CASC Preparation Course

Course information
Date
08 December
Level
Intermediate
Locations
Online
Length and time
09:00 - 17:00
Cost
£0.00
Course information
Date
08 December
Level
Intermediate
Locations
Online
Length and time
09:00 - 17:00
Cost
£0.00
Course description

The Royal College of Psychiatrists’ (RCPsych) Clinical Assessment of Skills and Competencies (CASC) examination will be conducted entirely online for the foreseeable future. This is a huge departure for CASC candidates. Maudsley Learning plan to deliver this one day online course to help Core psychiatry trainees in London who are preparing for the CASC exam to develop the skills and competencies required to pass the CASC and to prepare them for this new online format.

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Course programme

At the beginning of the day the participants will have an opportunity to discuss the difficulties of passing CASC exam and hear form an RCPsych CASC examiner. Steps of developing a CASC mark scheme will be discussed.

Rather than a mock examination, participants will work in a small group with a facilitator and a CASC examiner. The course will be delivered in the format of video-consultation style scenarios that reflect examination timing. Through practicing online CASC stations with trained actors, watching others do the same as active observers, and reflecting on the process, participants will have the opportunity to develop their skills in this new online setting. Stations will be followed by structured feedback from our experienced faculty and there will be opportunities for peer feedback.

Learning objectives
  • To develop history-taking, examination, patient management and communication skills for those planning to sit the CASC examination.
  • To improve confidence in undertaking the CASC examination in an online setting.
  • To be aware of the important elements of the marking scheme for CASC examination.

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Course schedule

08/12/2022
Target audience
Core psychiatry trainees in London who are preparing for the CASC exam
Locations
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Length and time
Online
08/12/2022 09:00-17:00
8 hours
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