CotEcast #4 – Shownotes

Title: The morning after the night shift before (Med Reg fears, part 2)

Host(s): Mark

Guest(s): Pete, Vicky Gibson (ST3 Geriatrics)

Opening Question: What’s the best thing you’ve ever eaten in a hospital canteen?

Main Topic: Confessions of new Medical Registrars

Discussion Points:

  • Why did you want to be a med reg? (or why did it not put you off?)
  • What were your worries about it before starting?
  • Did you do anything to prepare?
  • Tell us about your first on-call shift
  • Any new fears that you didn’t have before?
  • Best/worse moments so far?
  • What would you say to junior colleagues not sure about the role?

CotEcast Commandments:

  1. Don’t let fear of on-calls overshadow your enjoyment of your day job
  2. Don’t expect too much of yourself
  3. Don’t think you can’t be a med reg

Twitter Usernames:

  • AEME: @ElderlyMedEd
  • Mark: @garside80
  • Pete: @petebrock7

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‘Med Reg’ Fears part 2 – The morning after the night shift before