MRCS – Part B is held three times per year, in Dublin (February, May, and October); twice per year in Bahrain
(March and November); twice per year in Penang (January and August); and once a year in Dubai (June).
The OSCE will normally consist of seventeen examined stations each of nine minutes’ duration. These stations will examine the following broad content areas:
1. Applied Knowledge - consisting of anatomy, surgical pathology, applied surgical science and critical care
2. Applied Skills - consisting of communication skills in giving and receiving information, history taking and clinical & procedural skills