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661 ROYAL COLLEGES OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS IN IRELAND. fees payable for admission to the Third Examination shall be-for the whole Examination, E5 ; for re-entry in both subjects after rejection, E3. Final Examination.-Tne Final Examination shall not be passed earlier than the end of the fifth year of study and shall embrace the following subjects :-Medicine, including Therapeutics, Medical Anatomy, and Clinical Medicine; Surgery, including Sargical Anatomy. Clinical Surgery, and Diseases and Injuries of the Eye ; Midwifery and Diseases of Women and of New-born Children ; and Medical Jurisprudence and Public Health. All candidates shall be subjected, in addition to the Written and Oral EK- aminations, to Clinical Examinations in Medicine and Surgery, which shall include the Examination of Patients, Physical Diagnosis, the Clinical use of the Microscope, Ex- amination of the Urine and Urinary Deposits, Surgical Appliances, Bandages, Surface markings, &c. The fees payable for the Final Examination shall be,-for the whole Examination, ;E15, for re-entry in alt subjects after rejection, E5. There are six periods of Examination annually, four in Edinburgh and two in Glasgow, and candidates may present themselves at either examining centre irrespective of the place of the previous examination. The Registrar in Edin- burgh is Mr. J. Robertson, Solicitor, 48. George-square ; and the Registrar in Glasgow, Mr. A. Duncan, LL.L)., 242, St. Vincent-street, to whom fees and certificates must be sent. Note.-In applying for copies of the Regulations students should state whether they commenced medical study before or after Jan. lst, 1892. ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS IN IRELAND. Two sets of Regulations are at present in force, under which examinations take place for the conjoint d’plomaof these bodies. The following Regulations are obligatory on all students commencing on or after Dec. 31st, 1891 :- PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION AND REGISTRATION. Every candidate for the Conjoint Examinations of the Colleges shall produce evidence-(a) of having, before entering on medical studies, passed a Preliminary Exami- nation in general education recognised by the General Medical Council; and (b) of having been registered by that Council as a Student in Medicine. Each candidate before receiving his diplomas must produce a registrar’s certificate or other satisfactory evidence that he has attained the age of 21 years. Preliminaccry Examination.-The subjects for examination are identical with those prescribed for the Preliminary Examination by the General Council of Medical Education and Registration. Professional Examinations. Every candidate is required to pass four Professional Examinations-at the end of the first, second, fourth and fifth years of his professional studies. No candidate shall ba admitted to the Final or Qualifying Examination within three months of his rejection at the Final or Qualifying Examination by any other licensing body. All examina- tions shall be conducted as far as possible by demonstration of objects placed before the candidates. First Professional Examination. - Every candidate is re- quired, before admission to the First Professional Exami- nation, to produce evidence-(1) of having passed in the subjects of the Preliminary Examination ; (2) of having been registered as a medical student by the General Medical Council ; and (3) of having attended a course of- (&agr;) Demonstrations and Dissections ; (b) lectures on Theo- retical Chemistry, winter courses ; (e) Practical Chemistry, three months’ summer or winter course ; (d) Elementary Biology; (e) Physics. [Note.-Biology and Physics may be studied either before or after registration at insti- tutions recognised for the purpose by the Colleges.] (f) Practical Pharmacy-(1) evidence of attendance for three months in the compounding department of a clinical hospital, which hospital shall have satisfied the committee of management that its means of instruction are sufficient, and shall return to the committee the names of its students at the commencement of the course, together with a record of their attendance at its close ; or (2) ’evidence of attend- ance on a course of Practical Pharmacy in a recognised medical school, the course to consist of not less than 20 demonstrations ; or (3) evidence of having served a full apprenticeship of three years, or of having acted as paid assistant for not less than one year, in the establishment of a ’Licentiate apothecary or of a registered pharmaceutical chemist. The fee for this examination is ;E15 15s The subjects of the First Professional Examination are the following :-1. (a) Chemistry ; (b) Physics. 