About Us & Our Resources

The Ron Grimley Undergraduate Centre (RGUC) is a clinical teaching academy based at the Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom.

The medical learning content produced by RGUC is overseen by qualified medical professionals, and undergoes stringent review by consultants and healthcare professionals from a range of medical specialties and disciplines.

As part of our iClinical® platform, Tomorrow’s Clinicians is produced entirely in-house by the RGUC Digital Media Team, and is designed to provide a detailed visual overview of more than 30 clinical skills procedures. You can find out more about RGUC by visiting www.rguc.co.uk

Episode Updates

What’s new?

Tomorrow’s Clinicians was originally released in 2012. In response to changes and updates in technique, process and general guidance, the entire series is currently undergoing a review across all video episodes. The design and overall feel of the videos is also being refreshed.

New video episodes will be automatically included within app updates as part of a phased roll out. You can stay up to date with new and forthcoming developments across all our learning resources by following iClinical® on social media.

What does the Tomorrow’s Clinicians app offer?

What can you learn?

Consolidate your knowledge of common clinical skills procedures performed in a healthcare environment. The app provides visual insight into correctly and safely undertaking procedures in line with local medical guidance.

WHO ARE THE RESOURCES AIMED AT?

Multiprofessional staff groups, such as medical students, nurses and junior doctors will benefit from the app. It can also help medical staff work towards mandatory training objectives.

HOW IS THE APP STRUCTURED?

Each episode presents a clinical skills procedure, with clear, instructive visuals conveying the technique involved. Recaps outline key processes and motion graphics enhance understanding. Multiple-choice questions help to consolidate learning objectives.

What Clinical skills episodes are included?

Blood transfusions
Taking blood cultures
Measuring blood glucose
Measuring blood pressure (Automatic devices)
Measuring blood pressure (Manual devices)

Obtaining written consent
Female urinary catheterisation
Male urinary catheterisation
Intravenous cannulation

Managing an ECG Monitor
Recording a 12 Lead ECG

Intramuscular injections

Local anaesthetic infiltration

Manual handling of patients using assistive equipment
Nose & groin swabs (MRSA screening)

Nasogastric tube insertion
Nebuliser therapy
Nutritional assessment

Administering oxygen therapy
Transcutaneous monitoring of oxygen saturations

Preparing medications for parenteral administration
Urinary pregnancy testing
Measuring peak expiratory flow rate
Measuring pulse rate (Automatic devices)
Measuring pulse rate (Manual)

Radial arterial blood gas
Repositioning a patient using slide sheets

Standing a patient from a sitting position
Subcutaneous injections
Surgical scrubbing up
Suturing

Temperature measurement
Transferring a patient using a hoist

Urinalysis

Administering vaccinations
Venepuncture