MRCGP Practice Cases : Clinical Skills Assessment
Closely aligned to the GP curriculum and reflecting the latest format for the RCGP Membership exams, this book offers revision for the Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA) exam, which forms part of the compulsory MRCGP. Includes three up-to-date practice exam 'circuits' - one of which is completely new. Mirroring the CSA exam, each 'circuit' features 13 commonly-encountered clinical consultation cases. Each case includes case notes, brainstorm areas, candidate and role-player instructions, and tips on what to look out for in the exam. Features unique input from Dr Peter Havelock, international consultation expert and creator of the GP Consultation model, upon which the GP curriculum is based. With editorial contribution from a recently successful CSA candidate, grounding the book in reality. Provides 'Online Extras' in the form of video examples of consultation cases for the CSA, with advice and commentary.
- Paperback | 336 pages
- 138 x 216 x 20mm | 420g
- 01 Apr 2011
- Knutsford, United Kingdom
- 2nd Revised edition
About Raj Thakkar
Raj Thakkar BSc (Hons) MBBS MRC GP MRCP (UK), gained his neuroscience and medical degrees from University College London. During his vocational training in the Oxford Deanery, he won the national GP enterprise award, registrar division. He currently works as a GP partner in Buckinghamshire, where his special interests are medical education and cardiovascular medicine. Raj is a freelance writer and GP advisor for several medical magazines.
Table of contents
Introduction; Abbreviations; 1. FAQs and Tips; 2. The CSA examination: history and overview by Peter Havelock; 3. Consultation skills in the CSA by Peter Havelock; 4. Exam Circuit 1 (13 cases); 5. Exam Circuit 2 (13 cases); 6. Exam Circuit 3 (13 cases); 7. What next?; Index.