I About The ProgrammeII Assessment and EvaluationIII Target Audience and Eligibility RequirementsIV Other Information
I About The Programme
Name of Programme
Paediatric Nephrology Fellowship Programme
The aim of the Paediatric Nephrology Training and Fellowship Programme is to provide broad-based clinical training in a children's hospital/referral centre, in which the Fellow will develop into an independent and competent paediatric nephrologist with expertise in patient care, teaching and research.
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Aim of Programme
After completing the programme, Fellows will be able to:
Duration of Programme
Number of Training Places
1 per year
At the end of the programme, Fellows will:
Nephrology Fellows will be given formal instructions, clinical experience and opportunities to acquire knowledge in the prevention, evaluation and management of a comprehensive range of childhood renal diseases covering the period from newborn to 16 years of age.
Fellows will be given opportunities to care for patients in the neonatal and paediatric intensive care setting, as well as provide continuity of care in the outpatient setting.
The broad groups of renal problems include the following:
Fellows will also have clinical exposure and experience in the following areas:
Tentative monthly rotation schedule:
Team of Experts
The Paediatric Nephrology Fellowship Programme is managed by the following experts.
II Assessment and Evaluation
Aims of Assessment
Fellows will need to demonstrate their proficiencies based on the following competencies:
(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:
Fellows are required to attain a 75% percentage pass for this 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 are given options to extend their fellowship programme. This will depend on the faculty’s evaluation on the Fellow’s clinical skills and professional attitude.
III Target Audience and Eligibility Requirements
Post-graduate doctors with special interest in paediatric nephrology
IV Other Information
Course fee will be determined upon application.
Candidates should be self-funded or have funding from external sources/institutions.
Certificate of fellowship will be awarded upon completion of the programme.
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