Education

Education

Training programs

For prospective interns

Our Intern Training Programs, which are designed to improve core competence and confidence in a range of patient care scenarios, address clinical, medical, interpersonal and ethical dilemmas faced by new staff.

The program includes:

  • three-day interactive orientation program
  • weekly interactive education series (addressing a range of medical, clinical, customer service and career-based topics)
  • surgical training (including workshops to assist interns re: applying for entry to basic surgical training program)
  • general practice training (including workshops to assist interns re: applying for entry to general practice training program)
  • Basic Life Support training
  • careers information nights
  • unit handbooks to assist transition between clinical units
  • formal feedback, evaluation and assessment process

For prospective HMOs & registrars

Our Hospital Medical Officer (HMO) Training Program is designed to complement basic core training and instil confidence in techniques and procedures learned during their first year.

The program offers:

  • half-day orientation program for new HMOs and registrars
  • weekly interactive education sessions run by specialist consultants
  • basic surgical training - weekend workshops (laparoscopy, bowel anastomosis, plastic and thoracic surgery techniques, exam preparation and mock interviews) & weekly tutorials for surgical trainees
  • general practice training - workshops (asthma, paediatrics, ophthalmology, diabetics, sports medicine)
  • physician training – tutorial education sessions
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support training for designated rotations
  • unit handbooks to assist transition between clinical units
  • leadership programs
  • Train The Trainer – for registrars and senior clinicians
  • career advices & interview preparation
  • formal feedback, evaluation and assessment process
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