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NAC-OSCE Study Group – Friday Mornings

Date/Time
July 9, 2021 - September 24, 2021
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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The Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) Study Group assists Internationally Trained Physicians in preparing for the National Assessment Collaboration (NAC). The competencies and the objectives for the NAC OSCE are reviewed and the expectations of a PGY1 resident are outlined for the different case scenarios presented. The sessions focus on taking an organized history, clinical knowledge and skills, physical exam skills, the think-aloud technique, approach to the patient, ethics, professionalism, communication, and decision-making abilities.

** Proof of registration will be required to register and can be sent to Monica (monica@aimga.ca).

This study group will be facilitated by Tuga Yousif, a member of AIMGA who has experience as a study group Moderator.

The online sessions will be held on Fridays from 9 am to noon.

The program objectives are:

  • to understand the exam objectives, format, and assessment criteria;
  • to increase clinical knowledge, decision-making, and management across a broad range of cases through discussion on current evidence, practice, and feedback;
  • to review specific tasks such as case presentations, interpreting of results based on expected formats;
  • to enhance communication, cultural and language skills relative to patient-centered care and the Canadian context; and
  • to familiarize oneself with time frames allotted for demonstrating competencies

Bookings

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Currently 33 of 35 spaces have been booked for this program.

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NAC-OSCE Study Group – Tuesday (Rabia A.)

Date/Time
August 31, 2021 - September 28, 2021
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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The Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) Study Group assists Internationally Trained Physicians in preparing for the National Assessment Collaboration (NAC). The competencies and the objectives for the NAC OSCE are reviewed and the expectations of a PGY1 resident are outlined for the different case scenarios presented. The sessions focus on taking an organized history, clinical knowledge and skills, physical exam skills, the think-aloud technique, approach to the patient, ethics, professionalism, communication, and decision-making abilities.

** Proof of registration will be required to register and can be sent to Monica (monica@aimga.ca).

This study group will be facilitated by Rabia Azhar, one of AIMGA’S members who has been part of the Career Transition Program (CTP).

The online sessions will be held on Wednesdays from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm.

The program objectives are:

  • to understand the exam objectives, format, and assessment criteria;
  • to increase clinical knowledge, decision-making, and management across a broad range of cases through discussion on current evidence, practice, and feedback;
  • to review specific tasks such as case presentations, interpreting of results based on expected formats;
  • to enhance communication, cultural and language skills relative to patient-centered care and the Canadian context; and
  • to familiarize oneself with time frames allotted for demonstrating competencies

Bookings

Status
Currently 20 of 20 spaces have been booked for this program.

Only active members can make bookings for this program!
Please click here to sign up!

Online bookings are not currently available.

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QE1 Study Group – Wednesdays

Date/Time
September 1, 2021 - September 29, 2021
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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The Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Exam Part 1 Study Group is facilitated by a moderator to assist IMGs to prepare for this examination. The current moderator is Dr. Nuruddin Lakhani. These sessions are being offered online due to COVID-19.

The MCCQE Part I is a summative examination that assesses the critical medical knowledge and clinical decision-making ability of a candidate at a level expected of a medical student who is completing his or her medical degree in Canada. The examination is based on the MCC Objectives, which are organized under the CanMEDS roles. Candidates graduating and completing the MCCQE Part I normally enter supervised practice. Aside from formal accreditation processes of the undergraduate and postgraduate education programs, the MCCQE Part I is the only national standard for medical schools across Canada and, therefore, is administered at the end of medical school.

The MCCQE Part I is a one-day, computer-based test. Candidates have four hours in the morning to complete 210 Multiple-Choice Questions and up to three and a half hours in the afternoon for the Clinical Decision-Making component, which consists of 38 cases with short-menu and short-answer write-in questions. For specialist IMGs, the QE1 requires a complete review of all areas of medicine.

AIMGA’s MCCQE1 study groups are offered throughout the year on a quarterly basis. AIMGA provides computer software study materials and other relevant resources as a means of preparation (i.e. UWorld, QBank, MCC Preparation materials).

Please note it is required that you register here on the website before accessing the study session with the following Zoom link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAlc-Cvrz4oH9ysOVMYw3iKpdiLpEo1sHV7

 

Bookings

Status
Currently 85 of 130 spaces have been booked for this program.

Only active members can make bookings for this program!
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Online bookings are not currently available.

