The April 2016 fellowship Examinations of the West African COllege of Physicians (WACP). will be held at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan Nigeria and at Korle-BuTeaching Hospital (KaTH) Accra. Ghana. THE PRIMARY EXAMINATION WIll HOLD IN SEVEN CENTRES: University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, National Orthopaedic Hospital (NOH) Main Hall, Enugu, Ahmadu Bello University centre at Twin . lecture Theartres.
ABUTH Shi Zaria;,. Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH), UGM Examination Accra. Ghana. Connaughth Teaching Hospital Freetown, Sierra leone, Edward Francis Small Teae spital (EFS ) Banjul. The Gambia and A.M Dogliotti College of Medicine Auditorium. Monrovia Liberia as follows:
Theory Papers/ClInicals/Practicals/iOrais of all Faculties of’the West African College of PhySicians
(Clinicals Accra Candidates) Postgraduate Fellowship of the College is recongnized by member conuntries of the West African Health Organisation (WAHO ) for appointment of Doctors to Consultant pOsitions.
Candidates applying to ist for tthe primary Fellowship Examinations must be medical Practioners who are FULLY registered in Cote D’Ivore, The Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Republic of Benin
Membership Examinations MWACP candidates must have passed the Primary Examination of the WestAflican College of physicians or its equivalent and subsequently satisfactorily completed two years residency training programme as prescribed by the relevant Faculty, Copies of Physician in training letter and Exemption Letter are to be submitted along with Your application. Candidate must have registered for Physician in Training immediately on passing Primary and on entering into a Training programme in an accredited institution. Physician in Training fee is N39,900.00 OR $190.
Fellowship Examination candidates must have passed the. Membership Examination of WACP and satisfactorily completed the appropriate years of training in an accredited institution. Further details are available in the Prospectus of the College prospectus is available for sale at the College secretariat . Subspecialty training fee is N80.850 or $385 and MUST BE PAID D tHING AND NOT DURING APPLICATION PROCESSING otherwise candidate shall be disqualified.
EXAMINATION FEE .
1. Primary Examination $325 or N68,250.00
2. Membership $425 or N89,250.00
3. Fellowship $625 or N131, 250.00
4. Subspecialty . $825 .er N113,25O.00
Additional Praeticat Examination Fee of N17,850 OR. $85 is payable by Membership and FeUowship candidates in laboratory MediCine, and Membership candidates In Community Health’ .THIS IS PAYABLE ALONG WiTH THE APPLICATION FORM. OTHERWISE THE APPLICATION STANDS DISQUALIFIED. Assessor’s fee for Fellowship candidates or Case Book/Dissertation for the Cotlege is N26,250 OR $125 paid into College GTB account number 0028724798. Four copies of Dissertation and or Case Books must be SUBMITTED along with Two Copies of the approved Proposals. All to be saved inside CD rewritable. Candidates should collect their corrected dissertations or casebooks and examiner’s comments immediately after the examination.
MODE OF PAYMENTS
The Fees are payable to the WEST AFRICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS’ (WACP) account in GUARANTY TRUST BANK countrywide. Account No. 0028724798. original copy of TELLER To be attached with the application forms to the College while candidates are advised to keep a photocopy. BANK DRAFTS ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTABLE FOR EXAMINATION APPLICATION. PLEASE NOTE THAT NO CASH WILL BE ACCEPTED. Membership candidates must include evidence of having passed, Primary and fulfilled the requirement of Physician in Training.
THE COLLEGE SHALL BEAR NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR WRONGLY ADDRESSED PAYMENTS INTO ANY OTHER ACCOUNTS. NO REFUND WILL BE ENTERTAINED FOR NON ATTENDANCE., .
a. Attendance of Mandatpry Course in Medical Ethics and Revision/Update courses of the College are prerequisites for sitting Membership Examinations. Anticipated attendance/submision of certificates shall be disqualified.
b.Current application of Mandatory Course in Medical Ethics and Their liaison offices, or cna also be downloaded and printed from:
Candidates are advised to download and use the current application form from the College website; otherwise, their APPLICATIONS will not be processed.
Evidence of attendanceofCotlege Revisi.on/UpdateCourses must be attached. Candidates forthe Membership or Fellowship Examinations will be expected to submit a photocopy of their completed Log books.:rhe original should be broughtta the examination hall Two (2) copies of Autopsy books are mandatory for All Membership candidates in Labaratory Medicine.
c. Submitting altered. falsified or incomplete documents to the West African College of Physicians may be a sufficient cause for the College to ban you from an examination, to terminate your participation in an examination. to withhold and/or invalidate the resuUsot an examination, to withhold awardofthe Fellowship of the College. to withhold a certificate. to revoke a certificate, or to take other appropriate action, The WACP will report findings of regular behaviour to the MOental Council of the Country where the candidate practices er p” duate Medical Colleges in the West African Region and other organization or individual who, in the Judgementof the WACP, has a legitimatte interest in such information.
d: Code of conduct in esscode forthe·cashall be strictly enforced. The e has zero-tolerance to examination malpractices.
e. Cases of change of examination centre after submission of application farm shall no longer be entertained.
f. Cases of request far change of faculty after submission of application form shall not be entertained.
DEFERMENT OF EXAMINATION AFTER APPLICATION IS NO LONGER ACCEPTABLE”
All application forms must be accompanied with A CURRENT DOCUMENTS INCLUDED CONTROL FORM“ which could be downloaded from the website along with the applicatlon form. APPLICANTS MUST APPEND THEIR FORMAL SIGNATURES IN THE SPACE PROVIDED ON THE APLICATION FORM.
Candidates are advised to send application forms through RELIABLE courier service.
Candidates in the THIRD Trimester of pregnancy OR in the EARLY Postnatal Period may Not apply. ‘
Note: For Membership examinations in all faculties of the West African College of Physicians, only candidates who have performed satisfactorily in the theory papers would be allowed to proceed with the rest of the examinations.
The closing date for the SubmissIon of completed application forms is Thursday 31st December 2015. Candidates for the Fellowship Examination must have submitted theIr dissertations or case books by the closing date. lateness in submission of approved dissertation will not be entertained.
PENALTY FOR THE LATE SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORMS IS N42,OOO.OO OR $200 for one week and N84,OOO:OO OR $400 THEREAFTER for the second week.
NB: APPLICANT STANDS DISQUALIFIED ONCE HE/SHE DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENT OF THE COLLEGE WITHOUT OPTION TO RECTIFY THE PROBLEM AFTER VETTING OF APPLICATION FORMS.
All COMPLETED Application forms must be submitted with:
1. Certificate of FULL registration with the Medical Council of the country (for Primary candidates alone).
2. Examination fee (Original teller) Primary/Membership/Fellowship as indicated above.
3. Relevant certificates and a copy of completed Log Book and two (2) Autopsy for Lab Med canoi
4. Evidence oftrainin g Primary and Membership Examinations
5. Three (3) Stamped Sel d envelopes with N 150 stamp on each.
6. Kindly indicate your telephOne number and your e-mall address 00 the, application form,
7. Fellowship candidates should make the following payments: , ‘
a. Evidence of payment pf Membership Fees $270 or N56.700.00 (College GTB account number 0028724808)
b. Annual dues for Membership $80 or N16,800.00 (College GTB account number 0000528491) ,
8. It is optional for all Laboratory Medicine Membership candidates to use personal microscopes as may be required.
9. Kindly ensure legible writing of names, phone numbers and emalls
Dr. Clement Ezechukwu FWACP(paed)
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