Cardiff MRCS OSCE course (BENGALURU, INDIA): Communication Skills for MRCS OSCE

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About the course


From the providers of the highly acclaimed and prestigious Cardiff MRCS Courses in the UK, this intensive revision course covers the communication skills stations of the MRCS OSCE exam. The course aims to consolidate the trainee's understanding of the clinical consultation skills and aid the trainee's ability to summarise the findings to the examiner in a systematic yet concise manner. The session will be dedicated to structured interviews, communication skills workstations, information giving, information gathering and breaking bad news. About 15-20 patient-centred clinical scenarios will be used to reflect the situations experienced in everyday practice in the National Health Service in the UK; these scenarios will be in line with what is commonly tested in the MRCS OSCE exam. There will be opportunity for every participant to participate and engage in a number of role-play scenarios,enabling him or her to identify areas of weakness and to improve upon these.  Delivered by surgeons and advanced linguistic specialists, the teaching session will focus more on the literary and linguistic aspects, British phrases, colloquial terminologies, mannerisms, and interpersonal skills - all within the context of the MRCS OSCE exam.This course, with a high tutor to delegate ratio, is particularly relevant for those with limited experience in the UK hospital setting and for those who have not done their training in the UK.

Clinical Consultation Skills

These stations will consist of, amongst others:

  • Information Giving and Information Gathering
  • Dealing with a Challenging Situation/Patient
  • Difficult Consultation
  • Speaking to an Angry Patient
  • Breaking Bad News
  • Explaining a Diagnosis or Discussing Management Options
  • Consenting for Elective and Emergency Operations/Procedures
  • Telephone Consultation and Communication


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