FRCS MOCK-EXAM COURSE

Viva And Clinical Mock Exam With Individualised Feedback.

17 April 2021

08 May 2021

22 May 2021

2 September 2021​

25 September 2021

4 October 2021

23 October 2021​

Overview

• This course provides an unrivalled opportunity to develop your techniques and skills prior to your final FRCS (Tr&Orth) examination.
•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

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 Limb
7. Short Cases – Upper Limb
8. Short Cases – Lower Limb

Duration6 Hours
who should attend?Candidates preparing for part 2 ( Viva & Clinical) of the FRCS (Tr&Orth) exam.
Price£200.00 per candidate or £100.00 per observer

Timetable

09:30:        Registration
10:00:        Tips and tricks lectures for both the Viva and Clinicals
10:30:        Start of the Mock Exam (8 stations of 30 minutes each)
(Short break after 4 stations)
3:30           Q&A and 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

Teaching Faculty

We would love to hear from you, if you are interested to join us & become a faculty, please get in touch & drop us an email.

Firas Arnaout

FRCS (Tr&Orth),

Course Director & Convenor

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Shepton Mallet Practice Plus Hospital

Shwan Henari

FRCS (Tr&Orth)

OXFOR UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS 

Nicola Evans

FRCS (Tr&Orth)


MORECAMBE HOSPITAL

David Hughes

FRCS (Tr&Orth)


BUCKINGHAM HEALTHCARE TRUST

Abdullah Hanoun

FRCS (Tr&Orth)


SALFORD ROYAL HOSPITAL

Mohammed As-sultany

FRCS (Tr&Orth)


WIRRAL UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITALS

Joe Gouda

FRCS (Tr&Orth)

St. Mary’s hospital .Isle of Wight

Kashif Memon

FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Wrightington & Wigan Hospital

Mohammed As-Sultany

Mohamed A. Imam

FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

ASHFORD & ST PETER NHS HOSPITAL

Justin Leong

FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

North Tees and Hartlepool Hospitals

Aabid Sanaullah

FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MILTON KEYNES UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Fouad Chaudhry

FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Russells Hall Hospital 

Krishna Kumar

FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

NORTH CUMBRIA UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS

Medhat Zekry

FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

ROYAL FREE LONDON HOSPITAL

Ashraf Awad ​

FRCS (TR&Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Torbay Hospital

Walid Elnahal

FRCS (Tr&Orth)


ROYAL NATIONAL ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL

Raza Hassan

FRCS (Tr&Orth)

ROYAL FREE LONDON HOSPITAL

Imran Abdulkareem

FRCS (Tr&Orth)


ROYAL NATIONAL ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL

Renjit Issac

FRCS (Tr&Orth)

UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS OF LEICESTER

Shafat Gangoo

FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Mohammad Khattak

FRCS (Tr&Orth)

ROYAL ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL

Sameer Mansukhani

FRCS (Tr&Orth)

GUYS & ST.THOMAS’ HOSPITAL

Amgad Medani

FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Nagaraj Prashanth

FRCS (Tr&Orth)

LONDON NORTHWEST NHS TRUST

Sriram Srinivasan

FRCS (Tr&Orth)

JAMES PADGET HOSPITALS

Sameer Agarwal

FRCS (Tr&Orth)


YSBYTY GWYNEDD HOSPITAL

Rohan Bidwai

FRCS (Tr&Orth)


CHESTER HOSPITAL

Umar Yousuf

FRCS (Tr&Orth)

CARDIFF AND VALE NHS

Siddharth Kamat

FRCS (Tr&Orth)

ROTHERHAM HOSPITAL

Munir Khan

FRCS (Tr&Orth)

UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OF SOUTH MANCHESTER

Surendra Patnaik

FRCS (Tr&Orth)

EAST SURREY HOSPITAL

Chetan Dojode

FRCS (Tr&Orth)

EAST SURREY HOSPITAL, REDHILL

Ashish Narang

FRCS (Tr&Orth)

EAST SURREY HOSPITAL,
REDHILL

Ajith Appuhamy

FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon


DGH NAWALAPITIYA,
SRI LANKA

Khaled Elawady

FRCS (T&O)

Oxford University Hospitals

Haney Elbardesy

FRCS (Tr&Orth)


CORK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Rohit Singhal

FRCS (T&O)

Wrightington Hospital

Mr Joseph Alsousou

FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Candidate Reviews

It was a great experience and an opportunity for me to be guided on how to structure my future study and preparation for the exam.

Mohamed Naell

Very good need more like this course.

Rajeev Jahagirdar

David Hughes was excellent as were a number of other faculty.

Winster D'Souza

It gave me a good idea of the difficulty level of the exam, I will definitely change my strategy of studying.

Harry Benjamin-Laing

It will help me become more succinct and clear in my presentation of case and on the basis of my observation.

Nicholas Bezzina

Very constructive feedback demonstrating how to organize the answers.

Umesh Birole

Really well run despite being online. amazing what can be done despite being overseas and virtual.

Amir

I found the majority of faculty supportive and their feedback constructive.

Gary McLean

It helped me to understand better the set up of the exams and adjust my preparation and focus in certain topics/things.

Ahmed Farooq

Great impact, put me back on track , zoomed in on area that need improvement and a confidence boost for area that I have done well in.

Rashid

Keep up the good work. Very well thought of course.

Riyaz

I really enjoy the structure and timing of this course. keep it up. it is perfect

Saqib Ahmed

Excellent course. Glad to opt in.

Mustafa Kamaal

Gave me some new insight. I am booked in for two further courses in April. Looking forward to them.

Hemant Sharma

Helped me a lot,can't thank you guys enough.

Nima Bharti

Helped me to focus on improving technique and knowledge in particular areas

Juan Carry