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Advanced Cases 1

Advanced Cases 1

Advanced Cases 1 (AC1) is a 10-week block (Monday 11 September 2023- Friday 8th December 2023), split into two by a consolidation week after week 5 (w/c 16th October 2023).

During week one, you will meet your new CBL group and Clinical Personal Tutor (CPT) who is based at a hospital.

Each week, you will be exploring different themes, with the weekly CBL case being linked to the theme:

Week 1: Genetics & Paediatrics Week 6: Cardiology (Hypertension & Arrhythmias)
Week 2: Diabetes & Adolescence Week 7: Chronic Mental & Physical Health
Week 3: Infectious diseases & Viruses Week 8: Cancer
Week 4: Homelessness & Respiratory Infections Week 9: Confusion & Frailty
Week 5: Autoimmune & Renal Conditions

Week 10: Frailty Care


Successful completion of progression criteria - Attendance, Clinical Learning Opportunities (CLOs), Case Based Discussions (CBDs), Tomorrows Doctors clinical skills procedures (T-DOCs) etc.)

One formative at the end of AC1 - this will be on Moodle in similar format for the ones you experienced in Phase 1.

End of Year 2 exams - a component of the exams will be questions from AC1


Monday OR Thursday → Based in the hospital

Tuesday AND Wednesday → Based in MTC

Friday → USUALLY based at home with online material to complete

Throughout the week, you will have self-paced activities to complete.