The College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan offers Membership in 20 disciplines including Dentistry. It is responsibility of CPSP to makes rules, enrolls doctors and conducts exams for the Post graduation in Pakistan. Currently, CPSP is registering for FCPS Part-I, Part-II and MCPS. CPSP also enrolls foreign qualified doctors. The duration of the FCPS training varies from 4-5 years depending upon the specialties chosen. Competency based curricula have been developed for each discipline by the relevant faculties. More than 10,000 training slots have been awarded in 129 CPSP accredited medical institutions throughout the country and Khyber College of Dentistry, Peshawar is one of the accredited medical institutions. The College critically evaluates the standards and facilities available in these institutions to ensure quality training for its trainees.
In order to strengthen trainees’ professional skills and training programs, CPSP holds capacity building short courses / workshops in which their participation is mandatory and a pre-requisite for appearing in the examination. These workshops are: Basic Surgical Skills, Research Methodology, Biostatistics & Dissertation Writing, Communication Skills and Introduction to Computer and Internet. A trainee successfully completing training, appear in final examinations and upon success the candidate is awarded Fellowship / Membership of the College and granted the status of specialists.
In Khyber College of Dentistry, Peshawar MCPS training is availed in the following specialties.
· Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery