This course is designed to help improve the performance of candidates appearing for the MRCS Part B examination. The days comprise of practice sessions with ‘mock’ MRCS OSCE stations with examiners, and discuss the pitfalls and problems commonly encountered during the examination process.Learning outcomesOn completion of this course, participants will be able to:Appreciate the knowledge and skills required to pass the MRCS OSCEUnderstand the structure of a typical MRCS OSCEBe aware of the common areas of failure associated with the examinationIdentify their strengths & weaknesses relating to skills & knowledge covered by the MRCS OSCEGain essential theoretical knowledge pertaining to the examinationUtilise effective examination techniques for an OSCETarget audienceThis course is suitable for all candidates preparing for the Intercollegiate MRCS Part B – OSCE examination at any of the four surgical royal colleges. All OSCE examination stations will be covered during the course.Learning styleDiscussion groups, small group teaching and OSCE stations.