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CSA scenarios for CSA work groups - written by our GPSTs

 

 

Working in CSA groups greatly enhances your chances of passing the CSA first time - so don't delay, start today!

 

Tools to help write the scenarios

 

Clinical Skills Assessment performance criteria  (click) - a simple tick list to help Trainers and GPSTs assess their performance in mock CSAs.

 

 

CSA scenario template (click) 

 

 

CSA scoring sheet for observers (click)

 

 

Flanagan's CSA consultation model (click)

 

 

Phrases to help explore ICE (click)

 

 

Why not have a look at our  YouTube clips of 'Common medical conditions explained' (click)

 

or a YouTube clip about CSA myths and tips  or CSA consultation skills - tips and pitfalls to avoid (click), managing the 1st five minutes (click) and managing the 2nd five minutes (click) or

Examiner Feedback on CSA consultation skills

 

or The key points from the recent (2013) RCGP CSA course (click)

 

or try CSA Top Tips from the excellent Bradford VTS scheme (click)

 

or try Clinical Skills Assessment - Tips (click) from our highest scoring GPST in 2013!

 

Why not come to our two day CSA preparation course? (click)

 

And when you pass the CSA have a look at our job adverts (click)

 

 

CSA case scenarios (Being updated by Easter 2015)

 

LBP & Sicknote request  Updated Jan 2015

 

Tennis elbow Updated Jan 2015

 

Stressed GP Updated Jan 2015

 

Bowel screening Updated Jan 2015

 

Adult polycystic kidney disease  Updated Jan 2015

 

A patient requests 'Wundercin' - a case where the GP knows nothing about the drug (Updated Jan 2015)

 

Diabetes Updated Jan 2015

 

AAA screening Updated Jan 2015

 

Recurrent gout Updated Jan 2015

 

Men's health - 1 (These three scenarios relate to the same patient) Updated Jan 2015

 

Men's health - 2 Updated Jan 2015

 

Men's health P3 Updated Jan 2015

 

BBN - breast cancer Updated Jan 2015

 

Alcohol Updated Jan 2015

 

Snoring Updated Jan 2015

 

PMS Updated Jan 2015

 

Osteoporosis Updated Jan 2015

 

Headache & stress Updated Jan 2015

 

BBN (CXR) Updated Feb 2015

 

BBN (HIV) Updated Feb 2015

 

Tele consult - morning after pill Updated Feb 2015

 

Home visit - symptom control Updated Feb 2015

 

A complaint Updated Feb 2015

 

CF pre-conceptual counselling Updated Feb 2015

 

Pill start Updated March 2015

 

Urinary incontinence Updated March 2015

 

GP with drug problems Updated March 2015

 

Antenatal screening for Down's syndrome Updated April 2015

 

Patient wanting information about Down Under Syndrome - case relating to how a GP deals with a condition they nothing about - Updated April 2015

 

Crohn's

 

Eating disorder

 

Pre-eclampsia

 

Autism

 

Gestational diabetes

 

POA

 

Painful testicular lump

 

IMB

 

Autonomy/mental capacity

 

Childhood UTI

 

 

PD

 

Febrile convulsion

 

Domestic violence

 

Another headache

 

Enuresis

 

Cx smear result with HPV

 

Diabetes rx uptitration

 

Oligospermia

 

Genetics

 

Agenda setting and dysphagia

 

New onset AF

 

Gestational diabetes

 

Familial Hyperlipidaemia

 

Migraine

 

Alcohol

 

Fatigue

 

A request for antibiotics

 

Asthma (annual review)

 

Depression

 

HRT

 

COC & LD

 

Memory Loss & driving

 

Headache

 

LBP

 

PMR

 

Raised cholesterol

 

Immunisation & explanation

 

Breast lump

 

Alcohol and a raised ALT

 

TIA

 

STI

 

Home visit

 

Alcohol and admission

 

Palliative Care

 

Vasectomy request

 

A telephone consultation

 

Heart failure

 

Testicular pain

 

Home visit for completion of a DNR form

 

Pill start

 

Epilepsy

 

Diverticular disease

 

Obesity

 

Obesity/IHD anxiety

 

Constipation in childhood

 

Ethics

 

Miscarriage

 

Lump in mouth

 

Knee pain

 

Drug and Alcohol CSA scenarios from one of our PBL sessions

 

Teenager asking for cocp

 

Prolapse

 

Headache - another case

 

MS

 

ADHD

 

CKD

 

IHD anxiety

 

Gynaecomastia

 

Dealing with multiple problems

 

HT, non compliance and lifestyle issues

 

The CXR result

 

A depressed doctor

 

The morning after pill

 

GORD

 

Tired All The Time

 

Infertility & PCOS

 

Alzheimer's

 

Ethics - paternity test

 

Click here for more scenarios (click) of if you fancy some humour try this (click)

 

 

Pennine's new two day CSA preparation course (click)

 

Courses from the team at Pennine - Dates for your diary

CSA 2 day courses are held in January, February, September and October

Emergencies in General Practice course is held in March and June

Managing common gynaecological conditions is held in July

Contraception and HRT is held in September

Palliative Care - a pragmatic approach (TBA)

 

HDR News

Venue: CRH Learning Centre

 

Date: 5/5/15 meet at 1:30 pm and HDR starts promptly at 2pm

 

Topic: PBL 2 - Problems in the Practice

 

Preparation: None

 

News & Updates

 

THE NEWS PAGE (click) - Keep up to date with what is happening, as it happens, whether it’s changes to the e-portfolio, MRCGP assessments or our website.

 

HDR HANDOUTS (click) - Missed HDR? You can now catch up by reading the handouts.

 

COURSES (click) - Have a look at the wide range of courses on offer for GPSTs throughout the UK.

 

Next Trainers' Workshop

 

Venue:  TBA

     

Date & Time:  May 14th 2015 Appraisal Food at 13:30, starts 14:00 and finishes 16:30

 

Future dates:  May 14th (annual appraisal) , July 15th (re-approval & a game of two halves). Sept 24th

 

 

Topic: Annual appraisal

 

Preparation: The appraisal form (click)

 

Next Trainers' Away Day

 

Venue: TBA

 

Date & Time: 18 Nov 2015

 

Topics:  TBA

 

Preparation: TBA

 

 

Educational Supervision Deadlines

 

The next deadline is  31/5/15 (Summative review for  ST1,2 & 3s).

 

See our Educational Review guidance (click) which explains the different types of reviews.

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