GenSurg FRCS (General Surgery) Section 2 Course - JCIE (UK Candidates)
About the Course
The Intercollegiate Specialty Examination (FRCS) in General Surgery conducted by the JCIE is a mandatory requirement to complete surgical training in the UK and be awarded with a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) to practice as a substantive consultant in the UK. The Intercollegiate FRCS (JCIE) exam also the test of knowledge for Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR) in General Surgery to gain equivalence to CCT and be appointable as a substantive consultant in the UK.
Passing the FRCS Section 2 Exam requires a lot of practice to answer questions correctly and convincingly in a simulated examination scenario that will help you deliver better in front of the examiners in the main exam. This course is aimed to provide you with 1-to-1 practice on the relevant topics of the exam. All sub-specialties will be covered.
This course will include 8 sessions of 2 hours each on Zoom and is aimed to prepare you for the FRCS Section 2 examination in General Surgery. There will also be a discussion about the examination environment to acclimatise you before your exam. It is expected that after the completion of this course, you should be adequately prepared to pass the FRCS Section 2 Examination of the JCIE in the FIRST ATTEMPT.
Dates: TBC (Please do not book till the dates are announced)
Learning Delivery & Style
- Conducted online.
- Interactive discussion.
- Updates on current advances in all sub-specialities.
- Academic Vivas.
- Clinical Cases in a simulated environment.
- Slides of images and pathology specimens.
- Emphasis laid on all participants to answer questions and to hone their discussion skills.
- All the viva stations will be covered in details: Emergency surgery (including trauma) and Critical care, General Surgery, General Surgery of Childhood and declared subspecialty – Upper GI, hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, colorectal, endocrine, breast, vascular and transplantation.
Outcomes of Learning
- To be adequately prepared for the oral and clinical parts of Section 2 of the examination.
- To present and discuss clinical cases as per the format of the FRCS Section 2 examination.
- Learn correct examination techniques.