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Pre-exam Courses

ACT | NSW | NT | QLD | SA | TAS | VIC | WA

30 Mar 2019 - 30 Mar 2019

ACT

2019.1 ACT Pre-Exam OSCE


Time: 10.00am - 4.15pm

Venue: YourGP@Crace, 5 Baratta Street, Crace ACT 2911

This provides a detailed tour of the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) process including exam tips and preparation tips. Video vignettes illustrate exam performance and how it can be improved. Experienced examiners then lead small groups through different OSCE stations. Group sizes are capped to provide more opportunity for performing and discussing. Although stations are timed, there is sufficient time to discuss both scenarios and performances. .

Cost: RACGP members $425
          Non-Member $485

Contact: Aga Mendrzejewski

Tel: 02 9886 4700

04 May 2019 - 04 May 2019

ACT

2019.1 ACT 'Mock OSCE' Simulated Exam

Time: 1:00pm - 5:30pm

Venue: YourGP@Crace, 5 Baratta, Crace ACT 2911

This workshop is for candidates who are already familiar with the exam requirements. It is designed to 'finish off' your exam preparation. By realistically replicating the exam environment, Mock OSCE provides a good feel of time and exam pressures.

The simulated exam of eight clinical stations includes short cases, long cases and structured viva. Participants will undertake the exam rotation either singly or in pairs, thus providing participation in four cases and observing four cases. Examiners will mark participants after the exam, the QA examiners will provide feedback as a group and participants will receive individual rating sheets.

A 1.5 hour physical examination tutorial runs in parallel with each exam rotation

Cost: RACGP Member $400 / Non Member $460

Contact: Aga Mendrzejewski

Tel: 02 9886 4700

14 Mar 2019 - 16 May 2019

NSW

2019.1 Thursday Evening Pre-Exam Series - Part 2 (OSCE)

Time: 8.00pm - 10.00pm
Venue: College House, Level 7, 12 Mount Street, North Sydney NSW 2060

The Thursday Evening Series is specifically designed to assist RACGP Fellowship candidates with their preparation for both the online and clinical components of the College exam
Part 2 of the Thursday evening series is specifically designed to assist RACGP Fellowship candidates with their preparation for OSCE component of the College exam. The first 3 sessions are in lecture style and the remaining 6 are small group work - simulated consultations.

Sessions are facilitated by Dr Lou Gallo and Dr Mark Lee

Cost: RACGP members_Enrolment in Full Series $840
          RACGP members_Enrolment in Individual Session $100

Register for all 9 sessions in advance and save $60

Contact: Aga Mendrzejewski

Tel: 02 9886 4700

23 Mar 2019 - 23 Mar 2019

NSW

2019.1 NSW Pre-Exam OSCE


Time: 10.00am - 4.15pm

Venue: The Chris O'Brien Lifehouse, Level 5, 119-143 Missenden Road, Camperdown NSW 2050

This provides a detailed tour of the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) process including exam tips and preparation tips. Video vignettes illustrate exam performance and how it can be improved. Experienced examiners then lead small groups through different OSCE stations. Group sizes are capped to provide more opportunity for performing and discussing. Although stations are timed, there is sufficient time to discuss both scenarios and performances. .

Cost: RACGP members $425
          Non-Member $485

Contact: Aga Mendrzejewski

Tel: 02 9886 4700

06 Apr 2019 - 06 Apr 2019

NSW

2019.1 NSW 'Mock OSCE' Simulated Exam

Time: 1:15pm - 5:45pm

Venue: Chris O'Brien Lifehouse, Level 2, 119-143 Missenden Road, Camperdown NSW 2050

This workshop is for candidates who are already familiar with the exam requirements. It is designed to 'finish off' your exam preparation. By realistically replicating the exam environment, Mock OSCE provides a good feel of time and exam pressures.

The simulated exam of eight clinical stations includes short cases, long cases and structured viva. Participants will undertake the exam rotation either singly or in pairs, thus providing participation in four cases and observing four cases. Examiners will mark participants after the exam, the QA examiners will provide feedback as a group and participants will receive individual rating sheets.

A 1.5 hour physical examination tutorial runs in parallel with each exam rotation

Cost: RACGP members $400
         Non-Member $460

Contact: Aga Mendrzejewski

Tel: 02 9886 4700

13 May 2019 - 27 May 2019

NSW

FRACGP KFP Online Pre-exam Course - 2019.2 Exam

Dates:
Monday,13 May
Monday,20 May
Monday,27 May

Time: 7:00pm - 9.00pm

Online Webinar

This three-week online series aims to assist general practice registrars and practice eligible candidates in preparation for the Key Feature Problems (KFP) component of the FRACGP exam. Candidates will have the opportunity to access new test cases and answer questions under the guidance of expert RACGP medical educators.

