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*FRCSOrthExam Education: Important papers in Orthopaedics

TBC

Walton Conference Centre, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow

 

One way to enhance your chances of scoring high-grades in the FRCS(Tr & Orth) Part II Examination is to know important papers in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. By providing evidence-based answers to justify your treatment plans or to support tackling clinical or technical issues in the day-to-day management of orthopaedic problems, you should be able to cross-compensate in the vivas and clinicals. This one day course is aimed at FRCSOrth trainees and non-training Orthopaedic middle grades who are about to take their Part II examination. It would cover important RCTs, classic papers, problem based evidences for treatment options and part-specific papers in Orthopaedics to quote in the examination. Course Fee: £100 only including lunch. 

 

 

 

 

*FRCSOrthExam Education: One day clinicals

TBC

Western Infirmary, Glasgow

 

This one day clinical course covers a mixture of interactive lectures to refine the examination technique, clinical examination of patients and mock tests under examination conditions. The candidates sitting the Part II examination immediately following the course will be given preference. The course fee is £250 only including lunch.

 

 

 

 

*FRCSOrthExam Education: One day vivas

TBC

Walton Conference Centre, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow

 

This intensive one day viva course covers a mixture of interactive lectures on ‘difficult orthopaedics’, spotter shows, ‘hot-seat’ viva and mock examinations. The course is designed to provide the trainee with a comprehensive update on Basic sciences, Adult pathology, Trauma, Hands & Paediatrics. The candidates sitting the Part II examination immediately following the course will be given preference. The course fee is £200 only including lunch.

 

 

 

 

*FRCSOrthExam Education: Hands & Paeds 

TBC

Walton Conference Centre, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow

 

 This intensive one day course covers a mixture of interactive lectures and mock vivas on 20 most commonly asked topics on Hands and Paediatric Orthopaedics. All the interactive lectures are prepared with regard to the FRCS(Tr & Orth) Part II Examination needs. The subject matter will be themed on ‘what you must know’! ‘What you should know’!! ‘What you may know’!!! and important relevant papers on Hands and Paeds. The course fee is £200 only including lunch.

 

 

 

 

*FRCSOrthExam Education: Part I Mock 

TBC   

Southern General Hospital, Glasgow

 

 The new intercollegiate FRCS (Tr & Orth) examination requires candidates to complete two papers to pass part I, comprising of extended matching questions (EMQs) and multiple choice questions (MCQs). This intensive day course, comprising of two theory mock tests along with discussion on the difficult orthopaedic topics, intended to provide the type of questions likely to be asked in FRCSOrth Part I Examination. All the questions are prepared as per new format by the people who have taken and passed this exam recently. This will be the ideal opportunity to measure the width and depth of your Orthopaedic knowledge and to boost up your confidence to get ready for the real exam. The course fee is £150 onlyincluding lunch. 

 

 

ACCOMODATIONS NEAR GLASGOW ROYAL INFIRMARY

 

=Alison Guest House

Distance: 0.4 miles

26, Circus Drive, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G31 2JH
Tel: 0141 556 1431

 

=Craigpark Guest House

Distance: 0.5 miles

33, Circus Drive, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G31 2JQ, Tel: 0141 554 4160

 

=Craigielea House Bed & Breakfast

Distance: 0.5 miles SE

35, Westercraigs, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G31 2HY, Tel: 0141 554 3446

 

=Seton Guest House

Distance: 0.6 miles SE

6, Seton Terrace, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G31 2HU, Tel: 0141 556 7654

 

=Onslow Guest House

Distance: 0.6 miles E

2, Onslow Drive, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G31 2LX , Tel: 0141 554 6797

 

=Atlantic Hotel

Distance: 1 mile

144, Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G3 6RF, Tel: 0141 3320000

=Hampton Court Hotel

Distance: 1.2 miles

230, Renfrew St, Glasgow, G3 6TX, Tel: 0141 332 6623

 

=Newton House Hotel

Distance: 1.2 miles

248, Bath St, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G2 4JW, Tel: 0141 332 1666

 

=Willow Hotel

Distance: 1.2 miles

228, Renfrew St, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G3 6TX, Tel: 0141 332 2332

 

=Charing Cross Guest House

Distance: 1.3 miles

310, Renfrew St, Charing Cross, Glasgow, G3 6UW, 0141 332 2503

 

=Mclays Guest House

Distance: 1.3 miles

264-276, Renfrew St, Charing Cross, Glasgow, 0141 332 4796

 

=Cathedral House

www.cathedralhousehotel.com /2 minutes walk

28-32 Cathedral Sq, Glasgow, G4 0XA, 0141 552 3519

 

