COURSE CONTENTS
The Primary Primer Course

Kick start your revision for the MCQ!

A tried and tested 2 day course focusing on the tricky parts of the FRCA Primary syllabus. The course is taught as a combination of lectures and small group interactive sessions. Group sizes are limited to maximise the input you receive from the educators.
 
All our lecturers are experts in their field and are keen to pass on their hard won knowledge to you.
 
The course is held in the Clinical Education Centre at Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley. Lunch is provided on both days, as well as refreshments throughout the day to keep your brain metabolism fully fuelled!
PHYSIOLOGY
Autonomic nervous system
Cardiac cycle
Control of blood pressure
Lung volumes and measurement
Metabolism and starvation
Neurophysiology
Pain pathways
Renal physiology
Respiratory physiology
PHYSICS
Arterial lines - resonance, damping, drift and calibration
Electricity
MRI
Oxygen Measurement
USS
Vaporisers and SVP
PHARMACOLOGY
How drugs work
pH and pKa
Isomers
Pharmacodynamics
Pharmacokinetics