The Specialty Board in Respiratory Medicine conducts a Post MD subspecialty training programme leading to Board Certification in Respiratory Medicine. Changes in the higher education sphere in relation to training and assessments coupled with advances in the subspecialty have necessitated revision of the prospectus.
The programme meets the requirements of the relevant qualification descriptors and level descriptors of the Sri Lanka Qualifications Framework, and is set at Level 12 of the Sri Lanka Qualifications Framework.
The objective of the training programme is to enable the trainee to acquire knowledge, clinical and procedural skills, and develop attitudes and communication skills, required to manage respiratory disorders.
The expected outcome is to produce a specialist in Respiratory medicine capable of fulfilling the expectations of the patients, employers and the Higher Education Sector.
Candidates successful at the MD (Medicine) examination conducted by the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo are eligible to be enrolled into the training programme.
Applicants should not have already applied to be enrolled in any other subspecialty or be already Board Certified 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