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Physical Examination Course

Face-to-face | 1 day | $150

Physical examination stations can cause anxiety for IMGs sitting the AMC clinical exam. We offer the opportunity to focus on a few common physical examinations that could be in your exam.

This is a face-to-face workshop where you will observe physical examination demonstrations but you will also be hands-on and examine trained simulated patients yourself who will also provide you feedback.

The aim of the workshop is to assist IMGs to:

  • Understand common physical examinations and approach
  • Hone competency knowledge, and
  • Increase confidence going into a clinical exam

This face-to-face course is offered as supplementary to our online clinical bridging course.

Physical Examination Course (Face-to-face)


Duration: 1 day
Delivery format: Face-to-face
Class times: Classes run from 9:00am - 4:00pm (Syd/Melb time)

No courses currently available.

Meet your tutor

This face-to-face workshop is facilitated by Dr James Lim, an Emergency Medicine Advanced Trainee who has completed his AMC exams and was also successful in his Fellowship exam.  

Physical examinations covered

  • Cardiovascular
  • Respiratory
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Cranial nerves
  • Shoulder
  • Hand

Course inclusions

  • Examination technique demonstrations and valuable feedback from the facilitator
  • 6 physical examinations covered in the session with and without presenting findings
  • Candidates will have the opportunity to be hands-on, observe other candidates’ techniques and offer their own valuable feedback to help each other improve
  • Feedback is also offered by simulated patients

Recommended pre-reading material

IMG Connect

Upon registering for any course, you will be automatically enrolled in HEAL's exclusive platform for HEAL students, IMG Connect, where you can access free resources to help you confidently transition into the Australian medical workforce once you pass your AMC exams.

Associated course

This one-day workshop will act as an introduction to a longer course (to be confirmed) which will include more physical examinations including cases from all of the domains tested by the AMC.