HERMES examinations in Adult Respiratory Medicine

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How the examination is structured

  • 90 multiple-choice questions
  • Three hours in duration
  • Tests knowledge and applied knowledge
  • Delivered in English

How the examination is designed

The examination is designed using the consensus-based European syllabi in adult respiratory medicine published in Breathe.

The questions selected for the examination are mapped to the examination blueprints for adult respiratory medicine, which show all topics covered in the examination and the average percentage of questions devoted to each of these topics.

Resources to help you prepare

The following ERS resources are recommended for your examination preparation. More information on each resource can be found in each examination’s preparation guidebook.

For the adult examination:

Important documents

Upcoming HERMES events relating to adult respiratory medicine

Academy of adult respiratory medicine

Part 1 Online: 18–20 June, 2024
Part 2 Vienna, Austria: 7 September, 2024

HERMES self-assessment exam in adult respiratory medicine

21 June, 2024

Meet the examination committee

HERMES Diplomates