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Fellowship of the College of Plastic Surgeons of South Africa: FC Plast Surg(SA)

Structure and Fees for the Fellowship of the College of Plastic Surgeons of South Africa

 PartFee
Examination Fellowship of the College of Plastic Surgeons of South Africa R 11190
Examination Primary of the Fellowship of the College of Surgeons of South Africa R 6620
Examination Intermediate of the Fellowship of the College of Surgeons of South Africa R 7065

CMSA Appeals Mechanism

PLEASE NOTE that candidates that wish to lodge an appeal against the outcome of his/her written examination results must do so in accordance with the provisions of the CMSA’s Appeals Mechanism Policy.  Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) are not made available to candidates for review in accordance with the CMSA’s Appeals Mechanism Policy.  A copy of the Appeals Mechanism Policy is available at www.cmsa.co.za

Examination Structure


  • Primary: FCS(SA) Primary 2 MCQ papers, no oral examination.

  • Intermediate: FCS(SA) Intermediate 2 MCQ papers, no oral examination.

  • Final: 2 written papers;  Clinical and/or oral and/or OSCE and/or practical.

Release of FC Plast Surg(SA) Final results

Please note that the results for the FC Plast Surg(SA) Final examination will be released on the published date as per candidates' letter of acceptance into the examination.  If they are available earlier, the C Plast Surg will endeavour to inform candidates earlier of the provisional results.

Requirements


  • Primary: - Successful completion of the Basic Surgical Skills course prior to applying for the examination.



  • Intermediate: - 12 months surgical training in approved posts. (Training during community service cannot be submitted). Must include 6 months general surgery and 3 months ICU.  ATLS required at the time of applying for the FCS(SA) Intermediate examination.



  • Final: 

  • - 36 months in a numbered registrar training post.

  • - Portfolio to be submitted at the time of applying for the examination

  • - The EBEL method of standard setting will be used in the College of Plastic Surgeons from the FS 2019.

Scheduled dates and locations for the Fellowship of the College of Plastic Surgeons of South Africa

DateDetailsMore Info?
26/07/2018
09h00-12h00
Fellowship of the College of Plastic Surgeons of South Africa: Written: Paper 1: Long question
Any CMSA examination venue
More information about the Fellowship of the College of Plastic Surgeons of South Africa: Written: Paper 1: Long question
27/07/2018
09h00-12h00
Fellowship of the College of Plastic Surgeons of South Africa: Written: Paper 2: Short questions
Any CMSA examination venue
More information about the Fellowship of the College of Plastic Surgeons of South Africa: Written: Paper 2: Short questions
01/10/2018 to
12/10/2018*
08h00-16h00
Fellowship of the College of Plastic Surgeons of South Africa: Oral and Clinical
Gauteng
More information about the Fellowship of the College of Plastic Surgeons of South Africa: Oral and Clinical
* Please view the timetable for this examination, once it is published, for exact dates, venues and times for each candidate.
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Examination Contact Information

  • Mrs Ann Vorster, Academic Registrar
  • The Colleges of Medicine of South Africa
  • Private Bag X23, Braamfontein, 2017
  • Tel: +27 (0)11 726 7037
  • Fax: +27 (0)11 726 4036
  • Email: Ann.Vorster@cmsa.co.za
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  • Mrs Lize Hayes, Chief Executive Officer
  • The Colleges of Medicine of South Africa
  • 17 Milner Road, Rondebosch, 7700
  • Tel: +27 (0)21 689 9533
  • Fax: +27 (0)21 685 3766
  • Email: Lize.Hayes@cmsa.co.za
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