Date    : 17th February 2013 (Sunday)

Time    : 0830 hrs till 1840 hrs

Venue : New Resource Centre University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff


This intensive one-day revision course is specially tailored to assist final year medical students prepare for their exam in March 2012. Taught by practicing surgeons, this course aims to consolidate the student's knowledge whilst addressing any weaknesses and provide a focused revision of pertinent surgical topics. Numerous clinical scenarios will be discussed throughout the course that will be of relevance in the theory component of the exam.

Mock Theory and Data Interpretation Exam (Surgical topics):

There will be an optional 75-min mock exam at the end of the course that covers the written component of the exam (data interpretation, clinical scenarios and EMQ-oriented questions). The correct answers will be discussed at the end of the exam and the candidates will be allowed to take their answer sheets with them.


The course, amongst other topics, will cover the following areas:
  • Acute abdomen and abdominal emergencies
  • Colorectal malignancies
  • Inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Pathologies of the gall bladder and pancreas
  • Hernias, scrotal and groin swellings
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Varicose veins
  • Leg ulcers
  • Neck lumps and thyroid disorders
  • Breast disorders and malignancies
  • Urological conditions
  • Radiology
  • Acute and chronic orthopaedic conditions
Due to limited numbers, places will be allotted on a 'first-come-first-served' basis

Course fee: £40

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