Basic Clinical Toxicology Course

 

Date: 30 to 31 August 2017

Venue: Ng Teng Fong General Hospital (NTFGH)

 

Objectives

This is a course on basic clinical toxicology.

 

Admission Criteria

This course is open to doctors (including residents) who are interested in basic clinical toxicology.

 

Format

This course will be conducted in a problem-oriented approach to differential diagnoses and treatment in clinical poisoning.

 

Certification

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be awarded with a Certificate of Attendance by the Section of Clinical Toxicologists, College of Emergency Physicians.

 

Closing Date for Registration: 7 August 2017, Monday

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Emergency Medicine Exit Examination Preparatory Course

 

Venue: Ng Teng Fong General Hospital (NTFGH)

 

Objectives

This is a preparatory course for the Singapore Exit Examination in Emergency Medicine.

 

Admission Criteria

The course is open to local Senior Emergency Medicine Residents (who are registered with the Joint Committee on Specialist Training (JCST) or the Residency Advisory Committee (RAC) in Singapore) and Non‐EM Residents and Doctors in their final stages of preparation for the Exit Examination in Emergency Medicine or equivalent.

 

Format

The course will consist a mixture of teaching and a predominant focus on a mock examination. Active participation from candidates is expected.

 

Certification

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be awarded with a Certificate of Attendance by the College of Emergency Physicians.

 

Module: Emergency Department Administration Viva

Date: 24 March 2017, Friday

Closing Date for Registration: 14 March 2017, Tuesday

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Module: Mock Exam in Critically Appraised Topics

Date: 12 May 2017, Friday

Closing Date for Registration: 24 April 2017, Monday

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Mock Exam in Short Answer Questions and Clinical Viva in Emergency Medicine

Date: 12 to 13 June 2017

Closing Date for Registration: 26 May 2017, Friday

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Preparatory Course for Master of Medicine (Emergency Medicine) Part B And C Examinations

 

Date: 27 March 2017 – 1 April 2017

Venue: Various restructured hospitals in Singapore

 

Objectives

This is an intensive 5 ½ day course organised to prepare candidates for the M Med (EM) Singapore Part B & C examinations. It also includes the requirements for the preparation of the MRCEM (UK) Part B & C examinations.

 

Admission Criteria

The course is open to local Basic Specialist Emergency Medicine Trainees/Residents & to Non-Residents and Doctors - especially those in the final stages of preparation for the post-graduate examinations in Emergency Medicine. Candidates from all countries outside Singapore are welcome to attend. They would have to make their own arrangements for travel to Singapore as well as accommodation and travel while in the country.

 

Format

There will be a mixture of didactic teaching on focused topics, practical sessions on history taking, communication and clinical examination of patients in emergency situations, and practice sessions on data interpretation. In addition, mock examinations for the Part B – Short Answer Questions (SAQs) and Part C – Oral Simulation of Clinical Examination Skills (OSCEs) will be conducted.

 

Certification

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be awarded with a Certificate of Attendance by the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (AMS) & the College of Emergency Physicians.

 

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Closing date for registration is 16 January 2017 (Monday). 

 

 

For enquiries on the above courses, please contact the Course Secretariat at elise_toh@ams.edu.sg or DID: 6593 7805.

 

 

Staff Registrar Scheme Diploma (SRS)

 

Emergency Medicine
Course Duration 2 years
Course Objectives
  • Acquire the knowledge needed to manage the wide variety of clinical problems commonly encountered in the Emergency department
  • Demonstrate the procedural skills integral to Emergency department work
  • Demonstrate patient safety awareness, sound clinical reasoning and decision making through interactive tutorials and case studies
  • Acquire communication skills and gain an understanding of ethical issues unique to emergency medicine through seminars, interactive tutorials and case studies
  • Demonstrate basic ability to access, review and apply pertinent medical and scientific literature through the completion of a case report and focused literature review
Exam format

The Final Assessment has 2 components: MCQ test and PACES. The conduct and format of both is similar to the semester MCQ tests and semester PACES. The Final Assessment will cover all topics completed within the Diploma Course. The Final Grade comprises the candidate’s scores from semester MCQ tests, online assessments, case report and the Final Assessment score:

  • Semester 1 lab-based MCQ test
  • Semester 3 lab-based MCQ test
  • All online MCQ quizzes (open book)
  • Case report and focused literature review
  • Final assessment: MCQ and PACES
Intake
Applications for the 11th Intake in 2017 are now closed. Period of application was from 12 December 2016 - 31 January 2017.
Targeted Commencement 13 April 2017
Download Application Form Brochure
For more information, please contact:
Ms Grace Lee
DID: 6593 7876
Email: grace_lee@ams.edu.sg

 

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