Sleep Medicine Examination FAQs
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Ten steps to apply for the ESRS Examination in Sleep Medicine
ESRS as summarised the exam application procedure in 10 steps to help you guide through the application submission process.
Can I do the online examination from everywhere? What equipment do I need?
It’s up to the participants to sit the exam from home or their office.
You need a computer with camera, microphone, and speakers (headphones are not allowed). Additionally, a mobile device with camera is required.
Cheating will be prevented with an online live proctoring service using screen share, camera, microphone and an additional mobile device with a camera.
When will the results be announced?
The results will be announced after the final Education Board meeting has delibarated. The process may take 3-4 weeks.
How will the examination be monitored?
Any cheating attempt will be prevented with an online live proctoring service using screen share, camera, microphone and an additional mobile device with a camera.
Can I repeat the examination?
All those, who missed the examination passmark in one or both parts of the examination are allowed to repeat the missed part(s) of the examination at the next examination date free of charge and without a renewed application. The repeaters are required to confirm their participation by email.
Can I shift my examination attendance?
Any accepted applicants, who can’t sit the examination for personal reasons are allowed to postpone the participation to the next available examination date one time, free of charge and without a renewed application. The roll-overs are required to confirm their participation by email.
Does the examination fee cover the congress fee as well?
Sorry, but the examination fee of 375,00 EUR does not cover any conference fees. With your application you should now be an ESRS member and benefit from this membership with a reduced congress fee.
Is it required to be a personal ESRS member?
Yes, a personal ESRS membership is a strict requirement for the acceptance of your application! Please note, that a membership in a national Sleep Society ist not sufficient. If you are not an ESRS member, please visit the ESRS website and apply for your personal membership.
Examination and attendance of the congress (only during congress years)
The examination will take place alonside an ESRS event during the biennial ESRS congress. To sit the examination doesn’t require attendance to the congress as well. Regardless, it is our pleasure and privilege to invite you to attend the congress. With your application you had become an ESRS member and you can benefit from this membership in getting a reduced congress fee.
The European Sleep Research Society is an international non-profit organisation whose purpose is to promote research on sleep and related areas, to improve the care for patients with sleep disorders and to facilitate the dissemination of information regarding sleep research and sleep medicine.
Congress attendees will have the chance to benefit from scientific exchange during either the formal activities or the informal meetings with colleagues from different backgrounds.
Where can I find the application form?
You can find the link to the application form in the header menu link “Application” as well as on the Sleep Medicine Examination homepage. Please note, that the form will only be accessible during the application period. Once the application period has finished, the form will no longer appear. Also, you should only submit the application form once, and if you need to do any changes to it, you have to do it on the “Application Preview/Update” page.
Where can I preview and edit my application?
You can preview and edit your submitted application by visiting the page “Application Preview/Update“. Once on the page, you can make changes to already uploaded information and/or add additional files by clicking on the link “Edit Entry”. Please note, that you can only update your application during the application period.