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CASC EXAM STATIONS - 15-18 January 2019

Discussion in 'CASC - STATIONS BY EXAM DATES [LATEST]' started by Johnson, Jan 15, 2019.

  1. Johnson

    Johnson Subscribed

    15 Jan 2019
    1. explain clozapine and rationale
    2. bipolar man currently depressed, hx, mgt
    3. pregnant anticipating post partum psychosis,not keen to go back on lithium
    4. adhd hx from mom
    5. explain link between depression and heart dis, to medical student
    6. EUPD self harmed at prison, capacity and discharge to prison
    7. angry mom about new scz diagnosis, told not over heard
    8. transference

    1. Lower limb examination
    2. Anorexia prognosis and EUPD
    3. Alcoholic hallucination
    4. Frontal lobe but not exclusive
    5. Risk of violence in morbid jealousy
    6. MSE - psychosis radiation from neighbours
    7. Risk associated with wandering in dementia take collateral history (take history but never disclose information without consent from patient even if the patient with dementia unless you assess capacity or its mentioned in the brief. However, in this station, its worth stating this at the start with empathy as I believe the mother is admitted and you speak to her daughter)
    8. Old age - MSE ( thinks that his grandson is the Messiah)
    Last edited: Jan 18, 2019
  2. Johnson

    Johnson Subscribed

    16 Jan 2019
    1. Clozapine explanation ( worth mentioning heatwave precautions as recent death/s related to it)
    2. Metabolic syndrome ( screen for pre diabetes and other CV risks, exercise, healthy eating, dietician. This also depends on task)
    3. Assessing 16 yrs with manic/hypomanic features ( ask for EUPD and ADHD symptoms due to age, however depends on the task)
    4. Transference Reaction
    5. Serotonine syndrome ( always keep NMS, malignant pyrexia as differentials)
    6. MSE, postman psychosis (can be tweaked)
    7. Mother not happy with son's care with schizophrenia ( this is a communication station)
    8. Explain management of depression with MI to student

    1. MSE - grandson is the Messiah
    2. Depressed lady refusing social help (query capacity assessment)
    3. Barcode 666 (task is important this could be MSE one day and next day psychopathology and third day something else - College is good at this to tweak tasks )
    4. Lower limb examination
    5. Opiate wants help
    6. Post alcohol - MSE plus cognitive
    7. Aspergers problems at work ( anxiety and OCD features)
    8. Risk assessment of violence was carrying knife
    Last edited: Jan 16, 2019
  3. Johnson

    Johnson Subscribed

    17 Jan 2019
    1. Schizophrenia explanation
    2. Valproate in pregnancy
    3. Bonfire Psychosis ( elicit primary or secondary delusion, task can be tweaked)
    4. ADHD history
    5. Serotonin Syndrome
    6. Angry mother - son with schizophrenia on Clozapine
    7. ERP - Psychological Rx for OCD
    8. Treatment Resistant Depression - treatment 0ptions

    1. Dementia history
    2. 5,7&8 cranial nerves
    3. Cognitive examination
    4. Social phobia ( ask for substance misuse/ autism)
    5. MSE - Barcode 666 (religious delusion/ overvalued ideas , task can be easily tweaked)
    6. Suicide risk assessment
    7. ADHD history ( think of co-morbid Autism)
    8. GBH history and extent of problem
    Last edited: Jan 17, 2019
  4. Johnson

    Johnson Subscribed

    18 Jan 2019

    1 Explain Schizophrenia
    2 Dissociative Stupor
    3 Family therapy
    4 Frontal lobe assessment
    5 Lithium Introduction
    6 Explain bloods and meds to LD using pictures
    7 Weight gain on Mirtazapine
    8 SSRI and suicide risk , speak to mother

    1 Cranial nerve 5,7&8 (don't forget the 5c)
    2 Psychosis - brother stealing thoughts
    3 Psychosis - Manager and co workers against him
    4 Psychosis bonfire ( I heard the tasks are tweaked like elicit primary or secondary delusion, MSE, risk assessment )
    5 Vascular dementia take collateral history
    6 Alcohol history with impact on mood (exclude anxiety/depression/mania)
    7 Risk Assessment post hanging
    8 OCD in mother of 6/52 old baby (exclude depression/psychosis)
    Last edited: Jan 18, 2019
  5. Nadeerannk

    Nadeerannk New Member

    Hi I did exam in Singapore this may
    Came down in .5 marks
    Would it be alright to send you those stations

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