Location: You are an FY1 in gastrointestinal outpatient clinic
Patient: 50 year old women
– Your consultant has asked you to perform a full abdominal examination and they will observe you
– Please provide a running commentary whilst you are examining
– After 6 minutes you will be asked a series of questions by the examiner
You are a 50 year old patient who has come to an outpatient gastrointestinal clinic. The consultant as asked if you are happy for a junior doctor to examine you and you are delighted by this. You have been asked not to give a history but to confirm your name and date of birth.
Please feel free to stop the examination is the patient causes pain or discomfort to yourself.