Course Director: Professor Dr Noor Azah Abd Aziz
Duration of training : 8 – 12 months
Training centre(s): Primer Clinic PPUKM Cheras/Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz, Cheras and Rehabilitation Hospital Cheras.
Eligibility: Independent and Certified Family Medicine Specialist with interest in Community Stroke Care
Objectives of Programme:
- Competency in managing stroke in primary care with emphasis on transfer of care management, long-term stroke care, multi-discplinary management approach and provision of family/community support
- Ability to recognize the complexity of long-term stroke patient and instituting individualized and hollistic management
- Ability to lead the community stroke care team in primary care clinic using local and known resources
- Develop critical thinking, leadership qualities and self-directed life-long learning using evidence-based clinical management.
- Ability to identify and utilize the various resources in the community managing long-term stroke patient in the community.
- Active participation in clinical activities including long-term stroke services, chronic care management and neuro-rehabilitation stroke planning.
- Active participation in patients’ stroke support group in understanding, planning and managing their activities in fulfilling the principle of community re-integration for long-term stroke patients.
- Active participation in the unit’s educational activities including CME, discussion on current relevant evidence, case-based discussion and audit activities.
- Attachment in rehabilitation units in Rehabilitation Hospital Cheras to learn about various rehabilitation options in fulfiling the principle of further rehabilitation for long-term stroke patients.
- Attachment in Department of Rehabilitation, Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz to understand regarding neuro-rehabilitation services for stroke patients.
- Visits to the National Stroke Association (NASAM) centres to understand regarding community stroke care options in Malaysia.
- Record experiences in a log-book in terms of cases managed, teaching & learning activities, attachments, visits, research and pubkication.
- Scheduled meetings with supervisor throughout the duration of the fellowship for progress monitoring
- Conducting either audit/research with minimum of one (1) publication and one (1) proceeding at the end of the fellowship
At the end of the fellowship, candidate will receive;
Certificate of completion of training certified by Course Director and Dean, Faculty of Medicine UKM will be given to all successful candidates.
Please apply at least 6 months before intended start date.
You will need Temporary Practising Certificate (TPC) by Malaysian Medical Council (MMC). Please ensure you fulfil all the requirements for TPC. https://mmc.gov.my/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/TPC_July_2019_2.pdf
Application for TPC will be forwarded to MMC by UKM except for Letter of Good Standing.