Table 1

Schematic diagram of the Membership of the Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare (MFSRH) Part 1 60 Single Best Answer (SBA) question blueprint (NB. Some curriculum modules are not tested specifically in the Part 1 examination)

Domain moduleBasic scienceHistory and diagnosisInvestigationClinical management and evidence based practiceEthics and legal issues*Statistics and auditNatural history and epidemiologyItems per module
2. ContraceptionA
3. Unplanned pregnancy and abortion careB
4. Gynaecology (medical and surgical)
  Specialist gynaecologyC
  Gynaecological oncologyF
5. Pregnancy
  Early pregnancy careG
  Antenatal careH
  Postpartum careJ
6. Menopause and PMS
  Premenstrual syndromeL
8. Genitourinary medicineM
13. IT, audit and researchN
Items per domainabcdefg60
  • Domain items: a+b+c+d+e+f+g = 60 questions.

  • Module items: A+B+C+D+E+F+G+H+I+J+K+L+M+N = 60 questions.

  • *Not tested as a stand-alone curricular module but in their application to other modules in the Part 1 syllabus.

  • IT, information technology; PMS, premenstrual syndrome.