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Fellowship of the College of Paediatric Surgeons of South Africa: FC Paed Surg(SA)

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

 PartFee
Examination Fellowship of the College of Paediatric Surgeons of South Africa R 12100
Examination Primary of the Fellowship of the College of Surgeons of South Africa R 7200
Examination Intermediate of the Fellowship of the College of Surgeons of South Africa R 7700

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.

Medal

THE FOUNDERS MEDAL of the College of Paediatric Surgeons was endowed in 2010 by the South African Association of Paediatric Surgeons in honour of Professors Michael Dinner, Sidney Cywes and Robert Mickel, the first Professors of Paediatric Surgery in South Africa and is awarded to candidates who achieve outstanding results in the final Fellowship examination of the College of Paediatric Surgeons of South Africa.
 

Requirements


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



  • Intermediate: FCS(SA) 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 Final

  • Candidates entering for the FC Paed Surg(SA) Final examination from January 2018 must include documentary evidence in their portfolio of:

  • APLS or PALS

  • Emergency Management of Severe Burns (EMSB)

  • Laparoscopic Skills competency certificate issued by a body approved by the College of Paediatric Surgeons

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

DateDetailsMore Info?
27/02/2020
09h00-12h00
Fellowship of the College of Paediatric Surgeons of South Africa: Written: Paper 1
Any CMSA examination venue
More information about the Fellowship of the College of Paediatric Surgeons of South Africa: Written: Paper 1
28/02/2020
09h00-12h00
Fellowship of the College of Paediatric Surgeons of South Africa: Written: Paper 2
Any CMSA examination venue
More information about the Fellowship of the College of Paediatric Surgeons of South Africa: Written: Paper 2
17/06/2020 to
16/10/2020*
09h00-12h00
Fellowship of the College of Paediatric Surgeons of South Africa: Oral and Clinical
Gauteng
More information about the Fellowship of the College of Paediatric 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

  • Ms Yolokazi Kanzi, 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: yolokazi.kanzi@cmsa.co.za
Administration and Finance Office

  • Mrs Carina Van Der Berg, Acting Financial Director
  • 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: carina.vdberg@cmsa.co.za
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