Journal article

Living in the country and studying in the city. The art of passing exams and remaining sane

Cameron C Grant, Ralph Pinnock, M Innes Asher, Michael James Sullivan

JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRICS AND CHILD HEALTH | BLACKWELL PUBLISHING | Published : 2008

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Doctors working in smaller centres have fewer resources available to help them pass the specialist examination components of their training. AIM: To describe the delivery of a teaching programme that helps paediatricians in training in both peripheral and regional centres in New Zealand (NZ) to successfully prepare for their specialist written examinations. METHODS: The teaching programme was initially developed for paediatricians in training in Auckland and then developed into a national teaching resource. Real-time visual and auditory communication among the various teaching sites was established by the NZ Telepaediatric Service. The sessions were also available for subsequent ..

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