2. Prac- tical Pharmacy. 3. Elementary Biology. 4. Anatomy- viz., Bones, with attachments of Muscles and Ligaments, and Joints. Candidates may take this examination as a whole at one time or in four parts, but no portion earlier than the end of the first winter session. Second Professional Examination.-Candidates are not admissible to this examination before the end of their second winter session. Every candidate is required, before admission to the Second Professional Examination, to produce evidence of having passed the First Professional Examination ; also certificates of having attended-(1) a medico-chirurgical hospital for nine months ; (2) Demonstrations and Dissec- tions for six months ; (3) Practical Histology for three months ; (4) Lectures on (a) Anatomy for six months ; (b) Physiology for six months ; (c) Materia Medica for three months. Materia Medica may be deferred to the third year. The fee for this examination is E10 10s. The subjects of the Second Professional Examination are the following: - 1. Anatomy : the anatomy of the whole human body ; (2) Histology ; (3) Human Physiology; (4) Materia Medica. The candidate must present himself, in the first instance at least, in Anatomy and Histology ; if he pass in either of these subjects he may, at the discretion of the examiners, get credit therefor. Physiology and Materia Medica may, at the option of the candidate, be passed at the end of the second or during the third year. In the case of candidates who commenced medical study on or after Oct. 1st, 1898, the Second Professional Examina- tion will be divided into two parts. Part I. Anatomy, Histology, Elementary Physiology. Part It. Advanced Physiology. Materia Medica. Third Professional Examination. -Candidates are not admitted to this examination before the end of their fourth winter session. Every candidate is required, before admission to the Third Professional Examination, to pro- duce evidence of having passed the Second Professional Examination ; also, in addition to the certificates required for the Second Professional Examination, certificates of havirg attended (1) a medico-chirurgical hospital for eighteen monthf, including fever wards; (2) a mid- wifery hospital or maternity for six months, includ- ing evidence of having been present at 30 labours ;’ 5 (3) clinical instruction in Mental Diseases at an insti- tution recognised by the Colleges’ for three months ; (4) Operative Surgery, including operations on the dead subject, not less than 30 meetings of the class ; (5) Demonstrations and Dissection, for six months ; (6) Vaccination ; (7) Practical Pathology, not less than 30 meetings of the class ; (8) Lectures on (a) Medicine for six months; (b) Surgery for six months ; (c) Public Health and Forensic Medicine for three months ; (d) Mid- wifery. including Diseases peculiar to Women and to New- born Children, for six months. Nos. 2, 3, and 6 may be deferred to fifth year. Satisfactory evidence must be pro- duced of attendance in fever wards in connexion with the hospital attendance in either the third or a subsequent year. The fee for this examination is £9 9s. The subjects for the Third Professional Examination are the following :-(1) Medicine ; (2) Surgery ; (3) Pathology ; (4) Therapeutics ; (5) Public Health and Forensic Medicine. A candidate must present himself, in the first instance at least, in Medicine, Surgery, Therapeutics, and Pathology. Should he pass in acy subject he may, at the discretion of the examiners, get credit therefor, even if he have failed in other parts of the examination. Final Professional Examination. - Candidates are not admissible to this examination before the end of their fifth j ear of medical study. Every candidate is required before admission to. produce evidence-(1) of having passed the Third Professional Examination ; (2) of having attended- (a) Clinical Instruction in Ophthalmic and Aural Surgery for three months ; (b) a midwifery hospital or maternity, if not taken in the fourth year, for six months ; (e) Vaccination, if not taken in the third or fourth year ; (d) Clinical Instruc- tion in Mental Diseases, if not taken in the fourth year. The subjects for the Fourth Professional Examination 5 May be taken in either the fourth or fifth year.
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661ROYAL COLLEGES OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS IN IRELAND.

