PICU Fellowship Training Program
The program of Pediatric Intensive Care Fellowship belongs to PICU Division which reports to Pediatric Department. The duration of the program is two years of clinical training. It starts every January. This program is designed to invest in pediatricians - Pediatric Board Certified Doctors - who have the potential and the interest to pursue future profession as Pediatric Intensivists. PICU fellow should pass the SCFHS – PICU fellowship Exams to be certified as Pediatric Intensivist per sub-specialty. At this stage, the graduated doctors are eligible and qualified to manage critically ill children at their hospitals. Ranking of the position differs from institution to institution.
Overview of training levels:
|Nine months PICU - Clinical training.
||Nine months PICU – Clinical training|
|One month – Anesthesia.
||Two months -Pediatric Cardiac surgical ICU|
|One month – Pediatric Cardiac surgical ICU
||One month – Vacation|
|One month – Vacation.
Academic activities in the program:
Weekly educational activity includes:
Major PICU topic , presented by the trainee.
Morbidity and mortality review
Ethics rounds to discuss ethical issues
Grand round in a multidisciplinary manner.
In situ Simulation Case – studies
Pediatric & Neonatal Mechanical ventilation
PFCCS (Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support)
PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)
Ultra sound in critical care practice
Annual meeting for Saudi Critical Care Society
Hala Al Alem,MD
King Abdulaziz Medical City - Riyadh
Address: KSA, Riyadh 11426, P.O.Box : 22490
Phone: +966-11-8011111 ext. 12996, 11884
Fax : +966-11-8011111 ext. 11641