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Discussing changes to the RANZCP’s centrally administered examinations with Nick O’Connor (part 2 of 2)

August 09, 2023 RANZCP Australasian Psychiatry
Discussing changes to the RANZCP’s centrally administered examinations with Nick O’Connor (part 2 of 2)
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Discussing changes to the RANZCP’s centrally administered examinations with Nick O’Connor (part 2 of 2)
Aug 09, 2023
RANZCP Australasian Psychiatry

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The RANZCP has recently stopped conducting OSCE examinations in the hope of diversifying the examination and assessment pathway. In this two part episode, recorded at the RANCZP 2023 annual congress in Perth, Dr Nick O’Connor, RANZCP Board Director and head of the RANZCP Education Committee, discusses these changes with Australasian Psychiatry’s Trainee Editor, Dr Ed Miller. The discussion ranges from the history of the RANZCP OSCE examinations, why the recent changes were enacted, and future directions for the centrally administered examinations.

Dr Nick O’Connor has been a RANZCP Board Director since 2017 and is Chair of the College’s Education Committee. In his day job, Nick is Clinical Lead of the Mental Health Patient Safety Program at the NSW Clinical Excellence Commission.

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Logo: Sidonie Prentice

Disclaimer: 
This podcast is provided to you for information purposes only and to provide a broad public understanding of various mental health topics.  The podcast may represent the views of the author and not necessarily the views of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists ('RANZCP'). The podcast is not to be relied upon as medical advice, or as a substitute for medical advice, does not establish a doctor-patient relationship and should not be a substitute for individual clinical judgement.  By accessing The RANZCP's podcasts you also agree to the full terms and conditions of the RANZCP's Website. Expert mental health information and finding a psychiatrist in Australian or New Zealand is available on the RANZCP’s Your Health In Mind Website.

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The RANZCP has recently stopped conducting OSCE examinations in the hope of diversifying the examination and assessment pathway. In this two part episode, recorded at the RANCZP 2023 annual congress in Perth, Dr Nick O’Connor, RANZCP Board Director and head of the RANZCP Education Committee, discusses these changes with Australasian Psychiatry’s Trainee Editor, Dr Ed Miller. The discussion ranges from the history of the RANZCP OSCE examinations, why the recent changes were enacted, and future directions for the centrally administered examinations.

Dr Nick O’Connor has been a RANZCP Board Director since 2017 and is Chair of the College’s Education Committee. In his day job, Nick is Clinical Lead of the Mental Health Patient Safety Program at the NSW Clinical Excellence Commission.

Music: https://freesound.org/people/ShadyDave/sounds/277375/ 

Logo: Sidonie Prentice

Disclaimer: 
This podcast is provided to you for information purposes only and to provide a broad public understanding of various mental health topics.  The podcast may represent the views of the author and not necessarily the views of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists ('RANZCP'). The podcast is not to be relied upon as medical advice, or as a substitute for medical advice, does not establish a doctor-patient relationship and should not be a substitute for individual clinical judgement.  By accessing The RANZCP's podcasts you also agree to the full terms and conditions of the RANZCP's Website. Expert mental health information and finding a psychiatrist in Australian or New Zealand is available on the RANZCP’s Your Health In Mind Website.