Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Special Clinical Electives Programme

Posting Opportunities

HospitalDepartmentPeriodObjective
KTPH ANAESTHESIAJanuary to December
*Maximum posting period: 3 weeks
*Not more than 2 students at any one time
History Taking and Interview Techniques
Physical Examination
Clinical Problem Solving Effective Communication with Patients & Relatives Management and Treatment Approaches
Clinical Audit
Research
KTPH CARDIOLOGYJanuary to December
*Maximum posting period: 2 weeks
*Not more than 2 students at any one time
Exposure to:
1) CCU
2) General Ward
3) Cardiac Imaging
4) Interventional Cardiology
5) Cardiac Devices
KTPH DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGYJanuary to December
*Not more than 2 students at any one time
Role of Imaging in Management of Diseases
Exposure to Different Imaging Modalities of Plain Xray CT, MRI, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, Interventional Radiology etc.
Clinical Problem solving through Clinical Radiology Pathways and Protocols in Clinical Imaging Radiological Diagnosis of Diseases
KTPH EMERGENCY MEDICINE (A&E)January to December
*Maximum posting period: 3 weeks
*Not more than 2 students at any one time
History Taking and Interview Techniques
Physical Examination
Clinical Problem Solving
Effective Communication with Patients & Relatives Management and Treatment Approaches
Research
KTPH GERIATRIC MEDICINEWindow 1 : Februrary to May
Window 2 : August to October
*Minimum posting duration of 3 weeks.
*No more than 2 per window
Exposure to General Geriatrics, Hospital-based Dementia Management and Care Exposure to Hospital-based Palliative Management

Care Exposure to Community and Hospital-based Geriatric Care Management Projects and Research (optional)
KTPH MEDICINEJanuary to October
*Requests for postings outside stipulated dates will be on a caseby-case basis, as and when timing is appropriate to departmental activities
*Not more than 2 students at any one time
History Taking and Interview Techniques
Physical Examination
Clinical Problem Solving
Effective Communication with Patients & Relatives Management and Treatment Approaches
Research
KTPH OPHTHALMOLOGYJanuary to November
*Not more than 2 students at any one time
Ophthalmic history taking and interview techniques

Various techniques of examination of the eye and ocular adnexa

To adopt a clinical problem solving approach in patient management

To appreciate the importance of effective communication with the patient and relatives

To gain knowledge on the management of common eye conditions in the ophthalmic practice

Exposure to various aspects of ophthalmic clinical research e.g. bio-ethics, research protocol writing and bio-statistics
KTPH ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERYJanuary to December
*Not more than 2 students at any one time
History Taking and Interview Techniques
Physical Examination
Clinical Problem Solving
Effective Communication with Patients & Relatives Management and Treatment Approaches
Research
KTPH OTOLARYNGOLOGY (ENT)January to December
*Not more than 2 at any one time for the month of January to June.
*1 student at any one time for the month of July to December. *Additional Students on case by case basis
ENT Clinical skills

To observe ENT practice Singapore-Style

Exposure to local ENT pathologies, especially nasopharyngeal carcinoma, uncommon in other parts of the world
KTPH SURGERYJanuary to May; August to December
*Maximum posting period: 3 weeks
*Not more than 2 students at any one time
History Taking and Interview Techniques
Physical Examination
Clinical Problem Solving
Effective Communication with Patients & Relatives Management and Treatment Approaches
Research