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FRCEM Primary Revision Material

The FRCEM Primary is a 3-hour exam comprising 180 single-best-answer questions. The exam is weighted heavily towards anatomy and physiology, each constituting a third of the total exam, hence the additional suggestions for those particularly components.

Course dates for 2021/2022 will posted here, when they finalised. 

Reading Material

Disclaimer: The following section is prepared by East of England trainees and is based on suggestions from current and previous trainees. Materials featured here do not constitute formal recommendation or endorsement by Health Education England or the School.

Overview Revision Suggestions

Revision Notes for FRCEM Primary - Mark Harrison

FRCEM Primary: All-In-One Notes - Moussa Issa

First Aid for the USMLE Step 1


Anatomy Reading Suggestions

Snells Clinical Anatomy by Regions

Clinical Anatomy for Medical Students and Junior Doctors - Harrold Ellis, Vishy Mahadevan


Physiology Reading Suggestions

Wikibooks Human Physiology (free, open source)

Deranged Physiology (FOAM for Critical Care Physiology)


Question Banks

RCEMLearning (free)

Various subscription-based online question banks

Practice Questions

Disclaimer: The following materials are prepared by East of England EM trainees.

Sample Questions from Colchester Hospital ED Registrar Teachings

Files are designed to be viewed in Slideshow mode.

Session 1 (10 Questions)

Session 2 (9 questions)

Session 3 (8 questions)

Session 4 (9 questions)

Session 5

Session 6

Session 7 (9 questions)

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