The FRCOphth examination consists are 2 parts; Part 1 is a written component examining basic science and optics knowledge, and Part 2 tests clinical knowledge in both written and practical formats.
This component consists of five 10-minute stations, where the candidate will be examined by one examiner. This portion of the oral exam is used to test knowledge of landmark studies and college guidelines, interpretation of investigations, and management of rare cases which are difficult to examine in an OSCE setting. In each station, a clinical or ethical vignette is usually used to test the candidate’s knowledge in the following domains:
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