MRCEM Part C: 125 OSCE Stations, Second Edition mirrors the exam syllabus and each of the OSCE stations is not only mapped to the relevant curriculum code(s) but also features a pie chart that highlights the competencies being tested. The stations follow a broadly consistent structure (introduction, scenario, mark sheet and instructions to actor) designed to allow candidates to work through each exam station under exam conditions, either individually or in a group.
MCEM Part C: 110 OSCE Stations offers a complete and practical skills guide for trainees preparing for the MCEM OSCE exam. Presented in a clear layout, chapters are mapped to the exam circuit to provide structured revision in all the syllabus topics. Featuring a wealth of practice stations, this book provides the essential clinical knowledge and practical skills necessary to succeed in the MCEM Part C OSCE exam. 110 practice stations, reflecting the breadth of skills and topics tested in the actual exam Provides concise summaries of all the stations examined, including history taking, communication skills and procedures Addresses every aspect of the exam, including the circuit, content and marking Highly illustrated to improve understanding of key concepts
Mastering Emergency Medicine is a concise, revision-focused textbook that covers everything that candidates need to know in order to pass the College of Emergency Medicine's (CEM) membership examination (MCEM) to enter training, and to the pass fellowship examination (FCEM) to complete the Certificate of Specialist Training. With over 100 OSCE scenarios designed to stimulate everyday emergency department clinical encounters, Mastering Emergency Medicine covers all the key areas of the CEM syllabus, including: clinical examinations and practical skills, communication skills, teaching and management. This book takes a practical approach to the subject - core facts are presented and common scenarios are explored using an OSCE style, as used in the Part C MCEM and the FCEM examinations - which makes it an invaluable blueprint for management of cases. Closely linked to the current CEM syllabus, each chapter comprises three parts: Core topics that supplement revision for Part A and B. Clinical scenarios, including data and relevant practical skills that can be used to prepare for Parts B and C. Mock 'Scoring Scenarios' that give specific guidance on how to perform in OSCEs. Mastering Emergency Medicine is a highly detailed revision guide for the OSCE examinations and an essential study guide for all those who are preparing for the MCEM or FCEM examinations. It will also be useful to those who are wishing to pursue a career in Acute Medicine.
The only book dedicated to the College of Emergency Medicine's Membership examination, this book contains numerous questions and answers, together with data sets and clinical examples to help prepare candidates taking part B of this and other higher examinations in emergency medicine. All trainees wishing to pursue a career in Emergency Medicine have to have to pass the College of Emergency Medicine's own membership examination (MCEM) to enter training and pass the Fellowship examination (FCEM) to complete their Certificate of Specialist Training (CST). This book is a study guide which can be used in conjunction with standard emergency medicine texts. It follows the MCEM syllabus exactly and each chapter has three key parts: core facts which supplements revision for parts A and B, clinical scenarios, including data, which can be used to prepare for part B, and sample answers for questions. This book prepares candidates for examination success in part B, the data interpretation part of the MCEM examination. The authors are doctors all dedicated to the acute or emergency setting and who have collated extensive material to help in candidates' preparation for the MCEM examination. They have run a successful revision course for candidates taking the examination.
This is the only revision guide you will need to pass the FRCEM Intermediate examination. A new edition of the popular and successful Revision Notes for the MCEM Part B, this guide is mapped directly to the new FRCEM Intermediate syllabus. The book is tailored to match all areas on which you may be tested, allowing candidates to revise accurately and efficiently for this challenging exam. To ensure effective revision, information is presented in concise notes and bullet points with visually memorable tools, such as tables and diagrams. Each chapter contains high-quality example SAQs so candidates can practice their exam technique, and 'key points' and 'exam tips' boxes to highlight the most important information. Drawing on the authors' experience and expertise, Revision Notes for the FRCEM Intermediate SAQ paper is a trustworthy revision guide for this difficult and clinically focused examination, as well as a useful reference guide for practicing emergency medical doctors.
Specifically designed for the MCEM Part C, this book contains 100 questions to help candidates prepare for this OSCE examination. All questions and answers are mapped directly to the College of Emergency Medicine syllabus and contain detailed information that allows candidates to appreciate the format and requirements of each OSCE. Each question features instructions to candidate, actor, and examiner, so candidates can practise in groups and recreate OSCE stations. MCEM-style marking sheets ensure that candidates have a good understanding of the standard that is required by the College. Written by a team with many years of experience of running mock OSCE exams for trainees, this book will give candidates a realistic and comprehensive preparation for the MCEM Part C.
Everything you need to pass FRCEM Primary is in this book. Based on the popular and successful Revision Notes for the MCEM Part A this new edition is mapped against the new FRCEM Primary syllabus. Addressing the basic sciences as they apply to Emergency Medicine and recent exam topics such as clinical trials and statistics, all components of the exams are covered. Written in a revision notes style, lists, bullets points and tables help candidates to absorb information and revise efficiently. This new edition includes more anatomy illustrations to bring the text to life and aid understanding. The author, a successful FCEM candidate and Consultant in Emergency Medicine, brings his considerable experience to this text. Complete, refreshed and improved, Revision Notes for the FRCEM Primary is the ideal companion for all FRCEM candidates.
