CSA Revision Notes for the MRCGP Third Edition

Author: Jennifer Stannett
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781907904844
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book helps you to revise and prepare forthe CSA part of the MRCGP exam. The latest edition features an additional foursections: • dietary advice for malnourished patients • ectopic pregnancy • patient refusing emergency management • wheeze in preschool children A standardised format is used to help you to improve your: data gathering– a broad range of appropriate questions to ask the patient are provided and red flags are highlighted where appropriate interpersonal skills– each clinical problem is described usingterms that you can use in your explanations to patients clinical management– tells you which examinations to consider,which investigations to order, and how to manage each clinical problem based onthe latest guidelines and current best practice consultations– to help you practise, every clinical casefeatures a realistic role play scenario. The book is designed to be used as a workbook,with wide margins to allow you to add in your own notes, questions and otheraides-memoires. Used in this way, CSARevision Notes for theMRCGPis the ideal book to helpyou successfully prepare for the exam. Somefive-star Amazon reviews of earlier editions: “This book is a must have for GP trainees revising for the CSA. It iscleverly structured into problems that patients present with and covers all theareas that will be required for you in the CSA.” “This is an excellent aid to preparing for the CSA exam. I particularlylike the scenarios given for role play that facilitate practising with a studypartner. I would recommend it for GP registrars, VTS groups and GP trainers.” “Excellentresource for MRCGP prep. Nice layout. Simple. Easy to read leading up to theexam when you want to quickly cover the curriculum.”

CSA Revision Notes for the MRCGP

Author: Stannett
Publisher: Scion Pub Limited
ISBN: 9781907904073
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This bookhelps you to revise and prepare for the CSA part of the MRCGP exam. The new edition features an additional 11clinical scenarios, all presented in the same standardised format to helpyou to improve your: * data gathering – a broad range of appropriate questions to ask the patient are provided and red flags are highlighted where appropriate * interpersonal skills – eachclinical problem is described using terms that you can use in your explanationsto patients * clinical management – tellsyou which examinations to consider, which investigations to order, and how tomanage each clinical problem based on the latest guidelines and current bestpractice * consultations – to help youpractise, every clinical case features a realistic role play scenario, all of which have been extended withadditional information in the new edition. Every clinical scenario in this new editionhas been updated and new appendices have been added to cover driving and thelatest DVLA guidelines, and when to suspect child maltreatment. The book isdesigned to be used as a workbook, with wide margins to allow you to add inyour own notes, questions and other aides-memoires. Used in this way, CSA Revision Notes for the MRCGPis the ideal book to help you successfully prepare for the exam. From reviews of the first edition: “Following the glowing reviews of this book I bought it for my CSApreparation. It is a very well written book and a good resource for the CSA. Ilike the lay out with different case scenarios presented in the CSA style of –data gathering, interpersonal skills and clinical management. I like the openquestions and focused questions for each scenario and the role play idea at theend of each case scenario. Interestingly this is the recommended read from ourVTS programme.”

CSA book MRCGP CSA Symptom Solver

Author: Muhammed Akunjee
Publisher: Clinical Prep
ISBN: 0992766117
Format: PDF, ePub
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CSA Book Description This CSA book has been written to include over 120 common symptoms that patients can present with and may come up in your RCGP CSA exams. For each symptom a comprehensive consultation framework has been included to guide you through the best approach in dealing with the complaint. This CSA Book This CSA book guides the GP registrar to ask relevant questions within the consultations such as eliciting relevant past medical history, social history etc. The CSA framework then guides you to which examinations would be relevant and what investigations should be requested in your CSA exam. The final part of the chapter then advises about possible differential diagnoses and evidence based ways of management these. We have also written in this CSA book clear explanation briefs that you can use to explain the pertinent diagnoses to the patient in a jargon free manner. This CSA book has been specifically written to save you hours of time researching before your examinations and hopefully will become your core companion to ease you through the CSA exams and into your future as a fully fledged General Practitioner.

CSA Cases for the MRCGP

Author: Sonali Bapat
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781907904349
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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CSA Practice Cases for the MRCGP is a new revision book for GP traineespreparing for the MRCGP. The book features 52 practice cases, making it morecomprehensive than any other book on the market. Each case is divided into four elements: * Information for the doctor * Information for the patient * How to approach the consultation * Background knowledge required for this case This is an essential addition to Scion’sexcellent stable of revision/practice books for GP trainees.

The Complete CSA Casebook

Author: Emily Blount
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1351996118
Format: PDF, Docs
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This is the most comprehensive resource for candidates sitting the challenging final Clinical Skills Assessment exam, offering a complete curriculum guide as well as 110 role plays that can be removed and practised in pairs. The guidance is seamlessly aligned to the RCGP syllabus, fully up-to-date and referenced with the latest guidelines, with detailed 'model' answers to each case. Offering a new, straightforward consultation model highly suited to the requirements of the exam, the book provides: a realistic amount of information for both ‘doctor' and ‘patient’ to closely replicate the exam the answers! Each case includes a fully worked up ‘Model Consultation’ summaries of guidelines and tips from the authors' recent experience of the CSA exam for all 110 cases an easy way to mark each colleague’s role play attempts, with tick boxes on the Model Consultation and a universally applicable marking scheme card a colour-coded curriculum for ease of reference the only CSA casebook and revision guide providing information and answers across the curriculum. The Complete CSA Casebook is essential reading for any candidate embarking on their CSA exam preparation, and will remain an invaluable resource for best general practice after qualification.

