اختبار اللغة الطبية C1 (PKT)

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Here you can find out everything about costs, contents and registration for our professional language test, the "Patient Communication Test" (PKT) at the training center in Frankfurt

Test dates in Frankfurt

PKT medicine PKT dentistry PKT pharmacy
26.09.2023 26.09.2023 26.09.2023

 

Registration

Participants of the FIA professional language courses as well as external exam participants who have already taken the PKT and failed it must register by e-mail via their contact person or the following e-mail address: pkt@fia-academy.de

External exam participants who do not take part in the FIA professional language courses must register via the online registration form:

Registration PKT medicine for external via online registration

Registration PKT dentistry for external via online registration

Registration PKT pharmacy for external via online registration

Target

The test serves to determine the required professional language proficiency in oral and written communication for the doctor / dentist / pharmacist profession and is based on language level C1 according to the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). With this test, you can prove your professional language skills and communication skills required for the profession in accordance with the requirements of the Health Ministers Conference (GMK).

The test is based on the Key Issue Paper to review the German language skills required for practicing the profession in the academic health professions of the 87th Health Ministers Conference of June 2014.

The Patient Communication Test Professional Language Medicine is a practice-oriented communication test consisting of three parts.


Test part 1

Doctor-doctor communication / written documentation / duration: 20 minutes

On the basis of doctor's notes on patient data, the examinee writes a short documentation.

Test part 2

Doctor-doctor communication / patient presentation / duration: 20 minutes

In a simulated direct interview with a senior physician, the examinee should show that they could adequately and accurately present and discuss a brief summary of a patient's case.

Test part 3

Doctor-patient communication / patient education / duration: 20 minutes

On the basis of a standardized information sheet, the examinee should show that they can appropriately and correctly conduct an information discussion (presentation of the indication, the procedure, the possible risks and complications as well as the alternative methods of the intervention).


Total preparation time for parts two and three is 30 minutes.

In order to pass the test, at least 60% of the total score must be achieved in all three test parts.

The Patient Communication Test Professional Language Dentistry is a practice-oriented communication test consisting of three parts.


Test part 1

Dentist-dentist communication / written documentation / duration: 20 minutes

On the basis of dentist's notes on patient data, the examinee writes a short documentation.

Test part 2

Dentist-dentist communication / patient presentation / duration: 20 minutes

In a simulated direct interview with another dentist, the examinee should show that they could adequately and accurately present and discuss a brief summary of a patient's case.

Test part 3

Dentist-patient communication / patient education / duration: 20 minutes

On the basis of a standardized information sheet, the examinee should show that they can appropriately and correctly conduct an information discussion (presentation of the indication, the procedure, the possible risks and complications as well as the alternative methods of the intervention).


Total preparation time for parts two and three is 30 minutes.

In order to pass the test, at least 60% of the total score must be achieved in all three test parts.

The Patient Communication Test Professional Language Pharmacy is a practice-oriented communication test consisting of three parts.


Test part 1

Pharmacist-pharmacist communication / written documentation / duration: 20 minutes

On the basis of notes on patient data, the examinee draws up a report on adverse drug reactions (ADR) based on the report of the Pharmaceutical Commission of German Pharmacists.

Test part 2

Pharmacist-pharmacist communication / patient presentation-professional discussion / duration: 20 minutes

In a simulated direct conversation with another pharmacist, the examinee should show that they could summarize and discuss an existing patient case appropriately and correctly. In addition, the examinee discusses a job-related topic.

Test part 3

Pharmacist-patient-communication / patient education / duration: 20 minutes

On the basis of a standardized information sheet, the examinee should show that they could appropriately and correctly conduct an information discussion (presentation of the indication, the procedure, the possible risks and complications as well as the alternative methods of the intervention).


Total preparation time for parts two and three is 30 minutes.

In order to pass the test, at least 60% of the total score must be achieved in all three test parts.

Examination Board, result, repetition, certificate

The members of the Examination Board (trained language teachers and specialist examiners of the relevant departments) assess the examination according to a uniform, structured scheme and communicate the result to the examinee immediately after the examination. In the case of a C1 level, a certificate will be issued on the day of the test. In case of failure, the examination can be repeated as desired, but no earlier than three weeks after the test date.

Entry requirements

B2 language skills with a certificate must be demonstrated (with a copy of the certificate at the time of enrollment and the original on the day of the exam). A confirmation of participation is not sufficient.

Costs

450,- Euro

Cancellation: Cancellation of an agreed examination date is not possible. The examination costs must be paid in full and cannot be reimbursed.

Test location

Frankfurt, online

Recognition in the licensing procedure

For holders of a degree from an EU country, the FIA C1 PKT professional language for medicine / dentistry / pharmacy is currently recognized by the Federal State of Hessen.

Holders of a degree from outside the EU must take the C1 professional language test offered only by the Hessen State Medical Association.

The FIA C1 PKT remains valid as proof of sufficient professional language skills for all degrees in the Federal State of Saarland.

The recognition of our PKT certificates is the responsibility of the licensing authorities in the respective federal states. We therefore recommend that you first contact the responsible licensing authority.