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Casc -inside out



Workshop by Dr. Hari Sholinghur

Workshop by Dr. Hari Sholinghur



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  • 1. CASC- Inside Out Dr. Hari Sholinghur © 2011 Liverpool Psych Course
  • 2. Clear Pass The candidate demonstrates a clear level of competence expected of a newly appointed ST4 with a clinical approach that is justifiable, well communicated and technically proficient. The candidate shows a logical approach that covers most of the key areas identified in the expanded construct. Any omissions do not detract from the overall performance . © 2011 Liverpool Psych Course
  • 3. Pass The candidate demonstrates an adequate level of competence expected of a newly appointed ST4 displaying a clinical approach, which whilst it may not be fluent, is clinically justifiable and technically proficient . The candidate covers all essential areas of skill identified in the expanded construct but may omit some relevant but less important points. © 2011 Liverpool Psych Course
  • 4. Fail The candidate fails to demonstrate an adequate level of competence displaying a clinical approach that at times is unsystematic or inconsistent with practice at the ST4 level. Technical proficiency may be a concern. The candidate fails to adequately cover the essential issues or makes too many omissions of less important factors. © 2011 Liverpool Psych Course
  • 5. ST4 © 2011 Liverpool Psych Course
  • 6. CASC failure tips CASC is my life There is ‘no life’ without MRCPsych Life is a disgrace without MRCPsych I am unlucky I have never failed exams in my life and I am failing- I am a total failure- I must be lacking something- losing confidence I will ‘do …..’ after I pass exams © 2011 Liverpool Psych Course
  • 7. “ What you resist persists, what you befriend you will transcend” © 2011 Liverpool Psych Course
  • 8. CASC Take life easy Exam/MRCPsych is ‘just’ one of the challenges in life Keep doing other stuff/ activities Family/friends support still there Believe that failing in CASC as an opportunity/ and not ‘self blame’ or ‘lose confidence’ © 2011 Liverpool Psych Course
  • 9. CASC ?Validity ?Reliability ?believe the CASC ?negative views of the CASC © 2011 Liverpool Psych Course
  • 10. CASC Psychiatric Training- ST/SHO- paper 1,2,3 MRCPsych/ Psychiatrist © 2011 Liverpool Psych Course
  • 11. Paper1,2 Paper 3 CASC © 2011 Liverpool Psych Course
  • 12. Everyone of you are easily capable of passing the CASC © 2011 Liverpool Psych Course
  • 13. Negative CASC cycle © 2011 Liverpool Psych Course
  • 14. Positive CASC cycle © 2011 Liverpool Psych Course
  • 15. Anger/ negativity No point to work against the RCPsych ‘’ They just want to make more money’’ ‘’want to fail based on communication’’ ‘’CASC is a test of English English and not psychiatry’’ Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned” Buddha © 2011 Liverpool Psych Course
  • 16. Fear What is my biggest fear (about CASC)? Is this fear helping me( in my preparation/exam)? How do I work on this fear? "Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are developed." 
 -Michael Pritchard © 2011 Liverpool Psych Course
  • 17. Failure Failure doesn't mean you are a failure... it just means you haven't succeeded yet -Robert Schuller You always pass failure on your way to success -Mickey Rooney © 2011 Liverpool Psych Course
  • 18. The power of Imagination This world is but a canvas of our imagination” Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) © 2011 Liverpool Psych Course
  • 19. The power of Imagination “ Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine, and at last you create what you will.’ George Bernard Shaw(1856-1950) © 2011 Liverpool Psych Course
  • 20. © 2011 Liverpool Psych Course
  • 21. “ For myself I am an optimist-it does not seem to be much use being anything else” Winston Churchill © 2011 Liverpool Psych Course