I About The ProgrammeII Assessment and EvaluationIII Target Audience and Eligibility RequirementsIV Other Information
I About The Programme
Name of Programme
Gynaecological Oncology Clinical Fellowship Programme
The KK Gynaecological Cancer Centre/Colposcopy Suite is a tertiary referral center which serves over 450 new cases of gynaecological malignancy and over 500 new cases of gynaecological premalignancy each year. KKH has the largest colposcopy centre in Singapore offering screening, diagnostic and therapeutic management of patients with precancer of cervix and vulva diseases.
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Aim of Programme
The general aim of this Fellowship is to equip the trainees with the necessary knowledge and skills to attain the basic requirements to function as a gynaecologic oncologist.
Duration of Programme
After completing the programme, Fellows will:
The Department endorses and follows the following training programme:
1. Teaching Programme
2. Practical Programme
3. Research Project
4. Material Provided
The Fellow will be assigned an individual mentor throughout the programme. The mentor will be directly responsible for the activities that are assigned to the Fellow.
Past and Present Fellows
From 2002 to 2012, 12 doctors from Singapore, Malaysia, Middle East and Pakistan had undergone the 1-year hands-on training programme with the Department.
From 2002 to 2016, 14 doctors from China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia and The Philipines had also joined the Department’s Clinical Observership Program.
Team of Experts
The Paediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship Programme is managed by the following experts:
II Assessment and Evaluation
Aims of Assessment
Fellows will need to demonstrate their proficiency level based on the following competencies:
(A) Patient Care
Fellows are expected to:
(B) Medical Knowledge
Fellows must demonstrate knowledge of established and evolving biomedical, clinical, and cognate, e.g. epidemiological and social behavioral, sciences and apply this knowledge to patient care. They are expected to:
(C) Practice-Based Learning and Improvement
Fellows must be able to use scientific evidence and methods to investigate, evaluate and improve patient care practices. Fellows are expected to:
(D) Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Fellows must be able to demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills that assist in effective information exchange and be able to team with patients, patients’ families, and professional associates. Fellows are expected to:
Fellows must demonstrate a commitment to carrying out professional responsibilities, adherence to ethical principles, and sensitivity to a diverse population. Fellows are expected to:
(F) Systems-Based Practice
Fellows must demonstrate an awareness of and responsiveness to the larger context and system of health care and the ability to effectively call on system resources to provide care that is of optimal value. Fellows are expected to:
The Fellow will be required to submit a logbook of experience at the end of the posting. Fellows are also encouraged to keep a reflective log. The following are also necessary for completion of the programme:
Fellows are encouraged to provide feedback to the supervisor, and vice-versa, whenever necessary.
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.
III Target Audience and Eligibility Requirements
Gynaecologist who has a keen interest in gynaecology oncology work and surgeries, and would like to function as a gynaecology oncologist.
Candidates will be assessed within the first 3 months and will continue with the programme if deemed suitable.
IV Other Information
Course fees will be determined upon application.
Self-funded or sponsored by their parent country or institution. A written agreement must be submitted stating that prospective Fellows will return to their home country after completing the programme.
Certificate of fellowship will be awarded upon completion of the programme.
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