Postgraduate Orthopaedics FRCS (Tr & Orth)
International JSCFE Revision course
29th April– 4th May 2024
Lecture,Mock vivas and mock clinical vivas
Postgraduate Orthopaedics are proud to announce our sixth International FRCS (Tr&Orth) revision course.
This course offers an intense and comprehensive review of Orthopaedics and is ideally suited to candidates planning to sit:
- Joint Surgical Colleges Fellowship Examination (JSCFE) International FRCS (Tr&Orth) in orthopaedics
- Intercollegiate Specialty Fellowship Examination (JCIE) FRCS(Tr & Orth)
The course has been divided into
- Two days of lectures
- One day of Viva tutorial teaching
- One day of Mock Viva Examination Practice
- One day Clinical Viva Examination Preparation
- One day Mock Viva Clinical Examination
This 6-day course is designed to provide high yield orthopaedic topics and preparation for the International JSCFE FRCS (Tr&Orth) exam. It is internationally accredited by the RCSEng the only FRCS(TR&Orth) course worldwide with this accolade.
The course have been significantly redesigned to take into account of the recent FRCS(Tr&Orth) examination changes and also the changing learning methods developed due to the Covid pandemic. There have been changes in the way trainees learn material and want to prepare for this high stakes examination. Candidates want less formal lectures and more face to face small group viva practice.
This course has always remained face to face not virtual.Our courses are very intense with very long days and would not suit a virtual platform.
This course is internationally accredited by the RCSEng and has been awarded 24 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points as part of Course Accreditation by the RCS England
Day 1-2 : Lecture presentations
Two days of lectures covering the difficult key topics you need to know for the exam.
The lectures will focus on important areas of the syllabus that regularly appear in the FRCS (Tr&Orth) exam.
Day 3: Small group viva teaching/practice
This will reinforce key topics and allows for small group viva teaching of A list viva topics with feedback.Includes basic science,children,trauma,adult and pathology and upper limb sections.
Day 4 Clinical examination lectures and simulation
This day will cover a series of clinical examination lectures and cases that candidates may come across with the new clinical examination viva day format of the exam.Feedback will involve detailed explanations of how to examine for a particular condition ,what should candidates look for in the clinical pictures ,how they would perform a particular test and the significance of a positive test
Day 5: Mock Viva Day for the FRCS (Tr&Orth) (Ring the bell)
The format closely mimics the real viva examination and has ecellent feedback from previous candidates.
Day 6:Advanced Clinical Examination Viva for the FRCS (Tr&Orth)
The advanced clinical examination course will take the form of a mock clinical examination with both short and intermediate cases. This will involve real patients with real clinical signs. No medical students or actors!