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Diploma in Anaesthetics of the College of Anaesthetists of South Africa: DA(SA)

Structure and Fees for the Diploma in Anaesthetics of the College of Anaesthetists of South Africa

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Examination Diploma in Anaesthetics of the College of Anaesthetists of South Africa R 9000

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

CONDUCT OF THE EXAMINATION


1.1 Three written papers consisting of
1.1.1 Paper 1: short answer questions          3 hours     20%
1.1.2 Paper 2: 90 SBAs                               2 hours     20%
1.1.3 Paper 3: Clinical data Interpretation     2 hours     20%




Paper 1 will be written on the first day and Papers 2 and 3 will be written on the following day.  

Important Notice

Please note that this examination can only be written at a South African venue, from Second Semester 2017 you can write in all our venues.

Medals


In 1998 THE SASA JOHN COUPER MEDAL replaced the South African Society of Anaesthetists Medal which was endowed in 1979. This change was made to pay tribute to the life-long contribution of the late Professor John Couper to the affairs of anaesthesia, and in particular his contributions to anaesthetic training and practice in South Africa. The medal is awarded to candidates who achieve excellent results in the Diploma examination of the College of Anaesthetists of South Africa.

Requirements

6 months supervised training at a teaching or CMSA-approved hospital OR 3 months supervised training at a teaching or CMSA-approved hospital and 500 points in a completed logbook

Scheduled dates and locations for the Diploma in Anaesthetics of the College of Anaesthetists of South Africa

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01/07/2020
08h00-16h00
Diploma in Anaesthetics of the College of Anaesthetists of South Africa: Written OSCE
Gauteng
10/02/2021
09h00-12h00
Diploma in Anaesthetics of the College of Anaesthetists of South Africa: Written: Paper 1 - Short answer questions
Multiple CMSA Examination Venues
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11/02/2021
09h00-11h00
Diploma in Anaesthetics of the College of Anaesthetists of South Africa: Written: Paper 2 - MCQ
Multiple CMSA Examination Venues
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11/02/2021
14h00-16h00
Diploma in Anaesthetics of the College of Anaesthetists of South Africa: Written: Paper 3 - Objective Test
Multiple CMSA Examination Venues
More information about the DA(SA)
01/07/2021
08h00-16h00
Diploma in Anaesthetics of the College of Anaesthetists of South Africa: Oral/OSCE
Western Cape
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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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