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Cardiothoracic Surgical Sciences and Principles (CSSP) Examination

Details

DATE

Feb 16, 2022

SCHEDULE

16-17 February 2022 CSSP Written (subject to change)

LOCATION

Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Hobart, Auckland and Wellington

REGISTRATION DATES

From 09 November 2021 to 30 November 2021

CONTACT PERSON

Examinations Department

CONTACT

examinations@surgeons.org

Details

DATE

May 26, 2022

SCHEDULE

26 May 2022 CSSP Viva (subject to change)

LOCATION

TBC

REGISTRATION DATES

From 22 March 2022 to 12 April 2022

CONTACT PERSON

Examinations Department

CONTACT

examinations@surgeons.org

Details

DATE

Jun 15, 2022

SCHEDULE

15-16 June 2022 CSSP Written (subject to change)

LOCATION

Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Hobart, Auckland and Wellington

REGISTRATION DATES

From 22 March 2022 to 12 April 2022

CONTACT PERSON

Examinations Department

CONTACT

examinations@surgeons.org

Details

DATE

Sep 15, 2022

SCHEDULE

15 September 2022 CSSP Viva (subject to change)

LOCATION

TBC

REGISTRATION DATES

From 19 July 2022 to 09 August 2022

CONTACT PERSON

Examinations Department

CONTACT

examinations@surgeons.org

Overview 

Trainees in the Cardiothoracic Surgical Education and Training (SET) program are required to pass the CSSP Examination by the end of SET 4 and/or within four attempts. The purpose of the CSSP Examination is to ensure that trainees are equipped with knowledge of the basic sciences relevant to Cardiothoracic Surgery early in their program. 

Please note that registration for this exam closes at 11.59am (AEST) on the closing date stipulated, late registrations will not be accepted under any circumstances. 

Details

DATE

Feb 16, 2022

SCHEDULE

16-17 February 2022 CSSP Written (subject to change)

LOCATION

Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Hobart, Auckland and Wellington

REGISTRATION DATES

From 09 November 2021 to 30 November 2021

CONTACT PERSON

Examinations Department

CONTACT

examinations@surgeons.org

Details

DATE

May 26, 2022

SCHEDULE

26 May 2022 CSSP Viva (subject to change)

LOCATION

TBC

REGISTRATION DATES

From 22 March 2022 to 12 April 2022

CONTACT PERSON

Examinations Department

CONTACT

examinations@surgeons.org

Details

DATE

Jun 15, 2022

SCHEDULE

15-16 June 2022 CSSP Written (subject to change)

LOCATION

Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Hobart, Auckland and Wellington

REGISTRATION DATES

From 22 March 2022 to 12 April 2022

CONTACT PERSON

Examinations Department

CONTACT

examinations@surgeons.org

Details

DATE

Sep 15, 2022

SCHEDULE

15 September 2022 CSSP Viva (subject to change)

LOCATION

TBC

REGISTRATION DATES

From 19 July 2022 to 09 August 2022

CONTACT PERSON

Examinations Department

CONTACT

examinations@surgeons.org

Exam timeline

Prepare

This area provides guidance on what to study for the examination.

Sitting the exam

Candidates are required to arrive at the examination venue at least 30 minutes prior to the examination start time with photo identification. The multiple choice question (MCQ) examination is delivered electronically.

Results

Candidates are advised via their RACS portfolio and email of their examination result. A pass or fail result only is awarded for the examination. The MCQ examination result will be advised approximately four weeks after the examination has taken place by email. Candidates who are successful in the written component will be invited to attend the anatomy viva. Results from the anatomy viva will be advised approximately one week after the examination.