Nursing Training Program

The mission of the College is to promote training excellence, and to provide service to a society from within a diverse community of learners.

In this perspective that our nursing graduates needs to be prepared to be successful and thus becoming competent professionally in a multicultural, highly technical and increasingly global world. Internship training accomplishes this mission by emphasizing caring critical thinking, independent judgment, clinical and ethical decision making and autonomous behaviors.

The Nursing graduate must undertake a twelve (12) months internship and upon successful completion of the specified requirements, the intern will receive a certificate of completion of one year training.

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Objectives:

  • To acquaint them with hospital policies and procedures:
  • To have the ability to apply theoretical knowledge into various clinical setting
  • To enhance their communication skills
  • To improve their ability to act independently and implement appropriate nursing intervention
  • To use wise judgment in consulting the appropriate personnel and resources in providing optimum patient care.
  • To achieve professional relationship with patients and members of the multidisciplinary health care providers.
  • To be able to provide safe and quality patient care.

Internship Training Program Details

The Internship Training Program consists of the following:

  • Hospital Training
  • Critical Care Service (ICU)
  • Emergency Service
  • Neonatal/Pediatric Intensive Care
  • Medical/Surgical Services
  • Operating Room Procedures
  • Women’s and Children Care
  • Dialysis Unit
  • Didactic Part
    • Research Project
    • Advanced Education Seminar
    • Journal Club Presentation
    • Case Presentation
  • Community Projects
  • Clinical Training

The Internship Training Program is administered by the Interns’ Training Program Committee and it requires interns to participate in different clinical rotations for a period of twelve (12) months.

A. Hospital Training

    • Critical Care ServiceThis incorporates a system approach that includes:
      • Cardiovascular
      • Renal
      • Neurologic
      • Hematologic
      • Pulmonary
      • Hepatic
      • Integumentary
      • GI/GU
      • Special Populations
    • Emergency ServiceThis focuses on:
      • Foundations of Emergency Nursing Practice
      • Clinical Foundations of Emergency Nursing
      • Major Trauma Emergencies
      • Medical and Surgical Emergencies
      • Special Patient Populations
    • Neonatal / Pediatric Intensive CareThis focuses on:
      • Monitoring in the ITU
      • CATS – Resuscitation and emergency management
      • Cardiovascular physiology and cardiopulmonary
      • Respiratory Physiology
      • Psychosocial aspects of ITU
      • Principles of mechanical ventilation
      • Ventilation strategies for specific conditions
      • Arrhythmias and cardiovascular pharmacology
      • Pharmacy and drug toxicity
      • Sedation, analgesia, neuromuscular blockade
    • Medical / Surgical Care:This is program prepares nurses for a system approach that includes:
      • Cardiovascular
      • Renal
      • Neurologic
      • Hematologic
      • Pulmonary
      • Hepatic
      • Integumentary
      • GI/GU
      • Special Populations
    • Operating Room ProceduresThis clinically-based program is designed to prepare registered nurses with no previous perioperative experience, for a career in the operating room as entry-level, perioperative registered nurses. Clinical experiences combine simulated learning opportunities with actual scrub and circulating opportunities in a variety of surgical specialties.Interns will also have exposure to other facets of perioperative nursing such as:
      • Outpatient surgery and pre-operative assessment
      • Post anesthesia nursing
      • Special procedures
      • Sterile processing
    • Women’s and Children CareThis training focuses on the intrapartum period covering topics such as:
      • Overview of labor
      • Maternal and Fetal Response to Labor
      • Induction and Augmentation of Labor
      • Intrapartum Fetal Monitoring
      • Hepatitis Infections
      • Delivery in the Absence of a Primary Provider
      • Intrapartum Partner Violence During Pregnancy
      • Intrapartum Emergencies
      • Caring for the Woman Undergoing an Instrumented or Operative Delivery and many more.
    • Dialysis UnitThis training includes:
      • Safety Demonstrations
      • Overview to dialysis
      • Aseptic Techniques
      • Steps in the exchange procedures
      • Emergency measures for contamination
      • Exit Site Care
      • Complications

B. Didactic Activities

This program is facilitated by expert nurses with special emphasis on:

  • Critical thinking skills
  • Leadership Abilities
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Research-based Practice
  • Patient Safety
  • Professional Career Development

C. Community Projects

This part stresses the importance of prevention of diseases through intern’s involvement in community activities. The interns must carry out projects related to health education program.

D. Clinical Training

The intern will acquire an additional know-how regarding the duties of a nurse on infection control, sterilization procedures, patient’s safety including training in the reception area of the college focusing on communication skills and appointment system. The intern will be given a chance to assist or observe during actual patients treatment procedures.

General Rules and Regulations

  • Admission of the programThis program is open to graduates with a Bachelor Degree in Nursing. The program fee is 50,000 Saudi Riyals with an option of paying the amount in two installments. First installment will be at the beginning of the internship and the second installment should be paid before the commencement of the fourth rota.
  • Duration and Continuity of Training
    • The internship program is for one-year (12 months) consisting of six (6) rotations. The specified period of training shall be on a continuous and uninterrupted basis.
    • A maximum of accumulated thirty (30) days official leave of absence (Emergency leave, Sick leave, Educational leave, Maternity Leave and other types of leave) are allowed during the entire training period.
    • Only a maximum of (10 ) days Emergency or Educational Leave days can be filed in a month.
    • Only a maximum of (3) days compassionate leave can be filed in case of death of an immediate family member. Copy of Death certificate must be provided within (5) days of filing.

