FRCS Exit Exam Course (Section 2) in General Surgery (Preparatory Course)

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FRCS Exit Exam Course (Section 2) in General Surgery (Preparatory Course)

18th Jul 2019

MIOT International conducted this 3 days course (16 to 18 July 2019) for those taking the FRCS Exit Examination (International) in General Surgery or other international examinations. It was found to be very useful for those who have finished MS, DNB and MCh, and want to obtain an internationally recognized degree. Many participated and found it to be very informative and useful making this unique initiative a big success.

Overview & programme summary

This course is suitable for those taking the FRCS Exit Examination (International) in General Surgery or other international examinations. It will also be useful for those who have finished MS, DNB and MCh, and want to obtain an internationally recognized degree.

Date & Venue Details

Date : 16 – 18 July 2019

Venue : MIOT International, 4/112, Mount Poonamalle Road, Manapakkam, Chennai, 600 089 Tamil Nadu, India.

Learning Style

Small group and individual teaching / vivas. Candidates will have the opportunity to participate in one-on-one vivas. Emphasis will be laid on all participants to answer questions. Each participant will be given time to hone their discussion skills with an examiner. All the curriculum topics in general surgical examination will be covered in detail.

Aims & Objectives

To prepare the candidate to sit for the FRCS Exit Examination (International) in General Surgery.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, the candidate will be able to:

1) Acquire skills required to pass the oral and clinical parts of Section 2 of the exam.

2) Present and discuss clinical cases as in examination situations.

Provisional Programme Schedule

Day 1: 16th July 2019 (Hot Topics, including Current Concepts)
07.30 – 08:00 Registration
08.00 – 08.15 Welcome Address
08.15 – 08.45 Structure & Format of the FRCS (Intl)
08.45 – 09.15 Oesophagus, Stomach and Duodenum
09.15 – 10.00 Colon & Rectum
10.00 – 10.45 Hepatobiliary System
10.45 – 11.15 Refreshment Break
11.15 – 12.00 Vascular Surgery
12.00 – 13.00 Pancreas and Spleen
13.00 – 13.45 Lunch Break
13.45 – 14.45 Anus and Peritoneal Tumours
14.45 – 16.00 Hernias
16.00 – 16.30 Refreshment Break
16.30 – 17.30 Update in Endocrine Surgery
17.30 – 18.30 Update in Breast Surgery
18.30 – 19.00 Feedback
19.00 Close of Day 1

 

Day 2: 17th July 2019 (Scenario-based Vivas)
08.00 – 09.00 ‘How to’ in a Viva
09.00 – 10.00 ‘How to’ Trauma and Critical Care
10.00 – 10.30 Refreshment Break
10.30 – 11.45 ‘How to’ Vascular Surgery – Scenarios
11.45 – 12.45 ‘How to’ Upper Gastrointestinal Tract
12.45 – 13.30 Lunch Break
13.30 – 14.30 ‘How to’ Lower Gastrointestinal Tract
14.30 – 15.30 ‘How to’ HPB
15.30 – 16.00 Refreshment Break
16.00 – 18.00 Mock Viva (All Faculty)
18.00 – 18.30 Feedback
18.30 Close of day 2

 

Day 3: 18th July 2019 (Scenario-based Vivas and Clinicals)
08.00 – 09.00 How to Approach Viva?
09.00 – 10.30 Mock Viva (All Faculty)
10.30 – 11.00 Refreshment Break
11.00 – 12.00 Trauma and Critical Care
12.00 – 13.00 Emergency Surgery
13.00 – 13.45 Lunch Break
13.45 – 17.30 Clinical Assessment, Presentation, Examination & Discussion
17.30 – 18.00 Closing Remarks and Feedback

 

Convenor

Mr. Doug McWhinnie (RCSEd Clinical Lead)
Dr. Prithvi Mohandas
Mr. Ian Hawthorne (Faculty)
Mr. C R Selvasekar (Faculty)
Dr. Karthik Maruthachalam (Faculty)

Fee

£375.00
£340 Course fee
(for RCSEd Members / Fellows)

Contact

Education Section
education@rcsed.ac.uk
0131 527 1600

Relevant Grades

ST5, ST6, ST7, ST8,
SpR, Staff Grade
Locum, SAS

 

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