Last day of the week!


We have our closing PBL session. This is where we all discuss our findings, clarify any parts of the case we don’t understand as well as making sure everything’s been done to the right level of detail.


After this session, we have a case review lecture which goes over the main learning points. There’s a couple of things I took note of that I could do with adding to my notes after this.


I spend some time editing my PBL notes and adding a few extra pieces of information that I gathered from the group discussion and the lecture.

I’m left with a whole 40 pages of completed notes! PBL is officially done for this week.


I give my flat a quick tidy and start gathering all my things together because I’m going home for the weekend.


I go and wait for my friend to finish her class so we can both make our way home together. While sat there in the Stopford foyer, I realise I’m directly opposite where I sat when I came for my interview less than a year ago.

I remember just how nervous I was and how I was trying to stop myself from shaking. Memories…


On the bus now. I’m preparing for a long journey home with this traffic ahead. I’m planning to sleep the whole way…

Want to read about the rest of my week?
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I wrote this post for the Manchester, Biology, Medicine & Health Blog. You can view it here.

Posted by:Life of a Medic

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