fees payable for admission to the Third Examination shallbe-for the whole Examination, E5 ; for re-entry in bothsubjects after rejection, E3.Final Examination.-Tne Final Examination shall not be

passed earlier than the end of the fifth year of studyand shall embrace the following subjects :-Medicine,including Therapeutics, Medical Anatomy, and ClinicalMedicine; Surgery, including Sargical Anatomy. ClinicalSurgery, and Diseases and Injuries of the Eye ; Midwiferyand Diseases of Women and of New-born Children ; andMedical Jurisprudence and Public Health. All candidatesshall be subjected, in addition to the Written and Oral EK-aminations, to Clinical Examinations in Medicine and

Surgery, which shall include the Examination of Patients,Physical Diagnosis, the Clinical use of the Microscope, Ex-amination of the Urine and Urinary Deposits, SurgicalAppliances, Bandages, Surface markings, &c. The feespayable for the Final Examination shall be,-for thewhole Examination, ;E15, for re-entry in alt subjects afterrejection, E5.There are six periods of Examination annually, four in

Edinburgh and two in Glasgow, and candidates may presentthemselves at either examining centre irrespective of theplace of the previous examination. The Registrar in Edin-burgh is Mr. J. Robertson, Solicitor, 48. George-square ; andthe Registrar in Glasgow, Mr. A. Duncan, LL.L)., 242, St.Vincent-street, to whom fees and certificates must be sent.Note.-In applying for copies of the Regulations students

should state whether they commenced medical study beforeor after Jan. lst, 1892.

ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND ROYALCOLLEGE OF SURGEONS IN IRELAND.

Two sets of Regulations are at present in force, under whichexaminations take place for the conjoint d’plomaof thesebodies. The following Regulations are obligatory on allstudents commencing on or after Dec. 31st, 1891 :-

PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION AND REGISTRATION.

Every candidate for the Conjoint Examinations of theColleges shall produce evidence-(a) of having, beforeentering on medical studies, passed a Preliminary Exami-nation in general education recognised by the GeneralMedical Council; and (b) of having been registered by thatCouncil as a Student in Medicine. Each candidate beforereceiving his diplomas must produce a registrar’s certificateor other satisfactory evidence that he has attained the ageof 21 years.

Preliminaccry Examination.-The subjects for examinationare identical with those prescribed for the PreliminaryExamination by the General Council of Medical Educationand Registration.

Professional Examinations.Every candidate is required to pass four Professional

Examinations-at the end of the first, second, fourth andfifth years of his professional studies. No candidate shall baadmitted to the Final or Qualifying Examination withinthree months of his rejection at the Final or QualifyingExamination by any other licensing body. All examina-tions shall be conducted as far as possible by demonstrationof objects placed before the candidates.

First Professional Examination. - Every candidate is re-quired, before admission to the First Professional Exami-nation, to produce evidence-(1) of having passed in thesubjects of the Preliminary Examination ; (2) of havingbeen registered as a medical student by the GeneralMedical Council ; and (3) of having attended a course of-(&agr;) Demonstrations and Dissections ; (b) lectures on Theo-retical Chemistry, winter courses ; (e) Practical Chemistry,three months’ summer or winter course ; (d) ElementaryBiology; (e) Physics. [Note.-Biology and Physics maybe studied either before or after registration at insti-tutions recognised for the purpose by the Colleges.](f) Practical Pharmacy-(1) evidence of attendance forthree months in the compounding department of a clinicalhospital, which hospital shall have satisfied the committeeof management that its means of instruction are sufficient,and shall return to the committee the names of its studentsat the commencement of the course, together with a recordof their attendance at its close ; or (2) ’evidence of attend-ance on a course of Practical Pharmacy in a recognisedmedical school, the course to consist of not less than 20demonstrations ; or (3) evidence of having served a full

apprenticeship of three years, or of having acted as paidassistant for not less than one year, in the establishment ofa ’Licentiate apothecary or of a registered pharmaceuticalchemist. The fee for this examination is ;E15 15sThe subjects of the First Professional Examination are

the following :-1. (a) Chemistry ; (b) Physics. 2. Prac-tical Pharmacy. 3. Elementary Biology. 4. Anatomy-viz., Bones, with attachments of Muscles and Ligaments, andJoints. Candidates may take this examination as a wholeat one time or in four parts, but no portion earlier than theend of the first winter session.

