housemanship

housemanship

The state of being a houseman—a junior doctor training in a hospital post—usually understood to mean the first two years of training in health systems that follow the British system of post-graduate medical education.
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It also said the problem was not limited to doctors seeking specialization as young medical officers who graduate from medical schools spend two to three years looking for a space for Housemanship.
Hundreds of pharmacists on contract service who either ended or are ending their housemanship this month are reportedly anxious over their failure to get permanent posts as well as the lack of information over the positions.
Why can't the overall competence of a doctor be judged during the two-year housemanship period?" The exam system must be revised when we have better tools of assessment now which may be used reliably.9
Obeng Andoh was put on the permanent register of practitioners by the Medical and Dental Council in 2000, after completing his housemanship job.
To ensure that such abortions are performed safely, the government should promote training in the provision of safe abortion services at medical schools, during housemanship (postqualification training for young doctors, usually during their first two years) and during internships for medical students and personnel.
She completed her housemanship at Baragwanath Hospital and was then invited to take up a registrar post at the Radcliffe Infirmary in Oxford, UK.
The Study Subjects included, (i) Medical students (n=116) after the end of their one and half year of pharmacology training; and (ii) New Interns (n =117) who had recently graduated and about to begin their housemanship. A structured questionnaire was designed after minor modifications from the work of Tobaiqy et al [9] and Oshikoya et al [10].
Experience gained during internship or housemanship or exposure to a specialty encourages the individual to choose a particular field.
at the University of the Witwatersrand in 1957 and after his housemanship proceeded to the UK, as was the custom at that time, to obtain the F.R.C.S.
'It used to take up to one and a half years, which has since been cut down to between eight and 12 months, but it is still not acceptable,' Dr Lee said at a forum on housemanship at the International Medical University in Bukit Jalil.
We know there is disparity in the years of training; they spend six years, when you add housemanship, it becomes seven years.