Regulations Relating to the EBOMFS – Assessment

Eligibility

Only candidates who, after review of their documents, have shown to be a recognized specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and who have been recognized at the time of RQ Assessment in any of the full member countries of the UEMS can enter the Assessment.

Candidates for the R.Q.-Assessment must satisfy one of the three following terms:

  • Recognized specialists in oral and maxillofacial surgery based on a medical and dental degree.
  • Recognized specialists in oral and maxillofacial surgery based on a medical degree.
  • Recognized specialists in oral and maxillofacial surgery based on a dental degree, provided this specialist also holds a medical degree.

 

The Assessment is composed of two parts

Step 1. Curriculum vitae (CV) and Logbook, i.e. the candidate’s record of the operations performed personally including the last two years of specialty training.

Step 2. Multiple Choice Question exam (MCQ) and the Oral examination.

Evaluation of the CV / Logbook will be made by the EBOMFS Scientific Committee. The candidates will be informed if accepted or not for the second part at least 2 months prior to the date of the MCQ and Oral examination.  Communication will be done via e-mail.

 

Academic Activity

The Assessment will be conducted under the following broad headings:
a) Doctoral thesis, PhD, professorship, other research and academic achievements
b) Publications in recognized national and international journals
c) Presentations at national or international meetings
d) Attendance at CME (continuing medical education) conferences and courses

 

Clinical Activity (Logbook)

e) Operations performed: major, intermediate, minor

 

Multiple Choice Question exam

The MCQ Exam will be conducted before the Oral examination. The assessment of MCQ will be proportional, i.e. the final points given are in relation to correct answers, The total number of MCQs is 50 + 5. One choice out of four per question is correct, no negative points. EBOMFS reserves the right to analyze statistically MCQ results and to omit a question if it is non-selective.  All participants will proceed to the oral examination. Candidates not participating in the MCQ cannot take part in the oral examination.

MCQ -examination is executed in English.

 

Oral examination

a) Case report. Each candidate must be ready to present three well documented personal cases using electronic presentation. The jury will select one to be presented within 15 minutes, including discussion. The candidate should bring his/ her laptop/ tablet.
b) Questions and discussion covering the whole scope of the specialty (40 minutes).

The available languages of oral examination are English, French, German or Spanish.

 

Step 1

Academic Activity

The marks will be awarded as follows:
Maximum
1. Possession of a higher university degree (Ph.D., M.Sc. etc.)
7 marks
2. Publications (each paper 1* or 0.5 marks)
7 marks
3. Presentations (each paper 1** or 0.5 marks)
7 marks
4. CME (each conference or course receives 0.5 marks)
4 marks
Total marks for academic activity
25 marks

* First or last author, ** First presenter

 

Clinical Activity

The marks will be awarded as follows:
Maximum
a) Major operations will earn 0.25 each
10 marks
b) Intermediate operations will earn  0.15
10 marks
c) 500 or more minor operations
5 marks
Total marks for clinical activity
25 marks

 

Step 2

The MCQ examination and the Oral examination

The Examination (Part 2) of the EBOMFS RQ Assessment consists of a written (MCQ) and an Oral Examination.

MCQ examination
max. 20 marks
Oral examination
max. 30 marks
Total marks for the MCQ and Oral examination
max. 50 marks

 

Scores to pass

The candidate eligible for fellowship has to pass both parts of the assessment with ≥ 35 passing marks each.

a) Curriculum vitae / Logbook Activity
pass mark ≥ 35
b) MCQ  + Oral Assessment
pass mark ≥ 35

 

The Fee

The administrational fee for the assessment is 480€ plus all potential bank  transfer charges. The payment must be remitted only by bank transfer (no cheques, no cash, no credit cards) to the account of European Board of Oro-Maxillo-Facial Surgery. The candidate’s name must clearly appear with the payment.

Should the candidate fail the C.V./Logbook Assessment, she/he will have a chance to re-apply for the next RQ Assessment without any further costs.

