Commonly known as the ‘Kiss of Life’, the method of mouth to mouth resuscitation has come a long way and saved many lives since it was first conceived in the 1950’s. Discovered by chance as a medical graduate (called Guy Knickerbocker) attempted to keep a dog alive by pumping on its chest and breathing air into the mouth; yes, strange name and even stranger to perform on a dog. Yet, it has become a vital part of emergency medical care, with children now being taught it at a young age in schools.
When studying and applying for either Nursing or a course in Medicine or Dentistry it is important to not only know your books inside and out, but also to come prepared with some practical skills.
Although demanding, a career as a Surgeon is challenging and rewarding and also offers one of the most popular careers in medicine.
Healthcare assistants (HCAs) work within hospital or community settings under the guidance of a qualified healthcare professional. HCAs can also be known as nursing assistants or auxiliary nurses. The role can be varied depending upon the area in which the person is employed.
Nursing offers a varied and interesting career which is extremely rewarding; each day providing you with different challenges and opportunities. For those applying to Nursing or Midwifery the first step on this career path will be an interview to gain an offer of placement at university.
Minor surgery has long been an important element of the service provided by many GP's and the current GP contract rewards GP's for providing this service locally.
This course is designed specifically for those applying for GPST, Core Training and ST posts for 2017 recruitment. Delegates will spend over 2 hours in live mock interviews with individual feedback.
Dating back to 1863 Urodynamics has enabled doctors to diagnose and treat incontinence and other urinary tract issues.
Could you save a Life? Accidents and sudden illnesses can happen anywhere, even in the workplace. If staff are properly trained it could be the difference between life and death.
The Northern Ireland Cervical Screening Programme invites eligible women to have a regular cervical screening test. The test is intended to detect abnormalities within the cervix that could, if left untreated, develop into cervical cancer.