All candidates must complete the Exam Support Online module prior to registering. Please visit http://gplearning.racgp.org.au and log in with your member account details.

Cost: $330.

NOTE: This is a live and interactive course. It is not recorded and you will not be able to access materials at a later date. Please ensure you are available to attend at the specified days and times.

Contact: Ms Maria Orosa

Tel: 02 9886 4710

30 Mar 2019 - 30 Mar 2019

NT

2019.1 OSCE Preparation Course - Darwin

The RACGP SA&NT are pleased to announce the addition of the '2019.1 OSCE Preparation Course - Darwin' to further assist candidates with preparing for the 2019.1 RACGP Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). Lead by NT Assessment Panel Chair Dr Stratos Roussos, this course will include an in-depth review of the Aboriginal Health, VIVA and Physical Examination cases with interactive sessions facilitated by experienced NT Examiners and conclude with a Q&A session. This course has been developed to precede the 2019.1 Simulated OSCE Exam Workshop - Darwin on Saturday 13 April 2019.

Date:Saturday 30 March 2019

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Venue: NT PHN, 23 Albatross Street, Winnellie, NT

Cost: RACGP Member $350

Special Offer: Register for both the NT Preparation Course and NT Simulated OSCE Exam Workshop at the discounted rate of $750. This offer is only available by contacting Jess Fry on (08) 8267 8325.

Contact: Ms Jessica Fry

Tel: 08 8267 8325

02 Apr 2019 - 16 Apr 2019

NT

SA/NT KFP Online Pre-Exam Webinar Series

This three-week online series aims to assist general practice registrars and practice eligible candidates in preparation for the Key Feature Problems (KFP) component of the FRACGP exam. Candidates will have the opportunity to access new test cases and answer questions under the guidance of expert RACGP medical educators.

All candidates must complete the Exam Support Online module prior to registering. Please visit http://gplearning.racgp.org.au and log in using your member account details.

Dates and time:

Tuesday 2 April 2019 - 6:30pm-8:30pm (SA) 5:30pm-7:30pm (NT)

Tuesday 9 April 2019 - 6:30pm-8:30pm

Tuesday 16 April 2019 - 6:30pm-8:30pm

Cost: RACGP member: $330.00. Includes all three online tutorial sessions

NOTE: This is a live and interactive course. It is not recorded and you will not be able to access materials at a later date. Please ensure you are available to attend at the specified days and times.

Contact: Ms Jessica Fry

Tel: 08 8267 8325

13 Apr 2019 - 13 Apr 2019

NT

2019.1 Simulated OSCE Exam Workshop

This half day simulated Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) Darwin aims to provide candidates with a greater understanding of the examination and examiner expectations for successful performance within the OSCE. Undertaken in pairs, candidates will rotate through eight stations consisting of short, long and a VIVA cases administered by experienced NT OSCE examiners. Participant numbers are limited with this workshop, early registration is encouraged to secure your place.

Date: Saturday 13 April 2019

Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm

Venue: Palmerston Regional Hospital, Linco Road, Holtze, NT

Cost: RACGP Member $450

Contact: Ms Jessica Fry

Tel: 08 8267 8325

11 May 2019 - 11 May 2019

NT

2019.2 AKT/KFP Pre-Exam Workshop - Darwin

This course will provide attendees with a comprehensive overview of the written examinations - Applied Knowledge Test (AKT) and Key Feature Problems (KFP). This one day course will incorporate practical and theory based activities aimed to assist candidates with effectively preparing for the 2019.2 written exams. This course will be facilitated by Dr Stratos Roussos, Assessment Panel Chair, Northern Territory.

Date: Saturday 11 May 2019

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Venue: NT PHN, 23 Albatross Street, Winnellie

Cost: RACGP Member $300

Contact: Ms Jessica Fry

Tel: 08 8267 8325

01 Apr 2019 - 01 Apr 2019

QLD

2019.1 OSCE Pre-Exam Webinar

RACGP Queensland will conduct an OSCE pre-workshop webinar to assist candidates in their preparation for the Objective Clinical Structured Examination (OSCE) component of the RACGP Fellowship Examinations. This webinar will be facilitated by the Queensland Assessment Panel Chair, Dr Christopher Pitt.

This introductory webinar is an adjunct to the OSCE pre-exam workshop on 6 & 13 April 2019. It is designed to familiarise participants with the OSCE format and structure, and provide suggestions and resources to assist in their preparation and performance.

