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Cardiff MRCS OSCE course: Clinical and Procedural Skills (Apr 24, 2019)

Apr 24, 2019   |   Cardiff, Wales  United Kingdom
Organized by : Doctors Academy
Specialties : Surgery
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Cardiff MRCS OSCE course: Clinical and Procedural Skills is organized by Doctors Academy and will be held on Apr 24, 2019 at Cardiff School of Biosciences, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom.

Course Description :
In the Intercollegiate MRCS OSCE Exam, the ‘Clinical and Procedural Skills’ component, making up about 15-20% of the total marks, will test the candidate’s capacity to apply sound basic science/clinical knowledge in a practical context. The candidate’s ability to perform practical tasks related to surgery that requires manual dexterity, hand-eye coordination and visual/spatial awareness will be assessed. In addition, it will also test aspects such as capacity, consent, theatre safety, WHO checklist and principles of safe surgery. This intensive hands-on practical skills course will take the candidate through all the procedures that have been examined in the recent years, allows practice in realistic exam conditions and will provide structured feedback for further development. Candidates will be provided with their scores and will have the opportunity to discuss specific practical aspects with the examiners and recent successful candidates.
Course Topics :
• Surgical scrubbing
• Safe use of local anaesthesia
• Suturing techniques
• Knots and tying at depth
• Surgical excision of a cutaneous lesion
• Urinary catheterisation
• Consent and Capacity
• Cannulation and venepuncture of high-risk patients
• Epidural technique
• Lumbar puncture
• Organising a theatre list
• Appropriate radiology requesting
• Discharge letter
• Transfer documentation
• Performing an FNA
• Insertion of a chest drain

Course Highlights:
• Practical course with a high tutor-to-participant ratio
• Hands-on sessions with scenarios simulating the real exam Individual feedback and scores

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available. 

Registration Desk

Contact No. : +44 (0) 29 2061 6765
+44 (0) 75 3426 0131

Conference Fee Details

Conference Fee : GBP £185.00
Early Fee : NA
Early Fee Last date : NA

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Venue Address

Cardiff School of Biosciences
The Sir Martin Evans Building, Museum Ave
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

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