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Singapore


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Type: Academia/Clinical

Classification: Elective

Location: Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

Language: English

Housing: self arranged

Information:

  • Clerkship at TTSH main block usually starts at 9am and lasts till 6pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Student’s daily involvement will be in area of Antimicrobial Stewardship Program. Student will be assigned patients on carbapenem, piperacillin/tazobactam, ciprofloxacin or other antibiotics for review.
  • Student will participate in rounds daily. Student will be assigned cases to be worked-up and followed through.
  • Student will meet with preceptor daily to discuss patients and/or ID pharmacotherapeutic topics.
  • Student will complete one drug use evaluation study.
  • Student may participate in other clinical projects as determined by the preceptor.
  • Student will give 2 presentations to pharmacists/ pre-registration pharmacists (in the form of journal club/ case study/ new drug profile). Each CE should include a 30-40min presentation and 15 min discussion.
  • Student to briefly document all interventions/ recommendations made during the clerkship.

Length: 6 weeks

Price: student fee $3500 USD; housing costs for housing and personal expenses varies