Final Focused Revision Sessions of High-Yield Topics for MRCS OSCE

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About the course

This four-part interactive teaching series will provide attendees with a thorough revision of the core topics that mainly make up the 'knowledge' component of the MRCS OSCE. Delivered via Zoom, it is specifically designed for candidates appearing for the exam in February 2022. The teaching will be structured and delivered by Professor Stuart Enoch, convenor and chair of faculty of the highly regarded and well-established Cardiff MRCS Courses.                                                                  

            Attendees can choose to attend whichever session(s) they feel will be beneficial to their revision.

Delegates who register for all four sessions will also receive a 10-day complementary access to the MRCS OSCE Online Revision Resource before the exam.




Topics Covered:

  • Diaphragm
  • Anterior abdominal wall
  • Abdominal wall hernias
  • Inguinal region and swellings
  • Scrotum, scrotal lumps and testicular cancers
  • Blood supply to the abdominal organs
  • Major and minor branches of the abdominal aorta
  • Small and large bowel
  • Greater, lesser sacs; Greater, lesser omentum
  • Porta hepatis
  • Stomach, GB, liver, pancreas
  • Ligaments of the liver and the spleen
  • Splenic injuries and management
  • Pelvis and perineum
  • Urinary bladder, ureters and urethra
  • Prostate, BPH and prostate cancer
  • Fascia of the perineum
  • Lymphatic drainage of the GI tract
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Diverticulosis and diverticulitis
  • Cancers of the bowel, colectomies and stomas
  • Carcinoid tumour and syndrome
  • Adrenal glands
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • HPA axis and ACTH
  • Investigation of adrenal disorders
  • Cushing's disease and Cushing's syndrome
  • Addison's disease
  • MEN syndromes

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