Free Medical, Dental, and Vet Work Experience
Medic Mentor are offering FREE VIRTUAL work experience sessions for aspiring doctors, dentists, and vets. A record of work experience is crucial for acceptance into clinical courses, and these sessions are here to reduce barriers to access.
A new work experience session is released every month, and students receive a work experience certificate once they complete the course to add to their UCAS applications. To access these sessions, students just need to create a free student portal if they have not done so already.
MEDICAL WORK EXPERIENCE – Geriatric Care
Free registration link: https://wexlibrary.yourmedicfamily.org/courses/medic-mentor-work-experience-palliative-care/
Aspiring doctors will learn about the unique qualities and skills required to look after frail, older people who can present with atypical symptoms, such as confusion, and often have multiple comorbidities.
Students will join a medical team assessing a patient with new onset limb weakness and speech disturbance and observe the essential role of the multidisciplinary team in managing these complex health issues. They will also hear from geriatric care experts to understand how we can improve healthcare when people near the end of their lives.
DENTAL WORK EXPERIENCE – New Patients
Free registration link: https://wexlibrary.yourmedicfamily.org/courses/dental-mentor-work-experience/
Aspiring dentists will be introduced to the team at Dental Mentor Smiles and observe a range of both child and adult patient consultations. This includes a possible oral cancer diagnosis, aesthetic solutions and child safeguarding concerns. There will be debriefing sessions for each of the cases.
VET WORK EXPERIENCE – Surgery
Free registration link: https://wexlibrary.yourmedicfamily.org/courses/vet-mentor-virtual-work-experience-surgery/
Aspiring vets are welcomed into the world of small animal surgery! Chief Vet mentors will demonstrate how vets prepare owners for their pet’s surgery and administer anaesthesia and routine surgery.