ONLINE-COURSES FOR FACH­SPRACH­PRÜFUNG (FSP)

Teachers with medical expertise will get you through your exam safely. Either with a 2-week group course. Via a one-on-one tutoring. Or via a 3h Crash Course Internal Medicine resp. Orthopedics.

ONLINE-COURSES FOR FACHSPRACH­PRÜFUNG (FSP)

Teachers with medical expertise will get you through your exam safely. Either with a 2-week group course. Via a one-on-one tutoring. Or via a 3h Crash Course Internal Medicine resp. Orthopedics.

The courses we offer are designed for all doctors who want to prepare intensively for all three parts of Fachsprachprüfung and who want to acquire communicative strategies for a typical doctor’s workday. You can either decide to take part in a group course or you can opt for one-on-one tutoring.

GROUP COURSE FOR FSP

Course content:

  • Anamnesis
  • Description of instrument based examinations or other medical procedures
  • Medical vocabulary (preclinical / clinical, diagnostics, therapies)
  • Written documentation/ doctor’s letters
  • Evaluation and detailed improvement of your written documentation
  • Case presentations
  • Development of individual learning strategies
  • Communication training: doctor / patient, doctor / doctor
  • Simulation of Fachsprachprüfung

Lesson type:
Online (via Zoom)

Next Courses:

26.09. – 07.10.2022 (12:00 – 15:00 Uhr) > booked out
17.10. – 28.10.2022 (09:00 – 12:00 Uhr) 
31.10. – 11.11.2022 (09:00 – 12:00 Uhr)
28.11. – 09.12.2022 (09:00 -12:00 Uhr)

Duration:
30 hours (3 hours per day from Monday to Friday)

Students:
5 to 8 people (max.) , so that we can monitor participants individually

Teacher:
Frank Heilgeist, DaF – lecturer, medical graduate

Requirements for participation:
B2 certification (Goethe, Telc, Testdaf) or proof of sufficient knowledge of German by passing a placement test (online)

Price:
499 € 

One-to-one tutoring for FSP

Would you prefer to book a one-on-one course (75 € / hour) with us? Frank will focus on the details, adapt the contents to your needs and prepare you for the Fachsprachprüfung even faster. 

Crash Course INTERNAL MEDICINE (Abdomen) for the third part of the FSP

Our course is aimed at all doctors who want to prepare intensively for the third part of the specialist language exam (abdomen) of the Medical Association.

Your teacher (Frank Heilgeist) has extensive medical expertise in the fields of internal medicine, surgery and orthopedics.

Course content:

  • Description of abdominal diseases with respective differential diagnoses 
  • Anatomy and physiology of internal organs (vessels, ductal systems, intra- and extraperitoneal structures) 
  • Acute abdomen from an internal and surgical perspective 
  • Explanation of physical examination methods (inspection, percussion, palpation, auscultation) 
  • Apparative diagnostics, evaluation of sonographic findings 
  • Patient education regarding surgical procedures (cholecystectomy, appendectomy)

Lesson type:
Online (via Zoom)

Next Courses:
Follows soon

Duration:
3 hours

Students:
8 to 12 people (max.) , so that we can monitor participants individually

Teacher:
Frank Heilgeist, DaF – lecturer, medical graduate

Requirements for participation:
B2 certification (Goethe, Telc, Testdaf) or proof of sufficient knowledge of German by passing a placement test (online)

Price:
75 € 

Crash Course ORTHOPEDICS for the third part of the FSP Our course is aimed at all doctors who want to prepare intensively for the third part of the specialist language exam (orthopedics) of the Medical Association. Your teacher (Frank Heilgeist) has extensive medical expertise in the fields of internal medicine, surgery and orthopedics. Course content:
  • Description of orthopedic diseases with respective differential diagnoses
  • Structure and function of individual joints / joint types
  • General fracture theory
  • Orthopedic examination e.g. shoulder / hip joint / knee joint etc.
  • Explanation of different types of reduction
  • Surgical treatment of fractures

Lesson type: Online (via Zoom)

Next Courses: Follows soon

Duration: 3 hours

Students: 8 to 12 people (max.) , so that we can monitor participants individually

Teacher: Frank Heilgeist, DaF – lecturer, medical graduate

Requirements for participation: B2 certification (Goethe, Telc, Testdaf) or proof of sufficient knowledge of German by passing a placement test (online)

Price: 75 €

WHY LEARN WITH US FOR FACHSPRACHPRÜFUNG?

1 | Personal

Our small sized courses enable us to deal with your questions directly to monitor your learning process individually and in this way guarantee optimal success.

2 | Experienced

Our teachers dispose of long term experience as well in teaching German as a foreign language as in preparing students for the FSP.

3 | Worth the money

Most of our students pass the FSP successfully, so we can proudly claim that we are worth your investment.

What is the Fachsprachprüfung?

During the Fachsprachprüfung, the medical German language skills are tested by the Medical Association. Only if this exam is passed, one can apply for a license to practice medicine in Germany and / or work as a doctor. Doctors who do not belong to the EU countries have to take an additional knowledge test about 10 months after passing the FSP in order to obtain the German license to practice medicine.

What language level do I need for the Fachsprachprüfung?

At least general German at level B2. In addition, basic medical language skills in the fields of internal medicine, orthopedics, surgery and ENT.

How much time do I need to prepare for the Fachsprachprüfung?

Between several months and a few weeks. It all depends on whether you want to prepare yourself or choose an intensive course or combine both. For example, we offer a two-week compact course in which we prepare you for the FSP. Afterwards, you can use the information, documents and content you have gathered to further prepare yourself. 

How long does the Fachsprachprüfung take?

60 minutes.

What parts does the exam consist of?

It consists of 3 parts of 20 minutes each: Doctor-patient conversation, documentation and doctor-doctor conversation.

What content is tested in the Fachsprachprüfung?

In general, it is always about basic medical language skills in the fields of internal medicine, orthopedics, surgery and ENT. This involves listening and reading comprehension as well as verbal and written expression.

How many points do I have to achieve in order to pass the Fachsprachprüfung?

A total of 60 points is possible. At least 60% must be achieved in all three parts in order to pass the exam.

Where can I take the Fachsprachprüfung?

At the medical associations of the respective federal states.

Do I have to take the professional language exam on site? Or can I also do it online?

The exam can only be taken on site at the medical association of the respective federal state. It is not possible online.

How do I register for the Fachsprachprüfung?

The registration procedure differs depending on the federal state. You can find more information at the medical association of your federal state.

When will I receive my results?

That depends on the respective state or district medical association. In some federal states you will receive your examination result directly after the examination. In the Berlin Medical Association, you will be informed of your exam result no earlier than one week and no later than 2 weeks after the Fachsprachprüfung.

How often am I allowed to repeat the Fachsprachprüfung?

You can retake a failed Fachsprachprüfung as often as you like. However, each attempt will cost you the fee of the respective medical association of the federal state.

What is the cost of the Fachsprachprüfung?

The costs of the examination for the Fachsprachprüfung vary at the medical associations of the federal states between 350 and 600 €, depending on the federal state. 

What does a course to prepare for the Fachsprachprüfung cost?

Courses for the Fachsprachprüfung usually cost between €400 and €1,400. At Deutsch-Raum you can book a two-week intensive course for €499.

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