The inaugural CANECSA Membership and Fellowship examinations were held in 2020. The third diet of CANECSA examinations will be held in 2022. Both the CANECSA Membership MCA(ECSA) and Fellowship FCA(ECSA) examinations consist of two parts: a written examination, followed by a clinical examination. Candidates who are successful in the written examination will then be invited to the clinical examination. Candidates who are successful in both parts of the Membership exam may apply to enter the CANECSA Fellowship training programme.
- Written examinations will be held in each CANECSA member country with which has candidates presenting for examination on September 21st.
- OSCE and Clinical examinations will take place in Zimbabwe on December 6th and 7th.
To help candidates familiarise themselves with the format of the examinations mock written exams will be held on September 2nd and a mock written examination on November 16th.
Examinations for Enrolled Trainees
Trainees are expected to sit for their membership examinations at the end of their second year of training. Candidates will only be eligible to sit CANECSA examinations on receipt of the examination fee. Fee payment will be made directly to the anaesthesiology society of each CANECSA member country. Enrolled CANECSA trainees do not have to separately apply for the examinations.
Examination Registration for Aspiring Fellows not Enrolled in CANECSA Training Programmes
Aspiring CANECSA examination candidates who already hold an MMed Anaesthesiology qualification, or recognised alternative, are exempt from the training period and may apply directly for CANECSA FCA examinations without applying for training, or paying training fees. See the Examination Registration page for more details and to apply for the examinations. Fee payment will be made directly to the anaesthesiology society of each CANECSA member country.