I About The ProgrammeII Assessment and EvaluationIII Target Audience and Eligibility RequirementsIV Other Information
I About The Programme
Name of Programme
Clinical Fellowship in Paediatric Pathology
Clinical Fellowship in Paediatric Pathology in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, is a busy, intense and fast-paced programme. Trainees on the programme are expected to fully participate and immerse themselves in the work and activities of the unit, which spans surgical pathology, placental pathology and perinatal autopsies. Trainees should expect to be fully occupied during office hours attending to the work of the department, which includes, but is not limited to, handling of gross pathological specimens, reporting of microscopy slides, performance of fetal and perinatal post mortems, attendance and presentation at clinical meetings, and participation and presentation at slide teaching sessions.
Aim of Programme
To expose and immerse trainees to the sub-specialty discipline of paediatric pathology, incorporating foetal, perinatal, paediatric surgical and placental pathology.
Duration of Programme
Maximum 6 months
Number of Training Places
Only 1 trainee at any one time
At the end of the programme, trainees will be able to:
The trainee will be exposed to the pathology of the following conditions:
The following conditions may also be encountered in the programme, subject to availability:
1. Case Reporting
2. Clinico-pathologic Conferences
3. Structured Educational Activities
Team of Experts
The Clinical Fellowship in Paediatric Pathology is managed by the following experts.
II Assessment and Evaluation
Aims of Assessment
Trainees 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
The trainee will be assessed at the 3rd month, and subsequently at the end of the 6-month programme. The assessment will be based on his/her performance in routine service work such as:
as well as, in educational/research activities.
The general overall grading system evaluates the trainee’s performance upon completion of the programme. All trainees will be given a general overall grading status at the end of the programme based on the grading criteria requirements incorporating the six competencies that trainees must demonstrate throughout the programme.
* Trainees who have attained a USP grade are given options to extend their training. This will depend on the faculty's evaluation of the trainee's clinical skills and professional attitude.
III Target Audience and Eligibility Requirements
Junior pathologists in regional countries with an interest in paediatric pathology
IV Other Information
Fees will be disclosed upon acceptance.
Candidates should be self-funded or have funding from external sources/institutions.
A certificate will be awarded to each trainee at the completion of the programme.
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