We regret to inform you that the Annual Examination Preparation Intensive Course in Rehabilitation Medicine (OSCE 2021) will be cancelled as a result of the impact of the COVID-19 virus and the travel restrictions.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused, but feel this is necessary to protect the health and safety of attendees.
Please feel free to fill up the Expression of Interest form below to receive any updates regarding the Course.
If you have any queries please contact Professor Steven Faux

Invitation to Attend

Rehabilitation Trainees who are preparing for Fellowship Clinical Examination are invited to attend the St Vincent’s Hospital Examination Preparation Intensive Course in Rehabilitation Medicine to be held from 6 - 7 March 2021. 

The course conducted by Professor Steven Faux and AFRM Fellows will have a maximum of 28 attendees. Live OSCEs will be presented to the attendees as well as a mock exam, exam performance skills, video-taping of individual performance for your private perusal and immediate feedback on exam performances.


  • First part: 
      From 19 October 2020 – 38 teaching modules, online exam preparation lectures and mock exam questions in rehabilitation medicine will be released online. 
  • Second part:
      In the week beginning the 8 February 2021 - an online written MCQ exam will be posted for three hours. Entry to the OSCE 2021 course is based on results of this online MCQ exam. You may also be able to use this as a practice exam for the AFRM Fellowship Written Examination which will be held on Tuesday 23 February 2021.
      For those who score sufficiently well they will be offered to attend, virtually or in person, the OSCE 2021 course which will be held at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney on the weekend of the 6th and 7th of March 2021. This course will include stations with live patients and be marked by Rehabilitation Physicians.

The OSCE 2021 is currently being prepared to be able to occur in either a virtual or hybrid setting, whereby those able to travel to Sydney (without self-isolating for 2 weeks) will be able to attend while those not able to travel will attend virtually and be able to participate in OSCE’s using a virtual platform. 

What you can get from OSCE 2021 

The program will focus on critical thinking and problems solving in an OSCE situations of real life clinical and rehab management issues, with assessments by a variety of rehabilitation physicians.

Practice and coaching to prepare for success in OSCE style examinations

Development and practice of skills such as critical thinking and writing under pressure

Focused physical examination techniques and OSCE training


Approaches to patient management in neurological, musculoskeletal and pain rehabilitation (including amputees) and geriatric rehabilitation

The skills necessary to use theory and medical knowledge in order to pass OSCE style exams

PLEASE NOTE: The course is not a replacement for reading, studying or reinforcing information but rather concentrates on using that information for critical thinking, problem solving and passing the Fellowship Clinical Examination. 

Please express your interest by completing the form below to stay up to date as information becomes available.

For further information please contact the OSCE 2021 Course Secretariat
Suite 103, Level 1, 3-5 West Street, North Sydney NSW 2060 Australia | PO Box 637 North Sydney 2059
P: 61 2 9954 4400 | E: carolynn@dcconferences.com.au