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How QUPI Helps You Pass the Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom

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The MRCP exam is essential if you want to advance your medical career in the United Kingdom as a member of any of Britain’s three “Royal Colleges.” These are the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, and the Royal College of Physicians of London.

The examination consists of three stages. MRCP Part 1 and MRCP Part 2 are both multiple choice exams, MRCP Part 3 is a clinical exam.

QUPI will be your best friend when comes to MRCP parts one and two. This is because QUPI is designed to simulate a multiple choice exam, with over 10,000 practice questions covering every aspect of your medical course. You will be able to customize your quiz to zero in on the subject matter and difficulty level that you want to focus on.

Practice for the MRCP with QUPI and you won’t just be strengthening your medical knowledge. You’ll also be increasing your skill at answering multiple choice questions under time pressure, meaning that your medical knowledge will be available at your fingertips when the exams roll around.

To see for yourself how we can help you pass the Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom, take QUPI for a free spin today:

Pass MRCP with QUPI

To subscribe as a collegiate member to any of the three UK Royal Colleges of Physicians, you will first have to pass the Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians Examination, or MRCP for short. In the United Kingdom, the exam is organized by the Federation of the Medical Royal Colleges, which itself is composed of three colleges – the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, and the Royal College of Physicians of London.

What can MRCP give me?

Becoming a member of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom will grant you recognition of your medical knowledge and clinical skills that is recognizable all around the globe, as the examinations provided by the MRCP(UK) are considered some of the best-renowned benchmarks of medicine. Internationally, passing the MRCP examination will add valuable qualifications to your medical portfolio, which will carry weight in every corner of the world.

Locally, passing the MRCP examination will allow you to become a member of any of the United Kingdom’s three Royal Colleges. Even though historically each of the three colleges held its own examinations and memberships, gaining the Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom will grant you the ability to join any or all of them.

How does the MRCP exam look?

The MRCP exam consists of three parts, two of which are written tests. The third part of MRCP is a clinical examination, done in stations, and is named MRCP PACES.

Part 1 of the examination will take a single day with two three-hour-long written tests, with 100 multiple-choice questions per test. The tests contain no images and all of the questions follow the best-of-five format. To take Part 1 of the MRCP exam, you will need a minimum of 12 months of postgraduate experience, being employed as a medical professional. Revise your knowledge of core medical concepts, along with skills and behaviors. The questions you will face will all be base on the UK Specialty Training Curriculum for Core Medical Training and Curriculum for Internal Medicine.

During Part 1, your knowledge will be tested extensively, covering the material you have studied during your undergraduate years. Part 1 of the MRCP exam will assess your familiarity and understanding of both common and important disorders, along with concepts relating to clinical science. You will also be required to know and understand the United Kingdom’s national guidelines for medical practitioners. This part of the exam also acts as a preparation for candidates for the Part 2 Examination, which is much more challenging than Part 1.

The written section of Part 2 Examination can only be taken after you pass the MRCP Part 1 Examination, as it expands on the knowledge that the first part assesses. Similarly to Part 1, Part 2 Written Examination takes place on a single day, with two three-hour-long tests that contain 100 questions each. Unlike Part 1, these questions will include images. The material you will face will also represent a sample of skills, behaviors, and medical knowledge specified in the UK Specialty Training Curriculum for Core Medical Training and Curriculum for Internal Medicine.

Part 2 will check your ability to make judgments as a medical practitioner and apply your clinical understanding. You should also be prepared to take responsibility for assessing prognoses, selecting plans for immediate and long-term management, planning investigations, and prioritizing diagnostics and problem lists.

The last part of the MRCP exam is the Practical Assessment of Clinical Examination Skills, or PACES for short. The examination will test your competence in a range of clinical skills, including Physical Examination, Identifying Physical Signs, Clinical Communication, Differential Diagnosis, Clinical Judgement, Managing Patients’ Concerns, and Maintaining Patient Welfare. The examination takes half a day, during which you will progress through five stations, each taking 20 minutes with 5-minute intervals between them. You will also encounter eight patients, with which you will have to interact.

Prepare for the MRCP Exam with QUPI

The written examinations of the MRCP Exam will require thorough medical knowledge. To prepare for them, you will need to understand and remember all of the concepts, skills, and behaviors you have learned throughout your medical education. To help you with that daunting task, we present QUPI!

QUPI is an extensive databank of medical questions, consisting of more than 10,000 practice questions that cover a wide range of medical domains. QUPI allows you to create your own, customizable quizzes, which can cover a range of material specific to your needs, allowing you to master the required knowledge in no time. Give QUPI a try today and start your 7 Day Free Trial!

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