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The following EHRA AP exam in English will be held in Lisbon, Portugal during the EHRA Congress 2019.
AP exam in English, 16 March 2019.
Registration: will open 3 months prior to the exam's date
Exam's venue, schedule: More information will be communicated shortly.
Please read the Terms and Conditions.
Next AP exam in English, 16 March 2019
In order to respect exam room capacity, registrations will be managed on a first come first served basis. We encourage you to register online as early as possible to guarantee a seat.
Registration for all ESC administered exams closes 10 days prior to the examination with no exceptions.However, registration may close earlier when the exam room capacity is reached.
*To benefit from member fees you must be a validated member before registering for the exam. This fee is only available for Silver, Ivory and Gold members.
**Please note that the resit fee is reserved only for candidates who have sat and failed the exam in the past and cannot be used by candidates under any other circumstances
Please note that:
In the event that you wish to cancel your registration to the certification exam, you must contact us. The EHRA cancellation policy is as detailed below:
In the case of unforeseen circumstances (such as a death in the family, on-call at the hospital, an accident involving the candidate...), a proof document will be required and you will be refunded the entire registration fee.
If EHRA is to cancel the exam, the full registration fee will be refunded. However, EHRA is not liable for any cost incurred by the cancellation of accommodation and travel arrangements.
Certification for AP will only require the exam on a tablet - no logbook needed.
The examination is designed to be completed in two consecutive parts, three hours each, with a 60-minute lunch break:
EHRA reserves the right to modify the above schedule if required. If travelling after the exam, we strongly recommend candidates to plan their return flights accordingly (late or day after flights).
Participants are required to sign in at least 30 minutes before the start of the exam for check-in and to present:
After the exam participants will have to hand in all their exam material and sign out.
The questionnaire is compiled by the EHRA Certification Committee for AP and consists of 130 multiple-choice questions.
Questions are based on the analysis of practical clinical cases and decision making (60-80%), with the remaining dedicated to theoretical questions. 10 questions out of the 130 are back up questions and are used only for internal processes.
There is no appeal procedure after the examination. Candidates who have failed the exam cannot re-sit the exam before a period of time of six months.
Exam results are sent by email two months after the exam is sat. Upon successful completion of the exam, candidates will receive an ECDSAP Certificate valid for ten years.
As skills can only be maintained by continued education and practical involvement, certification is granted for a period of ten years. Afterwards, they can renew their certification by re-sitting the exam.
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