EBSQ Examinations

Transplant Coordination UEMS European Examinations

Next UEMS European Examination

DateTypePlaceApplication deadline
26 November 2022MCQ + oralONLINE15 September 2022

Applications for this upcoming UEMS examinations in Transplant coordination are open.

You have the documents ready and you wish to apply to the next European Examination in Transplant Coordination and you are a new candidate? Please click below:

You didn’t succeed once in a previous session of EBSQ Examination in General Surgery and you want to give it another try?
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Applications are possible only through our dedicated webplatform. No other means of application will be acceptable.

Please note that once the deadline date to apply is passed, the link won’t be accessible anymore. No application will then be possible and acceptable by any means.

Examination organisation & rules

Certification can be obtained for the following separate modules:

Module 1: General Transplant Coordination

Module 2: Donation after Circulatory Death (DCD) Coordination

Module 3: Living Donor Coordination

Module 4: Recipient Coordination

Module 5: Tissue Donation Coordination

The certificate of Fellow of the European Transplant Coordination Board (CETC) is obtained on passing Part I (Eligibility) and Part II (Examination).
A candidate can be accredited for one or more modules and the CETC will specify which modules he or she has obtained. Eligibility criteria will be established according to the module to be examined.

Eligibility requirements

Candidates should have:

– 24 months experience as a transplant coordinator,
– coordinated at least 30 organ or organ plus tissue donors,
– presented at least 1 abstract in a national or International meeting, or published 1 publication in any journal, independently of the language and the impact factor.

Eligibility is valid indefinitely once confirmed and the 200 euro Eligibility fee should be paid only once.

Application checklist

Your application should comprise the following documents. These documents should be uploaded on the webplatform during the registration process:

  • Signed application form (filled-in in English) as per the template that you can download below
  • Completed and signed Logbook sheet (filled-in in English), as per the template that you can download below
  • Signed and stamped certificate of present job as Transplant Coordination in English
  • Letters from your employers certifying your experience as transplant coordinator (in English)
  • A copy of your valid license as health care professional
  • Transplant Coordination Training diploma(s)/certificates
  • CV in English with the list of publications in Vancouver Style, and the list of oral and poster presentations
  • Reference letter from the country Board of Transplant Coordination member OR National transplant and donation society OR National transplant procurement organisation
  • Scan of passport with photo

Here are the templates that we require all candidates to use for their applications to the UEMS European Exam in Transplant Coordination:

Examination fees

The total fee for the EBSQ Examination in Transplant Coordination is 400 euro divided as follows:

– Eligibility fee of 200 euro, non-refundable in case of ineligibility;

– Examination fee of 200 euro.

Cancellation/Postponement up to 30 days before the exam- Exam fees (if paid) postponed to next sitting + an admin charge of 90 euro.

Cancellation/Postponement less than 30 days before the exam – Exam fees not transferred to the next exam. If candidate was deemed eligible then they will pay the full exam fee + 90 euro admin fee. They will not have to pay the eligibility fee again if they have been assessed eligible.

Reasonable cancellations within 30 days of the exam will be considered on a case by case basis. Supporting documentation may be required.

For those who have been assessed eligible, you may postpone for up to 24 months. After 24 months you must go through the eligibility assessment again.

All fees paid are non-refundable. The exam fee may be transferred to another exam sitting if more than 30 days notice is given.

Examination rules

The Examination consists of:

  • a written exam in the form of a Multiple Choice Questionnaire
  • an oral exam with discussions on clinical cases

In case of failure to the examination, candidates may try again 2 more times (a total of 3 takes on the exam are possible).
In case of passing the written part but failure to the oral part of the exam only, candidates can try again only the oral part of the exam in the next 2 years.

After 2 years the candidate should re-take the written exam as well.