General Practitioner Certificate in Ultrasound

GPCert(U/S)

The Improve International GPCert(U/S) modular training programme has been accredited by ESVPS as being a suitable education programme based on the course content and the calibre of the tutors delivering the taught course.

Candidates are required to study all areas of the course syllabus, which comprises taught and non-taught areas. Full details of the course syllabus will be available from Improve International on registration.

Requirements

To achieve the General Practitioner Certificate in Ultrasound, awarded by ESVPS, candidates are required to—

  • Complete the modular training programme
  • Complete the pre-and post-module questions
  • Submit 5 x 500-1,000 word case studies
  • Submit 1 x 2,250-2,500 case report
  • Sit a 50 question examination (multiple choice)

Candidates will also be required to complete the following additional study:

  • Further reading on the taught subjects
  • Additional study of the non-taught areas of the course syllabus.

Frequently asked questions

How long will it take?
Following course completion, candidates have up to four years to satisfy ESVPS assessment requirements and obtain the GPCert.

What if I am not successful in passing one of the components of the examination?
Candidates are required to pass all components of the examination to gain the GPCert(U/S) qualification. Candidates who fail their case report will be given clear indications where they were unsuccessful and guidelines on how to complete their case report to the required standard. Candidates who are unsuccessful in the final examination will be given a breakdown of the areas they were weakest in and additional study recommended. There is a nominal fee to re-sit the final examination.

How do I get started?
Please contact us via email and we will send you a link to register.

Fees

Please contact ESVPS for information on fees.

Examination and Submission Dates

2020 Examination Candidates

  • 5 x case studies—28th November 2019
  • Case report—30th January 2020
  • Examination—9th May 2020