Mahaluxmivala-Sherman FRCS (Orth) Viva Course for Orthopaedic Surgeons (Formerly the Royal College of Surgeons of England Course)

22 - 23 March 2019

(2 days)

Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London, Charterhouse Square, London, EC1M 6BQ, UK

Summary of course

This interactive two-day course focuses on preparing delegates for the viva (oral) component of the FRCS (Orth) in a friendly atmosphere. Delegates will work through a range of techniques to improve both oral skills and orthopaedic clinical examination skills.


The course will cover a variety of topics, including:

  • Introduction to the FRCS (Orth) examination

  • Negotiating the requirements of the course

  • Clinical examination session – history taking

  • Introduction to positive critiquing

Course Directors

Mr Kevin Sherman MA, PhD, FRCS
Mr Jehangir Mahaluxmivala MS, MSc, FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Who is it for?

Candidates preparing for the viva (oral) component of the FRCS (Orth) examination

How to apply?

Please visit to apply