This revision course is for current pre-registration optometrists preparing to take the Observed Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) for the College of Optometrists Scheme for Registration. This course will provide pre-registration optometrists with information about the OSCE assessment, the different types of OSCE stations used by the College and how they are marked. The pre-registration optometrists will take part in a real 'exam conditions' mock OSCE assessment as well as receiving feedback on their performance. The day will also include a question and answer session with College Assessors and Examiners that are experienced in examining pre-registration optometrists.
The course will be hosted and run by a combination of Lecturers in Optometry based at City, University of London and experienced College assessors and examiners experienced with the College Scheme for Registration
Please note that this course may be cancelled if minimum numbers are not met. In this instance all applicants will be offered a full refund. We would aim to provide notice of 14 days prior to cancellation.
The day will include interactive tutorial sessions during which you will be given information regarding the OSCE assessment with tips and advice as to how best to prepare for the OCSEs to give you the best chance of succeeding. You will also have a fantastic opportunity to experience a real 'exam conditions' mock OSCE examination and receive feedback on your performance. Experienced assessor and examiners will give feedback on the stations in the assessment and discuss common areas and themes where trainees struggle in the OSCEs. You will receive a certificate of proof of attendance at the end of the day.
Must be registered on the College of Optometrists Scheme for Registration
All sessions will be taught in small groups. Interaction during sessions is encouraged and time will be allowed for group discussion. The OSCE experience will take place in City Sight, the university's modern eye clinic. This will be done under real exam conditions. Feedback on performance will be given on the day