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CAMC Examination

SYLLABUS FOR CARIBBEAN ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL COUNCILS  REGISTRATION EXAM (CAMCE)

The syllabus for CAMCE registration exam includes detailed requirements for examination in the major disciplines of Internal Medicine (including Psychiatry and Community Medicine) and Therapeutics;  Obstetrics and Gynaecology, General Surgery (including all subspecialties of surgery) and Paediatric Medicine.
The candidate is expected to demonstrate a complete grasp of all the above subjects and would be deemed eligible to practice independently.

INTERNAL MEDICINE

The areas of Internal Medicine to be covered includes:-
 

  1. Neurological Diseases
  2. CardioVascular and Circulatory Diseases
  3. Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases
  4. Respiratory Diseases
  5. Collagen and Related Diseases
  6. Hematological Diseases
  7. Genito-Urinary Diseases
  8. Gastro-Intestinal and Hepatic Disorders
  9. Bone and Joint Diseases
  10. Dermatological Diseases
  11. Community Health
  12. Psychiatry

SURGERY

This area will include a basic knowledge of surgery including:-
 

  1. Orthopedics
  2. Neurosurgery
  3. Thoracic Surgery
  4. Urology
  5. Paediatric Surgery
  6. Otolaryngology
  7. Ophthalmology
  8. Accident and Emergency

ANESTHETICS AND INTENSIVE CARE

Candidates should have a full grasp of the following:-
 

  1. Resuscitation
  2. Care of the unconscious patients
  3. Management of Cardio Vascular and Respiratory Emergencies
  4. Important Anaesthetic Techniques and Methods of administration.
  5. Clinical Measurements e.g. Blood Gases; Cardiac Output, Pulmonary Functions
  6. Pain Relief

OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY

The candidates should have full knowledge of the following:-

OBSTETRICS

  1. Anatomy and Physiology of the Female Reproductive Organs
  2. Physiology of Labour
  3. Physiology of Pregnancy
  4. Physiology of the Puerperium
  5. Pathology of Pregnancy
  6. Pathology of Labour
  7. Pathology of Peurperium

GYNECOLOGY

The Pathology, Clinical Features, and Management of diseases of the Female Genital Tract including Benign and Malignant Tumors and infections. The Candidates should also be able to identify instruments used in the Obstetrics and Gynaecology and procedures of the PAP Smear.

CHILD HEALTH

The Candidates should demonstrate the skills of history taking and physical examination in Paediatric patients. They should be conversant with the growth development, Nutrition, Social Paediatrics and the Epidemiology of childhood diseases.

They should demonstrate knowledge of Paediatric Medical and Surgical problems.

EXAMINATION

  • Written and factual knowledge
  • Clinical
    • Communication
    • problem-solving

The examination process includes all the Major disciplines.

In all the above disciplines the candidates should demonstrate satisfactory skills in history taking, physical examination, selection of relevant investigations with the completion of a differential diagnosis.

Having completed the problem-solving activity the candidate should demonstrate a satisfactory knowledge of the relevant Management as determined by the specific specialty.

The emphasis of the examination is to determine the suitability of the candidate to function safely and independently.

Dear candidates
 
Please carefully note the confirmed dates for the April/ May 2018 sitting of the Caribbean Association of Medical Councils Examination.
 
 
 

CAMC PART 1 (ONLINE MCQ) CAMC PART 2 (OSCE-CLINICAL EXAM STATUS
Friday 13 April 2018
Please ignore the previous date given
Friday 11 and Saturday 12 May 2018 Confirmed
Thursday 25 October 2018 Friday 16 and Saturday 17 November 2018 Proposed
 

 
 
Kindly note that the deadline for applications for the April/May 2018 sitting is March 12, 2018. To ensure that you are registered for the exam, please email the completed application form to medcojam@cwjamaica.com.