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The MRCGP Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA) Workbook


Author: Monal Wadhera,Rajeev Gulati
Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
ISBN: 1846192692
Category: Medical
Page: 294
View: 8349
Includes a range of scenarios representative of those MRCGP CSA candidates will encounter, each created with direct input from an MRCGP examiner

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The Complete CSA Casebook

110 Role Plays and a Comprehensive Curriculum Guide
Author: Emily Blount,Helen Kirby-Blount,Liz Moulton
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1351996118
Category: Medical
Page: 570
View: 7230
This is the most comprehensive resource for candidates sitting the challenging final Clinical Skills Assessment exam, offering a complete curriculum guide as well as 110 role plays that can be removed and practised in pairs. The guidance is seamlessly aligned to the RCGP syllabus, fully up-to-date and referenced with the latest guidelines, with detailed 'model' answers to each case. Offering a new, straightforward consultation model highly suited to the requirements of the exam, the book provides: a realistic amount of information for both ‘doctor' and ‘patient’ to closely replicate the exam the answers! Each case includes a fully worked up ‘Model Consultation’ summaries of guidelines and tips from the authors' recent experience of the CSA exam for all 110 cases an easy way to mark each colleague’s role play attempts, with tick boxes on the Model Consultation and a universally applicable marking scheme card a colour-coded curriculum for ease of reference the only CSA casebook and revision guide providing information and answers across the curriculum. The Complete CSA Casebook is an excellent resource to prepare for a number of international examinations, including: Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA) for the RCGP (Royal College of General Practitioners). Simulated Surgery, Learning Needs Assessment, for the International GP Recruitment (IGPR) Scheme, GP Returner Scheme and GP Induction Scheme. Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) for the RACGP (Royal Australian College of General Practitioners) Fellowship. GPEP1 Clinical Examination for the RNZCGP (Royal New Zealand college of General Practitioners). The Certification Examination in Family Medicine simulated office orals (SOOs) for The College of Family Physicians of Canada." The Family Medicine Certification Examination for the ABFM (American Board of Family Medicine). and will remain an invaluable resource for best general practice after qualification.

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CSA book: MRCGP CSA Symptom Solver

Clinical frameworks for the MRCGP CSA exam
Author: Muhammed Akunjee,Nazmul Akunjee
Publisher: Clinical Prep
ISBN: 0992766117
Category: Medical
Page: 536
View: 7943
CSA Book Description This CSA book has been written to include over 120 common symptoms that patients can present with and may come up in your RCGP CSA exams. For each symptom a comprehensive consultation framework has been included to guide you through the best approach in dealing with the complaint. This CSA Book This CSA book guides the GP registrar to ask relevant questions within the consultations such as eliciting relevant past medical history, social history etc. The CSA framework then guides you to which examinations would be relevant and what investigations should be requested in your CSA exam. The final part of the chapter then advises about possible differential diagnoses and evidence based ways of management these. We have also written in this CSA book clear explanation briefs that you can use to explain the pertinent diagnoses to the patient in a jargon free manner. This CSA book has been specifically written to save you hours of time researching before your examinations and hopefully will become your core companion to ease you through the CSA exams and into your future as a fully fledged General Practitioner.

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Essential NMRCGP CSA Preparation and Practice Cases


Author: Rhona Knight
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1315357763
Category: Medical
Page: 158
View: 4001
The Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA) of the new Membership of the Royal College of General Practice (nMRCGP) examinations can be a daunting test: candidates face assessment on an unknown situation by a 'patient' and assessor, however, help is at hand. This book has been written by a CSA examiner in concert with GP training programme members to help candidates approach the exam feeling prepared, calm and in control. It includes advice on preparation, consultation skills, how the assessment is marked, and 12 practice CSA cases, along with advice on how candidates can create cases with which to practise and assess each other. Clear, practical, and based on sound knowledge and proven techniques, this book will be essential reading for nMRCGP CSA candidates. 'Rhona is a passionate and compassionate educator with a strong sense of natural justice, and also a long-standing MRCGP examiner. She has developed an approach to understanding and preparing for the Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA) that is already tried, tested and proven. An approach that will enhance the candidate's ability as a GP at the same time as preparing them for the CSA.' - Simon Gregory in his Foreword

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Focused Clinical Assessment in 10 Minutes for Mrcgp

Data Gathering, Clinical Management and Communication Skills
Author: Israr Khan
Publisher: Radcliffe Pub
ISBN: 9781846199745
Category: Medical
Page: 180
View: 1303
This comprehensive yet straightforward book provides a unique structure for the focused clinical assessment and a new approach to the management of everyday problems encountered in General Practice. It bridges the gap between consultation theory and the real world; combining language, motivation, knowledge and empathy, enabling GP trainees to organize their thoughts, pinpoint a diagnosis and communicate this to both patient and examiner.

