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BOTA Members Receive 50% Discount!

We are pleased to announce that we have teamed up with the British Orthopaedic Trainees Association (BOTA) to provide members with a 50% discount to the website.

FRCS Ortho It is a one-stop shop to help you pass the FRCS Ortho Viva Exam.

It has the largest online resource of FRCS Ortho viva questions and also includes relevant FRCS courses.

Plus information on how to apply for the exam and a letter to help you claim the tax back from your exam afterwards.

BOTA members will be given a 50% discount.

Once you access the site there are a huge range of VIVA questions to help you practice and learn for part 2. These are separated by sub-specialty and basic science.

There is also a section on surgical approaches and a section to mix up your learning with videos that successful candidates found useful in their preparation.

If you are having difficulty redeeming the discount please contact us with your BOTA membership number via email.

Yours sincerely,

FRCS Ortho

Question of the Week – Trauma – 3rd March 2019

12 year old boy with ongoing lower leg pain

Describe what you see

How would you manage this patient?

This is a stress fracture of the tibia. How would you treat it?

This is a 22 year old man, who has been treated nonoperatively with protected weighbearing for 8 weeks. How would you manage him? He is otherwise fit and well and a non smoker.

 
Answers to this weeks case of the week can be found within the viva questions bank here. Welcome to the FRCSOrtho site. Each week we release a case from our question bank to help you prepare for your FRCS Tr and Orth exam.  The question bank continues to grow and we now have over 350 questions.  Please also look at our sample questions. We hope you have enjoyed this question. Please register to FRCS Tr & Orth Viva Question Bank Access to discover the answer to these questions, and many more questions.  We hope you enjoy the largest FRCS Tr & Orth question bank and we wish you every success in your FRCS Orth exam! Good Luck! FRCS Ortho Team

Oswestry Clinical Examination Course for the FRCS Tr & Orth April 2019

Intensive Courses in Clinical Examination for FRCS (Orth) are held in January, April and October. The courses may well be full so please do not pay for these courses without contacting Sian Jones first.   For further information contact [email protected]

https://www.orthopaedic-institute.org/courses

PROGRAMME

08.00-08.15 Registration and coffee – Institute of Orthopaedics Foyer

08.15-08.30 Introduction

08.30-09.30 Spine Examination – lecture

09.30-10.30 Upper Limb Examination (hand, plexus, shoulder and elbow) demonstration and lecture

09.30-09.55 Wrist and hands

09.55-10.30 Shoulder and elbow

10.30-10.45 Tea/Coffee – Institute of Orthopaedics Foyer

10.45–11.45 Lower Limb Examination (hip / knee) demonstration and lecture

10.45-11.05 Foot and Ankle

11.05-11.25 Hip

11.25-11.45 Knee

11.45-12.30 Paediatric examination – lecture

12.30-13.25 Lunch in Denbighs Restaurant 13.30 – 17.45

UPPER LIMB SHORT CASES

Venues: Childrens OPD and Lecture Theatre Lecture Theatre (Hands / Wrists) Childrens OPD (Shoulder / Elbow / Plexus) Candidates – 2 groups of 9 split into 3s. 13.30–1530 Group 1: Lecture Theatre / Group 2: Childrens OPD

15.30-15.45 Tea/Coffee – Institute of Orthopaedics Foyer

15.45-17.45 Group 1: Childrens OPD / Group 2: Lecture Theatre

TUESDAY 08.15-08.30 Tea/Coffee – Institute of Orthopaedics Foyer

08.30 – 12.45 LOWER LIMB SHORT CASES

Venue: Conference Centre Foot and Ankle Exam session and Hip and Knee Exam session Candidates – 2 groups of 9 split into 3s

08.30-10.30 Group 1: Conference Centre / Group 2: Conference Centre

10.30-10.45 Tea/Coffee Break – Institute of Orthopaedics Foyer

10.45-12.45 Group 1: Conference Centre / Group 2: Conference Centre

12.45-13.25 Lunch in Denbighs Restaurant

13.30 – 17.30 EXAMINATION SESSION

Venue: Conference Centre

13.00 – 13.30 Examiners to meet in Conference Centre

13.25 – 13.30 Delegates to assemble in Institute of Orthopaedics ready to be collected to go to Conference Centre

16.10-16.40 Review of cases

16.45-17.15 Feedback – Lecture Theatre

Luton FRCS (Orth) Clinical and Viva Revision Course

Luton FRCS (Orth) Clinical and Viva Revision Course

FRCS orth Flyer 05 01 2019

 

Date: Saturday, 5th January 2019

Venue:

Main Lecture Theatre, Comet Centre

Luton & Dunstable University Hospital NHS Trust

 Luton, Bedfordshire

LU4 0DZ

An intensive revision course aimed at candidates taking the FRCS orth exams

Course to cover

  • Tips & Tricks
  • Hot seat for Paediatrics/Spine
  • Mock viva sessions
  • Clinical cases
  • FRCS Orth Examiners and experienced faculty
  • Course Fee – FREE

Course Organisers and Contacts

Mr Sanjiv Manjure: [email protected]

Mr Amit Sharma: [email protected]

                                 

This Course is supported by Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons and Comet Postgraduate Centre, Luton and Dunstable University Hospital and NHS Foundation Trust.

