In-Service Assessment

A formative assessment to evaluate knowledge

Date: 11-15 March 2024

Time: Daily from 00:01-23:59 GMT


Type: MCQ test
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English
Fee per candidate:
-€75,00 Regular fee
-€50,00 Reduced fee applicants EBU Certified Centres


Until 30 days after announcement of your result, the MCQs, including detailed validation comments on each question, will be available in our examination management system. This allows you to review the questions and improve your knowledge.

  • Accurate information is a prerequisite for successful login at the Pearson VUE website, and a reliable analysis.
In the week of the assessment each candidate receives a personal confirmation of participation from the EBU. This email includes a link to the Pearson VUE website and instructions about booking and taking the test.
The assessment is taken through the Pearson VUE website. Each candidate must have, or create, a personal Pearson VUE account, and schedule the test with Pearson VUE.

The assessment can be done at any time from Monday to Friday. The assessment can only be accessed once and must be completed within 2 hours. Participation is reserved for registered candidates; in case of irregularities we reserve the right to annul the result of a candidate in question.
The results will be available in our examination management system Examfolio. About 3 weeks after the assessment candidates, organisers and national associations (as applicable) receive an email from Examfolio (
There is no pass/fail mark. For the statistical analysis the scores of all candidates are combined. Individual scores for each topic are presented alongside the group results and, if applicable, of various peer groups, allowing for a comparison among different groups.
Candidates who completed the assessment receive a certificate of participation by email.
Participation qualifies for 10 credits. EU-ACME members have their account updated automatically.
In case the registration is made by a registrant other than the candidate (Hospital/Pharmaceutical company, etc.) the following procedure applies:
  • Online registration: The registrant must have or create a personal account for the registration system.
  • Candidate details: The registrant provides accurate information about the candidate. All information regarding the assessment is sent directly to the candidate's personal email address.
  • Payment: The registrant completes the credit card payment.
  • Invoice: Issued in the name of, and sent by email to, the registrant.
    • Internet browsers: Internet Explorer IE11. Edge, Firefox, Chrome and Safari current version.
    • Mobile devices: iOS and Android devices are not supported.
    • Network connection: A wired network is required for optimal performance.
    • Internet connection: DSL, cable, or LAN: 1 Mbps up/down minimum. Dial-up connections are not supported.
    • Browser settings: Internet cookies must be enabled. Ensure any security software will not block the execution of JavaScript.
    If a candidate is registered twice, individually and as part of a group, the individual registration is automatically cancelled by the EBU. The same applies if a candidate has selected an invalid sponsor option.
    In case of a cancellation or no-show there will be no refund.