Information about Mandatory Workshops For FCPS-II Trainees, Log Books and Writing Of Dissertation


Here are the details:
All candidates intending to appear in FCPS-II examination from September 2000 onwards are required to participate in three (3) / four (4) mandatory workshops, conducted by the Department of Medical Education (DME), CPSP, at its headquarter in Karachi, and other regional centers e.g. Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar and other centres.


Introduction to Computer and Internet
Rs. 6000.-
Research Methodology & Medical Writing
Rs. 8500/-
Communication Skills
Rs. 8500/-
Primary Surgical Skills (only for Surgery & Allied and Obstetrics/Gynaecology)
Rs. 8500/-

If you are residing out of Karachi, please do not send Workshop Registration Form to CPSP Head Office, Karachi. Submit the same at the Regional Centre where you intend to attend your mandatory workshops along with the photocopy of Pay Order / Draft / Bank Challan of 1st installment and your NIC. Detailed registration procedure and terms and conditions are given in the Workshop Registration Form for your information. Please send only the photocopy of Pay Order / Draft / Bank Challan of payment made to CPSP.

IMPORTANT NOTE: All workshops have to be attended within 18 months of commencement of training. The Research Methodology worshop within 6 months of commencement of training and before writing of synopsis.

Log Book
The logbook is intended for documenting all the activities performed by the trainee during the training period. Entries must commence from the start of the training program. Trainees are advised to strictly follow the instructions as noted in their log books / prospectus. The log books will be provided by Accounts Department and Regional Centres on payment of prescribed fee. The trainees may maintain a e-log book as launched by CPSP recently.
Writing Of Dissertation / Papers :
All the FCPS-II trainees are required after approval of synopsis to be submitted within 6 months of commencement of training in the specialty/subspecialty to either write a Dissertation or submit two Research Papers published or accepted for publication in a research journal included in Index Medicus. Before undertaking the project for Dissertation / Research Papers, trainees are required to attend the mandatory workshop.



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