The course will be held on 11th,12th and 13th October 2019 at
Sanjiban Hospital,Ulberia, Fuleswar,Pin- 711316
The course will start at 9’o clock on the 5th (Fri) and finish by 5 pm on the 7th(Sun) of January 2018
Candidates must have first passed all three MRCPCH theory exams.
Candidates are expected to demonstrate proficiency in:
- history-taking and management planning
- establishing rapport with both parents and children
- physical examination
- child development
- clinical judgment
- organisation of thoughts and actions
- recognition of acute illness
- knowledge of paediatrics and child health
- professional behaviour
- ethical practice.
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THE EXAMINATION CIRCUIT:
The basic examination circuit is represented in the diagram below (last revised January 2009):
1 Examiner per station, none for clinical video scenario stations.
10 Examiners for the circuit, 1 additional examiner for back up / quality assurance.
Candidates join at each station of the circuit making 12 total per circuit.
2 candidates at the History Taking and Management Planning station & 2 at the Clinical Video Scenario station at any one time.
In total there are 10 objective assessments per candidate.
The History-taking & Management Planning Stations and the Clinical Video Scenario Stations are 22 minutes in length, with the other 8 stations being of 9 minutes duration.
There are 4-minute breaks between each Station with the entire circuit taking 152 minutes to complete.
- The sequence in which a candidate takes the stations in the circuit will vary.