How to Pass the CSA Exam - Ahmad, Imtiaz; Nair, Raj; Block, Martin; Easton, Graham
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Distinctively pairing video footage and role-play scenarios, How to Pass the CSA Exam presents a broad range of consultations in the most common clinical areas a trainee or GP ST3 is likely to encounter, to reinforce core knowledge and skills. Cases cover the entire CSA case selection blueprint, with a range of acute, chronic, undifferentiated, psychosocial and preventative cases in the different disease areas. The two DVDs feature over 3 hours of consultations drawn from real life experience, with step-by-step explanations and points highlighted for examination, and include filmed panel…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Distinctively pairing video footage and role-play scenarios, How to Pass the CSA Exam presents a broad range of consultations in the most common clinical areas a trainee or GP ST3 is likely to encounter, to reinforce core knowledge and skills. Cases cover the entire CSA case selection blueprint, with a range of acute, chronic, undifferentiated, psychosocial and preventative cases in the different disease areas. The two DVDs feature over 3 hours of consultations drawn from real life experience, with step-by-step explanations and points highlighted for examination, and include filmed panel discussion and feedback. The accompanying guidebook mirrors the video content, with explanatory text, advice on how the exam works and how role players are briefed, 'CSA Plus' resources on broader issues encountered in everyday general practice, and links to relevant guidelines, e-learning modules, and further resources. Developed by GP trainers, educators and programme directors based on their vast understanding of the consultation and exam process and proven experience, How to Pass the CSA Exam is a thorough and systematic companion to preparing for these examinations to help you optimise your skills and prepare for early practice life. Includes consultations in: * Diabetes * Depression * Back pain * Dementia * Breaking bad news DVDs feature: * 12 consultations (with trainee reflection and trainer feedback) (Duration approx. 180 minutes) * Top tips from round-table discussions with trainees who recently passed the CSA exam (Duration approx. 30 minutes) The authors of How to Pass the CSA Exam also provide a high quality, up-to-date and comprehensive course specifically designed for excelling in the MRCGP exam, featuring mock AKT paper and CSA exam with actors as role-players. For full details, visit www.londonmrcgp.co.uk
  • Produktdetails
  • How to Perform
  • Verlag: John Wiley & Sons / John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Seitenzahl: 240
  • Erscheinungstermin: 5. Dezember 2014
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 194mm x 139mm x 27mm
  • Gewicht: 420g
  • ISBN-13: 9781118471012
  • ISBN-10: 1118471016
  • Artikelnr.: 41039298
Autorenporträt
Imtiaz Ahmad is GP Principal and Trainer at South Lambeth Road Practice, London and Musculoskeletal Lead for Lambeth. He was awarded the RCGP South London Faculty Educator Award (2011) and is ourse Organiser for London MRCGP Courses Raj Nair is Training Programme Director at Guy's & St Thomas' GP Specialty Training Programme; Associate Director of Postgraduate Medicine at Guy's & St Thomas' and GP Principal and Trainer, Albion Street Group Practice, South East London Martin Block is Programme Director, Imperial GP Specialty Training Programme, and GP Principal and Trainer, Clapham Park Group Practice, London Graham Easton is Senior Clinical Teaching Fellow and Educational Supervisor, Academic ST4 programme, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College Medical School, London, and GP Principal and Trainer, Ealing, London
Inhaltsangabe
Acknowledgements

Foreword

Introduction

About the book and DVD

Section 1

1.The CSA Exam
What is it, what are the examiners looking for, and what can you expect on the day?

2.Consultation skills for the CSA
A practical guide to consultation skills for the CSA exam

3.Physical Examination for the CSA
Brief tips on physical examination in the CSA

4.Common themes affecting CSA performance
The common pitfalls and how to avoid them

5.Complex cases in the CSA
Tips on some of the more challenging types of CSA case

Section 2

6.How to use the CSA practice cases
A guide to using the practice cases in the book and DVD; and a blueprint mapping cases to the RCGP curriculum

7. CSA practice cases
Cases (A)
1. Antenatal booking appointment
2. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
3. Chest pain
4. Gout
5. New onset hypertension
6. Type 2 Diabetes
7. Child protection
8. Drug withdrawal
9. Paediatric eczema
10. Renal colic
11. Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (URTI)
12. Palliative care
13. Acute stress

Cases (B)
1. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
2. Lower back pain (post delivery)
3. Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) and hypertension
4. Confidentiality and angry patient
5. Hearing loss
6. Erectile dysfunction and prescribing
7. Knee pain/weight loss/eating habits
8. Insomnia
9. Paternity testing
10. Multiple Sclerosis
11. Nocturnal Enuresis (Telephone consultation)
12. Pulmonary Embolism post caesarean section (Home Visit)
13. Allergic rhinitis
Cases (C)
1. Headache
2. Elder abuse [home visit]
3. Problem gambling
4. PSA test
5. Female genital mutilation
6. COPD exacerbation
7. HIV blood test result
8. Breast lump [learning disability]
9. Request for sick note
10. Sickle cell [adolescent]
11. Diabetes [telephone consultation]
12. Asthma [teenager]
13. Acute red eye

Index
Rezensionen
'a VERY useful book indeed for both teaching/trainer and candidate' GPVTS1, Royal Bournemouth Hospital

'a unique, comprehensive and useful product (I don't often say that!)' Newly qualified GP and trainer, South Gloucestershire PCT

'a very good book, would definitely aid my revision I have learnt a lot from reading it' GPST1, Queen Elizabeth Hospital