12 January 2022

Online Training

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PLAB Orientation Course

In this orientation course, we will cover all aspects of PLAB to help an overseas doctor decide about the PLAB exam and how to proceed with PLAB preparation.

  • Steps of PLAB
  • Job opportunities and Higher Specialist Training in the UK
  • How to obtain a postgraduate qualification in the UK
  • Other routes to work in the UK without PLAB test
  • How does UK training opportunities compare with other countries like the USA, Canada and Australia
  • What are the hurdles of PLAB and how to overcome
  • VISA

Dr Surya is a consultant psychiatrist and he has over 15 years of experience in teaching and guiding international medical graduates.

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PLAB VISA Made Easy

In this course, you can learn about all VISA related issues to avoid VISA rejection. Following topics are covered in this webinar

  1. PLAB VISA requirements
  2. Documents that are required
  3. How to make a good VISA application
  4. Common reasons for VISA refusal

Dr Surya is a consultant psychiatrist and he has over 15 years of experience in teaching and guiding international medical graduates.

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Recent changes to PLAB 2

In this course, you can learn about the outcome of the independent review carried out by Professor Adrian Freeman in 2019. Several changes have been suggested to improve the standards of the exam. One of the concerns raised in this review was about the use of scripts by doctors

Following topics are covered in this webinar

1. What are the main changes?
2. What is the cloning of OSCE stations?
3. How OSCE stations are randomised?
4. How rest stations are allocated following the exam?
5. What are the risks of using “scripts”
6. How to address these issues to ensure success in the exam?

Dr Surya is a consultant psychiatrist and he has over 15 years of experience in teaching and guiding international medical graduates.

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Virtual PLAB 2 Mock Test


This is a 1:1 mock test with senior and experienced PLAB trainers. The total duration of the test is approximately 90 mins

Mock test

1. Candidate can set the level of difficulty

2. Candidate will be asked to complete a written orientation test before the mock test

3. Candidate can select any two very well prepared OSCE stations to compare the performance against the examiner selected stations

4. Three history and three counselling stations are carefully selected to test on a variety of skills

Feedback

1. Detailed constructive feedback on each of the OSCE stations

2. Report will include comments on preparedness for the exam (Not ready / Almost ready / Fully prepared)

3. Areas of strengths and weakness

4. Theme and pattern of difficulties and general guidance to quickly improve performance

Dr Surya is a consultant psychiatrist and he has over 15 years of experience in teaching and guiding international medical graduates.

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Analysis of PLAB 2 Result


1:1 consultation with Dr Surya to understand the reasons for failure in PLAB 2 exam.

Medical Skills

  1. Deep look into the GMC result to help identify any thematic issues
  2. Closer look at each OSCE station to understand the reason for the fail
  3. Comparison with high scoring stations
  4. Answer any questions and discussion on how to easily improve scores

Communication and interpersonal skills

  1. Analysis of scores for consultation and interpersonal skills
  2. Review of scores for rapport and empathy
  3. How to solve issues related to time management without compromising the quality
  4. Tips to quickly improve communication skills

 

Dr Surya is a consultant psychiatrist and he has over 15 years of experience in teaching and guiding international medical graduates.

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Condensed PLAB 2 Course


Two days condensed PLAB 2 course covers the all-important aspect of the exam. This is an ideal refresher course for doctors who have already taken another course.

In this course, we will cover the following areas of PLAB 2
1. History taking stations
2. Counselling stations
3. Breaking bad news
4. Telephone conversations
5. Talking to a colleague
6. Management of an unhappy patient
7. Medical ethics
8. How to deal with unexpected new stations
9. Changes to PLAB 2 exam
10. Interpersonal skills and essential communication skills
11. 25 strategies that are necessary to pass PLAB 2

 

Dr Surya is a consultant psychiatrist and he has over 15 years of experience in teaching and guiding international medical graduates.

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