POSTGRADUATE COURSES FOR FAMILY MEDICINE TRAINEES & GENERAL PRACTITIONERS

COURSES CONDUCTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY MEDICINE (UPDATED)

The courses listed below are intensive teaching courses designed for trainees in the Doctor of Family Medicine program at UKM, as well as trainees in universities who are members of the National Conjoint Board for the Discipline of Family Medicine. Some of the courses may also be relevant to general practitioners or members of the primary care team. The courses are conducted annually by the Department. Please contact us to get the dates and venue of the courses.

CPD points will be awarded for all courses conducted by the department.

Some courses may be relevant for trainees from other Specialities. Please refer to the summary of each course to identify the target audience.

 

1. Women & Child Health Course 

Who should attend:

First-year trainees of the Doctor of Family Medicine program. This program introduces the trainees to the finer points of office Obstetrics & Gynaecology and general paediatric consultations

 

2. Ethics & Communication Skills Course 

Who should attend:

Second-year trainees of the Doctor of Family Medicine program, or trainees from any other disciplines.

This course introduces the basic ethical concepts of clinical practice, catering to various groups which frequent primary care facilities i.e from infants to geriatric age groups. Hands on role play sessions provide exposure and guidance on how to deal with challenging consultations in daily primary care practice.

 

3.Specialised Skills in Family Medicine 

Who should attend:

Third year Family Medicine trainees, or anyone interested to update their knowledge of specialised disciplines such as Dermatology, Ophtalmology, Ortorhinolaryngology (ENT), Nutrition & Dietetics, Rehabilitation as well as shared care initiatives which aim to provide comprehensive care for the patients at community level.

 

4.Practice Management Course 

Who should attend:

Final year trainees in the Doctor of Family Medicine program. This course is aimed to expose the trainee to basic principles and how to address practice i.e. health centre management issues faced as a future Family Medicine Specialist in the community.