If the candidate passes step 1 (CV and Log-book) and, for unexpected reasons cannot participate step 2, she/he is allowed to re-apply once for the next step 2 without payment. The score of step 1 will be valid through the next session.

If the candidate passes step 1 and fails step 2 she/he is allowed to re-apply once for the next step 2 with payment of 300€.  The score of step 1 will be valid through the next session.

 

Account of EBOMFS

Name of the account: AISBL UEMS/EBOMFS
IBAN: BE88 0017 0368 3041
Bank: BNP Paribas Fortis
BIC: GEBABEBB

The communication with the payment has to mention clearly and ONLY the candidates family name and given name, absolutely without any title, hospital or company name.

Treasurer: Dr Blaise Kovacs, blaise.kovacs@ebomfs.eu

 

Deadline for application is March 31, 2021.

Assessment 2021
Paris France, 11th–12th July

Application Form

All starred ( * ) fields are required.

Country of your present stay *

Nationality *

Family Name *

First Name *


Date of Birth *

Sex: MaleFemale

Preferred languages *
EnglishFrenchGermanSpanish

Picture of applicant *
(Size limit is 5MB tif, jpg, gif, png)

Title and Name as should appear on the Fellowship Diploma: *

Home Address *

Work Address

Email *

Mobile phone number with country code

Administration Fee
Fee of 480€ Paid *

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Your bank account (AA12/1234/1234/1234/1234), in case of refund: *
IBAN (use dashes, please)

BIC

Name of the account holder



Undergraduate Qualifications

1) Medical *
Date received
University

Upload Medical Diploma *

2) Dental
Date received
University

Upload Dental Diploma

Recognition as Specialist in Oro-Maxillofacial Surgery *
Date
Place

Upload Specialist Diploma *

Higher (2nd) University Qualifications (Doctorate)
Date received
University

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Present Academic Title and/or Hospital Standing
Academic Title
Hospital Standing

Research Projects (Titles of completed studies & dates)

Oro-Maxillofacial Training *
Institution where training was undertaken, with dates.
Institution
Date

Specialisation
Date

Publications (Including letters and chapters or text books)
You can write down or upload a file as an attachment.

Upload Publications

Presentations (National or international meetings only)
You can write down or upload a file as an attachment.

Upload Presentations

CV *
This is required as an attachment.
Upload CV

Logbook *

Minor operations: oral surgery, tooth extractions, dental cysts, implants… are category 1.

Upload a letter signed by the head of your department or director of the hospital stating that you have performed 500 or more minor operations. (Required attachment.)
Upload Letter, category 1

Intermediate and major operations (category 2 and 3 ):
Date, Hospital, Patient initials and Age, Operation (personally performed), Code *, Category *.
* See "Logbook - list of operations" below the form.

Present two separate files preferably in excel format,
one for category 2 (intermediate) and one for category 3 (major).

Both Logbooks are required attachments.
Upload Logbook, category 2
Upload Logbook, category 3

Additional attachments


Send Application Form

I have read and understood Terms and Conditions of EBOMFS Assessment, Part 1 and 2. *
I have uploaded all following required documents: *

  • Photo
  • Diplomas MD DDS
  • Minor Procedures etc
  • Copy of Payment

Please, make sure that total size of all attachments doesn't go over 25MB.

 

