A tri-collegiate specialist dental surgery examination (England / Edinburgh / Glasgow)
Announcement to Candidates - Change to Exam Format
Changes to Membership in Oral Surgery Examination (from 2014)
Candidates for the Membership in Oral Surgery Examination are advised that the following changes will be introduced from 2014:
1. A written paper containing 150 SBA questions
2. An OSCE circuit with six stations based on communication/clinical/interpersonal skills
3. Eight unseen cases and associated oral examinations. The unseen cases will be in the format of a clinical scenarios. For each case, the candidate will be given five minutes to study the patient history, results of examination and where appropriate, investigations (investigation or supporting material may include radiographs, scans, laboratory investigations, study models, photographs etc). The structured oral examination relating to each case will last for 15 minutes, and the assessment will focus on clinical reasoning and decision making.
Case Presentation Guidance
Each report must be anonymous and not contain your name or any personal identifier.
The written case reports will be marked on the following criteria:
The oral examination of the case reports will be marked on the following criteria:
a) Critical appraisal of case presented
|Title||Application and Fees Due||Written and / or MCQ Papers||OSCE and Oral Presentations||Exam Fee||Joining Fee|
|MOralSurg||27 August 2013
||19 November 2013
||20-21 November 2013
||£1250||Contact the Membership Department|
Resitting the Exam
Resit candidates must apply for all sections of the examination that were failed at the last attempt.
Costs for resitting components:
- MCQ - £420
- OSCE - £420
- Case Presentations - £420
- MCQ and OSCE components - £840
- MCQ and Case Presentations - £840
- OSCE and Case Presentations - £840
Admit and Result Letters
Admission letters, with your candidate number, will be sent a minimum of 10-14 days before the exam.
Results will be published a maximum of 14 days after the exam.
An annual subscription is required to maintain the post-nominal letters.