Assessments in nMRCGP

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					Assessments in nMRCGP
       Mark Halloran
What is nMRCGP?
 New Membership of the Royal College of
  General Practitioners
 Required for your CCT (Certificate of
  completion of training)
 Undertaken in 3 parts: AKT, CSA, and
  WPBA
 Costly!
AKT
   What?
       Applied Knowledge Test
       3 hour MCQ/EMQ
   When?
       28/10/09 apply by 14/9/09
       27/1/10 apply by 21/12/10
       28/4/10 apply by 26/3/10
   Where?
       Pearson Vue Driving Test centres
AKT
 Apply through RCGP website
 Preparation:
     Books - many MCQ books available
     Websites - Passmedicine, AKT revision
     Study Groups
     From RCGP curriculum
     Guidelines (? Not too recent)
     Include areas such as statistics and GP
      management
CSA
   What?
       13 Station OSCE type exam
   When?
       25/1/10 – 13/2/10 apply by 18/12/09
       23/11/09-2/12/09 apply by 26/10/09
       6/5/10-19/5/10 apply by 12/3/10
   Where?
       Close to Croyden east station
CSA
   Apply through RCGP website
   Preparation:
       Video & r/v with marking scheme
       COT with trainer
       Role play
       Study groups
       ? Get normal consultations down to 10 mins
       Think about shared mx plans and picking up cues
WPBA
   COT
     Similar to MiniCex
     More teaching to follow

     Start early (first few weeks)

   CbD
     Use as a guide to learning not just as
      assessment
     Don’t worry if not initially ‘Excellent’!
WPBA
   Learning log
     In depth reflection not just a record
     Make time to enter notes
     2 Quality reflections / week

   PDP
     To guide learning
     Update regularly
     Use to guide study leave etc
ARCP
   Annual Review of Competences Panel
     May - ePortfolio needs to be complete (with
      exception of OOH)
     Will examine each section and subsection

     Mayhave to extend training

     If not successful after 6 months additional
      training may be ‘let go’

				
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