How to Pass the MRCPsych CASC

Paperback | April 4, 2010

byAndrew Iles, Rose Woodall, Flavia Leslie

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Following the recent changes to the psychiatry training curriculum by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, this is the first book of its kind specifically written to offer revision support for the new Clinical Assessment of Skills and Competencies (CASC) exam.It combines practical information with invaluable suggestions of how one might phrase particular questions and direct the conversation during the client interview. It confidently summarises history-taking, mental state examination, clinical management, risk management, diagnostic criteria as wellas key clinical guidelines. It also includes a large bank of mock examination scenarios for candidates to practice. As part of the Oxford Specialty Training, series it complements and cross-references to Training in Psychiatry in addition to other key titles.

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Following the recent changes to the psychiatry training curriculum by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, this is the first book of its kind specifically written to offer revision support for the new Clinical Assessment of Skills and Competencies (CASC) exam.It combines practical information with invaluable suggestions of how one might...

Andrew Iles was awarded the BMJ Clegg Scholarship in 2003 which gave him the opportunity to undertake a placement in medical journalism in the BMJ offices, London. After graduating with a degree in medicine from the University of Wales, College of Medicine in 2004, he completed his general hospital training in South Wales. He went o...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:232 pagesPublished:April 4, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199571708

ISBN - 13:9780199571703

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Table of Contents

1. Preface2. The CASC3. Key skills4. General adult5. Old age and neuropsychiatry6. Learning disability7. Child and adolescent psychiatry8. Substance misuse9. Forensic10. Psychotherapy11. Legislation and resources12. Practical skills13. Mock examinations