SBAs for the MRCS Part A A Bailey & Love Revision Guide Second Edition 2019 eBook PDF Download
This book has been written as an accompaniment to Bailey and Love’s Short Practice of Surgery, 27th Edition and targeted for the MRCS Part A examination, which is the first part of the Intercollegiate MRCS Examination. The examination syllabus, format, and content are common to The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, The Royal College of Surgeons of England, and The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.
This examination is designed and set by the Royal Colleges of Surgeons to test the knowledge, skills, and attributes acquired during core surgical training.
SBAs for the MRCS Part A
A Bailey & Love Revision Guide
From September 2018, the intercollegiate MRCS Part A examination will comprise two MCQ papers taken on the same day. The first paper (Applied Basic Sciences) will be 3 hours and the second paper (Principles of Surgery-in-General) will be 2 hours in duration. Both papers will be in a single best answer (SBA) format. A minimum mark must be obtained in both papers, in addition to attaining the total pass mark, to obtain an overall pass in the Intercollegiate Part A Examination.
Successful completion of the Intercollegiate Part A Examination qualifies the trainee surgeon to enter the Intercollegiate Part B Objective Structured Clinical Examination.