The Fellow Transfusion Medicine In-Service Examination consists of approximately 120 multiple-choice questions from acknowledged experts in the field and is designed to test Transfusion Medicine Fellows on their medical knowledge; the examination is a cooperative effort between the ASCP RISE Committee and the AABB.
The examination utilizes the ASCP Online Browser, which requires a download of free software from ASCP on all computers used to take the exam. If the software was already downloaded last year it does not need to be downloaded again. The ASCP Online Browser must be ready to use prior to taking the examination. Fellows will need access to a computer with Windows XP or higher and Internet Explorer v8.0 or later; Macintosh users will need Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later and Safari 5.1 or later in order to take the examination online.
Individual score information will be provided to Program Directors and to Fellows.
The fee for this year is:
US$125.00 per participant taking the examination
The following points characterize the exam:
- Flexibility in Administration: The examination may be administered anytime between April 18-29, 2016. Completion time for the entire examination is 2.25 hours.
- Performance Reports: Computer-generated individual score reports and percentile rankings will be provided to the Fellows and Program Directors. Examination results will be returned approximately June 3, 2016 via electronic mail.
The registration deadline for this year is March 18, 2016.