FRCS orth Flyer 05 01 2019

Paeds – Case of the Week – 29th May 2018

  • Describe XR, what is the diagnosis, tell me about the condition.
  • What is aetiology/pathog?
  • Name a classification for acute slips
  • What is chronic slip?
  • What is treatment of acute slips?
  • What are the complications?
  • What is option for chronic slips?
  • What is the risk of Dunn osteotomy?

  • What has happened to this  SUFE?
  • What is differential for this XR excluding SUFE?
  • What is the management

 

 

 

 

 


Answers to this weeks case of the week can be found within the viva questions bank here.

Welcome to the FRCSOrtho site. Each week we release a case from our question bank to help you prepare for your FRCS Tr and Orth exam.  The question bank continues to grow and we now have over 350 questions.  Please also look at our sample questions.

We hope you have enjoyed this question. Please register to FRCS Tr & Orth Viva Question Bank Access to discover the answer to these questions, and many more questions.  We hope you enjoy the largest FRCS Tr & Orth question bank and we wish you every success in your FRCS Orth exam!

Good Luck!

FRCS Ortho Team

Hands – Case of the Week – 10th May 2018

 

  • What does this clinical photograph show?
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Management options

 

 

 


Answers to this weeks case of the week can be found within the viva questions bank here.

Welcome to the FRCSOrtho site. Each week we release a case from our question bank to help you prepare for your FRCS Tr and Orth exam.  The question bank continues to grow and we now have over 350 questions.  Please also look at our sample questions.

We hope you have enjoyed this question. Please register to FRCS Tr & Orth Viva Question Bank Access to discover the answer to these questions, and many more questions.  We hope you enjoy the largest FRCS Tr & Orth question bank and we wish you every success in your FRCS Orth exam!

Good Luck!

FRCS Ortho Team

Shoulder – Case of the Week – 6th April 2018

Question

35yrs, female with severe pain in the shoulder

 

Describe the xray

How would you treat this patient acutely in A&E?

How would you treat them in the long term?

 

 

Answers to this weeks case of the week can be found within the viva questions bank here.

Welcome to the FRCSOrtho site. Each week we release a case from our question bank to help you prepare for your FRCS Tr and Orth exam.  The question bank continues to grow and we now have over 350 questions.  Please also look at our sample questions.

We hope you have enjoyed this question. Please register to FRCS Tr & Orth Viva Question Bank Access to discover the answer to these questions, and many more questions.  We hope you enjoy the largest FRCS Tr & Orth question bank and we wish you every success in your FRCS Orth exam!

Good Luck!

FRCS Ortho Team

Knee – Case of the Week – 10th March 2018

  • Describe XR
  • What are the principles of TKR
  • What are the releases for valgus knee?
  • What kind of prosthesis?

 


Answers to this weeks case of the week can be found within the viva questions bank here.

Welcome to the FRCSOrtho site. Each week we release a case from our question bank to help you prepare for your FRCS Tr and Orth exam.  The question bank continues to grow and we now have over 350 questions.  Please also look at our sample questions.

We hope you have enjoyed this question. Please register to FRCS Tr & Orth Viva Question Bank Access to discover the answer to these questions, and many more questions.  We hope you enjoy the largest FRCS Tr & Orth question bank and we wish you every success in your FRCS Orth exam!

Good Luck!

FRCS Ortho Team

Hip – Case of the Week – 2nd March 2018

This is the xray of a 54 year old woman. She states that tripped over 8 months ago and has since had ongoing hip pain.

Describe what you see?

What are the risk factors for this condition?

What is the most common cause of femoral head AVN

How would you manage this patient?

What stage is this lady at?

Tell me about the Ficat and Arlet staging system.

Are you aware of the transition stage?

How would your treatment change if this was a 35 year patient with no subchondral collapse, but a diagnosis of AVN on MRI?

Are you aware of any medical treatments for AVN?


 

Answers to this weeks case of the week can be found within the viva questions bank here.

Welcome to the FRCSOrtho site. Each week we release a case from our question bank to help you prepare for your FRCS Tr and Orth exam.  The question bank continues to grow and we now have over 350 questions.  Please also look at our sample questions.

We hope you have enjoyed this question. Please register to FRCS Tr & Orth Viva Question Bank Access to discover the answer to these questions, and many more questions.  We hope you enjoy the largest FRCS Tr & Orth question bank and we wish you every success in your FRCS Orth exam!

Good Luck!

FRCS Ortho Team

Basic Science – Case of the Week – 22nd Feb 2018

Label growth plate

What are the different layers of hypertrophic zone?

Name the disorders that occur at each layer

Answers to this weeks case of the week can be found within the viva questions bank here.

Welcome to the FRCSOrtho site. Each week we release a case from our question bank to help you prepare for your FRCS Tr and Orth exam.  The question bank continues to grow and we now have over 350 questions.  Please also look at our sample questions.

We hope you have enjoyed this question. Please register to FRCS Tr & Orth Viva Question Bank Access to discover the answer to these questions, and many more questions.  We hope you enjoy the largest FRCS Tr & Orth question bank and we wish you every success in your FRCS Orth exam!

Good Luck!

FRCS Ortho Team