The Condensed Curriculum Guide

The Condensed Curriculum Guide
Author: Ben Riley, Jayne Haynes and Steve Field
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The official guide to the RCGP Curriculum for all GP trainees, trainers and educators.

Fully updated for the revised GP curriculum.

New in the Second Edition

  • Updates for the revised curriculum
  • New training tips and MRCGP advice
  • Preparing for the AKT and CSA
  • How to make good ePortfolio entries
  • Getting the most out of your training placements

The Condensed Curriculum Guide is the official guide and essential companion to the RCGP Curriculum for General Practice, covering the knowledge, skills and attitudes that every doctor needs to become an effective general practitioner.

This invaluable book:

  • makes the curriculum accessible by condensing it into its core educational material, providing practical guidance on how to learn and teach it
  • summarises each of the curriculum statements, identifying the key knowledge and skills required for each area
  • provides essential information on how the MRCGP assessments work and practical advice on how to prepare
  • takes a pragmatic approach, pointing readers towards useful sources of information and giving useful tips on learning in everyday practice situations.

This book is also an essential Continuing Professional Development tool for primary care clinicians undergoing appraisal and revalidation, who need to keep their knowledge and skills up to date.

In addition, The Condensed Curriculum Guide summarises:

  • the core areas of competence and essential features
  • the GP consultation
  • diagnosis and treatment of everyday clinical problems
  • evidence-based medicine, patient safety and critical appraisal
  • professional and ethical standards
  • clinical leadership, commissioning and practice management.

Bibliographic Information

November 2012
Second Edition

Author bio

Ben Riley is the RCGP Medical Director of Curriculum.

Jayne Haynes has practical experience in the education of GP trainees.

Steve Field is the Chair of the National Inclusion Health Board and NHS Future Forum, and former Chair of the RCGP.

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