I About The ProgrammeII Assessment and EvaluationIII Target Audience and Eligibility RequirementsIV Other Information
I About The Programme
Name of Programme
Paediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Programme
The Children’s Emergency provides initial evaluation, stabilisation and treatment to acutely ill or injured infants and children. As the largest pediatric emergency facility in the country, the department sees more than 175,000 paediatric patients a year. We are also a tertiary paediatric trauma centre handling both major and minor trauma. More than 150 procedures are performed monthly in our emergency department, both under local anaesthesia and conscious sedation.
The range of services provided by the Paediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) team includes:
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Aim of Programme
The aim of this fellowship programme is to train Fellows from both Paediatrics and Emergency Medicine to competently deliver high quality Paediatric Emergency Care in an A&E setting.independent renal consultation.
Duration of Programme
After completing the Paediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) Fellowship Programme, Fellows will be able to:
The programme covers the following areas:
There are several components to the formal education programme for PEM Fellows. The PEM Fellowship Programme covers the following areas:
(a) Fellows will be exposed to the common acute presentations seen in a busy paediatric emergency department such as:
(b) Fellows will be exposed to the following procedures in patients:
(c) Fellows will be involved in:
(d) Fellows will participate in at least one Paediatric ED research project in the department and present the paper either in the hospital annual scientific meeting or in regional and international meetings.
Team of Experts
The Paediatric Emergency Medicine 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
(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 70% 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 on knowledge, skills and performance that fellows must demonstrate throughout the programme.
III Target Audience and Eligibility Requirements
The preferred group of fellows to apply for this programme is doctors with post-graduate qualifications in Paediatric Medicine or Emergency Medicine with a special interest in paediatric emergency medicine.
Candidates must be:
IV Other Information
Course fee will be determined upon application.
Candidates should be self-funded or have funding from external sources/institutions.
Certificate of PEM fellowship will be awarded upon completion of the fellowship programme.
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