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1

what are common mental health issues

depression
generalised anxiety disorder
panic disorder
OCD
PTSD

2

what is it important skills medical students must have

resilience and coping techniques

3

what is resilience

the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties, to spring back into shape
deals with negative effects and provides adaptation

4

what are personal strengths underpinning resilience

-high frustration tolerance
-self acceptance
-self belief
-humour
-perspective
-curiosty

5

what are sources of burnout

social
professional
systemic

6

what are social sources of burnout

-perfectionism
-denial
-avoidance
-unwilling to seek help

7

what are professional sources of burnout

-culture of invulnerability
-culture of presenteeism
-blame culture

8

what are systemic sources of bruntout

-overworked
-chaotic work environment
-lack of teamwork

9

how might stress presentt in medical studemts

-failing or nearly failing
handing in work late
-poor attendance
-behvaioural issues
-fitness to practice issues
-lack of engagement

10

explain resilience in practice

-initial reactions
-may lead to reflection, improvement and returning wiser and better

11

what are factors aiding resilience

-intellectual interest
-self awareness
-time management and work-life balance
-support including team work

12

what else can affect resilience

-professional attitudes
-societal attidues
-structural changes

13

what is an occupational history

chronological list of all the patients employment with the intention of determining whether work has caused ill health
-exposure
-syptoms improve outside work
-duration and intensity of exposure

14

what is global sustainability

-material inequity
-population and consumption
-resoruce depletion
-climate change
-loss of biodiversity

15

what are actions to reduce climate change

-increased use of renewable resources
-being more active
-moving back to more plant based diet
-education

16

what are actions from the NHS to reduce climate change

-prioritise environmental healht
-substitute harmful chemicals
-improve travel strategies
-purchase and serve sustainably grown food

17

what is the fit note

evidence of assessment by a doctor as to whether a patient is fit to work
-needed if want more than 7 days off
-must be complemented by a doctor
-considerations for employers when returning to work

18

what are occupational health services

-help prevent work related ill health
-advise on fitness for work
-advice on workplace safety
-provide rehab to help people return to work

19

What are the consequences of not going to work

-higher mortality
-poorer general and mental health
-increase use of medical help available
-psycholocial distress

20

what questions are asked in an occupational hisotry

-description of present and previous jobs
-did symptoms improved when not exposed
-do others suffer form similar symptoms
-are there any environmental hazards known
-is personal protection used
-what protection measurements are in place
-determine the intensity and length of exposure

21

what are fit note options

-phased return to wokr
-altered hours
-amended duties
-workplace adaptation

22

what is the definition of sustainability

able to contine over a period of time