**FULL** CASC Online Weekend Course (2 Days) **SOLD OUT**

22nd August - 23rd August 2020

£395.00 per ticket

Location

Hosted on the birminghamcourse.co.uk
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Time: 0900 - 1700

Event Description

With the recent Royal College of Psychiatrists announcement that this Autumn's CASC exam will be run online with video consultations, the Birmingham Course has decided to move our successful CASC weekend course online also! This will provide the most relevant and safe practice for the MRCPsych CASC in the context of COVID-19. The online course will be identical to our normal in person courses with actors, experienced clinicians and course material, just trainees will be able to participate while maintaining social distancing. We will use the latest video conferencing technological for a seamless experience.

The Birmingham CASC Course delivers a wealth of experience and knowledge from a team of Senior Consultants to help attendees pass their MRCPsych CASC. We have tailored our course to meet the requirements of the new format of the CASC exam. In the context of COVID-19 we know that trainees are understandably anxious about how to get the best practice for the CASC while maintaining necessary social distancing. We believe our entirely online CASC course will provide the best possible experience for the CASC exam.

This online 2-day course provides an ideal opportunity for attendees to observe and practise a total of 48 CASC stations (24 stand alone stations (history taking & examination) on Day 1 and 24 Patient Management stations on Day 2). All stations relate to the most commonly asked scenarios faced in recent MRCPsych CASC exams.

We use both professional actors and experienced senior Consultants / higher trainees to ensure that attendees receive constructive and personalised feedback on their performances. All attendees will receive printed notes for all stations tested.

Tutors:

Dr Mrigank Mishra is a UK trained NHS Consultant Psychiatrist, University College London MRCPsych CASC course lecturer and Diploma in Cognitive Therapy graduate from the University of Oxford. His special interest is CASC teaching and in 2012 he created the award winning and highly reputable online MRCPsych CASC video course Pass the CASC. He is now delighted to incorporate his entire course content and teaching experience to the Birmingham Online course and will also be the lead for the CASC course.

Dr Pavan Mallikarjun is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University in Birmingham and is one of the original Birmingham Course founders. In addition to his capacity as a Clinical Senior lecturer, Pavan is also an honorary Consultant Psychiatrist in the Early Intervention Service for Psychosis. He has considerable expertise in delivering CASC residential courses.

Dr Sam Leighton is an honorary clinical lecturer at the University of Glasgow with an interest in neuroscience research. He is a higher trainee in general adult psychiatry. Prior to entering psychiatry, Sam completed his MRCP(UK). Sam has a background in medical education iPhone and Android apps.