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QE1 Study Group – Thursdays

Date/Time
September 2, 2021 - September 30, 2021
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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The Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Exam Part 1 Study Group is facilitated by a moderator to assist IMGs to prepare for this examination. The current moderator is Dr. Nuruddin Lakhani. These sessions are being offered online due to COVID-19.

The MCCQE Part I is a summative examination that assesses the critical medical knowledge and clinical decision-making ability of a candidate at a level expected of a medical student who is completing his or her medical degree in Canada. The examination is based on the MCC Objectives, which are organized under the CanMEDS roles. Candidates graduating and completing the MCCQE Part I normally enter supervised practice. Aside from formal accreditation processes of the undergraduate and postgraduate education programs, the MCCQE Part I is the only national standard for medical schools across Canada and, therefore, is administered at the end of medical school.

The MCCQE Part I is a one-day, computer-based test. Candidates have four hours in the morning to complete 210 Multiple-Choice Questions and up to three and a half hours in the afternoon for the Clinical Decision-Making component, which consists of 38 cases with short-menu and short-answer write-in questions. For specialist IMGs, the QE1 requires a complete review of all areas of medicine.

AIMGA’s MCCQE1 study groups are offered throughout the year on a quarterly basis. AIMGA provides computer software study materials and other relevant resources as a means of preparation (i.e. UWorld, QBank, MCC Preparation materials).

Please note: This study group meets every Thursday during August.

Zoom link for Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm): 
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/vpYpfuqtpjMopQY5Re9y2GIclK8TiLY1Sg

Bookings

Status
Currently 78 of 100 spaces have been booked for this program.

Only active members can make bookings for this program!
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Online bookings are not currently available.

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QE1 Study Group – Saturdays

Date/Time
September 4, 2021 - September 25, 2021
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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The Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Exam Part 1 Study Group is facilitated by a moderator to assist IMGs to prepare for this examination. The current moderator is Dr. Nuruddin Lakhani. These sessions are being offered online due to COVID-19.

The MCCQE Part I is a summative examination that assesses the critical medical knowledge and clinical decision-making ability of a candidate at a level expected of a medical student who is completing his or her medical degree in Canada. The examination is based on the MCC Objectives, which are organized under the CanMEDS roles. Candidates graduating and completing the MCCQE Part I normally enter supervised practice. Aside from formal accreditation processes of the undergraduate and postgraduate education programs, the MCCQE Part I is the only national standard for medical schools across Canada and, therefore, is administered at the end of medical school.

The MCCQE Part I is a one-day, computer-based test. Candidates have four hours in the morning to complete 210 Multiple-Choice Questions and up to three and a half hours in the afternoon for the Clinical Decision-Making component, which consists of 38 cases with short-menu and short-answer write-in questions. For specialist IMGs, the QE1 requires a complete review of all areas of medicine.

AIMGA’s MCCQE1 study groups are offered throughout the year on a quarterly basis.  AMIGA provides computer software study materials and other relevant resources as a means of preparation (i.e. UWorld, QBank, MCC Preparation materials).

Please note it is required that you register here on the website before accessing the study session with the following Zoom link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwtc-GgrzosG9Zk8lMq8EmBM1T6rKgtzc3-

Bookings

Status
Currently 60 of 100 spaces have been booked for this program.

Only active members can make bookings for this program!
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Online bookings are not currently available.

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QE1 Study Group – Tuesdays

Date/Time
September 7, 2021 - September 28, 2021
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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The Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Exam Part 1 Study Group is facilitated by a moderator to assist IMGs to prepare for this examination.

The MCCQE Part I is a summative examination that assesses the critical medical knowledge and clinical decision-making ability of a candidate at a level expected of a medical student who is completing his or her medical degree in Canada. The examination is based on the MCC Objectives, which are organized under the CanMEDS roles. Candidates graduating and completing the MCCQE Part I normally enter supervised practice. Aside from formal accreditation processes of the undergraduate and postgraduate education programs, the MCCQE Part I is the only national standard for medical schools across Canada and, therefore, is administered at the end of medical school.

The MCCQE Part I is a one-day, computer-based test. Candidates have four hours in the morning to complete 210 Multiple-Choice Questions and up to three and a half hours in the afternoon for the Clinical Decision-Making component, which consists of 38 cases with short-menu and short-answer write-in questions. For specialist IMGs, the QE1 requires a complete review of all areas of medicine.

