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Academic Programme

Program Name : Medical Doctor

Senior Orthopaedic (SPK 4912)

In the  fifth year, ( Semester IX & X ) the students will be  posted to the  Orthopedics  Module. The rotation is of 10 weeks duration.   The  teaching in the orthopedics course will consist of lectures, seminars,  bedside teaching, ward rounds, clinical sessions in Orthopedics  outpatient clinic and observing procedures in operation theatres.  Students are also expected to perform ward work under supervision.  During this rotation, the student will also be posted to the Accident  & Emergency, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, and Orthotic  Departments.   Students will be supervised by the lecturers from the  Orthopedics Unit, UPM and Medical Officers/ Specialists/Consultants of  Institute Orthopedics and Traumatology, Hospital Kuala Lumpur. Course Offer by Semester

Introductory Orthopaedic (SPK3914)

In the fourth year, students will be introduced to the Orthopedic Posting.  The rotation is of 2 weeks duration. This basic knowledge will be  further consolidated by 10 weeks of Musculoskeletal Disorder and  Disability Posting scheduled when these students are in the final year  of their medical course.   This course will encompass basic history  taking of orthopaedic patients based on the part of the limb involved  and physical examination of the musculoskeletal system. It will also  cover the approach of accurate diagnosis and relevant investigations. Students will be supervised by the lecturers from the Orthopedic Unit, UPM and by House Officers/Medical Officers/Specialists/Consultants of  the Orthopedics Department, Hospital Serdang. Course Offer by Semester.


Master Programs

Master of Surgery (Orthopaedic)


The Masters of Surgery (Orthopaedic) was started in 2013. This is a conjoint programme between universities in Malaysia ie Universiti Malaya (UM), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) and Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). This programme is an on-job postgraduate training programme for a minimum of 4 years and maximum of 7 years. It aims at producing a competent Orthopaedic Specialist. This programme is implemented in 3 phase ie Phase I (Year 1), Phase II (Year 2 and 3) and Phase III (Year 4). It is currently conducted as an open and close system.

Phase II of the programme is 2 years duration. During the 2nd year, they need to undergo 6 months elective posting. During 3rd year, candidates will undergo training at MOH accredited hospitals. At the end of Phase II, candidates must obtain a pass in the Part II Professional Examination before being allowed to progress to Year 4.

Candidates in Year 4 will continue training in campus and Hospital Serdang. Candidates are required to submit and pass a thesis, case report at the end of Phase III. They are required to pass the Professional Exam III in order to be awarded the Master Of Surgery (Orthopaedic).


To apply for Our Programmes :

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Click on National Orthopaedic Postgraduate Training Selection Process Booklet



Updated:: 04/07/2018 [noorhidayati]


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