Logbook – list of operations

Trauma

Code     Category     Narrative
1                                  Mandibular Fractures.
2              2                 Closed Reduction & Fixation Fractured Mandible.
3              2                 Closed Reduction & Fixation + External Fixation.
4              2                 Open Reduction & Fixation Fractured Mandible.
5              2                 Other
6                                  Condylar Fractures.
7              2                 Closed Management of Fractured Condyle(s).
8              3                  Open Reduction & Fixation Fractured Condyle(s).
9              2                  Other
10                                Zygomatic & Orbital Fractures.
11            2                  Closed Reduction + External Fixation.
12            2                  Open Reduction & Fixation Fractured Zygoma.
13            3                  Open Reduction & Fixation + Orbital Exploration.
14            3                  Orbital Exploration +/- Repair.
15            2                  Repair Blowout Fracture of Orbit.
16            2                  Other
17                                 Maxillary Fractures.
18            2                   Le Fort 1 Fracture External Fixation +/- IMF
19            2                   Le Fort 1 Fracture Internal Fixation +/- IMF
20            2                   Le Fort 2 Fracture External Fixation +/- IMF
21            3                   Le Fort 2 Fracture Internal Fixation +/- IMF
22            2                   Le Fort 3 Fracture External Fixation +/- IMF
23            3                   Le Fort 3 Fracture Internal Fixation +/- IMF
24            2                   Other
25                                  Nasal Bone Fractures.
26            3                   Open Fixation of Nasoethmoidal Complex Fracture.
27            2                   Other
28                                  Craniofacial Fractures.
29            3                   Orbitotomy.
30            3                   Open Reduction & Fixation Cranial Bone Fracture.
31            2                   Other
32                                  Soft Tissue Injuries.
33            2                   Primary Suture Oral & Facial Soft Tissue Injuries.
34            2                   Flap Repair Of Oral & Facial Soft Tissue Injuries.
35            2                   Remove Foreign Body From Head & Neck.
36            2                   Other

Orthognathic

Code     Category     Narrative
37           3                  Ramus Osteotomies.
38           3                  Sagittal Split Set Back.
39           3                  Sagittal Split Pull Forward.
40           3                  Extraoral Vertical Subsigmoid.
41           3                  Intraoral Vertical Subsigmoid.
42           3                  Inverted L-Osteotomy.
43           3                  C-Osteotomy.
44           3                  Other
45                               Body & Angle Osteotomies.
46           3                  Body Ostectomy.
47           3                  Angle Ostectomy.
48           3                  Other
49                               Segmental Mandibular Osteotomies.
50           3                 Lower Labial Segmental Osteotomy/Ostectomy.
51           3                  Vertical Alveolar Osteotomy/Ostectomy.
52           3                 Kole Procedure.
53           3                 Symphysea1 Ostectomy.
54           3                 Anterior Mandibuloplasty.
55           3                 Posterior Segmental Mandibular Osteotomy.
56           3                 Total Subapical Mandibular Osteotomy.
57           3                 Other
58                              Genioplasty.
59           2                 Vertical Reduction Genioplasty.
60           2                 Horisontal Reduction Genioplasty.
61           2                 Augmentation Genioplasty.
62           2                 Advancement Genioplasty.
63           2                 Other
64                              Total Maxillary Osteotomies.
65           3                Le Fort 1 Osteotomy.
66           3                Le Fort 1 Osteotomy + Modifications.
67           3                Le Fort 2 Osteotomy.
68           3                 Le Fort 2 Osteotomy + Modifications.
69           3                 Le Fort 3 Osteotomy (not included in C4).
70           3                Other
71                              Segmental Maxillary Osteotomies.
72          3                 Anterior Segmental Osteotomy.
73          3                 Posterior Segmental Osteotomy.
74          3                 Combined Segmental Osteotomy.
75          3                 Other
76                             Malar Surgery
77         3                 Malar Osteotomy.
78         2                 Malar Augmentation With Autogenous Bone Graft.
79         2                 Malar Augmentation With Alloplastic Graft.
80         2                 Other

