Course Director: Associate Professor Dr. Faizah Mohd Zaki
Duration of training: 6 – 12 Months
Training Centre: UKM Medical Centre/ Hospital Pakar Kanak-Kanak UKM (UKM Child Specialist Hospital) and Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz, Cheras 56000 Kuala Lumpur
Eligibility: Independent and certified radiologist or equivalent specialty.
Objectives of Programme:
- To obtain clinical knowledge relevant to medical and surgical management of paediatric diseases such that the trainee is confidently discuss the appropriate imaging strategy and/or interventional technique for the clinical problem with the referring clinician.
- In-depth understanding of indications, contraindications and complications of imaging and radiological procedures as well as their relative efficacy compared with other imaging or treatment options.
- To understand broad principles and techniques associated with Paediatric Radiology.
- Extensive direct practical exposure with appropriate graded supervision in all forms of appropriate imaging and intervention in Paediatric Radiology.
- Knowledge and skills to enable safe practice of Paediatric Radiology. The trainee should be fully competent in intermediate and advanced life-support.
- Allow Paediatric Radiology trainees to apply their knowledge and skills in the workplace and demonstrate competence to the level of a consultant.
- To become familiar with the indications for, performance, risks, and interpretation of a broad range of Paediatric Radiology in diagnostic and therapeutic.
- To understand the importance of radiation protection and applied adherently to imaging and procedures in children.
- To critically evaluate current methods of imaging and critique published research to improve local clinical practice.
- Candidate will be required to perform all clinical activities at the level of a specialist and involve in the pre-, intra- and post-procedure assessment and management of patients:
- Candidate must attend all Paediatric Radiology CME meetings, multi-disciplinary and clinical-radiological discussions.
- Candidate will educate and teach other health professionals, residents and the public with regards to imaging related topics.
- Candidate is required to communicate effectively with mentors, other radiologists and clinical colleagues from other disciplines and demonstrate appropriate level of professionalism in communication, encompassing both oral and written form.
- Candidate must be active in case discussions, work-up and plan for the cases.
- Candidate must keep a log book and an audit of his/her performance.
- Candidate will also participate in activities such as audits and patient safety activities (where appropriate) to identify systemic errors and to provide potential solutions.
- Candidate is encouraged to submit at least one case report or present at hospital based or national level seminars.
- Candidate must pass the viva examinations which will be held at mid-term and at one month prior to finishing the programme.
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.
- Application will go through assessments before being call for face to face or online interview.
- The result of the application will be notify via email.