Diploma in Urgent Medical Care

Submitted by Sarah Fletcher on Tue, 06/11/2018 - 10:58

Diploma in Urgent Medical Care - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCS Ed)

  • Exam Dates: Tuesday, 12 March 2019 - Wednesday, 13 March 2019
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Closing Date: 16 November 2018
  • Exam Fee: £800

General Notes

This Examination has a restricted number of places available.  All applications will be considered on a strict first come first served basis.

The new Diploma in Urgent Medical Care exam will focus on the timely recognition, diagnosis and management of conditions and situations in urgent care settings, which can present a variety of challenges to practitioners.

Practitioners will already have skills equivalent to level 7 of the Skills for Health Career Framework for Health, and be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills to manage complex and atypical cases. The syllabus includes the care of patients from all age groups from neonates to the very elderly.

Students will self-study for the two-day exam supported by an extensive syllabus on the RCSEd website. Day one of the exam is a written paper, and day two oral is a structured oral exam.

This examination is conducted in English. In the unlikely event that the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh has to cancel the examination, the examination fee shall be reimbursed, but the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh shall incur no further liability.

Should you have any questions regarding the Diploma in Urgent Medical Care Examination contact: fphc.exams@rcsed.ac.uk

Syllabus Diploma in Urgent Care.pdf

DIP Umc Slides UHUK.pptx