MRCPCH Part 2: Composition of the exam
The MRCPCH Part 2 examination consists of two papers with candidates given two and a half hours to complete each section. The objective of the MRCPCH Part 2 examination is access each candidate's clinical knowledge and decision making skills in all areas of paediatrics and child health. The MRCPCH 2 questions will be formatted in the style of Best of Five and extended matching questions.
Example MRCPCH Part 2 question:
A 2-year-old girl presents with a short history of fever and cough. Her CXR is shown. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis:-
- Lung contusion and posterior rib fracture due to NAI
- Lung metastasis from Wilms tumour
- Right lower lobe collapse due to foreign body aspiration
- Round pneumonia