Year 2 OSCE June 2018

Station 1 – Renal Clearance
– Create four standard solutions and test absorbance.
– Test two patient samples.
– Use a curve (given) to determine the concentration of patient samples.

Station 2 – Lower Motor Neurone Exam
– Test the motor function of the lower limb i.e. inspect, tone and clonus, reflex, power, co-ordination.

Station 3 – Microbiology
– Set up a plate to test for antibiotic resistance.
– Interpret the results from a previously prepared plate.

Station 4 – Ethics
– Discuss ethical issues surrounding a patient with Hep C.
– Confidentiality.
– Consent.
– Competency.

Station 5 – Patient Interview (MSK)
– Patient presenting with knee pain.

Station 6 – CNS anatomy
– Where is the putamen.
– Name a structure medial to the putamen.
– How could an upper respiratory infection reach the middle ear.
– Identify the level of a given vertebrae.

Station 7 – Prothrombin Time
– Find the PT of a given sample.
– Calculate INR.
– Comment on suitability of warfarin dosage.
– Comment on the PT of a patient with liver failure and Glanzmann’s thromboasthesia, explain why.

Station 8 – CVS exam

Station 9 – Venepuncture

Station 10 – Inhaler technique
– Teach patient how to use their new inhaler with and without a spacer.

Station 11 – Lower Limb Anatomy
– Find the medial meniscus.
– Identify piriformis.
– What structure emerges superior to piriformis.
– What structure emerges inferior to piriformis.
– What forms the base of the femoral triangle.
– What is the nerve supply to the lateral leg.
– Show me where you would palpate the posterior tibial pulse.

Station 12 – Virtual Station
– Hygenic practice.
– Patient care etc.