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FRCS General Surgery Viva Topics and Revision Notes


Author: Stephen Brennan
Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
ISBN: 1846194989
Category: Medical
Page: 149
View: 3781
What are the indications for necrosectomy? How you perform an EUA for acute peri-anal sepsis? What do you understand by the term Early Goal-Directed Therapy (EGDT)? Remember: this is a consultant's exam, and giving a range of options is not good enough. You must tell the examiner what you as a consultant are going to do. The FRCS is a uniquely challenging prospect; highly detailed, wide-ranging and encompassing both theory and practice. Preparation for this exam can be very difficult, and resources tailored to it are scarce. As the consolidated notes of a recent successful candidate, this book is an essential resource when preparing for the viva. The wide variety of questions require you to define, diagnose or choose between treatment options, while MCQs and SBAs help you to objectively evaluate your progress - a unique supplement to your study plan. Answers provided are comprised of an invaluable combination of detailed written answers and lists that will remind you of key points and help you structure your preparation.

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Viva Practice for the FRCS(Urol) Examination


Author: M. Arya
Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
ISBN: 1846193176
Category: Medical
Page: 361
View: 2807
This is the first revision book to be published specifically for candidates sitting the FRCS(Urol) examination. It presents a selection of questions arising from common clinical scenarios along with detailed model answers. The emphasis is on current concepts and topics asked in the exam. Each chapter has been written by senior urology trainees who have recently passed the examination, in conjunction with experienced consultant urological surgeons. In addition to FRCS(Urol) examination candidates, this book will also be relevant to those sitting the FEBU or MSc urology examination, or to established consultants seeking a useful refresher text in areas outside their subspecialist interest.

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Dermatology Postgraduate MCQs and Revision Notes


Author: James Halpern,Asad Salim,Celia Moss
Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
ISBN: 1846194407
Category: Medical
Page: 242
View: 3162
Postgraduates studying dermatology -- for example for the Royal College of Physicians postgraduate specialist certificate examination in the subject -- can face a frustrating lack of appropriate revision aids. Reference books can be too exhaustive or insufficiently up-to-date to be helpful, while undergraduate and introductory texts lack the necessary detail and depth. This book is specifically designed for postgraduate examinations. Providing much more than a cheat sheet' of questions and answers, its chapters are designed to be studied in sequence, each building on the last to develop a strong overall understanding. Common and introductory topics are briefly discussed and an understanding of basic dermatology is assumed, with MCQs (multiple choice questions) following the widespread best of five' format.

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ENT MCQs for Medical Students

With Explanatory Answers
Author: Gurdeep Singh Mannu,Tunde Odutoye
Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
ISBN: 1846193893
Category: Medical
Page: 175
View: 1171
Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) surgery has traditionally been a difficult and specialised topic in undergraduate medicine and for junior doctors. Many textbooks are too detailed for undergraduate use, or lack self assessment questions to help those wishing to underpin their learning. This concise and easy-to-read self-assessment guide aims to clarify the topic, and find and fill gaps in understanding. The multiple choice questions (MCQs) contained cover all levels of knowledge and the learning objectives of most of the UK medical school curricula, aiding preparation for end of unit, module and final exams for ENT. This book will be an excellent companion for clinics and teaching sessions and an excellent revision primer for graduate entry medical curricula. This book will be a valuable companion for clinics and teaching sessions and an indispensable revision primer for graduate entry medical curricula.


CSA Cases Workbook for the MRCGP, Second Edition


Author: Ellen Welch,Irina Zacharcenkova,Jennifer Lyall
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781911510017
Category:
Page: 618
View: 9401
CSA Cases Workbook 2eis a unique workbook designed to be used by GPrevision groups practising for the CSA examination – it is written by three GPs who recentlypassed the CSA. Buildingon the success of the first edition, this new edition includes over 20 newcasesaligned to the RCGP curriculum areas and latest guidelines. The ringbounddesign makes the practice consultations as exam-like as possible – allowingeach member of the revision group to act as ‘doctor’, ‘patient’ or ‘observer’and to take out just the pages they need ahead of the next revision session. Alongwith easy to use marking schemes for every case, the cases also now includesmartphone links to guide readers to useful resources. To help further with revision, each curriculum area is split up into: • possible cases– lists the casesmost likely to come up in the CSA (including emergency and ‘special’ cases) • revision notes– fully updated toprovide the latest NICE and SIGN guidelines, along with other helpfulreferences and websites, to help direct your revision • material for the patient– a listof resources that you could usefully guide the patient towards in the consultation(including after you have passed the CSA!) • practice explanations– topics,tests and procedures that you should be able to describe to the patient in acouple of minutes • practice examinations– proceduresyou should be able to undertake confidently Furthermore,the authors suggest a combination of 13 cases which could be used to run yourown mock exam in preparation for the real thing. Your revision group needs just a singlecopy of CSA Cases Workbook rather than multiple copies of any other book, andno photocopying needed either! - WINNER OF THE BMA YOUNGAUTHORS AWARD -