=Millennium Hotel Glasgow

www.millenniumhotels.com/ 10 minutes walk

40 George Square
, Glasgow, G2 1DS
, 0141 332 6711

=Travel Premier Lodge

www.travellodge.co.uk, 1.5 miles

5-11 Hill Street, Glasgow G3 6RP, Tel: 0871 984  8484

 

=Ramada Glasgow city hotel

www.ramadajarvis.co.uk / 5 minutes walk

201 Ingram Street
, Glasgow, G1 1DQ
, 0141 248 4401

 

 

B&BS / HOTELS NEAR SOUTHERN GENERAL HOSPITAL, GLASGOW

 

=Walmer Guest House

15, Walmer Crescent, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G51 1AT
Tel: 0141 427 0956

 

=Holly House

54, Ibrox Terrace, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G51 2TB
Tel: 0141 427 5609

 

=Cessnock Guest House

13, Walmer Crescent, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G51 1AT
Tel: 0141 427 5144

 

=Swallow Hotel

517 Paisley Road West, Glasgow, G51 1RW

Tel: 0845 456 6399

 

=BDL Management Ltd

209, Govan Rd, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G51 1HJ
Tel: 0141 419 3500

 

=The Archdiocese Of Glasgow

27, Cruden St, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G51 3RP

Tel: 0141 445 2800

 

 

HOW TO GET TO THE GLASGOW ROYAL INFIRMARY

 

Glasgow Royal Infirmary is on

Castle Street
, Glasgow
. If you are on the M8 coming from Glasgow Airport exit at Junction for ‘Townhead, Glasgow’. If you are on the M8 coming from Edinburgh take the exit for “Kirkintilloch” and the Royal Infirmary is there as soon as you exit the motorway and there are plenty of car parks surrounding the hospital, including a new multi storey car park along with 3 pay and display car parks directly opposite the Gatehouse Building.

 

 

 

HOW TO GET TO THE POST-GRADUATE CENTRE, GLASGOW ROYAL INFIRMARY

 

If you enter via the Gatehouse Building reception, get to the basement (lower ground) and head for the link corridor. First entrance on left would be St Mungo’s building. You will see the signs for post-graduate centre here.

 

If you are entering via Queen Elizabeth building, head for the link corridor and go straight along the link corridor and follow the signs for St Mungo’s building. You will see the signs for post-graduate centre.

 

If you are near multi-storey car park, then come downstairs and walk side-lane to mortuary and enter the link corridor. Follow the signs for St Mungo’s building. Here you will see the signs for post-graduate centre.

 

 

HOW TO GET TO THE WESTERN INFIRMARY, GLASGOW

 

From M8 motorway heading towards the City Centre. Exit the M8 at junction 19 sign posted Clydeside Expressway. Take first exit from from Expressway sign posted Finnieston. At traffic light turn right into

Finnieston Street
. Travel north up
Finnieston Street
to the traffic lights at Argyle Street T - junction. Stay in left lane and turn left on filter onto
Argyle Street
. Travel west along
Argyle Street
which becomes
Dumbarton Road
with the Kelvingrove Art Galleries on your right. Continue westwards bit more to get to the Western Infirmary. Ward G6 is located on the level 2 in G Block (old Beatson oncology unit).

 

HOW TO GET TO SOUTHERN GENERALHOSPITAL, GLASGOW

 

The Walton Conference Centre is easily accessible from all parts of the UK - by road, rail and air.

 

By Air

GlasgowInternational Airport is 5 miles west of the hospital.

Taxi cabs are available from a rank outside the airport. The travelling time from the airport to the Walton Conference Centre, Southern General Hospital is approximately 10 minutes (depending on traffic).

Self drive car hire is available from all the major car hire companies based at GlasgowAirport.

 

By Car

From either the East or West on the M8 Motorway, exit at junction 25, marked "Clyde Tunnel". You will join the Clyde Tunnel approach road, but should exit this at the first slip road, which is signposted for the Southern General Hospital. Turn left when your reach the roundabout on

Govan Road
. You will see the hospital almost immediately on your left.

If you are approaching from the North of the city go through the Clyde Tunnel (A739), in left lane. At tunnel exit take first left - Govan. Proceed to the roundabout. Go around it and double back along
Govan Road
for ¼ mile. Proceed across next roundabout. The Hospital entrance is first on your left. There are plenty of parking places (pay & display) at the site.

 

By Rail

Rail or underground to Govan Road Entrance.

 

 

·        Glasgow Central /Queen street / Govan Underground Station

 

 

 

Cancellation policy

 

- 4 weeks prior to the course: Full refund minus administration fee of 10% of the course fee or £25 whichever is less.

 

-Between 2 and % refund.

 

-Less than 2 weeks: No refund.

 

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