Neoplasia

Code     Category     Narrative
81                                Treatment For Benign Soft Tissue Lesion.
82           2                  Excision & Split Skin Graft.
83           2                  Excision & Flap Closure.
84                                Other
85                                Treatment For Malignant Soft Tissue Lesion.
86           2                   Excision & Split Skin Graft.
87           2                   Excision & Flap Closure.
88                                Other
89                                Surgery For Major Salivary Gland Pathology.
90          2                   Submandibular Gland Excision.
91          3                    Superficial Parotidectomy.
92          3                   Total Parotidectomy.
93          2                   Excision of SublinguaI Gland.
94          2                   Other
95                               Surgery For Mandibular Bone Pathology.
96         2                    Mandibular Decortication / Alveolectomy.
97         2                    Marginal Mandibulectomy.
98         3                    Hemimandibulectomy.
99         3                    Subtotal Mandibulectomy.
100       3                   Total Mandibulectomy.
101                             Other
102                             Surgery For Maxillary Bone Pathology.
103      2                    Maxillary Decortication / Alveolectomy.
104      3                    Hemimaxillectomy.
105      2                    Partial Maxillectomy / Fenestration.
106      3                    Total Maxillectomy.
107      3                    Orbital Exenteration.
108                            Other
109                            Neck Dissection.
110      3                    Block Neck Dessection.
111      3                    FunctionaI Neck Dissection.
112      3                    Supra Hyoid Neck Dissection.
113      2                    Biopsy CervicaI Lymph node.
114                            Other
115                            Surgery For Odontogenic Cysts & Tumours.
116     2                    Excision Of Odontogenic Tumour.
117                           Other
118                           Surgery For Lesions Of Tongue / Floor Of Mouth.
119     2                    Partial Glossectomy.
120     3                   Total Glossectomy.
121     3                    Radical Glossectomy & Commando.
122                           Other
123                           Surgery Fot Miscellaneous Lesions.
124     2                    Excision of Fibro-Osseous Lesion.
125     2                    Excision Of Giant Cell Lesion.
126                           Other

Congenital

Code     Category     Narrative
127                             Cleft Surgery.
128        3                   Primary Repair Of Cleft Lip.
129        3                   Primary Repair Of Cleft Palate.
130        3                   Secondary Repair Of Cleft Lip / Nose.
131        2                   Secondary Repair Of Cleft Palate.
132                             Other
133                             Pharyngea1 Surgery.
134       3                    Pharyngoplasty.
135                             Other
136                             Cleft Grafts.
137       2                    Alveolar Bone Graft.
138       2                   Palata! Cleft Bone Graft.
139                            Other
140                            Craniofacial Surgery.
141       3                  Trans-cranial Osteotomy; unspecified.
142       3                  Release of Cranial Synostosis.
143       3                  Frontal Bone Advancement / Set Back.
144       3                  Orbital Advancement / Set Back.
145       3                  Correction of Ocular Hypertelorism.
146                           Other
147                           Congenita! Soft Tissue Lesions.
148      2                  Excision of Large Congenita! Pigmented Naevus.
149                           Other
150                          Congenita! Vascular Lesions.
151      3                  Excision Of Arterio- Venous Malformation.
152                          Other
153                          Miscellaneous Congenital Lesions.
154      2                  Excision of Branchial Cyst/Sinus.
155      2                  Excision of Lymphangioma/Hygroma.
156      2                  Excision of Thyroglossal Cyst/Duct.
157      2                  Excision of Preauricular Sinus.
158                          Other

Pre-prosthetic

Code     Category     Narrative
159                              Soft Tissue Surgery.
160        2                   Partial Glossectomy (not coded N8).
161                              Other
162                              Hard Tissue Surgery.
163        2                   Reposition of Mental Nerve.
164                             Other
165                             Sulcus Deepening Procedures.
166        2                   Vestibuloplasty / Sulcoplasty & Mucosal Graft.
167        2                   Vestibuloplasty / Sulcoplasty & Skin Graft.
168                             Other
169                             Bone Augmentation Procedures.
170       2                    Minor Bone Augmentation With Autogenous Bone.
171       2                    Minor Bone Augmentation With Alloplastic Material.
172       2                    Ridge / Lower Border Augmentation.
173       2                    Visor Osteotomy.
174                             Other
175                             Osseous Integrated Implants.
176       2                    Insertion of Intraoral Implants (includes TMI).
177       2                    Insertion of Extraoral Implants.
178                             Other

