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Elective Name PAED01
Department Paediatrics
1. Type of work Clinical or Non-clinical
2. Place of work Hospital or field based
3. Structure of the appointment Unstructured - Students are able to decide on the areas to be covered during the appointment after arrival in Sri Lanka
4. Timing Any time
5. Minimum and maximum duration Minimum – one week
Maximum – six months
6. Eligibility criteria for the elective students Should be a registered medical / allied health science undergraduate
Any postgraduate medical officer (will need obtain prior SLMC registration)
7. Subject area/s of elective offered • Neonatology
• Developmental Pediatrics
• Pediatric Neurology
• Pediatric Cardiology
• Tropical Pediatrics
• Pediatric Hematology
• Pediatric Endocrinology
8. Learning outcomes • Hands on experience in Tropical Pediatrics at undergraduate or post graduate level
• Observer ship in other subspecialties mentioned above
9. Main activities during the appointment • Clinical clerkship
• Involvement in ongoing research activities
• Participation in clinic activities