Available courses

This is a DEMO course and not intended for educational purposes.


Description:

In this course, we look at communication as an essential skill for
developing a good doctor-patient relationships. We will explore factors that
block communications and how to overcome them. We will also
demonstrate effective communications skills and use them in various
clinical encounters.


Objectives:

- Discuss the importance of communication skills you use in clinical settings.

- Develop new strategies to deal with specific clinical encounters.

- Identify common barriers to communication and how to overcome them.

Target: Residents

Duration: 1 hour



Description:

In this course, we look at communication as an essential skill for
developing a good doctor-patient relationships. We will explore factors that
block communications and how to overcome them. We will also
demonstrate effective communications skills and use them in various
clinical encounters.


Objectives:

- Discuss the importance of communication skills you use in clinical settings.

- Develop new strategies to deal with specific clinical encounters.

- Identify common barriers to communication and how to overcome them.

Target: Residents

Duration: 1 hour


Description:

Infection prevention and control (IPC) is one of the crucial concerns in today’s health care system. It is considered as an essential standard of quality and safety for all health care facilities. Performing infection prevention and control measures within the healthcare services is vital to provide safe and effective care.

Objectives:

- Define basic concept of infection prevention and control.

- Identify the components of Standard precautions.

- Identify the importance of hand hygiene.

- Demonstrate understanding of when and how to use PPE including N95.

- Recognize the importance of rational use of antibiotics.

- Understand occupational health safety management and Immunization of HCWs.

- Recognize the importance of reporting incident exposure of blood and body fluids.

- Recognize important of proper waste segregation and environment hygiene.

Target: Residents

Duration: 3-4 hours


Description:

A continuing education course designed as a mandatory course within Emergency Medicine (EM) program curriculum at the Oman Medical Specialty Board (OMSB). The course is focusing on improving and Integrating leadership principles into the clinical reasoning and resources management within real time EM department floor management.

This course is delivered as a hybrid mode (Theoretical discussion and online modules) where the physician needs to finish each week as per scheduled followed by an assessment. At the end of this course, the resident get a certificate of completion.
This course is the first of its kind delivering leadership skills in emergency medicine targeting senior residents through a hybrid learning modality.

Objectives:

- Integrate the ED Leadership, ED operations, ED management theories and principles into the clinical reasoning and resources management within real time EM department.

- Allow senior EM residents to apply their ED leadership, operative and management skills in real time secondary or tertiary hospital emergency departments early on from the first year of seniority PGY3. 

- Demonstrate competencies in using common strategies of (triage bottlenecks, overcrowding, disasters, conflict resolution)

Target: Senior Emergency Medicine Residents.

Course Duration: 4 weeks


Description:

As you know pregnancy & childbirth management are very important and critical areas of health. 

This area needs a high level of knowledge and skills of health providers because two lives are dependent on this; a pregnant mother and the fetus as well.

This online course is an integrated, technology-based approach for improving the knowledge and skills of health care providers for better management of pregnancy and childbirth in Oman. 

This Online Training Course is based on updated “Pregnancy & Childbirth Management Guidelines, Level- 1, A  Guide for Nurses, Midwives and Doctors; 2nd Edition, 2016”, which will serve as Reference Guidelines for this Training. 


Target: Healthcare Professions

Duration:

Description

Research is a mandatory and integral component of all training programs in OMSB. All residents are expected to complete at least one research project as part of OMSB requirements for completion of training. In addition, other healthcare professionals are expected to be engaged in research as part of their career development. In order to achieve this task, researchers must learn how to generate research ideas/questions, formulate hypotheses, review and critically appraise relevant literature, finalize research design and methodologies, assess related ethical aspects and produce good quality proposals.

In this regard, the Research Section at OMSB offers this workshop which is focused to help researchers to choose appropriate study design and finalize research methodologies related their projects. Residents may attend this workshop during their first research block in early residency years. 

General objective

By the end of this workshop, attending participants are expected to be able to finalize study design, sampling and sample size, data collection methods and tools

Target Audience: Residents in early residency (preferably R1/R2) who have not gotten ethical approval yet. Other health professionals may also be considered.

Duration: The online course might take around 2-3 hours.




Description:

Research Methodology Part I is an online course aims to simplify the initial steps in research. It outlines the basics of research question, proposal writing and study designs. It is designed for postgraduate healthcare professionals who are considered as beginners in research. However, other candidates may enroll into this course easily.

Course Outline

Module 1:  Importance and types of health related research.

Module 2: Introduction to research question, study objectives & hypothesis.

Module 3: Literature review.

Module 4: Overview of different study designs.

Module 5: OMSB guideline for research proposal writing

Duration: 2 hours



The OMSB-ACGME Faculty Development Course is a 3-day program on assessment for faculty from across OMSB programs who teach GFP trainees, residents and fellows across different specialties. The goal of this course is to provide attendees with the essential skills to be able to assess and provide feedback to trainees.

It is crucial for faculty to have a shared mental model on assessment criteria and expectations. Furthermore, faculty should have a shared understanding of the data required from multiple sources in order to consolidate and make performance judgments (sometimes without having worked with the trainee). The course will equip faculty with the skills required for assessment through a mix of lectures, workshops, and practical hands-on experience.


Course objectives:

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

1.   Discuss the implications of competency based medical education

2.   Employ tools for effective assessment and feedback

3.   Understand and apply techniques to improve direct observation

4.   Identify skills to run effective Clinical Competency Committee (CCC) meetings