Specialty Certificate Examination Diabetes & Endocrine Revision Weekend
Dates: 1st and 2nd Feb 2014
Venue: Manchester Airport Marriott Hotel, Hale Road, Hale Barns, Manchester, WA15 8XW.
This two day revision course is intended to help diabetes specialist registrars prepare for the MRCP examination.
The Royal College of Physicians ran the first ever Endocrinology MRCP in May 2009. A Speciality Certificate Examination is now a compulsory component of assessment for Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) for all UK trainees whose specialist training began in or after August 2007. The SCEs comprise of two 3-hour papers containing 100 best of five questions and are conducted as computer based tests. Each SCE is held once a year.
Candidates who pass the examination will be awarded a “Certificate” in the speciality concerned. All those with a Speciality Certificate and MRCP (UK) who are recommended to PMETB by the JRCPTB for a CCT, will be entitled to apply for the post nominal MRCP (Speciality).
The highly interactive programme will be chaired by Dr Moulinath Banerjee, Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology, who is the Course Director, developed the programme and has written the examination. The topics covered will be Neuroendocrine case presentations, Adrenal and Reproductive Endocrinology, Hot Topics in Diabetes and Calcium and Bone metabolic disorders, Lipid and Obesity. The speakers, who are all Consultants in Diabetes & Endocrinology, are listed separately with this invitation.