Motivation for studying shifted with seniority, from preparation for clinical duties in junior years to RCPSC exam preparation as seniority increased (Fig.
Overall, this study demonstrates the important role that the RCPSC certifying examination has in promoting studying, with the average volume of studying increasing 10-fold from junior to chief residency, although there is little consensus on preferred study methods.
20) Members of this committee were trained by the RCPSC
The NCEHR reports were distributed to organizations with responsibilities in research with humans in Canada including the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC), the Association of Canadian Medical Colleges (ACMC), RCPSC, the three federal research funding agencies (MRC, NSERC, SSHRC), Health Canada and the Quebec Ministry of Health and Social Services.
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC): RCPSC is responsible for accreditation of residency training programs, certifying physician specialists and setting standards for maintaining competence.
The 11th question examined the 76 most common urological procedures based on the current RCPSC
objectives of training in urology.
In the 1970s, the RCPSC
extended its mandate from simply being an examination-certification body to being the body overseeing all aspects of medical specialty training, accreditation and certification.
Most practicing pathologists of both Canadian and international medical origins have been certified by the RCPSC
following completion of residency training, in whole or in part, within RCPSC
The NPS and all of the data contained therein are the copyright-protected works of the CFPC, CMA, and RCPSC
and cannot be copied or reproduced in whole or in part without permission of the CFPC, CMA, and RCPSC
Interestingly, in several of the 42 surgical procedures classified as category A by the RCPSC
, a significant percentage of residents felt that their proficiency was not category A; the procedures included repair of urinary fistulae (82.
9] The RCPSC
relies on the summative evaluation of the PDs to determine whether a trainee has acquired the necessary surgical skills during residency.
Exam questions modelled on the historical RCPSC
format were created from their assigned papers and reviewed as a group.