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Posted on February 17th 2020

Medical Careers Trip - Motivation, Challege, Succeed

Website 2We recently took a group of students to Harris Academy Sutton for a careers event focusing on medicine.

The trip gave students the opportunity to gain more knowledge about medical careers and how to embark on them. The facilitators praised our students for their exceptional behaviour and engagement, so well done to all the HAP students!

We asked one of our students, Prince, to write a report of the 'Motivation, Challenge, Succeed' day.

Prince writes...

If I had one word to describe this experience it would be 'exceptional'. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left, we all benefited a lot from the wisdom we gained.

Upon arrival, we were guided inside a lecture theatre where we met two ladies who were currently on their last years of university. They explained the pros and cons of becoming a doctor. The cons included things such as “lots of exams” and “longer studying time” while the pros included "having a positive impact on many people”.

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Afterwards we headed upstairs and got split into groups, having to interact with students from other schools, in workshops that further expanded our knowledge of the medical world. The three workshops were:

  • Ethics
  • Diagnosis
  • CPR and Resuscitation

During the Diagnosis workshop, we practically became doctors ourselves! We learned the steps of diagnosing a patient and knowing the difference between a normal and an abnormal heart rate, breathing and temperature. We were even able to test this out on a person and give advice.

We then had a 15-minute break before moving onto Ethics, where we learned the different type of ethics used in medicine like autonomy, justice, beneficence, and non-maleficence. We discussed case studies and had to give our own opinion of the type of ethics we must follow.

The CPR workshop taught us how to put someone in a recovery position, what to do if someone is choking, and do CPR on dummies. After the workshops, we came back into the lecture hall where we had a Q&A with an actual doctor and a trainee, where we learned more about their fantastic experiences.

In conclusion, this Motivation, Challenge, Succeed project was a valuable opportunity and enlightened us about careers in medicine.

What students said...

"This trip was very educational and really helped me get closer to the decision about wanting to be a doctor or not." Tegan

"The workshop was very eye-opening and extremely fun." Nathanial

"It was very inspirational and opened my mind more about the details about medicine." Amira

"It was very helpful as it furthered my knowledge." Kymani

"I feel like this trip was something that greatly expanded me in more than one way, even if I’m going to be a doctor or not it really did open me to know how to help others in need." Prince

"I never thought to have as much fun as I did on the trip ! Whether I become a doctor or not, I would definitely want to go again." Amani