One day FRCS Orth viva course is designed for candidates going for the examination within the next few weeks. It aims to give the candidates a feel of the examination situation, the standard they need to achieve and the confidence they require. The viva topics to be covered are: Basic science (including microbiology, theatre design, bio-materials, biomechanics and statistics), Adult pathology, Hand, Paediatrics, Trauma and Surgical approaches.
Format: There will be a hot seat in each topic and each candidate will go in turn for viva (5 minutes+ 1 minute feedback).
Faculty members: Group of consultants and senior trainees who have recently passed the examination and gone through the process.