Courses and Resources

There are a few preparatory courses and reading material for the CSA.

Courses:

  1. PLAB RIGHT
    1. Oatlands Road, Kirkby, Merseyside, L32 4UH
    2. Tel: +44 7400463897
    3. admin@plabright.com, plabright@gmail.com
  2. Dr Swamy *
    1. Building number – 308, Moseley Road, Levenshulme, Manchester, United Kingdom, M19 2 LH
    2. tel: +44 7448070710
    3. swamyplab@gmail.com
  3. Samson PLAB Academy: Clinical Skills Assessment
    1. Bow House Business Centre, 153-159 Bow Road, London E3 2SE
    2. Tel: +44 (0)2089 800 039
    3. info@samsonplab.co.uk
  4. CommonStations**
    1. Radial House, 3rd Floor, 3-5 Ripple Road, Barking, London IG11 7NF

    2. commonstations@gmail.com

* Not held every year. E-mail or call to confirm for CSA course. The academy holds VERY useful PLAB 2 course with access to Mannikins. PLAB 2 is a FY2 level OSCE exam for International Medical Graduates who wish to work in the UK.

** The academy does not host CSA specific course, but does hold VERY useful PLAB 2 course with access to Mannikins. PLAB 2 is a FY2 level OSCE exam for International Medical Graduates who wish to work in the UK.

Kindly note, I have also started tutoring candidates for OSCE’s in general and also specifically for the CSA.  

Sources:

General Information:

  1. Foundation Programme UKFPO website
  2. GMC Core clinical and procedural skills for provisionally registered doctors
  3. Manchester University: UKFPO Clinical Assessment Webpage
  4. Manchester University Hospitals – Undergraduate Medical Education 

Facebook Groups:

  1. Clinical Assessment UKFPO Facebook Page
  2. Clinical Assessment Study Group Facebook Page

OSCE Websites:

  1. Nick Smith – Youtube Channel
  2. Geeky Medics

Essential Reading:

  1. OSCE Stop 
  2. NICE guidelines
  3. BNF

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