|Status of MRCPath exam outside UK
by Dr Clair du Boulay - 31061 reads, based on 9 votes
The College is aware that there is some confusion about the equivalence of qualifications awarded in different countries. Each country has evolved its own training schemes and methods of assessment of those who have undergone that training....
|MRCPath Part 1 and Diploma Written Examinations Results – Autumn 2004
by rcpath - 6232 reads, based on 1 vote
THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF PATHOLOGISTS
* denotes candidate proceeding to practical and oral examination in Autumn 2004
** denotes candidate eligible to proceed to practical and oral examination in a future session...
|NEUROPATHOLOGY - Update bu rcpath for 2004
by rcpath - 4258 reads, 0 votes
Timing of examinations
The Part 1 and Part 2 examinations in neuropathology are each held twice a year, in Spring and Autumn, usually at the same time as the corresponding examinations in general histopathology.
· Candidates will be admitted to an examination if they are in a recognised training programme or have fulfilled the recommended training requirements. The College generally recommends that candidates attempt Part 1 after two years’ specialist training and Part 2 after four years’ specialist training. Candidates may apply for each part of the examination when they and their educational supervisor or other appropriate trainer feel that they are sufficiently p...
|Haematology - Updated information by RCPath for 2004
by rcpath - 7482 reads, based on 1 vote
The training programme in haematology, produced by the Haematology Specialty Advisory Committee of the Joint Committee on Higher Medical Training (JCHMT), is an essential component of specialist registrar training. Assessment visits of the postgraduate programme by members of the Haematology SAC ensure that an appropriate standard of training is offered.
The annual Record of In-Training Assessment (RITA) and penultimate year assessment (PYA) are also important aspects of training to ensure that the trainee is making adequate progress. Regular three or six-monthly meetings between trainees and designated trainers should also be in place to complement the RITAs....
|IMMUNOLOGY - Recent update by RCPath from 2004
by rcpath - 6242 reads, based on 4 votes
The aim of the examination
The examination assesses whether trainees in immunology have acquired the requisite highly specialised scientific knowledge, clinical skills, laboratory skills and attitudes required to:
· diagnose, treat and where relevant, prevent diseases characterised by immunodeficiency, autoimmunity or allergy (hypersensitivity)
· professionally direct a diagnostic immunology laboratory service.
Within this scheme, the purpose of the Part 1 examination is to determine whether a trainee has successfully acquired the core body of knowledge and basic skills which underpin the ability to practise as a clinical immunologist and continue training to consultant level, encomp...