OSCE - How to appraise the evidence

OSCE - How to appraise the evidence

Reaching the summit of the medical ‘evidence mountain’ can often seem like too much hard yakka. It is much easier to assume that the guidebook is informed by good quality evidence but, how can we know for sure?

Captain! Change Tack! Port of OSCE Due North!

Captain! Change Tack! Port of OSCE Due North!

Six months ago, or hopefully more, you set sail for ‘Destination Fellowship’ – a sometimes difficult journey fraught with unforeseen challenges interspersed with interesting facts and unfamiliar places. The end reward of this journey is the freedom to embark confidently on your General Practice career.

Planning your exam run

Planning your exam run

The difference between passing and failing the FRACGP exams is having a structured plan, covering the content required, over a reasonable time.

How to Dress for OSCE Success

How to Dress for OSCE Success

In the weeks leading up to the OSCE, the question of how to dress for your exam is sure to pop up. However, your appearance is so much more than what you wear on the day.

Down the Rabbit Hole (... mid OSCE station)

Down the Rabbit Hole (... mid OSCE station)

You are mid OSCE station and you’ve hit a roadblock. Not sure what to ask next, where to go, where you have gone wrong? You have no idea what the diagnosis is and are getting poker faces from the examiners. What do you do next?