It's your first Medical On Call and you are bleeped...

"Hi, it's Gemma, staff nurse on ward two. I'm calling about a patient with chest pain..."


Being asked to review a patient who has developed chest pain is a relatively common request, and can be a daunting experience at first. The role of a junior doctor is to carry out a targeted, rapid initial assessment looking for a serious cause of the chest pain. If a serious cause such as myocardial infarction is suspected, you will need to be able to start appropriate initial management and seek early senior help. Find out how with our new module You've been bleeped: Chest Pain, in association with Student BMJ.

Animated practical skills modules to support you in your first years on the ward


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Preparing effectively for the SJT e-learning and webinar

Dealing with pressure at medical school e-learning and webinar

Dealing with pressure in your foundation years e-learning

Medical CVs and application forms e-learning

Preparing for your first FY1 post e-learning