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A podcast providing medical students with the practical knowledge and skills they need to survive and thrive on the wards! Handmade in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Land of the Long White Coat | A podcast for medical students Joshua Smith

    • Science

A podcast providing medical students with the practical knowledge and skills they need to survive and thrive on the wards! Handmade in Aotearoa New Zealand.

    04 Nurses and Doctors

    04 Nurses and Doctors

    Interview with Jenny Carryer, a professor of Nursing at Massey University. I ask her all my dumb questions so you don't have to! Despite working with nurses being a massive part of our jobs as doctors, in medical school we never sit down to think about how best to do that. By understanding our colleagues better, maybe we can improve the interprofessional relationship, from which patients will ultimately benefit. Topics: Nursing education and career paths; The 3 paths of nursing leadership - clinical CNS/NP, service delivery CN, education; Unique aspects of nursing in NZ; The future of NPs and GPs; "Doctors versus nurses" causes and solutions of interprofessional tension

    • 46 min
    03 The Road Ahead (Part 2)

    03 The Road Ahead (Part 2)

    Doctor Jobs and the Training Pathway - the long awaited part 2! In this episode we chat about the many medical, surgical and other specialties that exist, the associated professional colleges for registrar training, and how the whole thing differs from the UK and USA.

    • 30 min
    03 The Road Ahead: Doctor Jobs and the Training Pathway (Part 1)

    03 The Road Ahead: Doctor Jobs and the Training Pathway (Part 1)

    Doctor jobs and the training pathway! In part 1 we cover all the hoops (jobs) you have to jump through to get from medical student to consultant.. TI, house officer/surgeon, SHO, registrar (training or non-training), fellow, consultant. We also look at how these different levels of doctor come together as an unbeatable medical team. Stay tuned for part 2, where we'll be looking in more detail at specialty training pathways, and the key professional colleges like RNZCGP, RACP, RACS, RANZCOG, ACEM and others...

    • 27 min
    02 How Hospitals Work

    02 How Hospitals Work

    A whirlwind tour of a typical NZ hospital and key departments! Questions, feedback, or yarns to share? Send me an email: landofthelongwhitecoat@gmail.com, or get in touch via facebook.com/landofthelongwhitecoat

    • 36 min
    01 Introduction

    01 Introduction

    Nau mai haere mai! A brief intro to the podcast, who it's for, and what it's all about.

    Questions, feedback, or yarns to share? email me: landofthelongwhitecoat@gmail.com

    • 6 min
    00 Mihimihi

    00 Mihimihi

    Mihimihi

    Questions, feedback, or yarns to share? email me: landofthelongwhitecoat@gmail.com

    • 27 sec

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