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Local Fellowship in Pain Medicine

Local Fellowship in Pain Medicine

Division: Anaesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine

Department: Pain Medicine


Training Objectives/Goals

To achieve expertise in the field of Pain Medicine leading to a qualified expert Pain Medicine Consultant through:

1. Competence in patient care

2. Competence in medical knowledge

3. Competence in practice based learning and improvement

4. Competence in interpersonal and communication skills

5. Competence in professionalism

6. Competence in systems based practice

Entrustable professional activities after training:

1. Diagnose complex painful conditions and practise a multi-modal approach to managing them

2. Develop comprehensive collaborative care plans within a multidisciplinary team to manage painful conditions

3. Perform specialised interventional pain management procedures using ultrasound or fluoroscopy

4. Demonstrate competence in the safe prescription of opioids, including patient selection, consent taking, assessments and management of aberrancy, and understand role of pain specialist in a multidisciplinary team.

5. Co-ordinate care with community health care teams in the continuum of chronic pain management.

6. The cand idate will be able to practice independently (i.e. level 4 supervision)


Training Duration 

6 months


Number of Fellowship Offered Per Year

1-2


Admission Criteria

  • Possess valid practicing license with the Singapore Medical Council
  • Registered under the Register of Specialists with Specialist Accreditation Board in Anaesthesiology