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How to prepare for the Situational Judgement Test Infographic

The simple infographic below will  help you study for the Situational Judgement Test. For more information on the SJT and how to prepare check out this advice post by Dr.Vaiyani. The Situational Judgement Test is based upon the General Medical Councils four domains of good medical practice which are as follows:

  1. Knowledge, Skills and Performance
  2. Safety and Quality
  3. Communication, Partnership and Teamwork
  4. Maintaining Trust

The Situational Judgement Test is used to see how medical students will deal with difficult but common situations in hospitals this should be kept in mind when practicing for the test. Decisions should be made based on what is: good medical practice, ethical, sensible, and legal.

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