The successful completion of post-MD (Medicine) training programme in Clinical Neurophysiology will entitle the trainee to be eligible for Board Certification by the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine as a Specialist in Clinical Neurophysiology.
Clinical Neurophysiology is a diagnostic specialty, which encompasses the use of electrodiagnostic techniques such as nerve conduction studies (NCS), needle electromyography (EMG), electroencephalography (EEG), and evoked potential studies (EP) to assess function of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves and muscles to diagnose disorders of the central and peripheral nervous systems.
Clinical Neurophysiology is a specialty recognized by the Ministry of Health in Sri Lanka and the postgraduate training programme in Clinical Neurophysiology has been in effect since 1998.
The objective of the training programme is to ensure that the trainee gains adequate knowledge, skills and attitudes which will enable him/her to function as a Specialist in Clinical Neurophysiology providing the highest standards of care to patients who require clinical neurophysiological investigations. The trainee is expected to acquire the professional skills to be an effective leader and a manager in the provision of health information and care. The trainee is expected to acquire the necessary skills to design and conduct audit and research, critically appraise published research and be committed to the practice of evidence-based medicine and continuing professional development.
- Applicants should have passed the MD (Medicine) examination
- Applicants should not have already applied to be enrolled in the training programme in any other subspecialty or be already Board Certified as a Specialist in any medical field.
Please refer to the relevant prospectus for the most up to date information. The prospectus of a particular programme contains official information pertaining to a programme approved by the Board of Management, University Senate and the University Grants Commission