Welcome to our section containing Final FRCA questions. We have split the resources into relevant sections as per the exam format. Short and long case viva can be found by on the Final FRCA section 2. In order to be eligible for a Viva a minimum of 1+ and 2 is required from the written (MCQs and SAQs). To pass overall, a minimum of 1+,2,2,2 is required. (1 poor fail, 1+ a fail, 2 pass, 2+ outstanding pass).
Format of Final FRCA exam
SAQs (12 on clinical anaesthesia)
MCQ (90 questions): 20 medicine & surgery, 40 anaesthesia & pain, 10 clinical measurement, 20 ITU
Viva 1 (50 minutes, Clinical-long case plus short cases)
Viva 2 (30 minutes, basic sciences applied to anaesthesia, ITU & pain-3 short cases)
Need minimum 2,2,2,1+ to pass.
Guide to the FRCA Examination- The Final
This publication is available to purchase at £20 (p&p free). Compiled by College examiners, there are 240 MCQs, 36 SAQs and Viva questions with answers. If you would like to purchase a copy please contact the Finance Department at the Royal College of Anaesthetists on ++44 (0)20 7092 1500 with your credit card details.