Text of Orthopaedic in-training examination Belgium Nanni Allington, MD Orthopaedic department CHR Citadelle...
Orthopaedic in-training examination Belgium Nanni Allington, MD Orthopaedic department CHR Citadelle Lige
In training examination ? Written with open books ? Multiple choice ? Written ? Open questions ? Online ? Oral exam ?
In-training Examination Purpose Organization Type of examination Evaluation Handling of failures
PurposePurpose Evaluation residents Check Progress Motivate to read
Purpose Why ? Become Orthopaedic Surgeon
Residents perspective Manual OR Fashion Industry
RealityReality Patient care - ethics Clinics Theory
OrganizationOrganization Since 1987 1999 : 92 residents ( written ) 2010: 62 residents ( written ) Changes Belgium and Netherlands written
OrganizationOrganization Members of all universities and others Goodwill Limited resources, examination free AAOS complex organization, question makers, Administrative support, finances, fee for examination.. European examination ? More Support ?
Type of exam Written third to fifth year. Well defined subject over three years Reference book Multiple choice Wright or Wrong Oral exam last year
Type of exam Reference Book Avoid discussion Limitations Not up to datebut Basics will not change Question makersonly relevant Basic questions 18/20 score questions
Type of exam Questions 33. Chez une fille de 12 ans, non pubre, qui prsente une scoliose idiopathique de D8 L3 mesure 30, un corset est indiqu. VRAI/FAUX?
Type of exam Questions Wright or Wrong : - translation - manpower Cotation : +1 correct answer 0 no answer -1 wrong answer.-1/2 Avoid guessing -1/2
Type of exam Questions Translation : French and Flemish Debate English . European Exam ? Question Bank ? Internet ? Universal Aspect of Surgery
Type of exam Questions Airline Pilot Training Same training Europe Same Exams Huge Data Bank of Questions Available schools, teachers Students English
Type of exam Questions Which of the following are not symptoms of hypoxia: 1.blueness of lips and fingernails 2.flatulence 3.dizziness and light headedness 4.lack of night vision a.1 and 4 only b.1, 2, 3, and 4 c.2 only d.1, 3 and 4 only
Type of exam Questions Sophisticated questions Attention to detail Limited exam time Test attitude towards stress Organization Adapt to our residents ?
Type of exam Oral exam Last year General exam Two sets of examiners from different universities case presentation xray Computer
Who participates ? Legal aspect Regular Residents All ?
EvaluationEvaluation Written exam Computer correction Adaptation 12 / 20 . Oral Exam Examiners then discussion 12/20
Handling failures Written exam Redowritten or oral Oral Exam Quite rare.usually corresponds with multiple other problems.one more year Evaluation for every situation in commission
Practical organisation - Collegium President vice president to coordinate Two members from each university Two meetings a year
Practical organisation - Website Http://www.collegium.be General information Inscription Exam rules Diffusion