Testing Times: MCQ writing workshop

A joint initiative of Medical Deans Australia and New Zealand (MDANZ) and the Australian Medical Council (AMC), proudly hosted by Flinders University.

We’re joining with colleagues from Australian National University, Bond University, Curtin University, Deakin University, Monash University, University of Melbourne, University of Newcastle, University of Notre Dame, University of Otago, University of Queensland and University of Tasmania to:

  • Build our skills in item / MCQ writing
  • Develop item / MCQ banks for robust assessment of Flinders medical students
  • Network with academic and clinical colleagues


  • Download the MCQ template (copy and paste this link into your web browser): http://blogs.flinders.edu.au/flinders-medical-program/wp-content/uploads/sites/108/2023/02/MCQ-template_Flinders-University.docx
  • Submit draft MCQs by email to: clinicians@flinders.edu.au

Please bring

  1. Your own device (e.g. laptop, tablet) -complimentary wifi will be available in the room
  2. Drafted or partially drafted MCQs for review and feedback
  3. Learning objectives and ideas to inspire development of new MCQs
  4. A colleague: online registrations will close at 9am, 13 February 2023


SA – Flinders University campus map  |  FMC Southern Entrance – Level 4 Seminar Room (4E303)


Denise Caretti – SA, Bedford Park hub
E: denise.caretti@flinders.edu.au
P: 08 8201 3227

Sarah Bevington – NT, Darwin hub
Student Support/Administrative Officer Year 3 NTMP
E: sarah.bevington@flinders.edu.au
P:  08 8920 0236

Jacqui Michalski – SA, rural hub
Program Manager (Rural and Remote Health SA)
E: jacqui.michalski@flinders.edu.au
P: 08 8726 3912

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