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Bangalore MRCOG Part III Courses

Course(s) being proposed for 2020:

17 19 April 2020, Bangalore - cancelled due to Covid-19

9 11 October 2020, Bangalore

 

This will be the 12th consecutive year that this highly successful bi-annual course will be held in Bangalore, in association with Bangalore RCOG Trust. The high demand for these courses means that we have decided to run these courses twice a year i.e. April and October in preparation for the Part III MRCOG exams dates in May and October.

We have devised a 3-day intensive course to concentrate on the Part III course which is the most difficult aspect of achieving the MRCOG degree for Indian candidates. This is particularly so as exposure to the working NHS systems is lacking. Emphasis will be on a systematic approach to the Part III exam. The 3-day intensive course will start at 0830 hours to 1700 hours (and possibly beyond), which will include a full practice OSCE circuit, where individual feedback will be given.

 

Course Venue:-

The Chancery Hotel, 10/6 Lavelle Road, Bangalore, 560001, India

 

IMPORTANT: Please note there is a sister hotel called Chancery Pavilion on Residency Road. This is NOT the correct hotel for the course. Please make sure that you ask for 'The Chancery' on Lavelle Road for hotel bookings and airport transfers.

 

Course Information:-

This course is for all those candidates who are preparing for the MRCOG Part III examination, especially the ones who are not working in the UK.

 

We will provide guidance with a series of lectures on difficult topics. The focus of this course is to give candidates on the way British graduates think and answer written and verbal questions and how they manage in the clinical context. You will be expected to think in this way and rely upon having read some background on UK guidelines which form a basic platform for UK practice. If you are not able to prepare beforehand then this course will give you a major indication of what you would need to do to achieve a good level of understanding and what is required to pass the exam.

 

A general timetable for the 3 days is given here (this is subject to change).

 

The course timetable is a FULL day for each day and therefore please do not book your return flights before 8pm on the last day.

 

The Faculty:-
  1. Professor Janesh K Gupta, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Birmingham Women's and Children's Hospital, UK. He has authored the renowned Short Answer Questions for MRCOG Part II. He is a co-editor for the more recent book titled ‘SBAs and EMQs for MRCOG II - Addressing the new exam format’ 2016.

  2. Dr Madhushree Vijaykumar, Consultant, Motherhood Hospitals, Bangalore.

  3. Dr Anbu Subbian, Consultant in Gynaecological Oncology, KMCH Hospital, Coimbatore.

  4. Senior members of the RCOG College with vast experience and Members who have recently passed the exam.

 

 

Course Highlights:-
  • Special orientation for overseas candidates who have not worked in the UK. You will be given tips of how to think like the UK graduate.
  • Recent exam questions and hot topics will be emphasised on.
  • Hot seat sessions of common NHS scenarios and OSCE topics will be held everyday, with a mock OSCE station at the end.
  • Individual feedback will be given during and at the end of the course.
  • Training and tips on how to tackle OSCE stations with an optional and elective mock OSCE circuit on the last day of the course.
  • Course material will be provided on USB sticks with the latest guidelines and important papers from certain Journals.
  • Successful theory candidates would be assisted in procuring clinical attachments with hospitals in the U.K. prior to the OSCE for up to 4 weeks. You would need to get all the required approvals from the hospitals for attendance. This approval process can take up to 3 months to complete. There may be a fee associated with getting these approvals and the current fee for Birmingham Women’s and Children's Hospital is £400. Only those attending the Bangalore course will be given preference for clinical attachment at Birmingham Women’s and Children's Hospital.

 

Course Dates:-

3-days: Friday 17 April 2020 to Sunday 19 April 2020 (inclusive) - cancelled due to Covid-19

3-days: Friday 9 October 2020 to Sunday 11 October 2020 (inclusive)

 

Course Fees - ONLINE payment only (Banker's draft will not be accepted)

April 2020 course:
UP TO 20 March 2020 (inclusive) -- Rs 30,000
ON and AFTER 21 March 2020 -- Rs 35,000


October 2020 course:
UP TO 11 September 2020 (inclusive) -- Rs 30,000
ON and AFTER 12 September 2020 -- Rs 35,000

 

Please complete your registration form with the transaction details here!

 

Contact for Registration:-

Registration will be on a first come first basis. We always get significant enquiries and registrations. Therefore, it is highly advisable to book well in advance to avoid disappointment.

 

We do not arrange accommodation and delegates are requested to arrange their own accommodation (see above). We do provide lunch, mid-morning and afternoon tea.

Contact emails:
Dr Madhushree Vijaykumar: +91 99007 66411, nalbhag@hotmail.com
Dr Anbu Subbian: +91 99727 88223, anbu.subbian@yahoo.com
Other queries please email: blorercog@gmail.com

 

Online Registration and Other Information:-

Register Online here!

Online bank transfer details are available here: Acrobat Version or WORD Version 

 

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