Available spaces: Observer spaces only
Course convenor: Mr Firas Arnaout, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Practice Plus Group Hospital, Shepton Mallet
CPD: 5 credits
Target audience: Candidates preparing for the FRCS (Orth) part 2 examinations or equivalent.
This course is designed for candidates taking the part 2 FRCS (Orth) examinations or equivalent, and consists entirely of mock viva and clinical stations. It will provide you with the opportunity to refine and test your knowledge, practice your exam technique, and clarify any issues with an experienced UK based faculty.
To ensure the very best experience, candidates will be split into small groups of only two participants and rotate through workstations. Each workstation will have at least 2 faculty providing 1:1 teaching ratio.
Delegates will rotate through the following stations; Basic sciences (2 stations), Spine, Paediatrics, Adult pathology (upper limb ), Adult pathology (lower limb), Hands, Trauma (upper limb), Trauma (lower limb), Intermediate case – upper limb, Intermediate case – lower limb, Short cases – upper limb, Short cases – lower limb.
09:45 Delegates log into Zoom
10:00 Introduction and about the exam
10:30 Vivas and clinicals
13:15 Vivas and clinicals continued
15:30 Close of course
The quickest way to register and confirm your place is to book online by credit or debit card. In order for you to register online you will need to register with our website first, upon registration with ORUK you will be given the option to book this meeting online. If you have already registered with our website you can sign in and book.
You can also pay by direct bank transfer, our transfer details are listed on the registration form. Please ensure you also complete and return a registration form if you are paying by direct bank transfer.
Participating candidate: £200
Please contact the events team via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: +44 (0)20 7307 3011 if you have any further queries.
Firas is fellowship trained consultant in hip and knee arthroplasty .
In addition to that, his passion for FRCS teaching has led him to establish the FRCS Mentor Group, providing webinar based exam teaching for the last 3 years.
He is also the editor of the award winning exam preparation book entitled ‘ Concise Orthopaedic Notes’ that has become one of the main orthopaedic exam revision resources in the UK and internationally .