Barts and The London, School of Medicine and Dentistry


Year 1 MedSoc1: Medicine in Society 1


By the end of the course you will have had the opportunity to:

1. Meet patients early in your undergraduate medical education

2. Begin to understand patients and how they are affected by their condition

3. Appreciate how cultural diversity affects the experience of health and healthcare services

4. Begin to understand the public health influences that affect the development of ill-health and the restoration of the healthy state

5. Meet the primary health care team and to begin to understand the roles of different members of the team

6. Develop good communication skills with patients, health professionals and between peers

7. Understand the importance of the consultation, and skills healthcare professionals use

8. Be introduced to the skills of physical examination

9. Reflect on your own learning in terms of personal and professional development

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