FRCS Mock-Exam Course
in Association with
Live | Interactive | Online Course
9 September 2023 (Saturday)
14 October 2023 (Saturday)
2 December 2023 (Saturday)
Candidates preparing for part 2 (Clinical and Oral ) component of the UK and International FRCS Exam.
• This course provides an opportunity to develop your techniques and skills prior to your final FRCS (Tr&Orth) examination.
• Experienced faculty chosen for their excellent teaching and communication skills. They will guide you and provide invaluable feedback.
• To ensure the very best experience, candidates will be split into small groups of only two participants, and rotate through exam stations.
• Each station will be staffed with at least two faculty providing a 1:1 teaching ratio.
• All faculty are well-versed with the FRCS exam and actively involved in FRCS teaching.
• We believe that if a candidate understands how and why the exam functions as an assessment tool ,this will boost their chances of success.
• The aim of the course is to make sure that every attending candidate is optimally prepared to pass the exam.
• Help candidates develop the structure, presentation and content of their answer.
• Non-verbal communication skills are developed during these sessions.
• Identify your strengths and potential areas of related to knowledge and skills covered by the FRCS exam.
• Tips on how to enhance your score in the exam.
• Advice on the use of key words and phrases.
• Provide each candidate with individualised feedback on their performance regarding their performance at each station.
Structure of the Course
1 – Introduction with tips and instructions for the Exam
2 – Candidates are categorised into participants and observers:
- Examples from Previous Courses:
- Observers are not examined, but are permitted to ask questions.
3 – Hot seat clinical examination spotter session
Each participating candidate will rotate through eight stations:
1. Basic Sciences
2. Adult Pathology
3. Paediatrics & Hands
5. Intermediate Case – Upper Limb
6. Intermediate Case – Lower LimbShort Cases – Upper Limb
7. Short Cases – Upper Limb
8. Short Cases – Lower Limb
Each participant is given an outcome (clear pass, clear fail or borderline) at the end of their question. The outcome grade in the FRCS exam is based on:
- Methodical approach to your answer.
- Your ability for clear decision making.
- Ablility to proceed with minimal prompting.
- Familiarity with relevant supporting literature.
Participant : £250
Observer : £150