FRCEM Final SBA Exam Preparation Course

Next Course Dates: 28th – 29th June (for the additional July sitting), 18th – 19th August and 24th – 25th August 2022

Cost: £395 online, £495 in person [A special price of £150 applies to the 28th-29th course, if you have previously attended our FRCEM SBA course]

Venue: Unit 42 St Olav’s Court, 25 Lower Road, Canada Water, London, SE16 2XB

Course Objectives:

The FRCEM Final SBA revision course is intended to:

  • Give you a broad understanding of your strengths and weaknesses across the FRCEM 2021 Curriculum
  • Give you practice in answering questions typical of the single best answer exam
  • Potentially expose you to topics and guidelines you may not be familiar with.
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FRCEM Final SBA Exam Preparation Course

Next Course Dates: 28th – 29th June (for the additional July sitting), 18th – 19th August and 24th – 25th August 2022

Cost: £395 online, £495 in person [A special price of £150 applies to the 28th-29th course, if you have previously attended our FRCEM SBA course]

Venue: Unit 42 St Olav’s Court, 25 Lower Road, Canada Water, London, SE16 2XB

classroom-frcem-sba

Course Objectives:

The FRCEM Final SBA revision course is intended to:

  • Give you a broad understanding of your strengths and weaknesses across the FRCEM 2021 Curriculum
  • Give you practice in answering questions typical of the single best answer exam
  • Potentially expose you to topics and guidelines you may not be familiar with.
Book Your Place
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4.9 out of 5 is our average Google review score

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17 years of experience in teaching RCEM courses

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+11 400 students have taken our courses

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4.9 out of 5 is our average Google review score

About Our FRCEM Final SBA Course

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Topics/Subjects Covered:

This course covers the range of SLO topics listed in the RCEM 2021 curriculum.

The course samples across these areas of the curriculum, particularly focusing on areas which have been popular within the FRCEM Final SBA Exam.

We also focus specifically on quality improvement, statistics, and ultrasound questions.

You will also have access to our online FRCEM SBA Sample quizzes. These can be viewed through our mobile app or through our website. Your access will continue until after the exam and will provide you with well-structured and well-illustrated explanations.

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How It’s Taught:

You will receive two practice papers in advance of the course. These should be completed before arrival. We will then discuss all these questions over the first few hours of each morning of the course.

Each day you will sit one paper in timed conditions so you can get a feel for the timing of answering questions in the actual exam.

The third paper on each day will be completed as a live interactive quiz using your smartphone.

All papers are discussed in interactive review sessions which will no doubt spark some debate but will help to familiarise you with the curriculum topics and relevant guidelines.

You will be given comprehensive model answers to take away. 

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What Skills Will You Develop:

You will learn how to manage single best answer (SBA) questions.

Through undertaking our practice papers and the discussions in class you will come to understand what the college is looking for and how to choose between options which may appear only subtly different.

You will gain an understanding of your own strengths and weaknesses, and understand the underlying principles and guidelines to help you answer related questions in the future. 

About Our FRCEM Final SBA Course

Topics/Subjects Covered:

teaching-frcem-sba

This course covers the range of SLO topics listed in the RCEM 2021 curriculum.

The course samples across these areas of the curriculum, particularly focusing on areas which have been popular within the FRCEM Final SBA Exam.

We also focus specifically on quality improvement, statistics, and ultrasound questions.

You will also have access to our online FRCEM SBA Sample quizzes. These can be viewed through our mobile app or through our website. Your access will continue until after the exam and will provide you with well-structured and well-illustrated explanations.

How It’s Taught:

learning-frcem-sba

You will receive two practice papers in advance of the course. These should be completed before arrival. We will then discuss all these questions over the first few hours of each morning of the course.

Each day you will sit one paper in timed conditions so you can get a feel for the timing of answering questions in the actual exam.

The third paper on each day will be completed as a live interactive quiz using your smartphone.

All papers are discussed in interactive review sessions which will no doubt spark some debate but will help to familiarise you with the curriculum topics and relevant guidelines.

You will be given comprehensive model answers to take away. 

What Skills Will You Develop:

answering-frcem-sba

You will learn how to manage single best answer (SBA) questions.

Through undertaking our practice papers and the discussions in class you will come to understand what the college is looking for and how to choose between options which may appear only subtly different.

You will gain an understanding of your own strengths and weaknesses, and understand the underlying principles and guidelines to help you answer related questions in the future. 