Please register early to avoid disappointment.

Contact: QLD Exams

Tel: 07 3456 8944

06 Apr 2019 - 06 Apr 2019

QLD

2019.1 OSCE Pre-exam Workshop - Brisbane

RACGP Queensland is conducting an OSCE pre-exam workshop in Brisbane to assist candidates in preparing for the clinical exam. The workshop is specificially reserved for candidates who are planning to enrol in the 2019.1 OSCE on 25th May 2019.


Candidates will participate in a practice OSCE simulation with RACGP trained examiners. Participants will work through cases in pairs and follow a pre-defined roster, receiving feedback following each case. The workshop will conclude with a group feedback and debrief session from Dr Christopher Pitt, QLD Assessment Panel Chair.


NOTE: In addition, RACGP Queensland will conduct an optional preliminary webinar on 1st April for candidates who enrol in this workshop. The webinar is designed to familiarise participants with the OSCE format and structure. Please see separate event on the pre-exam course webpage for more information.


Please register early to avoid missing disappointment as places are limited.


Contact: QLD Exams

Tel: 07 3456 8944

13 Apr 2019 - 13 Apr 2019

QLD

2019.1 OSCE Pre-exam Workshop - Cairns

RACGP Queensland is conducting an OSCE pre-exam workshop in Cairns to assist candidates in preparing for the clinical exam. The workshop is specificially reserved for candidates who are enrolled in the 2019.1 OSCE on 25th May 2019.


Candidates will participate in a practice OSCE simulation with RACGP trained examiners. Participants will work through cases in pairs and follow a pre-defined roster, receiving feedback following each case. The workshop will conclude with a group feedback and debrief session from Dr Christopher Pitt, QLD Assessment Panel Chair.


NOTE: In addition, RACGP Queensland will conduct an optional preliminary webinar on 1st April for candidates who enrol in this workshop. The webinar is designed to familiarise participants with the OSCE format and structure. Please see separate event on the pre-exam course webpage for more information.


Please register early to avoid disappointment as places are limited.


Contact: QLD Exams

Tel: 07 3456 8944

28 Apr 2019 - 28 Apr 2019

QLD

2019.2 AKT & KFP Pre-exam Workshop 28 April 2019

RACGP Queensland is conducting a workshop to assist candidates in their preparation for the RACGP AKT/KFP Fellowship Examinations. This workshop will be facilitated by the RACGP Queensland Assessment Panel Chair, Dr Christopher Pitt.

During the workshop, candidates will be provided with an overview of both the AKT and KFP examinations and practice questions, with feedback provided.

Please register early to avoid disappointment.

Contact: QLD Exams

Tel: 07 3456 8944

06 Apr 2019 - 06 Apr 2019

SA

Preparation Workshop: 2019.1 OSCE

Date: Saturday 6 April

Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm (8.45am registration)

Venue: 15 Gover St, North Adelaide SA 5006

This one day workshop is designed to assist candidates in preparing for the Objective Structured Clinical Examination, aiming to provide an outline of the exam components, improve clinical decision making skills and allow practice of communication techniques.

Candidates will be tutored by experienced members of the RACGP SA exam panel on how to address long, short and viva cases. Engaging in small facilitated group session which will allow practice and feedback to be provided on your performance in mock cases.

Cost: $500

Places are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.
If you are unsuccessful with the 2019.1 AKT/KFP, and a cancellation request is received in writing before the program, a refund will be granted.

Contact: Jessica Landers

Tel: 08 8267 8313

08 Apr 2019 - 13 May 2019

SA

Tutorial Series: 2019.1 OSCE

Join our study group in preparation for the FRACGP exams

Time: 6.00pm - 8.30pm

Venue: 15 Gover St, North Adelaide SA 5006

The tutorial series (6 live sessions) will run in lecture and practical format, with a different topic each week, designed to assist your preparations for the clinical exam.

Dates: Mon 8 April - Motivational Interviewing, Mon 15 April - Journal Appraisal & Application to Population Health, Tues 23 April (public holiday Mon) - Multicultural Comms & Aboriginal Health, Mon 29 April - Medico-legal Issues/Risk Management, Mon 6 May - Physical Exam (Cardiovascular/Neurological), Mon 13 May - Physical Exam (Musculoskeletal/Eyes&ENT)

Cost: Full series $500 Single sessions $100

This event is knowledge driven and compliments the groundwork of the Preparation Workshop (Sat 6 April). If you require an overview of the case structures and techniques to approach the OSCE exam see the event description.

