Course Director: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Toh Charng Jeng
Duration of training: 6 months (Basic) or 1 year (Advanced and Include Endoscopic Spine Procedure)
Training Centre: UKM Medical Centre/ Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz, Cheras 56000 Kuala Lumpur
Eligibility: Independent and Certified Specialist in all specialty. (The procedure required to be learnt by candidates pertaining to their area of specialty)
Objectives of Programme:
- To perform safe interventional pain procedure for all chronic pain condition and cancer pain condition respective to the candidate’s specialty
- To understand bio-psycho-social approach in managing chronic and cancer pain condition.
- To learn how to set up a basic pain clinic and comprehensive pain service.
- Able to perform basic endoscopic spine procedure (only applicable to Neurosurgeon and Spine Surgeon)
- To understand the importance and values of multidisciplinary specialties involving in management of chronic pain
- Candidate will be required to perform all clinical activities at the level of a specialist i.e. run clinics, do ward rounds, perform interventional pain procedure confidently.
- Candidate must attend at least once the International Interventional Pain Update with Emphasis on Interventional pain workshop (Fluroscopy and/or ultrasound guided) organised by UKM Advance Pain Management Centre and Malaysia Society of Interventional Pain Practitioner.
- Candidate must observe all interventional pain procedure related to the candidate’s specialty.
- Candidate must observe pain surgery so they can understand all option of Pain management.
- Candidate must pass the written and viva examinations which will be held at mid-term and at one month prior to finishing the programme.
- Candidates must able to perform basic interventional pain procedures independently before the final examination.
- Candidate in advance fellowship should be able to perform simple endoscopic spine procedure, which applicable to Neurosurgeon and spine surgeon candidate.
- Candidate must keep a log book and an audit of his/her performance.
- Candidate must be contactable and regularly meet with course director.
- Candidate is required to join all clinical and academic activities of UKM Advance Pain Mangement Centre.
- Candidate must publish at least 1 manuscript in a WOS journal (for 1 year training) or be involved in the production of the manuscript (for 6 months training)
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.