FRCS Case Discussions
Candidates preparing for part 1 & 2 of the following exams
• FRCS (Tr&Orth) exam
• UK and International
• EBOT exam
• SICOT Diploma
This course has been designed for candidates preparing for the FRCS (T&O) examination, both early in the preparation for written exams and candidates preparing for the clinical and viva sections.
The Faculty have been picked for their expertise in coaching candidates for the FRCS (T&O) examination and are passionate about helping candidates maximise their chances of success in the examination. All are senior orthopaedic colleagues and have undertaken further education in teaching and feedback to provide a professional experience.
• Identify areas of knowledge which may need further study and understanding.
• Practice answering questions in a quick format
• Written exam requires a quick knowledge review to answer the questions.
• Practice answering a topic to reach the main points quickly as in a clinical or viva situations
• Exposure to many types of questions and topics
• Cover high yield topics and difficult concepts
• Greater understanding of where to focus study prior to the examination
• Study tips and tricks
Structure of the Course
A set of questions are presented and candidates have the opportunity to write their answers. At the end of each section, discussion of the questions & answers and clarification of main points to assess understanding will take place. There will be adequate time for questions. Participation will be encouraged as we believe this is the best preparation for the FRCS (T&O) examination.
Available on Zoom Platform
Time Table UK Time
09.45 – 10.00 Login and registration
10.00 – 10.15 Welcome, Housekeeping, how it works.
10:15 – 11:00 Basic Sciences cases and discussion of answers
11:00 – 11:45 Paediatric cases and discussion of answers
11:45 – 12:30 Hands cases and discussion of answers
12:30 – 13:00 Lunch break and informal Q & A with faculty
13:00 – 13:45 Adult Pathology cases and discussion of answers
13:45 – 14:30 Trauma cases and discussion of answers
14:30 – 15:15 Upper Limb Clinical cases and discussion of answers
15:15 – 16:00 Lower Limb Clinical cases and discussion of answers
16:00 – 16:15 Study tips and tricks lecture
16:15 – 16:30 Conclusions and close
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.
Familiarity with supportive literature
Meet Our Lead Instructors
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Shepton Mallet Hospital
Wirral University Teaching Hospitals
Specification: FRCS Case Discussions