Join the biggest medical society in the UK. MED-SOC is the next generation of live event for aspiring medical and healthcare students, built off the back of 30 years experience of guiding students into careers in medicine MED-SOC offers a hands on intensively academic insight into medical careers.
Working with nationally acclaimed human anatomist Samuel Piri and his clinical team you’ll discover the intricate workings of the human body through technical hands on dissection.
We are the only licensed provider of educational experiences using real animal tissue for teaching and learning purposes. As a MED-SOC participant you’ll gain an insight into the main pathologies that affect the human body and the clinical interventions to treat them. You’ll take away a curriculum linked workbook pack containing anatomical diagrams and key learning outcomes from the session.
All attendees receive a MED-SOC certificate upon completion which packs a punch at medical interviews.
The event is open to any student aged 14+ to attend.Tickets cost £69.00 and includes access to the event, clinical gowns, gloves, workbook packs and dissection specimens.
"INCREDIBLE & COMPELLING"
Written by award winning human anatomist and qualified teacher Sam Piri. Matched to all the main specifications.
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UK WIDE LIVE TOUR STARTS 10TH JULY 2021
REGISTRATION FROM 9.30AM - EVENT STARTS 10.00AM
MODULE 1 - STUDYING HUMAN ANATOMY
In this session students will cover the principles of the anatomical position, navigating a 3D specimen, dissection planes and interpreting medical imagery.
TAKE PART IN THE DISSECTION OF REAL ORGAN SPECIMENS.
MODULE 2 - HEAD AND NECK ANATOMY
Students will conduct a complete dissection of the head and neck to learn the vital structures of the brain, skull, face & neck region. Students will dissect a real brain its cranial meninges, dissect a cranial nerve as well as the musculature and vasculature of the face and neck region.
Pathologies covered: meningitis, stroke, haemorrhage, aphasias & head & neck trauma.
MODULE 3 - THORACIC ANATOMY
Moving into the trunk students will conduct a dissection of the thoracic block, this will include the trachea and bronchial tree, the lungs, diaphragm as well as the heart and major blood vessels. Students will cover the mechanism of breathing and ventilation, gas exchange, acoustics of the thorax as well as the anatomy of the heart, its electrical conductivity and interpreting the ECG.
Pathologies covered: COPD, respiratory infections, aspiration, atherosclerosis, pulmonary oedema, myocardial infarction and ECG cardiac abnormalities.
MODULE 4 - ABDOMINAL ANATOMY
As the exclusive licence holder this is an experience you can’t obtain elsewhere on any other course. You will have the rare opportunity to dissect a real gastrointestinal tract observing all of the digestive structures including the oesophagus, stomach, liver, gall bladder, pancreas and small & large intestines.
Pathologies covered: Chron’s disease, IBD, stomach hernia, appendicitis, pancreatitis, liver cirrhosis.
MODULE 5 - WARD SKILLS
Students will undertake ward skills including patient care, aseptic technique & infection control, and the pillars and ethics of medical practice for allied healthcare professionals. You will record basic patient data in observation charts including and ECG, blood pressure and temperature.
LEARN REAL CLINICAL SKILLS.
Modules 6-8 are recommended for students applying for Medicine & Dentistry only and finish at 4.30pm.
MODULE 6 - TRAUMA MEDICINE
You will learn how health professionals triage patients admitted in A&E, the principle of the golden hour and paramedicine in the field. The A-E system of trauma management as well as managing haemorrhage.
MODULE 7 - CLINICAL INTERVENTIONS
In this session you will learn how vaccines work to protect the body against infection along with the mechanism of action for a number of drugs used to treat psychotic conditions and systemic infections. You will prepare drug solutions as well administer intravenous dosages based on patient mass.
MODULE 8 ONLINE - MEDICAL ETHICS & THE UCAT EXAM
As a participant at MED-SOC you will take away access to our online Medical Ethics & UCAT session. This is an online support tool delivered via the MEDICPLAYER platform, you can log in to an online course to better understand the UCAT exam as well as practice questions around medical ethics.
"Taking part in this course really helped me with my UCAS application and subsequent interview for Medical School. Im now studying medicine at Newcastle University and love it -thank you Sam & team". -R Spencer