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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 on April 3rd and 4th? (click)

 

 

 

 

CSA case scenarios

 

Bowel screening

 

Adult polycystic kidney disease

 

Stressed GP

 

A patient requests 'Wundercin' - a case where the GP knows nothing about the drug

 

Crohn's

 

Overactive bladder

 

Eating disorder

 

Antenatal screening for Down's Syndrome

 

Pre-eclampsia

 

Autism

 

Gestational diabetes

 

GP with drug problems

 

POA

 

Painful testicular lump

 

Gout

 

IMB

 

Autonomy/mental capacity

 

Childhood UTI

 

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

 

PD

 

Febrile convulsion

 

Tennis elbow

 

Domestic violence

 

Another headache

 

Enuresis

 

Cx smear result with HPV

 

AAA screening

 

Diabetes rx uptitration

 

Oligospermia

 

Mens health - 1 (These three scenarios relate to the same patient)

 

Mens health -  2

 

Mens health - 3

 

Genetics

 

Agenda setting and dysphagia

 

BBN - breast cancer

 

New onset AF

 

Gestational diabetes

 

Familial Hyperlipidaemia

 

Migraine

 

Alcohol

 

PMS

 

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

 

Snoring

 

STI

 

Home visit

 

BBN - CXR

 

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

 

Diabetes

 

Infertility & PCOS

 

Alzheimer's

 

 

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, April and September 

EXIT course is held in March

Emergencies in General Practice course is held in March and June

Child Health surveillance a 3 day course held in May

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: 29/7/14 meet at 1:30pm and HDR starts promptly at 2pm

 

Topic: ST3 sharing 'lessons from experience' with the ST2s and  ST1s

 

Preparation: Read all about the CSA

 

 

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:  Lunch 1:00pm start  2:00pm Wednesday September 10th

 

Future dates: Nov 20th away day

 

Topic: Trainee handover

 

Preparation: None

 

Next Trainers' Away Day

 

Venue: The Shay Stadium Halifax

 

Date & Time:  November 20th, Thursday at 9am

 

Topic:  TBA

 

Preparation: TBA

 

Educational Supervision Deadlines

 

The next deadline is  30/5/14 (Summative review for all GPSTs who are in sync).

 

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

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