FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS.
Who can attend MED-SOC?
MED-SOC is bult for students aged 14+, any person of any age providing they are older then 14 can attend, the content straddles GCSE, A Level & BTEC and is ideal for any student following one of these courses, an access course or simply to refresh their understanding. Children not aged 14 will not be admitted to the event.
How are children under 18 safeguarded?
All of our team have enhanced DBS checks and we operate a safeguarding policy inline with the sectors requirements. The Designated Safeguarding Officer on site will be named in documentation at the event check in along with how to report any issues around safeguarding.
What is included in my ticket?
Ticket prices include everything you need to take part in the event including scrub top hire, PPE, masks, hats, gloves, printed workbook packs, specimens and clinical consumables.
Do I need to bring anything?
The only thing you need to bring is a pen, you will be required to complete a medical declaration form upon check in, please ensure you have any medications you may need to take with you on the day. You should also bring a bottle of drinking water and any snacks you may need.
What time do I need to attend?
Registration begins at 0930, we advise arrival from 0915. If you are under 18 you must be dropped off by a parent or guardian as you will need to complete medical declaration form which must be signed by your parent or guardian at the sign in desk. The event finishes at either 1430 or 1630 depending on which ticket you attend on. Parents/guardians should wait outside and you should not leave the site until your parent/guardian arrives.
Is the anatomy human?
All of the anatomy used is of porcine origin. Porcine anatomy is similar to human anatomy for comparative studies and training.
What happens when I arrive?
You will be asked to complete the medical consent from before given the equipment required to take part, you will then be admitted to the event space where you will be seated. The event will begin at 1000.
What do I get to takeaway with me?
For taking part you will be given a MED-SOC certificate and workbook pack to fill in and take away. Module 10 is an online module, you will be given an access pass to www.medicplayer.com where will be able to log in and take part in the module at any time after the event.