Medical Students Get Real Feel for Job; LATEST PHASE OF SUPERHOSPITAL CREATES HI-TECH TRAINING FACILITIES

Coventry Evening Telegraph (England), January 14, 2004 | Go to article overview

Medical Students Get Real Feel for Job; LATEST PHASE OF SUPERHOSPITAL CREATES HI-TECH TRAINING FACILITIES


Byline: KAREN HAMBRIDGE

MEDICAL students and health staff are enjoying state-of-the-art learning in the latest building to open as part of Coventry's multi-million-pound superhospital.

The Clinical Sciences Building is welcoming students and staff after opening in November.

It combines meeting and seminar rooms, a 250-seat lecture theatre, mock theatre and ward training rooms and a high-tech library, providing a new focus for education, research and training.

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust is one force behind the private finance initiative project.

The trust's director of new hospital service design, Liz Thiebe, said: "The building takes care of a number of needs for the trust. It has a library which can be used by the medical school students and trust employees.

"The lecture theatre will enable us to hold conferences on site instead of sourcing accommodation elsewhere which will help raise the profile of the trust.

"The mock-up theatres and wards mean training can be given in more realistic surroundings.

"Having the equipment and furniture laid out as it would be in the hospital gives students a feel for what the job will entail."

The library has already gained grade three accreditation (out of four grades) from the NHS Library Accreditation team.

Grade three is awarded only to library services that exhibit "significant evidence of excellence and innovation".

Over the past two years, Dr Humphrey Dunn, head of knowledge services, has helped to design the new library.

He said: "It has more places for study, more computers, free access to databases and the internet, and more staff to help people find what they need.

"In April we will have a clinical librarian starting who will attend audit meetings or ward rounds or anywhere where patient care is discussed.

"Using a palm-held computer, they will be able to answer immediately queries staff might have concerning a treatment or a drug. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited article

Medical Students Get Real Feel for Job; LATEST PHASE OF SUPERHOSPITAL CREATES HI-TECH TRAINING FACILITIES
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this article
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.