Event

MECS assessment Worcestershire LOC

Date
Location
Optegra Birmingham Eye Hospital
Leader
Wasim Sarwar
Cost
Free

MECS

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 (wasimsarwar_99@hotmail.com) 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 (amycc1981@yahoo.co.uk) 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.

Assessment stations:

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.

 

 

Sun 24th March 2019
Time Title Spaces Status

Arrival and Registration

15 Mins

 

PEARS OSCE

90 Mins

6 / 10

Arrival and Registration

15 Mins

 

PEARS OSCE

90 Mins

6 / 10

Arrival and Registration

15 Mins

 

PEARS OSCE

90 Mins

7 / 10

Arrival and Registration

15 Mins

 

PEARS OSCE

90 Mins

0 / 10

Fully Booked