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Intercollegiate MRCS Part B OSCE

Exam overview

Part B of the Intercollegiate MRCS is an objective structured clinical exam (OSCE). It tests:

  • anatomy and surgical pathology
  • applied surgical science and critical care
  • clinical and procedural skills
  • communication skills
  • £930.00
£930.00

Eligibility

To be eligible to sit the MRCS exam, you must hold a medical degree that is acceptable to the UK General Medical Council (GMC) for full or provisional registration or to the Medical Council in Ireland for full or temporary registration.

First time applicants whose names do not appear on the registers of the GMC or Medical Council (Ireland) must submit their original certificate (or an authenticated copy) of a medical degree acceptable to the councils of the four colleges.

Full details on candidate eligibility can be found on the intercollegiate MRCS exam website

Exam format

Part B consists of an objective structured clinical exam (OSCE). The OSCE consists of 18 examined stations each of 9 minutes’ duration.

These stations will examine the following broad content areas:

  • applied knowledge: consisting of anatomy, surgical pathology, applied surgical science and critical care
  • applied skills: consisting of communication skills in giving and receiving information, history taking and clinical & procedural skills

Syllabus

In addition to the four broad content areas examined in the OSCE (anatomy, surgical pathology, applied surgical science, critical care), four domains have been identified which encompass the knowledge, skills, competencies and professional characteristics of the competent surgeon. These domains map to the GMC’s Good Medical Practice and are assessed in the OSCE:

  • Clinical knowledge and its application
  • Clinical and technical skill
  • Communication
  • Professionalism

For detailed information on the MRCS syllabus please visit the intercollegiate exam website.

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Dec
2017
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19
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2018
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Sat
20
Jan
2018
£953.00
Bangladesh

Apply before: 09 Dec 2017

Application for admission to the exam must reach us no later than 5pm on the closing date.

19 Jan 2018
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20 Jan 2018

£953.00

Price

£953.00

Bangladesh

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Kurmitola General Hospital
Bangladesh

Instructions:

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HYDERABAD, India

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22 Jan 2018
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24 Jan 2018

£953.00

Price

£953.00

HYDERABAD, India

Location:

Taj Krishna
Taj Krishna
HYDERABAD
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