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The CSA Exam

Maximizing Your Success
Author: Rachel Roberts,David Russell,Simon Ormerod,Anjum Iqbal
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119079195
Category: Medical
Page: 240
View: 4256
Written by a team of practising GPs and CSA examiners, in collaboration with the recent CSA Role-Player Lead responsible for training and quality-assuring the work of the simulated patients in the exam, The CSA Exam: Maximizing your Success is a key resource for trainees and their trainers, in preparing for this component of the MRCGP assessment. Designed to help readers prepare and master the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to pass, it focuses on what is truly expected by examiners and demystifies all aspects of the exam. Giving insight into how candidates and trainers can maximize their potential, The CSA Exam: Maximizing your Success includes: • Essential Learning Points, and Hints and Tips on ‘Getting Started’, ‘The Consultation’ and ‘On the Day’ • Advice on applying an ethical approach to consultations and dealing with possible areas of concern • A variety of cases, to help practise exam technique and to aid candidates in the creation of their own cases • A companion website at www.wiley.com/go/Roberts/CSAExam featuring 18 video clips to accompany the written cases and marking schemes Taking an approach to preparation which looks at the candidate, simulated patients and the assessment itself, The CSA Exam: Maximizing your Success provides MRCGP candidates and GP trainers with an invaluable and unique resource for success in the exam.

Consultation Skills for the Mrcgp


Author: NAIDOO
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781911510031
Category:
Page: 310
View: 5962
This book helps readers pull together the knowledge andcommunication skills required for success in the consultation components of theMRCGP exam, namely the Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA) and the ClinicalObservation Tool (COT). Rather than learning by rote, this book promotes amethodical, step-wise approach which will enable you to easily identify thetype of case presenting, and to work out exactly what you need to demonstratefor a successful consultation. The book features a number of cases to test and enhance yourskills, in three formats: • 13 teaching cases– these are very detailed cases which provide you with a great deal of supportand advice, including: suggested approaches to the consultation, model answers,background knowledge required, and the theoretical underpinnings of theconsultation. • 20 long cases–these build on the knowledge gained in the teaching cases and feature detailedanalysis to help you develop an ordered, step-wise approach to data gathering,clinical management and interpersonal skills. • 15 shorter practicecases– these help refine the skills you have learnt in working through theearlier cases. These cases come with marking schemes and can be used eitheralone or in small groups. Once you have worked through the book and refined thismethodical approach, you will be able to approach any consultation confident inthe knowledge that you possess the tools to succeed. Note that this edition does not contain a DVD. The 13 video cases in the previous edition have been replaced by teaching cases.

CSA Cases for the MRCGP


Author: Sonali Bapat,Prashini Naidoo
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781907904349
Category:
Page: 250
View: 1634
CSA Practice Cases for the MRCGP is a new revision book for GP traineespreparing for the MRCGP. The book features 52 practice cases, making it morecomprehensive than any other book on the market. Each case is divided into four elements: * Information for the doctor * Information for the patient * How to approach the consultation * Background knowledge required for this case This is an essential addition to Scion’sexcellent stable of revision/practice books for GP trainees.

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The Complete MRCGP Study Guide


Author: Sarah Gear
Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
ISBN: 9781857757804
Category: Medical
Page: 314
View: 6192
This is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of personnel management. It contains case studies and practical examples which illustrate common problems and dilemmas. Written without legal or complex jargon it clarifies legislation and how it applies to primary care.

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MCQs in Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Therapy


Author: Herman Sehmbi,Ushma Jitendra Shah
Publisher: Radcliffe Pub
ISBN: 9781846199714
Category: Medical
Page: 373
View: 7717
This revision guide provides essential information in a concise manner and targets trainees with an interest in regional anaesthesia who may be taking any MCQ-based exam in the specialty. Divided into nine clear chapters, it serves both as an overview and as examination practice. Each topic is approached systematically to explain relevant concepts, including anatomy and physiology, and techniques of nerve blockage and their indications, contraindications and complications. It also includes notoriously difficult and often avoided topics such as pain therapy and statistics. The book is fully referenced, has over 120 tables and 90 illustrations to aid comprehension and an appendix that includes vital information for rapid and effective revision.


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The Doctor's Communication Handbook


Author: Peter Tate
Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
ISBN: 1846193923
Category: Medical
Page: 192
View: 1991
This book has established itself as a key text for all doctors, whatever their experience and wherever they practice. This new edition of The Doctor's Communication Handbook takes the latest developments into account, with an entirely new chapter on the essentials of good doctoring.

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MCQs in Geriatric Medicine for Postgraduate Examinations


Author: Roger Gabriel
Publisher: Radcliffe Pub
ISBN: 9781846195761
Category: Medical
Page: 188
View: 503
Written by the developer of the Diploma in Geriatric Medicine examination, this highly authoritative guide covers all the required topics, with emphasis on important areas ensuring candidates are thoroughly tested. MCQs in Geriatric Medicine for Postgraduate Examinations is ideal for postgraduate doctors wanting to succeed in elderly medicine biased MCQs such as candidates for the Diploma in Geriatric Medicine and registrars in geriatric medicine reading for their specialty certificates. It is also highly recommended for Part I MRCP candidates requiring a grasp of this rapidly increasing branch of medicine in terms of information, number of patients and cost to the state.