AIMGA’s MCCQE1 study groups are offered throughout the year on a quarterly basis. AIMGA provides computer software study materials and other relevant resources as a means of preparation (i.e. UWorld, QBank, MCC Preparation materials).

Please note it is required that you register here on the website before accessing the study session with the following Zoom link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEsde6vqzMiEtGDizV2iQQwmKpZ6Ka59rEm

 

Bookings

Status
Currently 44 of 100 spaces have been booked for this program.

Only active members can make bookings for this program!
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Online bookings are not currently available.

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QE1 Study Group Mondays

Date/Time
September 13, 2021 - September 27, 2021
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Description

The Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Exam Part 1 Study Group is facilitated by a moderator to assist IMGs to prepare for this examination. The current moderator is Dr. Nuruddin Lakhani. These sessions are being offered online due to COVID-19.

The MCCQE Part I is a summative examination that assesses the critical medical knowledge and clinical decision-making ability of a candidate at a level expected of a medical student who is completing his or her medical degree in Canada. The examination is based on the MCC Objectives, which are organized under the CanMEDS roles. Candidates graduating and completing the MCCQE Part I normally enter supervised practice. Aside from formal accreditation processes of the undergraduate and postgraduate education programs, the MCCQE Part I is the only national standard for medical schools across Canada and, therefore, is administered at the end of medical school.

The MCCQE Part I is a one-day, computer-based test. Candidates have four hours in the morning to complete 210 Multiple-Choice Questions and up to three and a half hours in the afternoon for the Clinical Decision-Making component, which consists of 38 cases with short-menu and short-answer write-in questions. For specialist IMGs, the QE1 requires a complete review of all areas of medicine.

AIMGA’s MCCQE1 study groups are offered throughout the year on a quarterly basis. AIMGA provides computer software study materials and other relevant resources as a means of preparation (i.e. UWorld, QBank, MCC Preparation materials).

Please note it is required that you register here on the website before accessing the study session with the following Zoom link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAlc-Cvrz4oH9ysOVMYw3iKpdiLpEo1sHV7

Bookings

Status
Currently 18 of 140 spaces have been booked for this program.

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NAC OSCE Preparation Course: Part 1 of 2

Date/Time
September 18, 2021
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location
Zeidler LedcorCentre
8540 112 St NW
Edmonton,

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AIMGAS NAC OSCE PREPARATION COURSE: PART 1 OF 2

AIMGA will offer a 2-day in-person OSCE Preparation Course in Edmonton on Saturday, September 18th and Sunday, September 19th at the Clinical Training Centre (CTC) at the Zeidlor Ledcor Centre (ZLC).

This course includes communication & physical examination workshops and an in-person mock OSCE for those who have proof of registration for the upcoming NAC in October.

This initial workshop will include a brief overview of what to expect and to look at how you will be assessed. Emphasis will be placed on communication strategies and techniques for the purposes of the NAC OSCE. This session will be delivered by Deidre Lake.

Please note those who have not sent proof of registration will be removed from the registration list to ensure only those who are registered are in attendance. 

If you have questions or wish to be put on the waitlist, please contact or Monica, our Program Administrator at monica@aimga.ca

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A review of high yield MSK exams with Dr. Chris Penney (NAC-OSCE, Part 2A)

Date/Time
September 18, 2021
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Please join us on Saturday, September 18th from 9 am to 12 pm for a session facilitated by Dr. Chris Penney. Dr. Penney is a clinical associate professor of medicine and clinician teacher in the division of rheumatology at the U of C, with a special interest in MSK physical examination. Presently, he is semi-retired and working part-time at the University. Dr. Penney has a wealth of knowledge and is a longtime medical educator. He is looking forward to sharing his knowledge with you as you prepare for your upcoming OSCE exam.

Dr. Penney will be reviewing high yield MSK-related cases. Approaches and management will be discussed.

PLEASE NOTE: If you do not have proof of  NAC-OSCE exam registration, you will be removed from the registration list.

If the workshop is full and you wish to be placed on a waitlist, please contact Nasim (nasim@aimga.ca) or Monica (monica@aimga.ca)

Bookings

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Currently 40 of 40 spaces have been booked for this program.

Only active members can make bookings for this program!
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In-Person Mock OSCE Preparation Course

Date/Time
September 18, 2021
9:00 am - 12:30 pm

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AIMGA will offer a 2-day in-person OSCE Preparation Course in Edmonton.

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