The Aberdeen MRCS Mock OSCE Preparation

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Overview

The Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE), a major component of the Royal College of Surgeons' Membership Examination (MRCS), may be of a format unfamiliar to many potential examinees. This two and a half day course was designed as a preparation for the MRCS OSCE examination and as such aims to familiarise participants with the OSCE set-up, process and content and help participants identify gaps in their skill and knowledge base as appropriate to the exam. It includes focused teaching, lots of practice and individual feedback from examiners. This course is aimed at ST2 level.

Target Audience

MRCS OSCE candidates

Learning Style

This 2.5 day course is delivered using interactive presentations on common OSCE scenarios, simulated OSCE stations in procedural skills, applied surgical sciences and communication skills with individual feedback from course tutors, clinical OSCE stations involving real & simulated patients.

Aims & Objectives

The Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE), a major component of the Royal College of Surgeons' Membership Examination (MRCS), may be of a format unfamiliar to many potential examinees. This course was designed as a preparation for the MRCS OSCE examination and as such aims to familiarise participants with the OSCE set-up, process and content and help participants identify gaps in their skill and knowledge base as appropriate to the exam.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course the participant should be able to: 1. Describe the contents and skills required to pass the MRCS OSCE. 2. Identify any gaps in their knowledge/skill base relevant to the MRCS OSCE. 3. Apply effective examination technique relevant to the MRCS OSCE. 4. Describe the set-up and format of a typical MRCS OSCE examination.

Additional Information

The Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE), a major component of the Royal College of Surgeons' Membership Examination (MRCS), may be of a format unfamiliar to many potential examinees. This two and a half day course was designed as a preparation for the MRCS OSCE examination and as such aims to familiarise participants with the OSCE set-up, process and content and help participants identify gaps in their skill and knowledge base as appropriate to the exam. It includes focused teaching, lots of practice and individual feedback from examiners. This course is aimed at ST2 level.

Participant Feedback

"Good practice on communication skills" "Clinical + procedural teaching excellent" "Fantastic lead tutor and tutor team" "The Mock course is an examination style course held in a very friendly environment with actual patients providing ideal feedback needed before examination" "Thank you again for your genuine interest in teaching, enthusiasm and your course which provides excellent value" "I really appreciate your help in spotting my defect and treating it"

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02 Sep 2018 Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Book now

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