AKT & CSA & RCA
The RCA has replaced the CSA for the time being, as a consequence of the pandemic, and is likely to be in place until December 2021. Have a look at our RCA resources (click)
RCA post fail support planning (click)
The Applied Knowledge Test is a MCQ summative assessment of the knowledge base that underpins independent general practice.
The AKT is a computer-based test of three hours and ten minutes duration comprising 200 question items. It is delivered three times a year at 150 Pearson VUE professional testing centres across the UK.
Approximately 80% of question items will be on clinical medicine, 10% on critical appraisal and evidence based clinical practice and 10% on health informatics and administrative issues.
AKT top tips 2017 - from 2 GPSTs who did very well
AKT 'lessons from experience' reflection from a Trainee who failed and then passed very well on his second attempt.
See where others went wrong and identify possible areas which will feature in next year's AKT
www.passmedicine.com a low cost bank of approx 1100 questions with good explanations of answers and web links to relevant guidelines etc.
https://www.fourteenfish.com/about/akt a useful on line resourse looking at strategy and AKT questions and clinical updates
http://www.gpnotebook.co.uk/simplepage.cfm?ID=x20050322112724411760 GP Notebook's excellent explanation of medical statistics