MENTOR  MRCGP  COURSES
MENTOR STATS POWERHOUSE COURSE : 1/2 DAY
DATE : ZOOM - 9AM TO 12.45PM
29th NOV 2020
: SPACES AVAILABLE

WHY CHOOSE US?
  • Intensive 1/2 Day Workshop
  • Statistics Made Easy for AKT
  • Focus on Exam Technique for High Yield Areas
  • Critical Appraisal Skills and Evidence Approach to Studies
  • Understand and Apply : Risk / Odds Ratios / Hazard Ratios / Confidence Intervals
  • Analysis of Plots: BOX / SCATTER / FUNNEL / CATES / CAPER / FORREST / L'ABE
  • Metanalysis Made Easy - The AKT Approach
  • Pre-Course Mock Paper
  • Top AKT Scorers -  April 2018 / Jan 2019 / July 2020 - 100% in Stats!
JAN 2021 - AKT SITTING  

SMALL GROUP :
OVER 1200 AKT LEARNING POINTS COVERED
DATE : ZOOM - 9AM TO 5.45PM
28th NOV 2020 : SPACES AVAILABLE
TIME :     9AM - 6PM
FEE:       £250

INCLUDES COMPLIMENTARY ACCESS TO MENTOR ONLINE AKT STATS
APPROVED FOR ST EDUCATIONAL ALLOWANCE

WHY CHOOSE US?

  • Intensive 1 Day Course run by an ex RCGP Examiner and Senior GP TPD
  • No Didactic Lectures
  • Interactive Small Group Work Using AKT Questions
  • Focus On Problem Solving Skills Under Timed Conditions
  • Heavy Emphasis On Critical Appraisal Skills and Statistics
  • RCGP Hot Topics Mapped to AKT Questions using Exam Summary Reports
  • Organisational Aspects Covered in Detail
  • Pre-Course Exam Paper To Optimise Practice
  • Detailed Course Handout with AKT High Yield Points
  • Image and Data Interpretation Slideshow
  • Comprehensive handouts detailing over 1200 up to date learning points
  • NUMBERS STRICTLY LIMITED TO ALLOW FOR 1-1 QUESTIONS
MENTOR AKT AND HOT TOPICS COURSE : 1 DAY
NEW!
MENTOR STATS WEBINAR : CLICK HERE
Mentor AKT Stats is now available online as a webinar - this will cover the necessary
technique to approach stats and critical appraisal in the AKT and will complement and
consolidate the material covered on Mentor AKT / Mentor AKT Stats.

Areas covered:  
An understanding of Risk – Absolute and Relative
How to calculate NNT / NNH
Sensitivity, Specificity and PPV in relation to screening
How to interpret/calculate Odds Ratios / Hazard Ratios
Confidence Intervals
Statistical Significance
Epidemiology – Studies and Terminology
Hierachy of Evidence
Plots – Box / Scatter / Funnel / L’Abbe / Cates / Forrest
Critical Appraisal Skills
FULL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
DOWNLOAD HERE
Mentor Zoom AKT Course Timetable
“Practice Makes Perfect”

Preparing for the AKT

08.45                  Registration
09.00-12.30        The AKT Overview : Top Tips

SBA, EMQ, Data Interpretation, Algorithms
Hot Topics : NICE/SIGN Guidance mapped to the AKT - THE HIGH YIELD AREAS

Mock Paper 1:
Risk / Odds Ratios / Hazard Ratios / NNT / Screening / Confidence Intervals /
Metanalysis / Forrest Plots / Scatter Plots / Qualitative Studies and more!

12.30-13.00        Lunch
13.00-14.30        Mock AKT Practice Questions
Mock Paper 2:      
Cardiology / Respiratory / Gastroenterology / Womens Health and more!

14.30-14.45        Coffee Break
14.45-16.00        Mock AKT Practice Questions
Mock Paper 3:
Metabolic Medicine/ MSK / Childrens Medicine / Neurology / Mental Health and more!

16.00-16.45        Organisational and Administration AKT Questions
Mock Paper 4:
Medicines Management / DVLA / Sickness Certification
Practice Management / Cremation Regulations/ nGMS
GMC Good Medical Practice / Clinical Governance / Data Protection and more!

16.45-17.00        Coffee Break
17.00-18.00        Mock AKT Pre-course Paper and Answers

Image Interpretion Slideshow  
ECGs/Fundi/Audiograms/Rashes/Otoscopy

PLENARY

Course Director: Dr Nigel Giam – MRCP MRCGP
Mentor Stats Powerhouse Course Timetable
“Practice Makes Perfect”

Preparing for the AKT - Stats and Critical Appraisal : 1/2 Day Workshop
Download the Powerhouse Stats Pack

08.45                  Registration
09.00-09.40       The AKT Overview : Top Tips To Approach - High Yield Areas

09.40-10.40       Understanding and Calculating Risk- How to Apply Stats Equations

Exam Questions:
Risk / Odds Ratios / Hazard Ratios / NNT / NNH

10.40-11.40        Critical Appraisal : An EVB Approach To Study Design / Screening

Exam Questions:
Sensitivity / Specificity / Predictive Values
Epidemiology and the Hierachy of Evidence
Quantitative vs Qualitative Studies

11.40-11.50         Break

11.50-12.45         Plots : Cates / Caper / Scatter / Funnel / Forrest / L'Abbe / Kaplan Meier

Exam Questions:
Metanalysis - breaking it down
Confidence Intervals / P-values / Statistical Significance

12.45-13.00         PLENARY / FINAL PREP TALK

Terms and Conditions
1. Courses are not transferable
2. Cancellation up to 2 weeks before the course - non refundable
3. Cancellation 2-4 weeks before the course – 50% fees refunded less cancellation fee
4. Cancellation before 4 weeks - 100% fee refunded less cancellation fee
5. A cancellation fee of £30 is applicable in all cases
6.
Download Full Terms and Conditions

Winter Face to Face Courses - Cancellations and Adverse Weather
In the event of adverse weather conditions, the following terms & conditions will apply:
1. In the event that Mentor Medicine LTD has to cancel a course due to adverse weather conditions,
applicants will be offered either:
i) full refund of application fees paid OR
ii) transfer to the next available course dependant upon capacity
2. In the event that an applicant cancels or is unable to make the course due to adverse weather
conditions, a cancellation fee of 50% of fees paid will apply.
3. All decisions regarding refunds and course transfers are made at the discretion of Dr Giam and
are final.

Course Director: Dr Nigel Giam – MRCP MRCGP
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