This event is intended for ALL OPTOMETRISTS who wish to undertake their MECS Part 2 practical assessment
There is a fee of £150 payable in advance of this event via the on-line portal. Your place will be cancelled if you do not complete payments promptly.
For further information, please contact Emma Bolton BoltonE1@Cardiff.ac.uk
Practitioners must be registered with the GOC and hold a 'GOC-' number in order to book on the assessment. Practitioners who cancel their booking or fail to attend this assessment without prior contact with WOPEC at least 5 days before the event may be issued with an exam fee of £150 from Cardiff University.
The assessment is in the form of five OSCEs, each takes 5 minutes. Allow 90 minutes for the briefing and full assessment. The OSCEs are based on the seven LOCSU MECS distance learning lectures. These lectures and MCQs must be successfully completed 3 days before the event. Contact your LOC to obtain the promo code and instructions in order to access these lectures via the WOPEC website. Results will be emailed 2-3 weeks after the event has occurred.
- Station 1 - Volk BIO
- Station 2 - Patient interaction
- Station 3 & 4 - Structured Oral’s
- Station 5 - Referral
Practice makes perfect - The only practical element is the slit lamp Volk BIO station, it is expected that you regularly practice this examination technique on your routine, un-dilated patients.