Madrid.- spain ministry of health This will give non-EU professionals the possibility to obtain titles in medical specialties through examinations, benefiting Cubans living in the European country who have graduated with medical degrees.
Exam has been called for days March 4 & 18, 2023and offer a total of 463 candidates the possibility to regularize their specialization acquired outside the European Union (EU).
The call is made for professionals who already have their general medical title approved in Spain and who now have the opportunity to obtain official recognition of their specialist title, to check that their training meets European standards Or not.
According to a review, Spain has not made such a call since 2019. Cuban newspaper.
The tests consist of two parts. The first part, the theory exam, will last 90 minutes and will consist of answering a questionnaire of 70 questions, plus five in reserve, all of them with four alternative answers, only one of which will be correct.
The second part, which will be practical exercise, will last for 75 minutes and will involve written development of three practical cases containing specific problems in the specialty. The above practical cases shall consist of at least three number of open ended questions.
On February 4, there will be exams for the specialties of Clinical Psychology, Obstetric-Gynecological Nursing, Anesthesiology and Resuscitation, Digestive System, Physical Education and Sports Medicine, Family and Community Medicine, Paediatrics, Psychiatry and Radio Diagnosis.
While on March 18, the specializations of Pathological Anatomy, Angiology and Vascular Surgery, Cardiology, Cardiovascular Surgery, General Surgery and Digestive System, Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, Pediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Geriatrics will be examined.
Hematology, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Intensive Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Pulmonology, Neurosurgery, Neurophysiology, Neurology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Otolaryngology, Hospital Radiophysics and Urology will also be there on the same date. Checked.
In 2021, at least 564 doctors and 39 nurses of Cuban origin joined the Spanish health system, according to a compilation made by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
Fuentes: With information from Diario de Cuba