Diploma in Urgent Medical Care - Part A Written Resit

Exam Details Exam Details

  • Exam Date: Tuesday, 26 September 2023
  • Closing Date: 22 May 2023
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Venue: To Be Arranged

Fees Structure Fee Structure

  • Exam Fee: £350

General Notes

This Examination has a restricted number of places available.  All applications will be considered on a strict first come first served basis. Applications to sit the DUMC should be emailed to fphc.exams@rcsed.ac.uk as the College campus is closed due to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions.

The new Diploma in Urgent Medical Care exam will focus on the timely recognition, diagnosis and management of conditions and situations in urgent care settings, which can present a variety of challenges to practitioners.

Practitioners will already have skills equivalent to level 7 of the Skills for Health Career Framework for Health, and be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills to manage complex and atypical cases. The syllabus includes the care of patients from all age groups from neonates to the very elderly.

Students will self-study for the two-day exam supported by an extensive syllabus on the RCSEd website. Day one of the exam is a written paper, and day two oral is a structured oral exam. A study guide can be found at https://fphc.rcsed.ac.uk/media/2978/dipumc-fphc-study-guide.pdf

This examination is conducted in English. In the unlikely event that the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh has to cancel the examination, the examination fee shall be reimbursed, but the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh shall incur no further liability. 

After successful completion of this examination University Credits can be obtained to be used towards a degree level qualification. For full details see the “Obtaining Accreditation from UCLan document” in the associated documents section below.

For additional Exam resources please go to the FPHC DUMC Exam page Diploma in Urgent Medical Care - The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care (rcsed.ac.uk).

Should you have any questions regarding the Diploma in Urgent Medical Care Examination contact: fphc.exams@rcsed.ac.uk

Exam Application

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