6 Who wants to sit an exam?One of the first enigmas was: who wants to sit a voluntary exam?. Most of reasonable people have enough with the obligatory exams.The big gamble taken at the inception of the European Diploma was whether anyone would wish to sit the examination.Fortunately, anesthetists in Europe did prove to be interested in acquiring the Diploma
10 (Part II- Oral Final Exam) VenuesLanguagesDatesDaysGöttingen, GermanyEnglish, German20-21 March 2010Sat-SunPorto, PortugalEnglish, French10 April 2010SaturdayZürich, Switzerland23-24 April 2010Fri-SatBarcelona, SpainEnglish, Spanish08-09 May 2010Uppsala, SwedenEnglish, Scandinavian25-26 May 2010Tue-WedVienna, Austria11 September 2010Erlangen, Germany25 September 2010Eilat, IsraelEnglish17 October 2010Sunday(Part II- Oral Final Exam)
11 European Examinations Allergology and Clinical ImmunologyAnesthesiologyDermatology & VenereologyENT+ORL-Head and Neck SurgeryHand SurgeryIntensive CareInternal MedicineNeurologyNeurosurgeryNuclear MedicineOphthalmologyOral and Maxillofacial SurgeryOrthopaedics and TraumatologyPathologyPediatric SurgeryPhysical and Rehabilitation MedicinePlastic SurgeryRespiratory MedicineSurgery (General Surgery)ColoproctologyEndocrine SurgerySurgical OncologyThoracic SurgeryTransplantationTrauma SurgeryThoracic and Cardiovascular SurgeryUrologyVascular SurgeryAngiology
12 Council of European Specialist Medical Assessment UEMS-CESMACouncil of European Specialist Medical Assessment-Chairman: Zeev Goldik (Anaesthesiology)-Vice-Chairman: Alfred Tenore (Pediatrics)-General Secretary: John Boorman (Plastic Surgery)-Honorary Treasurer: Robert Carachi (PaediatricSurgery)-
13 International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM, Bureau International des Poids et Mesures)
14 Definition of MeterOne ten-millionth of the distance between the North Pole and the equator at the longitude of Paris (1799)The distance between precision marks on a new 'X' shaped 90% platinum 10% iridium bar at 0 °C (1889)
15 Meter Wavelength of light emitted by the krypton-86 isotope (1960) The present speed of light is defined as 299,792,458 metres per second (in a vacuum) and is used to indirectly calculate the length of the metre (1983)
16 Liter (litre)A litre is defined as a special name for a cubic decimetre (1 L = 1 dm3 = 103 cm3). Hence 1 L ≡ m3 (exactly). So 1,000 L = 1 m3From 1901 to 1964 the litre was defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water at 4°C and 760 millimetres of mercury pressure. During this time, a litre was about dm3. In 1964 this definition was abandoned in favour of the current one.
20 Internet Sites Allergology and Cl. Imm. www.eaaci.org Anesthesiology:CardiologyDermatology and VenereologyIntensive CareInternal MedicineNeurologyNeurosurgeryNuclear MedicineOphthalmologyOral and Maxillofacial SurgeryOrthopaedics and TraumatologyPathologyPediatric SurgeryPhysical and Rehabilitation MedicinePlastic SurgeryRespiratory MedicineSurgeryUrologyVascular Surgery
21 European Exam Individual decision In Training Assessment Examination Boards reciprocityNational level
22 Individual Benefit Assessment of training Recognition of professional standard and qualityPromotion and competitionMovement between European countries
23 European Exam Individual decision In Training Assessment Examination Boards reciprocityNational level
25 EDA CANDIDATE REPORT FORM In Training Assessment Stage of Training: < 2 yrsOverall ResultsCandidates National Europe‑wide Average of allRigh Wrong Void % Score Average at this Average at this Diplomatage of Stage of Candidates13 candidates 80 candidatesPaper APaper BDetailed ResultsPaper ACardiorespiratory PhysiologyNeurophysiologyGeneral PhysiologyCardiovascular PharmacologyCNS PharmacologyGeneral PharmacologyGeneral PhysicsClinical MeasurementStatisticsPaper BGeneral AnaesthesiaSpecial AnaesthesiaLocal, Regional Anaesthesia, PainIntensive CareInternal MedicineEmergency Medicine
27 EDA CANDIDATE REPORT FORM In Training Assessment Stage of Training: < 2 yrsOverall ResultsCandidates National Europe wide Average of allRight Wrong Void % Score Average at this Average at this Diplomastage of Stage of Candidates13 candidates 80 candidatesPaper APaper BDetailed ResultsPaper ACardio-respiratory PhysiologyNeurophysiologyGeneral PhysiologyCardiovascular PharmacologyCNS PharmacologyGeneral PharmacologyGeneral PhysicsClinical MeasurementStatisticsPaper BGeneral AnaesthesiaSpecial AnaesthesiaLocal, Regional Anaesthesia, PainIntensive CareInternal MedicineEmergency Medicine
38 EDA in Poland Dear Professor Goldik,: Dear Zeev In conjunction with our previous talks with You and the President of ESA, Sir Peter Simpson and following your meeting with representatives of the Polish Ministry of Health, the Director of the Centre of Medical Examinations, the National Advisor in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Therapy, and the Board of the Polish Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Therapy, I am declaring readiness to introduce written part of the European Diploma in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care (EDA) as a part of the Polish National Exam in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Therapy since autumn, 2008.