MRCGP Practice Cases

Author: Raj Thakkar
Publisher: PasTest Ltd
ISBN: 1905635672
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Closely aligned to the GP curriculum and reflecting the latest format for the RCGP Membership exams, this book offers revision for the Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA) exam, which forms part of the compulsory MRCGP. Includes three up-to-date practice exam 'circuits' - one of which is completely new. Mirroring the CSA exam, each 'circuit' features 13 commonly-encountered clinical consultation cases. Each case includes case notes, brainstorm areas, candidate and role-player instructions, and tips on what to look out for in the exam. Features unique input from Dr Peter Havelock, international consultation expert and creator of the GP Consultation model, upon which the GP curriculum is based. With editorial contribution from a recently successful CSA candidate, grounding the book in reality. Provides 'Online Extras' in the form of video examples of consultation cases for the CSA, with advice and commentary.

CSA Scenarios for the MRCGP

Author: Thomas M. Das
Publisher: Scion Pub Limited
ISBN: 9781907904639
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This new edition has been comprehensively updated to include new information on the latest clinical evidence, national guidelines, and from the recent medical literature: * all existing cases have been revised * many new cases have been added, including telephone consultation, home visit, dealing with a patient with a hearing impairment, and a consultation with more than one person * the key national guidelines have been summarised within the appropriate case. The first two editions have helped thousands of candidates through the CSA exam in the last 6 years. The original approach has therefore been retained so the book continues to offer readers a concise ‘need-to-know’ guide to passing the CSA, with the emphasis on successfully completing a case in the allotted ten minutes using a structured consultation framework that works. The aim of the book is to leave exam candidates with more time to concentrate on passing the CSA exam itself.

Consultation Skills for the Mrcgp

Author: NAIDOO
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781911510031
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book helps readers pull together the knowledge andcommunication skills required for success in the consultation components of theMRCGP exam, namely the Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA) and the ClinicalObservation Tool (COT). Rather than learning by rote, this book promotes amethodical, step-wise approach which will enable you to easily identify thetype of case presenting, and to work out exactly what you need to demonstratefor a successful consultation. The book features a number of cases to test and enhance yourskills, in three formats: • 13 teaching cases– these are very detailed cases which provide you with a great deal of supportand advice, including: suggested approaches to the consultation, model answers,background knowledge required, and the theoretical underpinnings of theconsultation. • 20 long cases–these build on the knowledge gained in the teaching cases and feature detailedanalysis to help you develop an ordered, step-wise approach to data gathering,clinical management and interpersonal skills. • 15 shorter practicecases– these help refine the skills you have learnt in working through theearlier cases. These cases come with marking schemes and can be used eitheralone or in small groups. Once you have worked through the book and refined thismethodical approach, you will be able to approach any consultation confident inthe knowledge that you possess the tools to succeed. Note that this edition does not contain a DVD. The 13 video cases in the previous edition have been replaced by teaching cases.

How to Pass the CSA Exam

Author: Imtiaz Ahmad
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118471016
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Distinctively pairing video footage and role–play scenarios, How to Pass the CSA Exam presents a broad range of consultations in the most common clinical areas a trainee or GP ST3 is likely to encounter, to reinforce core knowledge and skills. Cases cover the entire CSA case selection blueprint, with a range of acute, chronic, undifferentiated, psychosocial and preventative cases in the different disease areas. The two DVDs feature over 3 hours of consultations drawn from real life experience, with step–by–step explanations and points highlighted for examination, and include filmed panel discussion and feedback. The accompanying guidebook mirrors the video content, with explanatory text, advice on how the exam works and how role players are briefed, ′CSA Plus′ resources on broader issues encountered in everyday general practice, and links to relevant guidelines, e–learning modules, and further resources. Developed by GP trainers, educators and programme directors based on their vast understanding of the consultation and exam process and proven experience, How to Pass the CSA Exam is a thorough and systematic companion to preparing for these examinations to help you optimise your skills and prepare for early practice life. Includes consultations in: • Diabetes • Depression • Back pain • Dementia • Breaking bad news DVDs feature: • 12 consultations (with trainee reflection and trainer feedback) (Duration approx. 180 minutes) • Top tips from round–table discussions with trainees who recently passed the CSA exam (Duration approx. 30 minutes) The authors of How to Pass the CSA Exam also provide a high quality, up–to–date and comprehensive course specifically designed for excelling in the MRCGP exam, featuring mock AKT paper and CSA exam with actors as role–players. For full details, visit www.londonmrcgp.co.uk