Contact: Jessica Landers

Tel: 08 8267 8313

05 May 2019 - 05 May 2019

SA

Preparation Workshop: 2019.2 AKT/KFP Exams

Date: Sat 5 May

Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm (8.45am registration)

Venue: College House, 15 Gover St, North Adelaide SA 5006

Throughout this 1 day program you will be tutored by experienced members of the RACGP SA exam panel on how to approach the different styles of questions. Gain instruction in successful exam techniques, study methods and the marking process.

Involvement in a structured program can help you to avoid the common candidate mistakes. One of the most frequently encountered errors is providing answers that are not in the context of the question due to a lack of understanding of the exam format.

Small facilitated group sessions will allow practice and feedback of multiple choice, extended matching and written response cases.

Cost: $500

This day is designed to provide practice and guidance in the exam process for those who are currently registered and studying for the AKT/KFP exams.

Contact: Jessica Landers

Tel: 08 8267 8313

06 Apr 2019 - 06 Apr 2019

TAS

FRACGP Pre-exam Workshop: OSCE

RACGP Tasmania will conduct a pre-exam workshop to assist candidates in their preparation for the RACGP Fellowship examinations.

The workshop provides a detailed tour of the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) process and is facilitated by RACGP trained examiners.

Take this opportunity to maximise the quality of your exam preparations. Practice your exam technique and refresh your knowledge across the various domains of general practice to enhance your chances of success.

The workshops will include:

  • instruction in examination techniques
  • clinical case discussions
  • practice OSCE
  • group feedback

Cost: RACGP Member $395

Contact: Ms Melita Medisauskas

Tel: 03 6212 5888

15 Jun 2019 - 15 Jun 2019

TAS

FRACGP Pre-exam Workshop AKT/KFP

RACGP Tasmania will conduct a pre-exam workshop to assist candidates in their preparation for the RACGP Fellowship Examination. The workshop will consider the AKT/KFP component of the examination process.

During the workshop, candidates will have opportunity to discuss their preparation for the FRACGP with experienced Fellows. This interaction offers valuable insight into the exam process.

Cost: $245

Contact: Ms Melita Medisauskas

Tel: 03 6212 5888

06 Apr 2019 - 06 Apr 2019

VIC

OSCE Pre-Exam Simulated Workshop - Sat 6 April - AM

These half day simulated Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) workshops are designed to assist candidates with their final exam preparation.

Participants will undertake a simulated rotation of 14 exam cases including short, long and VIVA cases, facilitated by experienced Victorian examiners. The rotations will be carried out in pairs, with candidates taking turns with their partner in participating and observing the cases. Feedback on individual performance and discussion on marking will be provided immediately after each case.

Participant numbers are limited and early registration is encouraged to secure your place. Priority will be given to those candidates sitting the 2019.1 OSCE.

Date: Saturday 6 April 2019
Time: Registration: 8.00am, Workshop: 8.15am - 12.30pm
Venue: St Vincent's Hospital, Fitzroy
Cost: $400

Contact: Exam Team

Tel: 03 8699 0563

06 Apr 2019 - 06 Apr 2019

VIC

OSCE Pre-Exam Simulated Workshop - Sat 6 April - PM

These half day simulated Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) workshops are designed to assist candidates with their final exam preparation.

Participants will undertake a simulated rotation of 14 exam cases including short, long and VIVA cases, facilitated by experienced Victorian examiners. The rotations will be carried out in pairs, with candidates taking turns with their partner in participating and observing the cases. Feedback on individual performance and discussion on marking will be provided immediately after each case.

Participant numbers are limited and early registration is encouraged to secure your place. Priority will be given to those candidates sitting the 2019.1 OSCE.

Date: Saturday 6 April 2019
Time: Registration: 1.00pm, Workshop: 1.15pm - 5.30pm
Venue: St Vincent's Hospital, Fitzroy
Cost: $400

Contact: Exam Team

Tel: 03 8699 0563

07 Apr 2019 - 07 Apr 2019

VIC

OSCE Pre-Exam Simulated Workshop - Sun 7 April - AM

These half day simulated Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) workshops are designed to assist candidates with their final exam preparation.

Participants will undertake a simulated rotation of 14 exam cases including short, long and VIVA cases, facilitated by experienced Victorian examiners. The rotations will be carried out in pairs, with candidates taking turns with their partner in participating and observing the cases. Feedback on individual performance and discussion on marking will be provided immediately after each case.

Participant numbers are limited and early registration is encouraged to secure your place. Priority will be given to those candidates sitting the 2019.1 OSCE.