Great course as always! Cross section of the curriculum supported by knowledge and experience of the lecturer. I have attended all Bromley Courses as a preparation to my exam and never was disappointed. Highly recommended!  

FRCEM Final SAQ Course – Feb 2021

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FAQ

The FRCEM SBA is a theoretical exam mapped to the full Emergency Medicine 2021 curriculum and the blueprint includes research, management and QI. The FRCEM SBA exam replaced the FRCEM Final SAQ from August 2021.

The FRCEM SBA examination consists of 180 SBA questions presented across two papers each lasting two hours. An hour’s break is provided in the middle of the exam.

The exam blueprint and sample questions are available in the FRCEM SBA information pack.

Guidance for Candidates with Additional Requirements

The College is committed to supporting candidates by providing fair opportunities
when undertaking examinations. Candidates may submit a request for reasonable
adjustments and should note that the responsibility for requesting adjustments lies
with them. Please see this guidance here.

The FRCEM SBA exam is open to candidates who have MRCEM after 2012* or the FRCEM Intermediate Certificate (Intermediate SAQ and SJP exams).  Candidates are required to have a certain level of experience:

For trainees in an approved UK or Irish training programme: has completed 12 months (or full-time equivalent) of training in Emergency Medicine at ST4/ST5 or equivalent or

For non-trainees: has completed 6 years of training post-qualification; 4 years (or full-time equivalent) of which must be in Emergency Medicine, and 1 year (or full time equivalent) of which must be at a level above ST3/SHO.

Candidates can sit the FRCEM SBA and FRCEM OSCE in any order.

*Candidates with MRCEM before August 2012 will need to provide additional evidence of eligibility by emailing their CV and record of their latest appraisal to exams@rcem.ac.uk

Candidates must apply for the exam online, during the published application window.

Applications will open at 10.00am on the morning of the application opening date listed on the Exam Calendar and close automatically at 5.00pm (UK time) on the listed closing date. Applications must be completed before 5.00pm on the closing date, late applications will not be accepted.

See Applications page

The FRCEM SBA is machine marked, a correct answer is awarded 1 mark and an incorrect answer is awarded 0, negative marking does not apply. The cut score for the exam is determined using the Angoff method, +1 Standard Error Measurement is added to create the pass mark.

Further Information on the Angoff method.

FAQ

The FRCEM SBA is a theoretical exam mapped to the full Emergency Medicine 2021 curriculum and the blueprint includes research, management and QI. The FRCEM SBA exam replaced the FRCEM Final SAQ from August 2021.

The FRCEM SBA examination consists of 180 SBA questions presented across two papers each lasting two hours. An hour’s break is provided in the middle of the exam.

The exam blueprint and sample questions are available in the FRCEM SBA information pack.

Guidance for Candidates with Additional Requirements

The College is committed to supporting candidates by providing fair opportunities
when undertaking examinations. Candidates may submit a request for reasonable
adjustments and should note that the responsibility for requesting adjustments lies
with them. Please see this guidance here.

The FRCEM SBA exam is open to candidates who have MRCEM after 2012* or the FRCEM Intermediate Certificate (Intermediate SAQ and SJP exams).  Candidates are required to have a certain level of experience:

For trainees in an approved UK or Irish training programme: has completed 12 months (or full-time equivalent) of training in Emergency Medicine at ST4/ST5 or equivalent or

For non-trainees: has completed 6 years of training post-qualification; 4 years (or full-time equivalent) of which must be in Emergency Medicine, and 1 year (or full time equivalent) of which must be at a level above ST3/SHO.

Candidates can sit the FRCEM SBA and FRCEM OSCE in any order.

*Candidates with MRCEM before August 2012 will need to provide additional evidence of eligibility by emailing their CV and record of their latest appraisal to exams@rcem.ac.uk

Candidates must apply for the exam online, during the published application window.

Applications will open at 10.00am on the morning of the application opening date listed on the Exam Calendar and close automatically at 5.00pm (UK time) on the listed closing date. Applications must be completed before 5.00pm on the closing date, late applications will not be accepted.

See Applications page

The FRCEM SBA is machine marked, a correct answer is awarded 1 mark and an incorrect answer is awarded 0, negative marking does not apply. The cut score for the exam is determined using the Angoff method, +1 Standard Error Measurement is added to create the pass mark.

Further Information on the Angoff method.