Second Professional Examination.-Candidates are notadmissible to this examination before the end of their secondwinter session. Every candidate is required, before admissionto the Second Professional Examination, to produce evidenceof having passed the First Professional Examination ; alsocertificates of having attended-(1) a medico-chirurgicalhospital for nine months ; (2) Demonstrations and Dissec-tions for six months ; (3) Practical Histology for three

months ; (4) Lectures on (a) Anatomy for six months ; (b)Physiology for six months ; (c) Materia Medica for threemonths. Materia Medica may be deferred to the third year.The fee for this examination is E10 10s.The subjects of the Second Professional Examination are

the following: - 1. Anatomy : the anatomy of the wholehuman body ; (2) Histology ; (3) Human Physiology;(4) Materia Medica. The candidate must present himself,in the first instance at least, in Anatomy and Histology ;if he pass in either of these subjects he may, at thediscretion of the examiners, get credit therefor. Physiologyand Materia Medica may, at the option of the candidate,be passed at the end of the second or during the third year.

In the case of candidates who commenced medical studyon or after Oct. 1st, 1898, the Second Professional Examina-tion will be divided into two parts. Part I. Anatomy,Histology, Elementary Physiology. Part It. AdvancedPhysiology. Materia Medica.

Third Professional Examination. -Candidates are notadmitted to this examination before the end of theirfourth winter session. Every candidate is required, beforeadmission to the Third Professional Examination, to pro-duce evidence of having passed the Second ProfessionalExamination ; also, in addition to the certificates requiredfor the Second Professional Examination, certificates ofhavirg attended - (1) a medico-chirurgical hospital foreighteen monthf, including fever wards; (2) a mid-

wifery hospital or maternity for six months, includ-ing evidence of having been present at 30 labours ;’ 5(3) clinical instruction in Mental Diseases at an insti-tution recognised by the Colleges’ for three months ;(4) Operative Surgery, including operations on the deadsubject, not less than 30 meetings of the class ;(5) Demonstrations and Dissection, for six months ;(6) Vaccination ; (7) Practical Pathology, not less than30 meetings of the class ; (8) Lectures on (a) Medicinefor six months; (b) Surgery for six months ; (c) PublicHealth and Forensic Medicine for three months ; (d) Mid-wifery. including Diseases peculiar to Women and to New-born Children, for six months. Nos. 2, 3, and 6 may bedeferred to fifth year. Satisfactory evidence must be pro-duced of attendance in fever wards in connexion withthe hospital attendance in either the third or a subsequentyear. The fee for this examination is £9 9s.The subjects for the Third Professional Examination are

the following :-(1) Medicine ; (2) Surgery ; (3) Pathology ;(4) Therapeutics ; (5) Public Health and Forensic Medicine.A candidate must present himself, in the first instance atleast, in Medicine, Surgery, Therapeutics, and Pathology.Should he pass in acy subject he may, at the discretion ofthe examiners, get credit therefor, even if he have failedin other parts of the examination.Final Professional Examination. - Candidates are not

admissible to this examination before the end of their fifthj ear of medical study. Every candidate is required beforeadmission to. produce evidence-(1) of having passed theThird Professional Examination ; (2) of having attended-(a) Clinical Instruction in Ophthalmic and Aural Surgery forthree months ; (b) a midwifery hospital or maternity, if nottaken in the fourth year, for six months ; (e) Vaccination,if not taken in the third or fourth year ; (d) Clinical Instruc-tion in Mental Diseases, if not taken in the fourth year.The subjects for the Fourth Professional Examination

