|1.||Completed the EUROSPINE Basic Diploma (either with EUROSPINE directly or through the Diploma Equivalence Programme).|
|2.||Completed the 2 modules of the Advanced Course (either with EUROSPINE, EANS or the Turkish Spine Society).|
|3.||Completed a 6-months validated fellowship.|
Target AudienceConfirmed spine specialists and trained surgeons who have completed their EUROSPINE Diploma or trained and practicing surgeons with more than 2 years experience.
Learning OutcomesThere is a need to provide active practicing surgeons with a reference based, standardised curriculum in managing revisions and complications and in extended indications and advanced operative techniques.
Obtain the EUROSPINE Advanced DiplomaAll three requirements listed above are necessary to obtain the Advanced Diploma. The Basic Course Modules as well as the Advanced Course Modules are offered by EUROSPINE during its EduWeek or by partner socieites through the Diploma Equivalence Programme. The 6-months fellowship needs to be formally validated by EUROSPINE through a separate fellowship validation process. Requests for validation must be completed before asking for the Advanced Diploma (proof of course completion and fellowship validation will be requested when applying). It is recommended but not mandatory to complete the fellowship in EUROSPINE's Endorsed Host Training Centres.
Once you have completed all Modules of the Basic and Advanced Course and your fellowship has been validated by EUROSPINE, you can request to receive your Advanced Diploma.
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