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MICGP CCT Preparation

MICGP Clinical Competency Test - CCT course

MICGP Clinical Competency Test - CCT course

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Course Details

Our next MICGP CCT Preparation course will be in April 2018.

SAVE £20 each - Book with a friend and pay just £405 each.
SAVE £30 each - Book as a group of 3 and pay just £395 each.

Key Points: MICGP Clinical Competency Test (CCT) Preparation Course
  • Intensive preparation for the ICGP CCT exam
  • Communication and consultation skills for the CCT
  • Mock simulated consultations with professional actors
  • Individual practice with detailed feedback
  • Wide range of challenging CCT cases
  • Demonstrations of best practice for challenging areas
  • 9.30am - 6.15pm
  • CPD - 7 hours / 7 Credits
1 day course covering the key theory and practice you need to pass the CCT. Practise with trained role players (just like in the real exam). Maximum 12 delegates, with both male and female simulated patients. Opportunity to observe 13 CCT cases covering a wide range of curriculum areas. At least 2 individual mock CCT cases, with detailed individual feedback and recommendations on how to improve your technique. This course is also suitable for doctors that want to develop their consulting skills for everyday practise.

MRCGP CSA course

We recommend attending this course as early as possible - this will allow more time to practise the techniques you will learn and improve on the feedback areas you receive in your individual mock cases. The skills you will gain at the course will help you with everyday consulting as well as preparing you for the ICGP CCT examination.

MAXIMUM 12 per course - just 6 per group for practice sessions! Please book early to avoid disappointment

This course will cover the necessary theory and background to help you pass the CCT. There will be practise session in smaller groups with trained role players to give you a feel for the real exam. The course covers:

* Mark scheme for the CCT- how to hit all the criteria + common reasons for failing a case
* Communication and consultation skills - theory and practical
* Essential examinations and equipment - which examinations you need to focus on, and the equipment you need to be familiar with
* Breaking bad news - a structured approach
* Dealing with difficult patients, ethical dilemmas and medicolegal issues

MRCGP CSA course

There will be several practice sessions where you will be able to experience consultations with professionally trained medical role players, as well as the chance to get individual feedback. Practice makes perfect! Each candidate will have 2 CCT stations with individual feedback.

The Course Director and main speaker is Dr Mahibur Rahman. He is a Portfolio GP in Birmingham and a Consultant in Medical Education. He has helped thousands of doctors succeed in their MRCGP examinations since 2006 and has been running a course tailored for the MICGP CCT since 2015. He has been involved in helping GP trainers prepare their registrars for the MRCGP CSA through an MRCGP CSA for Trainers course. You can find out more about him HERE.

Course Programme

09.30 Registration
09.40 Welcome and Introduction to the CCT
10.00 Communication and Consultation Skills
11.15 Break for refreshments
11.30 Consultation Practice Session 1
12.50 Feedback on cases
13.10 Lunch*
14.00 Essential examinations and equipment
14.20 Consultation Practice Session 2 and feedback
15.50 Break
16.05 Consultation Practice Session 3 and feedback
17.40 Breaking Bad News
18.00 Final Tips and Q and A
18.15 Close

*Hot buffet lunch provided - there will be vegetarian options available

Course Feedback

Feedback from our MICGP CCT Dublin course:

'It was very polished, very to the point and the individualised feedback was great.'

"Excellent actors. Complicated cases which make you think beyond the presentation."

"Focused, interactive and professional. All involved provided excellent feedback. Thank you - come back!"

"Practical advice and lots of practice with different cases."

"One on one feedback and appropriate cases. No ambiguity r.e advice - excellent speakers!"

"All pleasant and very professional"

"A well structured and interactive course with personalised feedback."

"The presentations were very relevant and useful. The cases were good examples and the feedback was excellent."

"Well structured with useful take-home material."

"Being put on the spot under exam conditions has taken some of the fear out of the exam day itself."

"Individual consultation opportunity - good advice on phrasing and words to avoid - good guidance on structuring exam."

"Just to let you know I attended your course in Dublin in April and have passed the CCT. Very worthwhile course, Thank You!"

Dr R C - MICGP CCT 2016

"I passed! Absolutely delighted! Can honestly say that the preparation course was very very helpful, Thank You."


"I personally found the Emedica course to be the perfect revision for an inaugural Irish CCT. The many opportunities to physically practise day to day consults, getting that vital feedback and being guided with common reccurring exam topics was for me the difference in passing the exam."

Dr D D - MICGP CCT 2015

"Thanks a million for helping me pass the CCT. I really appreciate how professional the course was and I feel my future in the consultation room has also been made a lot easier after spending the day learning from you and your team!"

Dr N C - MICGP CCT 2015

"I just wanted to let you know that myself and 3 others (that I know of!) who attended your course passed the CCT exam! Thanks a million - course was really helpful."

Dr S S - MICGP CCT 2015

"I got the results of my CCT last week and thankfully I passed. Your course really did help a huge amount with this, it managed to focus the mind well on the exam and it was great to be able to practice formally. Thanks again so much for your help."

Dr D B - MICGP CCT April 2015

Telephone: 0121 744 6433 email: info@emedica.co.uk