5 May be taken in either the fourth or fifth year.

662 SOCIETY OF APOTHECARIES OF LONDON.

are the following : - (1) Medicine, including MedicalAnatomy and Mental Diseases; (2) Surgery, includingOperative Surgery and Surgical Anatomy; (3) 0 p11’-thalmic and Aural Surgery ; (4) Midwifery, includ-ing Diseases of Women and New-born Children; and

(5) the Theory and Practice of Vaccination. Everycandidate shall produce evidence of having actedas medical clinical clerk and as surgical dresser. Can-didates may present themselves for examination in allthe subjects of the Final Examination at the same time,or in one or more of the following groups :-(a) In Medi.cine, including Mental Diseases, Medical Anatomy, andClinical Medicine ; (b) Surgery, including Ophthalmic andAural Surgery, Clinical Surgery, Operations, and SurgicalAnatomy; (c) Midwifery, including Diseases of Womenand New-born Children, and the Theory and Practice ofVaccination. Candidates must pay the full fee before beingadmitted to any part of the examination. Candidates maytake the groups in any order they please. The fee for thisexamination is f:6 6s.

SOCIETY OF APOTHECARIES OF LONDON.

There are two examinations-Primary and Final. TheFinal Examination is divided into Section I. and Section II.The Primary Examination is held quarterly, on the firstWednesday and on the Monday and Thursday of the sameweek, in the months of January, April, July, and October.Final Examinations are held monthly.The Primary Examination consists of two parts. Part I.

Elementary Biology ; Chemistry, Chemical Physics, includingthe Elementary Mechanics of Solids and Fluids, Heat, L’ght,and Electricity; Practical Chemistry; and Materia Medicaand Pharmacy. A synopsis indicating the range of the sub-jects in the examination will be sent with the regulationson application. Evidence of instruction in these subjectsmust be produced prior to examination. Part II. includesAnatomy, Physiology, and Histology. This examinationcannot be passed before the completion of twelve months’Practical Anatomy with Demonstrations, and these subjectscannot be taken separately except in the event of the candi-date having previously passed in one. Evidence must be

produced ot the candidate’s course of study. A schedule forthe Primary Examination, to be obtained of the Secretary,must be signed by the Dean of the Medical School or

other authority. Section I. of the Final Examinationconsists of three parts. Part I. includes the Principlesand Practice of Surgery, Sargical Pathology, and Sur-gical Anatomy, Operative Manipulation, Instruments,and Appliances. Part II. includes the Principlesand Practice of Medicine, Pharmacology, Pathologyand Morbid Histology; Forensic Medicme, Hygiene,Theory and Practice of Vaccination ; and Mental Diseases.Part IH. includes Midwifery, Gynæcology, and Diseases ofNew-born Children and the Use of Obstetric Instruments and

Appliances. Section I. of the Final Examination cannotbe passed before the expiration of 45 months after

registration as medical student, during which time notless than three winter sessions and two summer sessionsmust have been passed at one or more of the medicalschools connected with a general hospital recognised bythe Society. Section II. of the Final Examination con-sists of two Parts. Part I. Clinical Surgery ; Part II.Clinical Medicine and Medical Anatomy. Section II. cannotbe na.ssed before the end of the fifth year.The course of study for the Primary Examination is

as follows :-Elementary Biology, not less than threemonths ; Chemistry and Chemical Physics, six months;Practical Chemistry, three months; Pharmacy and Dis-pensing, three months; Anatomy, six months; PracticalAnatomy with Demonstrations, twelve months ; Physiology,six months; Histology with Demonstrations, three months.The study of these subjects must be pursued at a MedicalSchool recognised by the Society. Evidence of havingreceived instruction in the subjects of Part I. of thePrimary Examination before registration as medical studentwill be accepted. Instruction in Pharmacy and Dispensingmust be given by a registered medical practitioner or bya member of the Pharmaceutical Society by examinationor in a public hospital, infirmary, or dispensary.The course of study for the Final, Section I., Examination

