Process of a Clinical Examination

Before the examination

Ensure your contact telephone number and emergency number is up to date.

Candidates must arrive at the venue by the time specified for the examination. Note the venue may be the NTC, or online and logged into the designated link. (All are referred to as the “venue”.) Candidates who are not present as required by the time indicated will not be permitted to commence the examination.

The required dress standard for candidates is professional attire.

Candidates who may require special assistance during the examination should inform the AMC as early as possible prior to their examination. This may include medication requirements or food intake due to a medical condition.

During the online examination

The candidate briefing video will provide information on the examination structure, examination stations, allowable and prohibited materials.

Candidate briefing video

Candidate conduct

Candidates are expected to conduct themselves courteously in examinations, correspondence and in personal contact with examiners, patients (actual or simulated), employees or agents of the AMC and other candidates. Candidates whose conduct is disruptive, or is considered by the AMC to have been outside the bounds of reasonable and decent behaviour, may be excluded from the examination and/or refused the opportunity to sit future AMC examinations.

Refer to the Clinical Examination Specifications document for more information.