TMJ

Code     Category     Narrative
179                             Treatment Of Joint Dislocation.
180        2                   Capsular Plication.
181        2                   Eminectomy.
182        2                   Zygomatic Arch Down Fracture.
183        2                   Eminence Augmentation.
184        2                   Myotomy.
185                             Other
186                             Intrarticular Diagnostic & Therapeutic Procedures.
187       2                    Arthroscopy.
188                             Other
189                             Surgery For Meniscal Pathology.
190       2                    Repair of Torn Meniscus.
191       2                    Re-attachment of Displaced Meniscus.
192       2                    Menisectomy.
193       2                    Alloplastic Replacement of Meniscus.
194                             Other
195                             Condylar Ostectomies.
196       2                    High Condylar Shave.
197       2                    Condylectomy.
198       3                    Total Prosthetic Joint Replacement.
199       2                    Sub- Total Prosthetic Joint Replacement.
200                             Other
201                             Condylar Osteotomies.
202       2                   Condylotomy.
203       2                   Gap Arthroplasty.
204       2                   Post Condylar Grafting 205 Other
206                             Non-Medical Management Of Joint Pain
207                             Other
208                             Coronoid Osteotomies.
209       2                   Coronoidectomy Intraoral Approach
210       2                   Coronoidectomy Extraoral Approach
211                            Other

Reconstruction

Code     Category     Narrative
212                              Techniques (applicable toAll Subgroups).
213         2                  Harvest of Rib For Bone Graft.
214         2                  Harvest of Iliac Crest For Bone Graft.
215         3                  Harvest of Radia1 Free Flap.
216         3                  Harvest of Radial Free Flay & Bone.
217         3                  Harvest of Latissimus Dorsi Flap.
218         3                  Harvest of Pectoralis Major Flap.
219         3                  Harvest of Rectus Abdominis Flap.
220         3                  Harvest of Free Jejunal Flap.
221         3                  Harvest of Other Myocutaneous Flap.
222         3                  Reconstruction with Autogenous Bone Graft.
223         3                  Reconstruction with Costochondral Graft.
224         2                  Reconstruction with Alloplastic Implant.
225         3                  Reconstruction with Compound Auto/ Allograft.
226         2                  Raise Bitemporal Flap.
227         3                  Micro Surgical Nerve Repair / Graft.
228         2                  Free Nerve Adhesions.
229         3                  Harvest of Cranial Bone Graft.
230         3                  Harvest of Free Fibula Flap.
231         3                  Harvest of Free Scapular Flap
232         3                  Harvest of Other Microvascu1ar Free Tissue Transfer
233                             Other
234                             Miscellane
235         2                  Tracheost
236                             Other

Aesthetic Facial Surgery

Code     Category     Narrative
237                             Miscellaneous Aesthetic Surgery Procedures.
238        2                   Scar Revision.
239        2                   Dermabrasion.
240        2                   Tattoo Removal.
241        2                    Blepharoplasty.
242        3                    Rhinoplasty.
243        3                    Facelift.
244        2                    Sternomastoid Release.
245        3                    Thyroid Surgery.
246        2                    Septoplasty.
247        2                    Eyelid Surgery.
248        2                    Lateral Tarsoraphy.
249        2                    Pinnaplasty.
250        2                    Dacrocystorhinostomy.
251        2                    Submental Lipectomy.
252        2                    SMR.
253        2                    Surgical Reduction of Massetric Hypertrophy.

 

 

 

 

 

Few examples of MCQ

The probability of incurring a disturbance of the inferior alveolar nerve function due to the operation according to the Obwegeser Dalpont’s technique is  around:
a.     3 to    5 %
b.     8 to   11 %
c.    20 to   28 %
d.    40 to   60 %

What microvascular flap has to venous system, one superficial and one deep
a.     Rectus abdominis flap
b.     fasciocutanoues radial fore arm flap
c.     scapular flap
d.     latissimus dorsi flap

In the pterigomandibular space runs the following structure
a.    external maxillary artery
b.    major palatine nerve
c.    retromandibular vein
d.    inferior alveolar nerve