Discussed history and management today.

Learning points:

1: Ask social history sooner – virtually immediately after details of presenting complaints / concerns.

2: Do not believe it till the end.

3: The issue to be discussed and teased out in the history will be due to events in the past 4 to 6 months hence concentrate on this period.

4: It is important to get an idea of when the disease process started but it is not relevant to the current issues of fine details at the time of start-up illness or the investigation does to make a diagnosis.

5: At 9 Min to a brief summary of what has been discussed and you have understood.

6: Ask an open question ‘Is there anything important / relevant you would like to tell me that I have not asked?’

7: The presentation to Examiner should be brief with positive and negative information gathered.

8: The Examiner has listening to your interaction with the role player hands you do not need to mention every minor details.

9: Do NOT forget HEADS with young person.