According to the official website of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI), the booking window for the MRCPI OBG Part 2 OSCE exam opens on 28 February 2024. The exam is slated to take place from 17 May to 18 May 2024. The booking window closes on 3 April 2024 and the provisional results will be out by 14 June 2024. The fee for sitting the exam is 845 pounds.
The membership of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland is a renowned postgraduate qualification. The exam is conducted by the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI). The examination accesses the knowledge and expertise of the candidates across the various facets of Gynaecology and Obstetrics. This exam is the final step for the aspirants to become the members of RCPI.
The MRCPI OBG Part 2 OSCE exam consists of an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) and a clinical examination. The purpose of the exam is to evaluate the knowledge and understanding of the candidate in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The MRCPI OBG Part 2 OSCE exam further tests the skills of the candidates when it comes to problem solving, diagnosis, investigation, treatment, clinical, and communication skills.
The OSCE is composed of seven ten-minute stations and one rest station at the least. The candidates will come across one simulated clinical case of 25 minutes duration during the clinical exam. The clinical case either involves obstetrics or gynaecology. Candidates are expected to take a history and examine the equipment/role player before discussing the case with the examiners. It is worth noting that all your actions are thoroughly monitored by two examiners.
Attaining MRCPI will go a long way in building your dream career in obstetrics and gynaecology. Book your slots at the earliest and give yourself the best chance to make it happen.