CERTIFIED ESRA DIPLOMA ON REGIONAL ANAESTHESIA
ESRA EUROPEAN DIPLOMA IN REGIONAL ANAESTHESIA & PAIN THERAPY
The ESRA European Diploma Examinations Parts I and II take place each year at the ESRA annual meeting. The diploma examinations 2011 will take place at the 30th ESRA Congress in Dresden, Germany
The registration fees to both exams cost €100 (€50/retake).
PRE-REQUISITES FOR ATTENDANCE
Please note that the following pre-requisites are mandatory in order to take the first part of the examination (written exam). All applications must be validated by the ESRA European Diploma Board (EDB).
1. The applicant must be in an official program to become an anaesthesiologist for a minimum of 2 years.
2. The applicant must have followed a minimum of 1 workshop/course recognized by the ERA diploma board in the time frame of 3 years prior to the time of application.
3. The applicant must be an ESRA member.
4. Once accepted, the applicant will have to purchase a registration to the ESRA annual congress in order to finalize his/her application. The part II must be taken within 3 years after a successful part I exam upon condition to meet all pre-requisites as listed on our website. For more information about pre-requisites for application and to access an exhaustive list of recognized workshops/courses, visit our website www.esraeurope.org
HOW IT WORKS
Two years exam Part I - Written Exam
When? Wednesday, Sept. 7th 2011
Where? 30th Annual ESRA Congress, Maritim Hotel & International Congress Center, Dresden/Germany
What? 100 Multiple Choice Questions, 2 hours examination
Topics: anatomy, pharmacology, physiology and physiopathology, statistics, central blocks, peripheral blocks, obstetric regional anaesthesia, paediatric regional anaesthesia, acute and chronic pain, material e.g. basic knowledge of the use of a nerve stimulator, ultrasound.
Part II - Practical Exam (only after passing the written exam)
20-25 minutes examination on Simulator and/or Models
When? Tuesday, Sept. 6th, 2011
WHAT IF YOU FAIL? Unsuccessful participants will be allowed to retake the failed exam at the next ESRA annual meeting. For more information and applications, visit our website www.esreaeurope.org or contact the ESRA Diploma Office at email@example.com
The application process will open as of April 1st 2011. We will send an email notification to all ESRA members in advance.
ESRA DIPLOMA BOARD (EDB) MEMBERS:
Alain Borgeat, Chairman
Giorgio Ivani, Vice-Chairman
Slobodan Gligorijevic, Vice-Chairman
Andre van Zundert
Ex-Officio Board Member:
Marc van de Velde, ESRA President
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE ESRA DIPLOMA OFFICE:
Tel: +41 22 906 91 62
Fax: +41 22 732 26 07