ERPM / ACT 16 Examination Preparation programme
“To study medicine without books is to sail an uncharted sea. To study medicine
without patient’s is not to go to sea at all”- Sir William Osler!
Compulsory Examination for Registration to Practice Medicine in Sri Lanka (ERPM) / ACT 16 Exams
The purpose of the ERPM examination is to assess whether a candidate can approach medical practice with the appropriate intellectual skills of enquiry, clinical reasoning, critical thinking and decision making; possessing sufficient knowledge of the basic and clinical sciences, and an understanding of the underlying principles of scientific method and the ability to create a differential diagnosis and rationalize a treatment plan for common clinical situations prevalent in Sri Lanka.
The candidates should also be able to apply the knowledge of basic sciences to explain the aetio-pathogenesis of disease conditions. They should demonstrate an understanding of the principles of essential procedural skills and the ability to perform such procedures. They should be able to communicate with patients respecting their dignity, rights, fears and anxieties, taking into consideration the socio-economic, cultural, religious and educational background of the patients.
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ERPM - NEW FORMAT
1 Part A - Part A will have five papers:
1.1. Part A (i) - Papers 1 to 4 will have 40 MCQ questions each of True/False type, in:
(2) Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
These will be the "common MCQ papers" that local medical students sit at the Final MBBS examination.
Each paper will be of two hours duration. The papers will be prepared by one or more Faculties of Medicine.
These papers will replace Paper 1 and Paper 2 of the former ERPM.
1.2 Part A (ii) - Paper 5 - This will be an MCQ paper in, Community Medicine, Pathology and Forensic Medicine
It will have 30 questions of True/False type, 10 in each specialty.
It will be of one and a half hours duration. The paper will be set by one of the Faculties of Medicine.
NB - A candidate has to pass all five papers in Part A of the ERPM in one or more sittings to be eligible to proceed to Part B.
ERPM / ACT 16 PREPARATION PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
Dr K H Sellahewa, Senior Consultant Physician
Dr.Nandana Dickmadugoda, Consultant Physician
Dr Lalith Wijerathne, Senior Consultant – Rheumatology
Dr Chula Herath, Senior Consultant – Nephrology
Dr Harishchandra Gambheera, Senior Consultant - Psychiatry
Dr S Anantharajah, Senior Consultant Physician
OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY
Dr M D P Gooneratne, Senior Consultant Obstetrician
Dr D H Karunathilake, Senior Consultant Pediatrician
Dr Deepal Perera, Consultant Pediatrician
Dr Ranga Perera, Medical Registrar
Dr Nayana Fernando, Senior Lecturer – Community Medicine
Dr Mangala Bopagoda, Senior Lecturer Pathology
Dr Ravi Nanayakkara, Head of the Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Sri Jayawardenapura
The progarmme will be conducted based on module questions and answers and problem base discussion forums.
Academic Team Leader: Dr. D. H. Karunatilake ,Senior consultant Paediatician
Panel of Lecturers
All Lecturers are Senior Consultants, Senior Lecturers or Head of the Departments in their fields of study and have many years of clinical experience as well as about the format of the ERPM – Formerly ACT16 Exam. Watch this space for subject wise Lecturer names and details.
Project Coordinator: 0772578567
|Course Title||Date||Day||Time||Location||Level||Full Duration||Price |
(Reg + Course Fee)
|ERPM / ACT 16 Examination Preparation||2012-08-01||Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu||4.00pm-7.30pm||Liberty Plaza, Kollupitiya||Preparation||1 year||Rs:114,800|