40 NetherlandsLast Monday the Council of the Netherlands Society of Anaesthesiology has discussed the modernized national training program of Anaesthesiology, of which I had the privilege to be one of the architects. Starting the implementation of this program, it was realized that the old exam structure had to be renewed as well. Then the discussion was started whether the European Diploma would not be a very good alternative. The result is that the Council last week decided to recommend the Board of the Netherlands Society to adopt the European Diploma. I guess therefore that you may expect a message from the Netherlands Society in due course.
45 AustriaAdoption of Part II Final Oral Exam and Diploma
46 Austrian RecognitionAt its meeting on 28th January 2009, the Austrian Medical Chamber decided:“The Board of Examiners of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Medicine and the Scientific Society recognize the ESA Exams EDA part I and EDA part II as equivalent to the Austrian Medical Chamber Specialist Exam in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Medicine”
51 Slovenia meetingProf.Brigita Drnovšek-Olup MD PhD, Medical director UMC Ljubljana Prof.Pavel Poredoš MD PhD, Head of Clinical Department for vascular diseases, President of Slovenian Medical Association Associate Prof. Zlatko Fras MD PhD,Medical Director of Division of Internal Medicine, President of UEMS Prof Vesna Paver- Eržen MD PhD,councillor, Prof. Vesna Novak-Jankovič MD PhD, Head of Clinical Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Therapy, President of Slovenian Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Medicine
52 Impact on teaching“For every evaluative action, there is an equal (or greater) (and sometimes opposite) educational reaction”(Schuwirth, 2001)
53 Assessment drives learning ContentFormatTimingFeedback“The assessment tail wags the curriculum dog”The real art comes in using assessment methods to steer students learning appropriately
54 @ @ @ Formative process European Certification: How Should it Work? Applicant applies on-line, provides requested documentation (i.e. licences, diplomas) and proceeds with the 3 assessments@@@Formative processKnowledge AssessmentPractical Skills AssessmentAssessment of ProfessionalismMCQs on EACCME/S&B accreditedTextbook chaptersGuidelinesArticlesCME ProductsE-logbookE-portfolioDOPS (direct observation of practical skills)CPD activities360° AppraisalUpon satisfactory completion Diploma issued by ECCIS/S&BAdapted from: Mills P, Kearney P, et al. EBSC, 2008
56 Glasgow DeclarationThe role of European Board Examinations is complementary to National Examinations where they exist.Countries which do not have their own examination are encouraged to consider using the appropriate European Board Examination.
57 Glasgow DeclarationEuropean Board Examinations are regarded as a quality mark for independent practice at the end of specialist training. Passing a European Board Examination does not give a right to practise in any UEMS country. Such rights are granted solely by the relevant National Authority
58 Glasgow DeclarationAll European Board Examinations shall publish both a Curriculum (as set out in Chapter 6 of the UEMS Training Charter) and minimum requirements for examinationCandidates of any nationality shall be eligible to sit the European Board Examinations.
59 Glasgow DeclarationCandidates for the final part of a European Board Examination must be medical graduates and should be either Certified specialists in any country (eligibility to be determined by the relevant Section or Multidisciplinary Joint Committee)orTrainees in the final year of specialist training in a UEMS member country.
60 Glasgow DeclarationCandidates who pass a European Board Examination and who are certified specialists may call themselves “Fellow of the European Board of …..” and will receive a certificate.Trade sponsorship should not be used to subsidise the examination.It was established a UEMS Council for European Specialist Medical Assessments (UEMS-CESMA) as a part of the ECAMSQ™ (European Council for Accreditation for Medical Specialty Qualification)
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