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Dunedin RACP Clinical Examination Revision Courses 2020

COVID-19 update – 26 August 2020

RACP has advised that the Divisional Clinical Examination has now been rescheduled for 2020, for more information on this and the change in format please refer to their website:

racp.edu.au/trainees/examinations/divisional-clinical-examination

The Department of Medicine will run an in-depth RACP Clinical Examination Revision Course – Long Case on the afternoon of Wednesday 14 October and Thursday 15 October 2020.

Please email the course administrator for all Dunedin RACP Clinical Examination Revision Course enquiries:

Email racpadmin@otago.ac.nz

Overview

The Department of Medicine offers annual revision courses for the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) Clinical Examination.

This course will provide candidates with the knowledge, motivation, and plan of action to best prepare themselves for the long case portion of the RACP Clinical Examination.

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RACP Clinical Examination Revision Course – Long cases, 14 and 15 October 2020

Dates: Wednesday 14 October and Thursday 15 October, 4.00pm – 6.00pm (exact time to be confirmed)
Venue: Online
Cost: NZD$500 (GST inclusive)
Format: The course will run online via zoom late afternoon on Wednesday the 14 of October and Thursday the 15 of October.

Long case examination videos will be available before the course begins for registered participants to view and submit questions, comments and feedback on.

The course provides candidates with an in-depth understanding of the structure of the RACP Clinical Examination in Adult Medicine and the assessment criteria for long cases. It involves lectures and video presentations of long case presentations and will ensure candidates are employing proper technique in each instance. The course will provide candidates with the knowledge, motivation and plan of action to best prepare themselves for the clinical exam and maximise their chances of success on exam day.

Any cancellations made prior to 5.00pm, Monday 28 September 2020 will be refunded, minus an administration charge of NZD$50. Cancellations made after 5:00pm, Monday 28 September 2020 will be refunded minus a cancellation fee of NZD$250.

No refund will be made for any cancellation after Thursday 8 October 2020.

Programme

This course is presented by senior examination panel members and previous chair of the clinical examination committee NZ along with current members of the clinical examination committee.

Wednesday 14 October – 4.00pm to 6.30pm

4.00pm

Introduction
What is the clinical exam?
What are the examiners looking for?

 

How to structure and present a long case with common problems

5.00pm – 6.30pm

Case 1: Long Case Demonstration discussion

Thursday 15 October – 4.00pm to 6.00pm

4.00pm – 4.30pm

Clinical exam from a candidate’s perspective

4.30pm – 5.30pm

Case 2 : Long case presentation with discussion

5.30 – 6.00pm

Wrap up / questions

Registration

Registrations are now open for the Dunedin RACP Clinical Examination Course – Long Cases.

Register securely online

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Please note:

  • Dates for the 2021 RACP Clinical Course will be advised when available

  • All 2020 RACP clinical course waitlists will remain in place for the 2021 clinical course

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Further information

Please email the course administrator for all Dunedin RACP Clinical Examination Revision Course enquiries.

Email racpadmin@otago.ac.nz