includes attendance on the Surgical and Medical Practice(with Post-mortem Examinations) at a hospital connected with a medical school for a period of one winter and one summer

session ; lectures on the Principles and Practice of Surgery,six months ; Practical Surgery, three months; ClinicalSurgical Lectures, nine months ; Dressership, six months;Performance of Surgical Operations on the Dead Body; lectures on Principles and Practice of Medicine, six months;Pathology, three months ; Clinical Medical Lectures, nine

months ; Clinical Clerkship, six months; Forensic Medi.cine, Hygiene, and Insanity, three months; Midwifery andGynaecology, three months ; Clinical Instruction in the same,thrff months ; a course of Practical Midwifery; attendanceon 20 Midwifery cases. The course of medical study mustextend over the above-mentioned period of 45 months.The course of study for the Final Examination Section II.

includes either attendance on the Practice of Medicineand Surgery at a hospital or other institution recognisedby the Society for a further period of 12 months,or six months as above and six months as a pupilof a registered practitioner holding a public medicalor surgical appointment, or attendance at two specialhospitals for six months (three months at each hos.pital), and for six months at a general hospital, all suchhospitals to be recognised by the Society. Evidence sba)!also be given of practical instruction in Infectious Diseasesand in Mental Diseases (at a lunatic aSJlum or in the wardsof an institution containing a special ward set apart for thetreatment of mental diseases), and in aty two of thefollowing subjects : Ophthalmic Surgery, Laryngologywith Rhinology and Otology, Dermatology, and Diseasesof Children. No candidate is eligible for the FinalExamination who has not completed the curriculum pre.scribed by the Society, in evidence of which a schedule,to be obtained of the Secretary, must be produced, signed bythe Dean of the Medical School or other authority. Prior toSection II. of the Final Examination the candidate mustproduce certificates : (1) of being 21 years of age; (2)of moral character ; (3) of the course of medical study;and (4) of proficiency in vaccination sigred by a teacherauthorised by the Local Government Board. Candidatesintending to present themselves for examination are requiredto give 14 days’ notice. A form for this purpose will besent on application.The fee for the Licence is 15 guineas or five guineas for

each examination. The examination cffices are open from10 A.M. to 4 P M. ; on Saturdays from 10 A.M. to 1 P.M. Allletters should ba addressed to the Secretary, Society ofApothecaries of London, Blackfriars, E.C.

APOTHECARIES’ HALL OF IRELAND.The Hcecce of this Hall is granted to-students who canpresent certificates of having fully completed the course of

study as laid down in the curriculum. The diploma of theApothecaries’ Hall of Ireland entitles the hclder to be

registered as a practitioner in medicine, surgery, and mid-wifery, also with the privileges of the Apothecary Licence.There are four professional examinations, the total fees in con-nexion with which amount to 21 guineas. Ladies are eligiblefor this diploma. Candidates already on the Register willreceive the diploma of the Hall upon passing an examinationin the subjects which are not covered by their previousqualifications and on paying a fee of 10 guineas. Ifmedicine or surgery be required two guineas extra will becbarged.Farther information can be obtained from Mr. B.

Montgomery, Registrar.

UNIVERSITY OF BRUSSELS.British and other practitioners holding registrable quali-

fications are admitted to the examination for the Doctorateof the University of Brussels without further curriculum.It is essentially a practitioner’s examination and is separatefrom that intended for the Belgian students who take np themedical curriculum of the University. The fees sare-For matri-culation, £8 12s. ; for lst Part, f:4 8s. ; for 2nd Part, E4 4s. ;for 3rd Part, f:4 8s. for legalisation of diploma, 8s.-total,f:22. Candidates who have paid in advance the fees for thethree examinations, and are unsuccessful in the fira recoverthe fees paid for the second and third ; those who fail in thesecond recover the fees paid for the third examination.Unsuccessful candidates are allowed to come up again threemonths after rejection on paymEnt of examination fees only,

6 These offices must be held at a hospital, or other institutionrecognised by the society.


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