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Training Programme Criteria

The current EFC training programme criteria were reviewed and ratified at the 3rd EFC satellite meeting in Berlin in February 2014.

Trainee Caseload

  • Each Trainee should see a minimum of 100 cases, but individual Societies would have the right to require more cases
  • The Trainee should see a minimum of 50 new cases
  • A minimum of 30 of the cases seen should have both a colposcopic and histological proven abnormality
  • The training should be completed within 24 months

Electronic Log-book

It is recommended that cases seen should be documented using the EFC electronic log-book

Trainer Caseload

  • The Trainer should see a minimum of 100 cases per annum
  • The Trainer should see a minimum of 50 new cases per annum
  • The Trainer should see a minimum of 30 cases per annum with both colposcopic and histological abnormality

Training Centre criteria

The Individual Society should decide which centres are suitable for training

Introduction of a structured training programme

Each individual Society should identify how best to introduce the training programme and to identify the time scale for its introduction.

Exit Assessment

Each Society should, at some time in the future, introduce some form of exit assessment at the completion of training