About this event

  • Date and time Sat 30 Mar 2019 from 8:30am to 31 Mar 2019 at 5:45pm
  • Location Imperial College London
  • Organised by RSM Professionals, Impress Medical Ltd

This two-day MRCS course aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the MRCS part B exam. With coverage of commonly encountered examination topics and plenty of viva and hands-on practice, delegates will leave having a clear understanding of the level expected of them and should be comfortable with challenging common questions.

Gain viva, hands-on practice and top tips to pass your exam.  

Day one

Begins with interactive lectures covering key sub-specialties followed by small groups rotating through cadavers and prosections in the anatomy lab, to allow focused time with anatomy demonstrators and for anatomy vivas. 

Small group anatomy teachings:

1) Chest and mediastinum

2) Abdomen & Retroperitoneum

3) Pelvis and reproductive organs

4) Lower limb

5) Upper limb and brachial plexus

6) Head and neck

7) Clinically relevant surface anatomy

Day two

A day of intensive viva practice in pathology, applied surgical science and critical care, communication skills and history taking, and clinical examination and procedural skills. Delegates will rotate around 8 stations in each area and will receive feedback from qualified examiners.

 *Programme subject to change

Objectives

  • Learn to tackle common questions
  • Practice practical skills through prosections with real cadavers 
  • Learn from anatomy demonstrations
  • Carry out intensive viva practice 
  • Receive feedback from qualified examiners

Agenda

Imperial College London - Human Anatomy Unit 30 March 2019

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome lecture - course format, introduction of faculty and top tips for the exam

Miss Kaji Sritharan, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Royal Liverpool Hospital

Common topics in orthopaedics
Common topics in vascular surgery

Miss Kaji Sritharan, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Royal Liverpool Hospital

Tea and coffee break

Common topics in general surgery Mr Kapil Sahnan, SpR in General Surgery, St Mark's Hospital, London

Mr Kapil Sahnan, SpR in General Surgery, St Mark's Hospital, London

Anatomy brief
Small group anatomy teaching

(2 x 40 minutes)

Lunch
Small group anatomy teaching

(3 x 40 minutes)

Tea and coffee break

Small group anatomy teaching

(2 x 40 minutes)

Closing remarks
Close of day
The Royal Society of Medicine 31 March 2019

Registration, tea and coffee
Introduction to the day

Miss Kaji Sritharan, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Royal Liverpool Hospital

Clinical examination and procedural skills vivas

8 stations (15 minutes each)

Tea and coffee break

Communication skills and history taking vivas

8 stations (15 minutes each)

Lunch

Pathology vivas

8 stations (10 minutes each)

Tea and coffee break

Applied surgical science and critical care vivas

8 stations (10 minutes each)

Debrief for delegates
Close of meeting

Location

Imperial College London, Human Anatomy Unit, Floor 11, Laboratory Block, Charing Cross Campus, London, W6 8RF, United Kingdom