I About The ProgrammeII Assessment and EvaluationIII Target Audience and Eligibility RequirementsIV Other Information
I About The Programme
Name of Programme
Developmental and Behaviour Paediatrics (DBP) Fellowship
DBP Fellowship is a 12-month training programme run by the faculty of Department of Child Development (DCD). The training in DBP will be enabled through rotation in DCD as well as the other sub-specialties including neurology, Child and Adolescent Mental Wellness Service (CAMWS), genetics, rehabilitation department and others.
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Aim of Programme
The purpose of the DBP Fellowship is to train paediatricians to:
Duration of Programme
Number of Training Places
One to two positions per year in January/July
By the end of the training, the DBP Fellow will be competent in the:
The programme covers the following areas:
This is a hands-on clinical attachment. The DBP Fellow will be rotated to other departments to meet the training competencies including Neurology, CAMWS, Genetics and Rehabilitation departments.
Team of Experts
The Developmental and Behaviour Paediatrics (DBP) Fellowship Programme is managed by the following experts.
II Assessment and Evaluation
Aims of Assessment
Fellows are required to continually demonstrate the following six competencies throughout the programme:
(A) Patient Care
(B) Medical Knowledge
(C) Practice-Based Learning and Improvement
(D) Interpersonal and Communication Skills
(F) Systems-Based Practice
Assessment mode for the programme:
General overall grading system
The general overall grading system evaluates the Fellow’s performance upon completion of the fellowship programme. All Fellows will be given a general overall grading status at the end of the fellowship programme based on the grading criteria requirements incorporating the six competencies based knowledge, skills and performance that Fellows must demonstrate throughout the programme.
*Fellows who have attained a USP grade will not be awarded a certificate of successful completion of the programme.
In the event of serious concerns about the Fellow such as breaking the confidentiality of the patients, the department has the right to terminate the training programme of the individual.
III Target Audience and Eligibility Requirements
Paediatricians who come from developing countries, where the training opportunities in DBP are not available.
IV Other Information
Course fee will be determined upon application.
Candidates should be self-funded or have funding from external sources/institutions.
A certificate of satisfactory completion of the Fellowship will be provided at the end of the training.
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