Date: Sunday 7 April 2019
Time: Registration: 8.00am, Workshop: 8.15am - 12.30pm
Venue: St Vincent's Hospital, Fitzroy
Cost: $400

Contact: Exam Team

Tel: 03 8699 0563

07 Apr 2019 - 07 Apr 2019

VIC

OSCE Pre-Exam Simulated Workshop - Sun 7 April - PM

These half day simulated Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) workshops are designed to assist candidates with their final exam preparation.

Participants will undertake a simulated rotation of 14 exam cases including short, long and VIVA cases, facilitated by experienced Victorian examiners. The rotations will be carried out in pairs, with candidates taking turns with their partner in participating and observing the cases. Feedback on individual performance and discussion on marking will be provided immediately after each case.

Participant numbers are limited and early registration is encouraged to secure your place. Priority will be given to those candidates sitting the 2019.1 OSCE.

Date: Sunday 7 April 2019
Time: Registration: 1.00pm, Workshop: 1.15pm - 5.30pm
Venue: St Vincent's Hospital, Fitzroy
Cost: $400

Contact: Exam Team

Tel: 03 8699 0563

02 Apr 2019 - 07 May 2019

WA

2019.1 Pre-exam Study Group Series - OSCE

This study group series is designed to assist exam candidates in their preparation for the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE), featuring highly interactive face-to-face lectures on common medical topics covered in the exam.

Dates: Tuesdays 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 April and 7 May 2019

Time: Registration & Dinner 6:00pm, Session 6.30 - 8.30 pm

Venue: College House, 34 Harrogate Street, West Leederville 6007

Cost: $300 for entire series

Registrations close 5:00pm Friday 29 March 2019

Places are strictly limited so candidates are encouraged to register early

Contact: Julia McNamara

Tel: 08 9489 9555

06 Apr 2019 - 06 Apr 2019

WA

2019.1 Pre-exam Workshop - Case Role Play and Practice

This full-day workshop is designed to assist International Medical Graduates (IMGs) in preparing for the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). The workshop provides candidates opportunities to role-play short, long, physical examination and viva cases with feedback from experienced examiners.

Date: Saturday 6 April

Time: 7:45 am Registration, 8.00 am - 4.30 pm workshop

Venue: College House, 34 Harrogate Street, West Leederville 6007

Cost: $295

Registrations close 5.00pm Friday 29 March 2019

Places are strictly limited so candidates are encouraged to register early

Contact: Julia McNamara

Tel: 08 9489 9555

07 Apr 2019 - 07 Apr 2019

WA

2019.1 OSCE Pre-exam Workshop (Mock OSCE)

This half day workshop is designed to assist candidates in their final preparation for the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). It includes a mock version of the clinical exam and individual feedback from experienced FRACGP examiners.

Date: Sunday 7 April

Time: 8.00 am - 1.00 pm

Venue: Outpatients department, Block E, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands

Cost: $550

Registrations close 5:00 pm Friday 29 March 2019

Places are strictly limited so candidates are encouraged to register early.

Contact: Julia McNamara

Tel: 08 9489 9555

01 Jun 2019 - 22 Jun 2019

WA

2019.2 AKT/KFP Pre-exam Workshop

This one day workshop is designed to assist candidates in preparing for the 2019.2 Applied Knoweldge Test (AKT) and Key Feature Problem (KFP) exams.

All candidates should ensure they have completed the AKT and KFP related Exam Support Online Modules on gplearning prior to attending the workshop.


Date: Saturday 1 June or Saturday 22 June 2019

Time: 8.15 am Registration 8.30 am - 4.30 pm Workshop

Venue: College House, 34 Harrogate Street, West Leederville 6007

Cost:$335

Places are strictly limited so candidates are encouraged to register early. Cases discussed are different to the cases presented in the KFP webinar series. This workshop is a repeat of the workshops held in 2019.1

Contact: Julia McNamara

Tel: 08 9489 9555

12 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

WA

2019.2 KFP Pre-exam Webinar Series

This webinar series will assist candidates in preparing for the 2019.2 Key Feature Problem (KFP) exam.

This series is conducted entirely online and ideal for rural and remote candidates.

Completion of the KFP related Exam Support Online Modules available on gplearning are a prerequisite for attendance at the series.

Dates: Wednesdays 12, 19 and 26 June 2019

Times: 4.30 pm - 6.30 pm (AWST) or 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm (AWST)

Venue: Online

Cost: $330. Includes all three online tutorials sessions

Registrations close 5pm Friday 7 June 2019

Places are strictly limited so candidates are encouraged to register early. Cases discussed are the same as those discussed in the KFP webinar series run by the NSW/ACT and SA/NT faculties. Interstate candidates are welcome to register.

Contact: Julia McNamara

Tel: 08 9489 9555