Preparation Courses

If you are not a fellow yet, apply to the exams, take the preparation course and combine with “one to remember” congress.

The ESSM Preparation Courses are intended for physicians with experience of specialist practice in Sexual Medicine who wish to increase their chance of passing the exam.

The courses provide an overview of all subjects in the MJCSM curriculum of Sexual Medicine that may be included in the examination, as well as advice about exam-taking skills and practice in completing a Sexual Medicine MCQ. The teaching faculty includes experts in the field of Sexual Medicine.

The 3 days’ ESSM Preparation Courses will be held directly before the MJCSM and ECPS exams and both will take place in the Prague Congress Centre.

Registration for the ESSM Preparation Courses is now available. Please register here.

Exam Preparation Courses: January 20–22, 2020
MJCSM exam*: January 23, 2020
ECPS exam**: January 23, 2020
*Multidisciplinary Joint Committee on Sexual Medicine
**EFS & ESSM certified Psycho-Sexologist
Information and Application for MJCSM exam can be found here.
Information and Application for ECPS exam can be found here.

The Venue of the Preparation Courses and MJCSM and ECPS exams is the Prague Congress Centre (5. května 65, Prague 4, CZ – 140 00, Czech Republic).

Small Hall (Ground Floor)

12:00–12:10 Introduction
Ilan Gruenwald, Israel
12:10–12:40 Male anatomy, physiology and hormones
Hartmut Porst, Germany
12:40–13:10 Female anatomy and physiology
Annamaria Giraldi, Denmark
13:10–13:40 Sexual response models
Francesca Tripodi, Italy
13:40–14:10 HPG axis (menstrual cycle and menopause)
Lior Lowenstein, Israel
14:10–14:30 Coffee Break
14:30–15:00 Sexual development
Francesca Tripodi, Italy
15:00–15:30 Sexuality in elderly population
Gianotten, The Netherlands
15:30–16:00 Sexual clinical history
Hartmut Porst, Germany
16:00–16:30 Sexual orientation
Woet Gianotten, The Netherlands
16:30–17:00 Coffee Break
Male Sexual Disorder
17:00–17:30 Hormonal disorders and male sexual dysfunction
Hartmut Porst, Germany
17:30–18:00 Male hypoactive sexual desire disorders
Yacov Reisman, The Netherlands
18:00–19:00 Erectile Dysfunction
Evie Kirana, Greece
Hartmut Porst, Germany

Small Hall (Ground Floor)

08:45–09:00 Discussion from yesterday
Ilan Gruenwald, Israel
09:00–10:00 Ejaculatory and orgasmic disorders
Evie Kirana, Greece
Hartmut Porst, Germany
Female sexual disorders
10:00–10:30 Sexual arousal disorders
Annamaria Giraldi, Denmark
10:30–11:00 Coffee Break
11:00–11:30 Hypoactive sexual desire disorder
Annamaria Giraldi, Denmark
11:30–12:00 Orgasmic disorders
Annamaria Giraldi, Denmark
12:00–12:30 Sexual pain disorders
Annamaria Giraldi, Denmark
12:30–13:30 Lunch Break
13:30–14:00 Female sexual function in midlife
Woet Gianotten, The Netherlands
14:00–14:30 Pelvic floor disorders and sexual function
Lior Lowenstein, Israel
14:30–15:00 Pregnancy, postpartum abortion and sexuality
Woet Gianotten, The Netherlands
15:00–15:30 Contraception and sexual dysfunction
Lior Lowenstein, Israel
15:30–16:00 Coffee Break
Others
16:00–16:30 Pelvic pain and sexual dysfunction
Yacov Reisman, The Netherlands
16:30–17:30 Tips & tricks of MCQ exam
Yacov Reisman, The Netherlands

Small Hall (Ground Floor)

08:45–09:00 Discussion from yesterday
Ilan Gruenwald, Israel
09:00–09:30 Cancer and sexuality
Woet Gianotten, The Netherlands
09:30–10:00 Iatrogenic sexual dysfunction and sexual rehabilitation
Onur Cakir, Turkey
10:00–10:30 Paraphylia and variant sexual behaviour
Evie Kirana, Greece
10:30–11:00 Coffee Break
11:00–11:30 Hypersexual behaviour
Francesca Tripodi, Italy
11:30–12:00 Gender indentity disorders
Francesca Tripodi, Italy
12:00–13:00 Lunch Break

MJCSM

Small Hall (Ground Floor)

13:00–13:30 Female external genitals disorders
Lior Lowenstein, Israel
13:30–14:00 Dermatology of the external genitals
Lior Lowenstein, Israel
14:00–15:00 Andrological emergencies
Hartmut Porst, Germany
15:00–15:30 Coffee Break
15:30–16:00 Peyronie’s disease and penile disorders
Ege Can Serefoglu, Turkey
16:00–16:30 Prostate diseases and sexual function
Ege Can Serefoglu, Turkey
16:30–17:00 STD, HIV & sexual function
Yacov Reisman, The Netherlands

ECPS

Small Theatre (Ground Floor)

13:00–13:30 Historical aspects, sexual rights and health promotion
Evie Kirana, Greece
13:30–14:00 Assessment and management of sexual dysfunctions
Evie Kirana, Greece
14:00–15:00 Sexual violence and child sexual abuse
Francesca Tripodi, Italy
15:00–15:30 Coffee Break
15:30–16:00 Sexual motivation, intimacy and communication
Marieke Dewitte, Belgium
16:00–16:30 Therapeutic methods of sexologists
Marieke Dewitte, Belgium
16:30–17:00 Therapeutic methods of sexologists – continuation
Marieke Dewitte, Belgium
MJCSM Exam: Chamber Hall (3rd Floor)
ECPS Exam: Chamber Hall (3rd Floor)