How prepared are UK medical graduates for practice?

Monrouxe, L.V. et al. (2017) BMJ Open. 7:e013656

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Objective: To understand how prepared UK medical graduates are for practice and the effectiveness of workplace transition interventions.

Conclusions: Educational interventions are needed to address areas of unpreparedness (eg, multidisciplinary team-working, prescribing and clinical reasoning). Future research in areas we are unsure about should adopt a programmatic and rigorous approach, with clear definitions of preparedness, multiple stakeholder perspectives along with multisite and longitudinal research designs to achieve a joined-up, systematic, approach to understanding future educational requirements for junior doctors.

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