Examinations

The IPM offers two qualifications, both of which are awarded by examination by a panel of examiners. Our examinations are open to medical practitioners holding full registration with the GMC, or Allied Health Professionals working in a relevant field and whose role includes physical examination of patients.

The exam takes the form of case presentation and discussion. There is currently no submission of written work. The minimum requirement for this is 48 hours of IPM seminar training over approximately two years.

 

Diploma: The aim of the Diploma examination is to assess basic skills in psychosexual medicine. The minimum requirement for this is 48 hours of IPM seminar training over approximately two years. 

 

Membership: the aim of the Membership examination is to assess specialist skills in psychosexual medicine and competence to work in specialist referral settings. The minimum requirement for this is the IPM Diploma and a further 48 hours of  IPM seminar training.