

        10.30amThe World of a Doctor

        - The life of a junior doctor
        - The rollercoaster of working in hospital
        - Diagnosing patients
        - Duties and expectations

        11.30amThe Blood

        - The life cycle of blood cells
        - How blood circulates around the body
        - Learn how to read blood test results

        12.30pmLunch Break

        1.30pmThe Heart

        - The significance of the heart
        - Identify healthy and abnormal heartbeats
        - Demonstration of CPR on animatronic dummies

        2.30pmThe Heart & Public Health

        - Map the geography of obesity
        - Investigate cardiovascular disease and heart attacks
        - Create public health polices to reduce obesity and cardiovascular disease

        3.30pmClose

        *exact programme subject to change without notice

        Day 2 – Oxygen and the Lungs

        10.30amThe Lungs

        - How oxygen enters the body
        - Identify healthy and unhealthy lungs
        - Evaluate scans and identify diseases

        11.30amPatient Consultations

        - Learn how to communicate with a patient
        - How to take a medical history
        - Observe good and bad patient consultations

        12.30pmLunch

        1.30pmThe Muscles

        - Why muscles need oxygen
        - Disorders that affect the neuromuscular system
        - Case study: Investigate motor neurone disease

        2.30pmDiseases of the Lungs

        - Genetic and environmental triggers of lung disease
        - How pollution and smoking affect your lungs
        - Diagnose a patient with a lung condition and suggest treatment

        3.30pmPanel Discussion

        - Ask questions to high-ranking doctors across various disciplines
        - Ask your burning questions about life as a doctor
        - An insight into medical specialities and the road to success
        - Make valuable contacts

        4.00pmClose

        Day 3– Working with Patients

        10.30amPractical 1: The Trauma Ward

        - Learn the basics of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
        - Apply what you’ve learned to cardiac arrest
        - Use the ABCDE approach to save a patient

        11.30amPractical 2: Take a Patient History

        - Ask questions directly to patients
        - Apply your history-taking skills
        - Address a patient’s ideas, concerns, and expectations

        12.30pmLunch

        1.30pmPractical 3: Applied Diagnostics

        - Interpret blood test results and scans
        - Develop the skills that doctors use
        - Race against the clock to diagnose a patient

        2.30pmPractical 4: VR Sugar High

        - Why glucose is so important for the human body
        - Understand the impact of too much and too little glucose
        - Assess an unwell patient using a virtual reality software

        3.30pmClose

        Day 4- Infections and Immunity

        10.30amThe Immune System

        - The different organisms that can infect us
        - How an infection affects the body
        - How the immune system responds to bugs

        11.30amPandemics

        - Epidemics vs pandemics
        - How an infection spreads through a population
        - How to get a spreading infection under control

        12.30pmLunch

        1.30pmDigital Health

        - Understand first-hand the technological revolution happening in global healthcare
        - Understand why the UK is a global hub for medical research and practice
        - Solving pain points and enhancing user experience

        2.30pmSolve the Outbreak

        - Race against the clock to work out the source
        - Can you stop the spread?
        - Did you successfully prevent a pandemic?

        3.30pmClose

        Day 5 - Your Future as a Doctor

        10.30amYour Pathway to Medicine

        - Career options for doctors of the future
        - GCSE/A-level/university choices
        - Interactive exercises to understand each stage of your career path

        11.30amWork Experience & Extracurriculars

        - What work experience is available whilst at school and how to make the most of it
        - How to use extracurriculars to stand out
        - Other opportunities including volunteering, and more

        12.30pmLunch

        1.30pmYour Personal Profile and Skills

        - How to excel from now, through school and beyond
        - Discover the skills needed to excel, and how to develop those skills most needed to succeed
        - Assessing your strengths, weaknesses, and areas which you need to develop further

        2.30pmPanel discussion

        - Ask questions specific medical school application questions
        - Guidance on applications and interviews from those on the inside
        - Make valuable contacts

        3.30pmClose

        Venue & Dates

        Live Online

        14th -18th August 2021


        Live Online:

        14th -18th August 2021

        You can attend this programme via our state-of-the-art, interactive online platform from anywhere in the world. All the content will be delivered in a live, interactive manner and you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions of our experienced professionals. All you need is an internet connection; we will send you full details of how to access the programme well in advance.

        Who Can Attend

        The Internship is for students aged 12-14 who have the passion and ambition to both learn about this career and start boosting their university/college applications & CVs. If you are a student who is slightly older or younger than our guidelines, then please do get in touch with us to discuss your specific situation.

        You can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”.

        There is no application process. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are highly limited. We expect to be fully-booked for our Summer Internships several months in advance so advise you to register as soon as possible.

        No prior knowledge or experience is required to join this programme as we build your knowledge from the basics up to more advanced concepts. 

        COVID-19

        This programme will be delivered ‘Live Online’, so is not affected at all by any Covid-19 restrictions.

        Testimonials

        We exist to give students a life-changing experience. We are proud to report that we have an overall rating of 4.8 out of 5 on Google Reviews. Our Google reviews can be read in full here, and some highlights are below.

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