Now fully revised and updated, Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine provides clear and consistent coverage of this rapidly evolving specialty. Building on the success of previous editions, it covers all the major topics that present to the trainee doctor in the emergency department. It will also prove invaluable to the range of other professionals working in this setting - including nurse specialists and paramedics - who require concise, highly practical guidance, incorporating latest best practices and current guidelines. For the first time, this edition now comes with access to addtional ancillary meterial, including practical procdure videos and self-assessment material. Updates throughout reflect latest practice developments, curricula requirements and essential guidelines Key point boxes highlight topic ‘essentials’ as well as controversial areas of treatment An expanded list of leading international contributors ensures comprehensive coverage and maximizes worldwide relevance New and enhanced coverage of important and topical areas - including latest imaging in emergency medicine; organ donation; massive transfusion protocols; medico legal issues; patient safety and quality measures All new accompanying electronic ancillariy material, including procedure videos and self-assessment materials to check your understanding and aid exam preparation Expansion of administration section - especially patient safety New and enhanced coverage of important and topical areas - including latest imaging in emergency medicine; organ donation; massive transfusion protocols; medico legal issues; patient safety and quality measures All new accompanying electronic ancillary materials - including practical procedures videos and self-assessment materials
This is the first book to provide a comprehensive, multidisciplinary overview of evidence-based relationship and marriage education (RME) programs. Readers are introduced to the best practices for designing, implementing, and evaluating effective RME programs to better prepare them to teach clients how to have healthy intimate relationships. Noted contributors from various disciplines examine current programs and best practices, often by the original developers themselves. Readers learn to critically appraise approaches and design and implement effective, evidence-based programs in the future. Examples and discussion questions encourage readers to examine issues and apply what they have learned. The conceptual material in Parts I & II provides critical guidance for practitioners who wish to develop, implement, and evaluate RME programs in various settings. Chapters in Parts III & IV follow a consistent structure so readers can more easily compare programs-- program overview and history, theoretical foundations, needs assessment and target audience, program goals & objectives, curriculum issues, cultural Implications, evidence based research and evaluation, and additional resources. This book reflects what the editor has learned from teaching relationship development and family life education courses over the past decade and includes the key information that students need to become competent professionals. Highlights of the book’s coverage include: Comprehensive summary of effective evidence-based RME training programs in one volume. Prepares readers for professional practice as a Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) by highlighting the fundamentals of developing RME programs. Describes the challenges associated with RME program evaluation. The book opens with a historical overview of RME development. It is followed by 20 chapters divided in six parts. The initial four chapters focus on fundamentals of relationship and marriage education --program development, required training, delivery systems, and implementation. The three chapters in Part II consider important conceptual and theoretical frameworks used in RME. Part III considers best practices in inventory based programs while Part IV examines six skills-based programs. The chapters in Parts III and IV consider program overview and history, theoretical foundations, needs assessment and target audience, program goals and objectives, curriculum issues, cultural implications, evidence-based research & evaluation, and additional resources. This content covers four categories of effective programs -- design and content, relevance, delivery and implementation, and assessment and quality assurance. Part V presents evidence-based RME with diverse groups and Part VI reviews future directions. Intended for use in advanced undergraduate or graduate courses in relationship and marriage education, family life education, marriage and relationship counseling/therapy, intimate relationships, relationship development, or home/school/community services taught in human development and family studies, psychology, social work, sociology, religion, and more, this ground-breaking book also serves as a resource for practitioners, therapists, counselors, clergy members, and policy makers interested in evidence based RME programs and those seeking to become Certified Family Life Educators or preparing for a career in RME.
Providing the inside track on how the experts approach and deal with real-world clinical scenarios, Challenging Concepts in Emergency Medicine selects specific challenging cases that are encountered in everyday clinical practice but do not have simple answers. A case-based guide to challenging areas in emergency medicine, this book covers the core and sub-specialty areas, in particular the often grey areas of intensive care and paediatric emergency medicine. Complex cases are comprehensively examined from a multidisciplinary perspective with detailed consideration given to management options and the contemporary evidence base behind these decisions. An effective revision aid for MCEM and FCEM and a reference during workplace-based assessments, Challenging Concepts in Emergency Medicine highlights critical information through the use of boxed features: 'Learning points', 'Clinical tips', 'Evidence base', and 'Future advances'. Each chapter has been reviewed by a national or international expert in the field and they have provided an 'Expert commentary', giving a unique insight into how today's opinion leaders confront and deal with the very same management challenges that all clinicians can potentially face on a daily basis. Containing summaries of current national and international guidelines, this book is ideal for continuing medical education and revalidation as well as for trainees preparing for examinations.
