Standard I. Administrative Structure of the Program

Each training program must have an administrative organization to manage its overall functions and responsibilities.

# Criteria
I.A. Program Director (PD)

The Program Director should have necessary certificate in the field of training recognized by KIMS.

The Program Director should have sufficient time to manage the overall integrity of the program and all functions required by the KIMS.

The Program Director reports to the Secretary General of KIMS.
I.B. Postgraduate Training Committee (PGTC)

The program should be managed by a postgraduate training program consists of the Chair of the Faculty, Program Director and a representatives of all program training site(s).

The PGTC should assist the Program Director to plan, organize and monitor the program training objectives and outcome.

The PGTC committee should meet regularly and maintain minutes of meeting at least quarterly.
I.C. Site Coordinator(s) (SC)

There must be a Site Coordinator at each training site to supervise resident in the respective site(s).

The Site Coordinator supervises residents and organizes teaching activities at the site

The Site Coordinator reports to the Program Director.
I.D. Faculty members (FM)

There must be a defined number of faculty members to assure proper implementation of training objectives.

The faculties must have the necessary certificate for the training specialty.
I.E. Chief of Examination (CE)

A faculty should be appointed as Chief of Examination and he/ she should not be a member of the PGTC.

The Chief of Examination is responsible for overall organization of the exam and he/she should be assisted by an Examinations Committee.
II.A. The goals of the program should be well defined.
II.B. The objectives of the program should match overall goals of the program.
II.C. Both goals and objectives must be consistent with the scope of the specialty or subspecialty.
II.D. The educational objectives for each rotation should be reflective in the cognitive, psychomotor and affective domains.
II.E. The objectives should be utilized in the assessment and evaluation of the resident.

Standard III. Structure and Organization of the Program

The program must have organized scheduled clinical rotations and other educational activities to fulfill the goal and objectives of the program.

# Criteria
III.A. The program should be organized to allow adequate supervision of the resident according to their level of training, ability and experience.
III.B. The objective of each relation and the duties of each rotation sites should be outlined.
III.C. The program should ensure increasing professional responsibilities.
III.D. The program rotations including on call duties should be organized to ensure that resident attain their education needs.
III.E. The program should collaborate with other training program to accommodate their educational needs related to the specialty.

Standard IV. Resources

There must be sufficient resources including teaching faculty, the number and variety of patients, physical resources, as well as the supporting facilities and services necessary to provide the opportunity for all residents in the program to achieve the educational objectives

# Criteria
IV.A. There must be a sufficient number of qualified teaching staff
IV.B. The number and variety of patients or laboratory specimens available to the program on a consistent basis must be sufficient to meet the educational needs of the residents.
IV.C. Clinical services and other resources used for teaching must be properly structured and sequenced to achieve their educational objectives.
IV.D. There must be an integration of teaching resources to ensure inclusion of emergency, in-patient, and outpatient experiences, including acute and chronic care, as required.
IV.E. The resident should have enough space and access to technical resources at the site of training.

Standard V. The clinical and academic content of the program

The clinical (clinical rotations) and academic (seminars, lectures, workshops, conferences) contents of the program must fulfill competency framework including

# Criteria
V.A. Knowledge / Practice based learning and improvement (Medical Expert)
V.B. Interpersonal and Communication skills
V.C. Professionalism and Ethical conduct
V.D. Scholar - Teacher / researcher
V.E. Health Advocate and System based Practice

Standard VI. Evaluation and Competency Assessment

There must be a systematic approach to evaluation of the resident on a regular basis.

# Criteria
VI.A. In-training evaluation should be conducted regularly to meet the goal and objective of the program. The evaluation should reflect the resident direct supervisor(s).
VI.B. The evaluation should meet the specific requirement of the specialty / subspecialty document in the program information booklet.
VI.C. The evaluation should measure the above criteria list in standard V.
VI.D. The resident should be informed in a timely manner with the evaluation report(s). Major concern(s) should be discussed with the resident.
VI.E The program should inform the respected faculty of KIMS with successful completion of the program requirement in a final report. The report should reflect the final status of the resident and not the average of the entire residency.

Based on the above standards and criteria(s) the necessary documents delivered upon submission for new program should include;

1. Actual name(s) / position / C.V. and certificate of qualification(s) of faculties and members to be submitted. (Standard 1 and 4)

2. Actual numbers of cases (load of exposure) / expected number of trainee per year / number of faculties and site(s) of training should be endorsed. (Standard 4)

3. Details covering goals, objective(s), specific rotation objective(s), area of competency, rotation blocks, method of assessment and evaluation should be provided. (Standard 2, 3, 5 and 6)

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