College exam preparation and failure can cause enormous stress for many registrars, so it is important as a supervisor to be aware of how best to support your registrar, both educationally and in terms of pastoral care – stress and mental health.
CCE, or Clinical Competency Exam, is a new assessment for the 2021.2 cycle which will be held over two consecutive weekends in November. Candidates will be notified of their allocated times 4 weeks ahead of the exam.
This is the final exam for doctors seeking fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP), replacing the OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Exam) and interim RCE (Remote Clinical Exam).
Although not part of the RCE, interrogating your registrar’s learning through RCA is arguably the best way to help them with their exam preparation. Random case analysis will help them to prepare for the case discussions with peers/ mentors/ supervisors. To develop a process of random case analysis, you as the supervisor can refer to: