DAY 1

Day 1 focuses on areas of the exam that candidates typically find more challenging. Sessions are delivered in small groups with informal viva practice throughout the day.

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Core topics covered are:

  • Physiology, Pharmacology, Physics/Clinical measurement and Anatomy
  • Interpretation of investigations e.g. radiology, ECGs, CPEX
  • Summarising clinical cases

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DAY 2

Day 2 is a full day of formal vivas, designed to reproduce the college viva exam conditions. The viva format reflects the recent changes to the RCoA Final FRCA SOE exam structure.

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Each candidate will sit:

  • 4 x Short cases and associated clinical science
  • 4 x Clinical long case and standalone short cases

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