This event is intended for practitioners within the Worcestershire who wish to undertake their MECS Part 2 practical assessment.
The event is also open to those who work outside of these areas: LIMITED SPACES ONLY. There will be a £125 charge for those who are from outside the Worcestershire area. Payment is required before booking onto the assessment.
Please email the lead assessor first (firstname.lastname@example.org) who will check to see if he can accommodate you and will send you details of how to pay for this.
The assessment is in the form of 5 assessment stations, each takes 5 minutes (plus reading time). Please allow 90 minutes for the whole assessment process. You will receive a briefing prior to your assessment and may be required to remain for the following session to sit as a ‘patient’ for your colleagues. The assessment is based on the 7 LOCSU MECS distance learning lectures. The lectures and MCQs must be successfully complete three days before the event occurs. Please contact Amy Clarke (email@example.com) to obtain the promo code and instructions in order to access these lectures via the WOPEC website
Practitioners must be registered with the GOC and hold a ‘GOC – ‘number in order to book the assessment.
Results will be emailed 2-3 weeks after the event has occurred. Practitioners who cancel their booking or fail to attend this assessment without prior contact with WOEPC at least 5 days before the event may be issued with an exam fee of £125 from Cardiff University.
Station 1 - Slit lamp bio (Volk)
Station 2 - Patient interaction
Station 3 - Referral
Stations 4&5 - Structured oral
Practice makes perfect – the only practical element is the slit lamp Volk BIO station. It is expected that you are regularly practice this examination technique on your routine, undilated patients.