FRCS Mock-Exam Course

Online Course

11 -12 August 2022 (Thu - Fri)

09 September 2022 (Friday)

15 October 2022 (Saturday)

03 December 2022 (Saturday)

Target audience

Candidates preparing for part 2 (Clinical and Oral ) component of the UK and International FRCS Exam.

Overview

• This course provides an opportunity to develop your techniques and skills prior to your final FRCS (Tr&Orth) examination.
• Our Experienced faculty have been hand picked 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 have at least two faculty providing a 1:1 teaching ratio.
• All faculty are experienced with the FRCS exam and actively involved in FRCS teaching.

Course Aims

• We believe that if a candidate understands how and why the exam acts as an assessment tool ,this will increase their chances of success.
• The aim of the course is to make sure that every attending candidate is in the best possible position 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 weaknesses related to knowledge and skills covered by the FRCS exam.
• Tips on how to improve your score in the exam.
• Advice on the use of key words and phrases.
• Provide each candidate with individualised feedback on their performance at each station.

Structure of the Course

Candidates are divided into participants and observers with only two participants per station and unlimited number of observers. Observers are not examined, but are permitted to ask questions. Each participating candidate will rotate through eight stations:

1. Basic Sciences
2. Adult Pathology
3. Paediatrics & Hands
4. Trauma
5. Intermediate Case – Upper Limb
6. Intermediate Case – Lower LimbShort Cases – Upper Limb
7. Short Cases – Upper Limb
8. Short Cases – Lower Limb

Time Table

  • 08:45 – 09:00 :  Registration.
  • 09:00 : Tips & Tricks. Lectures for both Viva and Clinicals.
  • 09:30 : Start of the Mock Exam (8 Stations of 30 minutes each)
  • Lunch break after 4 stations.
  • 2:30 :Q&A plus examiners’ top tips.

Marking Criteria

Each participant is given an outcome (clear pass, clear fail or borderline) at the end of their question. The outcome grade is based on:

  • Methodical approach to your answer.
  • Your ability for clear decision making.
  • Minimal prompting.
  • Familiarity with supportive literature

Price

Participant : £200
Observer : £100

Examples from Previous Courses:

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Meet our Examining Faculty

Firas Arnaout

Firas Arnaout
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Course Director
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Shepton Mallet Hospital

Sultany

Mohammed As-Sultany
FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals

Nicola

Nicola Evans
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Morecambe Hospital

David

David Hughes
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust

Abdullah

Abdullah Hanoun
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Salford Royal Hospital

Shwan Henari
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Oxford University Hospitals

Jehangir

Jehangir Mahaluxmivala
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Princess Alexandra Hospital

Foud

Fouad Chaudhry
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Dudley Hospitals

Ashraf Awad

Ashraf Awad
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Torbay Hospital

Aabid

Aabid Sanaullah
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Milton Keynes Hospital

Medhet

Medhat Zekry
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Royal Free London Hospital

Patnaik

Surendra Patnaik
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
East Surrey Hopsital

Kashif Memon
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon 

Prince Charles Hospital 

Dr

Emad Saweeres
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Professor & Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
El Sahel Teaching & Good Shepherd Hospitals

Amjed

Amgad Medani
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

UK Hospital affiliation TBC

Sameer

Sameer Mansukhani
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Guys & St.Thomas’ Hospital

Mohammad Khattak
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Royal Orthopaedic Hospital

Abdullah

Abdullah Gabr
FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Royal Oldham Hospital

Nagraj

Nagaraj Prashanth
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

London Northwest NHS Trust

Rohan Bidwai
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Chester Hospital

Bilal

Ahmad Bilal
FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Kings College Hospital

Chetan

Chetan Dojode FRCS (Tr&Orth)

East Surrey Hospital, Redhill

Hany Elbardesy
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

East Kent University Hospitals

Munir

Munir Khan FRCS (Tr&Orth)

University Hospital of South Manchester

Ashish

Ashish Narang
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

East Surrey Hospital, Redhill

Raza

Raza Hassan
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Royal Free London Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, London

Joe Gouda
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

St. Mary’s hospital .Isle of White

Khaled

Khaled Elawady
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Oxford University Hospitals

Imran

Imran Abdulkareem
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Royal National Orthopaedic
Hospital, Stanmore London

Hassan

Mohammed Hassan
FRCS(Tr&Orth)

University Hospital of Derby and Burton

Diab Diab
FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Associate Specialist

Princess Royal University Hospital

Rohit

Rohit Singhal
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Wrightington Hospital

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Umar Yousuf
FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Cardiff and Vale NHS

Sameer

Sameer Agarwal
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Ysbyty Gwynedd Hospital

Ranjit

Renjit Issac
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

University Hospitals of Leicester

Sid

Siddharth Kamat
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Rotherham Hospital

Musaib

Mosab Elgalli
FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Queens Hospital

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Ajith Appuhamy
FRCS(Tr&Orth)

DGH Nawalapitiya, Sri Lanka

Akshdeep Bawa

Akshdeep Bawa
FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Princess Royal University Hospital

Justin Mooteeram FRCS (Tr &Orth)

Oxford University Hospitals