This new volume in the established and well-respected series of Self-Assessment Color Reviews covers all aspects of adult emergency medicine. Some 250 cases are presented randomly to reflect real-life practice. Each case consists of one or more questions, illustrated by stimulating visual material including clinical photographs, imaging and electrocardiograms. Answers and full discussion then follow covering differential and definitive diagnoses, management and subtle insights to provide optimal care and prevent complications. The book appeals to a wide readership, ranging from trainees to practitioners in emergency medicine or primary care, for examination revision and continuing education.
The only available compendium of management topics, written by practising doctors for doctors of all grades and all specialties.
Designed for candidates preparing for the MCEM Part A exam, Get Through MCEM Part A: MCQs provides invaluable revision for this new exam, success in which is obligatory for entry into higher specialist training in Emergency Medicine. Over 400 practice questions are presented reflecting the format and content used in the actual exam. Useful revision tips and practical advice on the format of the exam, plus techniques for answering questions are provided to develop candidates' exam skills and build up confidence in readiness for the exam day. Three complete mock exams provide the ultimate last minute revision tool. All the answers are supported with detailed explanations to allow the candidate to assess and supplement their own level of knowledge, and target areas of weakness. Get Through MCEM Part A: MCQs is comprehensive and authoritative: all authors are practising emergency physicians. Featuring questions that specifically address all areas of the College of Emergency Medicine's curriculum, this is the essential revision book for all candidates preparing for the Part A exam. It also provides valuable revision for trainees sitting the FCEM exam and for medical students revising for clinical exams.
The FCEM Notebook: Revision Notes and Clinical Resource for Emergency Physicians is the essential guide to passing the Fellowship of the College of Emergency Medicine (FCEM) examination. The book contains short questions related to the FCEM curriculum along with succinct answers to allow candidates to test their knowledge. Also included are current relevant national guidelines, references, and suggested resources for further personal reading. A reader-friendly format allows for rapid revision and instant access to key information. The book is a useful resource to emergency physicians, emergency nurse practitioners, trainee nurse consultants, MCEM candidates, foundation years doctors, and medical students working in emergency medicine. This portable, practical book is an essential revision guide for all those studying for the MCEM and FCEM examinations.
Doody Rating : 5 stars : The contents of this book are focused on commonly encountered symptoms, with their differential diagnosis in a concise form, which will lead to a working diagnosis and investigations. The emphasis is on the axiom, 'common diseases present commonly, and its converse, uncommon diseases present uncommonly'. However, pointers to 'red flags', i.e. uncommon manifestations of common diseases should alert the physician of serious diseases not to be missed. No attempt has been made to discuss etiology or pathology of illness, or the complexities of practice management. The freq.
The international team of authors and editors have provided over 200 clinical cases covering congenital and acquired conditions affecting all body systems in infants and children, and which present as emergencies. Topics include allergy, abuse, burns, fractures and other trauma, feeding problems, foreign bodies, genetic disorders, infections, poisoning, haematology, oncology, and much more. Cases appear in random order, reflecting practice in emergency medicine and surgery, and reinforce skills in investigation, diagnosis and treatment. Indispensable for paediatricians in training and for all doctors and other health professionals dealing with emergencies involving children.
Innovative approach to bookbinding explains techniques that elevate handmade books into extraordinary artworks. Simple, well-illustrated directions explain how to make pop-up panels, pages that "explode" from the spine, slipcases, and more.
The FRCEM Intermediate SAQ, the premier textbook for candidates writing the FRCEM exams, provides the detailed guidelines and approach needed to effectively manage patients in Emergency situations. This new second edition of the FRCEM Intermediate exam guide is a concise fact rich resource for emergency conditions, using the latest guidelines and combining information from multiple reputable sources; this revised and improved edition is a great companion for the FRCEM Intermediate Exam candidate. Compared to the successful first FRCEM Intermediate SAQ edition published in April 2017 which was highly rated, this new edition stimulates the reader with visual aids and numerous additional colourful images which prove effective in improving memory retrieval and retention. Both editions are useful and satisfy different needs when facing the preparation for these exams. With guidelines and exam curriculum constantly evolving, this book provides the latest updated guidelines in each chapter and many additional recommendations have been added to the existing chapters: - Current Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) guidelines and recommendations for Paediatric patients, - The most recent Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) recommendations, - The Advanced Life Support chapters have been revised to conform with the Resuscitation Council UK and American Heart Association Guidelines. Dr Moussa Issa is a member by examination of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine and currently works as a Senior ED Registrar. He is dedicated to providing the best collection of material to effectively approach the FRCEM exams and is always taking into account feedback from readers to improve and believes in staying up to date and motivated to help all prospective candidates succeed. Colourful, stimulating and easy to handle, this book is not only the tool you need to face the challenge of preparing for the FRCEM Intermediate and final exams, but can also be adapted for use in daily life as an updated user-friendly reference for practicing Emergency Medicine. THIS IS A BLACK & WHITE VERSION