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MRCGP SCA Intensive Preparation

MRCGP SCA Intensive preparation course

MRCGP SCA Intensive preparation course

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MRCGP SCA Preparation Intensive Course - Participant Ticket

  • Thursday 18th April 2024 - LIVE Stream Webinar 9.15am - 6.15pm   


MRCGP SCA Pass+ Bundle - Observer Ticket (save over £260)

  • Observer ticket for SCA Preparation Course Thursday 18th April 2024 + 12 months access to GP 100 Case Crammer online course recording + Printed booklet + 2 hours 1 to 1 SCA Coaching   
Observers will get the same pre-course and post-course learning as participants, and will see all 20 role plays / see participants getting feedback during the live course, but will not get to practice / get individual feedback on the date of the live intensive course. Observers can ask questions via the chat / Q&A function. With this bundle, you will have 2 x 1 hour 1 to 1 coaching after attending the main course as an observer and will get detailed individual feedback from realistic mock cases during your 1 to 1 sessions.



MRCGP SCA Preparation Intensive Course - Observer Ticket

  • Thursday 18th April 2024 - LIVE Stream Webinar 9.15am - 6.15pm   
Observers will get the same pre-course and post-course learning as participants, and will see all 20 role plays / see participants getting feedback during the live course, but will not get to practice / get individual feedback. Observers can ask questions via the chat / Q&A function.


Course Details

Intensive blended learning MRCGP SCA course with 20 live cases with professional simulated patients, and an opportunity to get detailed individual feedback on all 3 domains you will be marked on in the real exam.

Why choose this MRCGP SCA course?
  • Intensive and comprehensive preparation for the MRCGP SCA exam- unique blended learning
  • Start preparing before you attend with our SCA Masterclass half day course (usually 150) / access the recording - this covers key theory and includes 6 interactive SCA cases (4.5+ hours in total)
  • See 20 cases role played on the day including examples of all 12 case domains used in the SCA
  • Each doctor will take part in 1 interactive case in the morning and 1 full case in the afternoon with detailed individualised feedback
  • 4 months access to our 69 MRCGP SCA cases online to use after the course + bonus videos (worth 99)
  • Learn through practise throughout the day
  • Receive constructive and relevant individual feedback from a full mock SCA case
  • Work with experienced professional simulated patients - male and female
  • Learn the techniques that will help you boost your scores in all 3 domains
  • Demonstrations of how to handle difficult areas registrars often struggle with
  • Ideal for anyone in ST3 that wants to pass the SCA well
  • Receive a certificate for 12 hours CPD + 20+ hours further learning post course

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Interested in joining a fully booked course as an observer, or booking a future SCA course date? Join our waiting list.

"I just wanted to let you know that I recently got my results from the January sitting if the SCA and I scored 111 so I just wanted to say a big thank you! I took your day long SCA preparation course at the end of August and I felt it set me up really well for my revision/practice over the next few months. The access to your 69 scenarios provided great practice opportunities and the 100 case crammer was a really helpful but focused knowledge revision tool. Thanks again!" Dr Marianne Broderick

“Thank you so much. I passed the SCA on my first attempt scoring 99.5 and passing all 12 stations during the January 2024 sitting. I am so grateful I attended your course, and the resources were most helpful. Your SCA Course is the best!” Dr E O

“I would like to thank you for all your help with my SCA. I passed Alhamdulillah first attempt with 97.5 and found your courses and cases so useful! Dr A N

“I am pleased to inform you that I have managed to pass SCA. I had used your SCA cases to practice with my friends and that had helped me a lot. Thank you so much for your guidance”. Dr R K

“I attended both the SCA course and did some 1:1 coaching sessions through yourselves as well. Both were excellent and I'm delighted to let you know I PASSED!” Dr C C - Passed SCA

"I passed the SCA with a score of 98/126. Unexpected but really pleased. I attended your course as an observer and also used your ready cases to practice with and there were really helpful." Dr L T

