Oxford Assess and Progress: Situational Judgements Test (SJT) is THE definitive guide for students preparing to sit the new Situational Judgement Test for entry into the UK Foundation Programme. This authoritative book, mapped to the foundation programme curriculum and GMC guidance, includes over 230 practice questions to help readers maximise their SJT score.
This essential guide demystifies the SJT and provides a structure for identifying "correct" answers. All scenarios are based on real experiences informed by over forty doctors and closely mirror questions expected to appear in the SJT. Detailed explanations are provided for each answer based on established professional guidance. These help readers internalise the attitudes and values required of junior doctors which are not always taught explicitly at medical school.
Written by junior doctors and overseen by experts in medical assessment, this authoritative guide is aimed at students wanting to achieve the best possible score and take control of the first stage of their medical careers.
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Harveer Dev graduated with a BA(Hons) in Natural Sciences (2008) and a MB BChir (2011) from the University of Cambridge. He held various education roles for the University of Cambridge, including as Preclinical Supervisor for St Edmund's College. He won a number of medical school prizes and undertook an elective in urology at Weill Cornell Medical College (Presbyterian Hospital, New York). Harveer is currently an Academic Foundation Doctor (Urology) at Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
David Metcalfe graduated with a first class BSc(Hons) in Biological Sciences with Molecular Genetics (2006) and MB ChB (2010) from the University of Warwick. He won over twenty scholarships and awards at medical school, including the Pridgeon Gold Medal, and was appointed Honorary Research Fellow at St George's Vascular Institute in London on graduation. David holds a first class qualifying law degree from The Open University (2012) and currently teaches medical ethics and law at University College London.
Dr Katharine Boursicot is a Reader in Medical Education and Head of Assessment at St George's, University of London. Previously she was Head of Assessment at Barts and The London, and Associate Dean for Assessment at Cambridge University School of Clinical Medicine. She is consultant on assessment to several UK medical schools, Royal Medical Colleges and international institutions as well as the General Medical Council Professional and Linguistics Assessment Board (PLAB) Part 2 Panel and Fitness to Practise clinical skills testing.
Dr David Sales is a general practitioner by training who has been involved in medical assessment for over twenty years, having previously been convenor of the MRCGP knowledge test. He has run item writing workshops for a number of undergraduate medical schools, medical royal colleges and internationally. For the General Medical Council currently he chairs the PLAB Part 1 Panel and is their consultant on Fitness to Practise knowledge testing.
'I was one of the original guinea pigs for the SJT. If I had this book before I sat the exam I would have aced it. This book shows you exactly what the markers are looking for, where to find valuable pre-reading material and the practice questions are impressively like those in the real SJT.' Mubeen Iqbal, FY1, North Central Thames Deanery 'An excellent book that I would recommend to other students. It certainly has made the exam feel less daunting and I feel more prepared having used this book.' Raymand Pang, 4th year Med Student, Warwick University
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110199660360