Starting your F1 programme

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* 1. To what extent do you agree with the following statements?

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I knew what was expected of me when I started my F1 programme
I had sufficient knowledge of the environment in which I started work as an F1
I was familiar with all the equipment I was required to use at the start of my F1 placement

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* 2. To what extent do you agree with the following statements

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I was adequately prepared in practical procedures.
I was adequately prepared in recognising the critically ill patient.
I felt confident in handing over patients

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* 3. To what extent do you agree with the following statements

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I feel confident in recognising the acutely mentally unwell patient
I feel confident in conducting a mental state examination

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* 4. To what extent do you agree with these statements?

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I feel confident in assessing cognition
I feel confident in performing a capacity assessment

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* 5. To what extent do you agree with the following statements?

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I feel confident in formulating physical health diagnoses
I feel confident in formulating mental health diagnoses

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* 6. To what extent do you agree with the following statements

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My clinical supervisor was identified at the start of my F1 placement.
I was introduced to other members of the clinical team at the start of my F1 placement.
I knew who to ask for help in hours.
I knew who to ask for help out of hours.
I felt part of a team.
I knew who to call for senior support.

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* 7. To what extent do you agree with the following statement

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I am familiar with the e-portfolio
I have used a similar e-portfolio as a medical student

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* 8. Please indicate to what extent you agree with the following statement: I was adequately prepared for my first foundation post’.

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* 9. Please identify up to 3 areas where you felt well prepared.

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* 10. Please identify up to 3 areas where you felt your preparation was inadequate

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* 11. In this post how often have you felt forced to cope with clinical problems beyond your competence or experience?

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* 12. Prescribing - I feel confident in prescribing the following types of drugs

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Simple analgesics
Narcotic analgesics

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* 13. Prescribing - I feel confident in prescribing the following types of drugs

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Bronchodilators
Inhaled steroids

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* 14. Prescribing - I feel confident in prescribing the following types of drugs

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Antimicrobial therapy
Anticoagulants
IV fluids

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* 15. Prescribing - I feel confident in prescribing the following types of drugs

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Insulin
Oral anti-diabetic drugs

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* 16. I feel competent in prescribing

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Antidepressants
Anti-anxiety medications

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* 17. I feel confident in prescribing

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For the pharmacological management of agitation and delirium
Antipsychotics

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* 18. Please indicate whether you have taken the Prescribing Safety Assessment (PSA)

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* 19. Please estimate how much of your final year has been spent in an F1 apprentice type role.

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* 20. Please feedback on the components of your trust induction programme - the following sessions were useful

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Shadowing the outgoing F1
Undertaking an out of hours shadowing duty i.e weekend or night
A tour of your working environment
Top tips from the outgoing F1 session (or similar)
Critically ill patient scenarios/ teaching
Handover of patients
Prescribing drugs
Prescribing fluids
E-portfolio training

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* 21. Learning experiences

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I have had regular simulation training to prepare me for clinical work
I have had the opportunity to do paid work in the NHS which has helped to prepare me for my clinical role
I have done voluntary work to help to prepare me for my clinical role

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* 22. To what extent do you agree with the following statements

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I understood about quality improvement methodology before starting f1
I felt prepared to undertake QI work as an F1

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* 23. My final year of medical school education was impacted due to COVID

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