“I was pleased to find out today that I passed the SCA. Thank you very much for your help and support. I found the course really useful and it was a great demonstration of the level required to perform well in the exam.” Dr T A - Passed SCA

"I passed! I found emedica useful it was pitched at the right level for the exam. Thank you for the great resource!" Dr S D - Passed SCA

“I got my SCA result today and have passed (Alhamdulillah). I am due to CCT next week. I just wanted to say a big thank you to you. Emedica has been part of my entire GP training journey, starting from MSRA in 2018 to the SCA last month. Giving my AKT felt like attempting just another Emedica mock exam. Practicing with the sims on your SCA course was extremely helpful as well.” Dr H A - Passed SCA

“I passed today with a really good mark! My mock an exam was so valuable and the GP who ran the session was fantastic.” Dr E Y - Passed SCA

"Varied and challenging cases, lots of learning - just excellent" SCA Course Attendee - Participant

“Enjoyed simulated consultations and demonstrations of how to approach difficult subjects.” SCA Course Attendee - Observer

“Well structured course & helped me to identify things which I can improve on!” SCA Course Attendee - Participant

“Very good cases, high challenge cases, good feedback” SCA Course Attendee - Participant

"Excellent course. Things I liked: 1. A wide variety of cases covered, 2. Interaction throughout, responding to questions, 3. Giving advice on practical aspects of preparation, 4. Breaking cases down into 3 different domains and what is required in each. Thank you so much, really useful!!!" SCA Course Attendee - Observer

"Excellent – liked the interactive nature and the constructive feedback. I used Emedica for my AKT revision. It was a late find in my revision process but I am fully certain that's why I passed the AKT first time. Keep doing what you’re doing! You’re all amazing! Thank you." SCA Course Attendee - Participant

Run by Dr Mahibur Rahman who passed his CSA in 2007 with merit after passing every case. He has been helping doctors pass their MRCGP exams for over 17 years, and also trained when video submissions were used as part of the licensing exams


Pre Course Study - MRCGP SCA Masterclass videos
  • RCGP mark scheme for the SCA + what examiners look for
  • How to hit all the criteria and common reasons for failing
  • Communication and consultation skills - how to structure a consultation using the CARE structure
  • Breaking bad news - a structured approach


Course Programme
09.15 Welcome and Introduction + pre-course Q&A
09.30 Interactive Cases 1-7 + best practice demos
11.20 Break
11.35 CARE + Case 8 – Demo full high scoring case
11.55 Full mock SCA cases 9-11 with individual feedback
13.15 Lunch break
14.00 Full mock SCA cases 12-16 with individual feedback
16.00 Break
16.15 Full mock SCA cases 17-20 with individual feedback
18.00 Final Tips and Q and A
18.15 Close

Post Course Study
  • 4 months access to the Emedica MRCGP online cases (usually 89)
  • Additional video lectures and demonstration cases
  • Access to 69 additional SCA specific cases with detailed mark schemes - use to practise cases
  • Detailed role play sheets for accurate patient simulation
  • SCA style candidate sheets for familiarity
  • Detailed and specific examiner sheets with SCA style mark schemes to assess how you are progressing
  • Key learning points for discussion and links for further learning for each case

This course has been developed specifically for the MRCGP SCA - it includes a mix of all 12 SCA case domains (including third party cases and professional discsussion / dilemma) and includes both telephone and remote video cases with professional simulators. The focus is on learning through realistic practise and individual feedback.

We have been helping doctors pass the MRCGP CSA and RCA since the inception of both exams - you can see feedback from past courses below:

MRCGP CSA course 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 passed the CSA with merit after passing every case, and his article on 10 Tips to pass the CSA was published in InnovAit. He has helped thousands of doctors succeed in their Membership examinations since 2006. He has been involved in helping GP trainers prepare their registrars for the CSA through the MRCGP CSA for Trainers course. You can find out more about him HERE.

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