    Online Filing of Leave Guidelines

    • Emergency leave needs to be filed at least 24 hours before duty.
    • Sick leave to be filed at least 3 hours before the duty and the medical certificate/report should be provided within 2 days of the last day of leave.
    • Female intern’s maternity leave to be filed within the time frame of her duty and the medical certificate/report should be provided within 2 days from the last day of leave.
    • Educational leave to be filed at least 24 hours before duty and the Certificate of Attendance should be provided within 2 days from the last day of leave.
    • All leave including those in outside rotation must be filed after accomplishing the Leave Request Form Online and be approved to be considered official.
    • Early leave (permit to leave premises during working hours) needs to be filed at least 24 hours before duty. Interns with only half session (3 hours duty) in a day cannot file for an early leave request. Interns are only allowed to accumulate a maximum of 18 hours in the entire training period with a maximum of (3) hours per applied leave.
    • Any duty which will fall on Sunday, the 24 hours before duty is not referring to Saturday but rather on a Thursday which is the last day of the week.
  • Training Period
  • Riyadh Colleges of Dentistry and Pharmacy 2 months
    Designated Hospital within Riyadh 4 months
    Designated Hospital within or outside Riyadh 6 months

  • Training Rotation
    • Critical Care
    • Emergency Service
    • Neonatal / Pediatric Intensive Care
    • Medical / Surgical Care
    • Operating Room Procedures
    • Women’s Health and Children Health
    • Dialysis Unit
  • Symposia and Scientific Meetings
    • Each intern may apply to attend international and national symposia during the internship training period. The time spent in such symposium need not be replaced at the end of the program, provided the candidate is granted an education leave on application and presents a certificate of attendance of the symposium.
    • All applications must be filed officially following the approval process set forth in the request form.
    • A maximum of one week may be given to those who may wish to attend an international meeting while the local meetings will be based on the number of days applied.
    • Candidate who shows the interest in presenting an accepted scientific paper will have the privilege to avail more than the required number of days of educational leave if deemed necessar as approved by the internship Training Committee.
  • Institutional Components
    • AttendancePunctuality is mandatory and the daily attendance will be monitored closely. Interns should abide the official duty hours in addition to the rules and regulations required by each training institution they are attending. Aside from official and unofficial absences, the other offenses are classified into the following:
      • Code 1– more than 15 minutes and less than 1 hour late
      • Code 2– more than 1 hour late
      • Code 3– leaving the institution unofficially and did not report back
      • Code 4– early leave more than 15 minutes before the end of time schedule
      • Code 5– timing in but not logging out but physically present
    • Prescribed AttireInterns are requested to take the recommendation regarding the prescribed clinical dress at working hours seriously in each training institution. Interns are obliged to use the proper identification badge. Blue jeans and casual dress are not allowed in working premises.
    • Professional EthicsInterns are expected to maintain respect and confidence of patients through sincerity and honesty. Patient’s cultural practice and individual differences must be respected. Physical treatment must be backed up with psychological support and the intern needs to be sympathetic and considerate. Courtesy, cooperation and harmonious interpersonal relationship must be highly observed among all staff to promote a wholesome working atmosphere.The medically compromised patients and those who may suffer contagious diseases or disabilities have to find accessible treatment within the medical profession. Infection control measures should be observed all the time regardless of the patient medical status. Under no circumstances should any Intern refuse or object to assist patient who may carry contagious diseases. Such attitude is medically and ethically unacceptable.
    • DisciplineInterns will receive by email punctuality or discipline reports pertaining to any incurred offenses. A reply by email to these reports from the interns is obligation within (24) hours period. Repetition of offenses will also subject the intern to disciplinary measure.In case of unapproved absence, negligence, misconduct, incompetence, insubordination or any other act that the interns’ superior deem unacceptable, an Intern shall be dully reported to the Quality Assurance General Internship Training Program Committee (QAGITPC) for disciplinary action. Depending on the seriousness of the offense and upon the recommendation of the (QAGITPC) a disciplinary action may be one of the following:
      • Verbal or written warnings or probation
      • Suspension
      • Extension of training
      • Repeating a rotation
    • EvaluationIn order to monitor the interns’ performance, it is essential that some forms of quantification and evaluation of the work carried out by the interns should be documented. Each procedure performed by the intern is recorded and will be compiled in a bi-monthly report. While in other institutions, training supervisors send their evaluation of the intern’s performance at the end of each rotation. By the end of the program, the intern’s performance should be evaluated and assessed by the Quality Assurance General Internship Training Program Committee. The data for evaluation will be compiled from the summary of procedures recorded, and the decision of whether the intern has fulfilled his/her requirements or requires an extension of the program will be made.
  • GraduationAt the end of the one-year internship program, interns will be awarded certificate of completion of the internship, provided that they have fulfilled all the requirements of the program.Didactic part of the Internship ProgramA. Research Project Preparation and PresentationEach intern is requested to work in a group with other colleagues in preparing and presenting a scientific research project. The research topic is usually selected by the intern and carried out under the supervision of a faculty supervisor. Selection of the topic is usually done at the beginning of the internship. This is mainly to give a chance in picking up the right topic and to find the interested faculty supervisor who may offer help and guidance in the completion of the project during the internship training program.Objectives
    • Ability to identify research topic and write a related Research Proposal.
    • Ability to carry out the research
    • Ability to write the outcome of the research using the IMRAD format

    Rules and Guidelines for Interns’ Research Manuscript

    The manuscript should be prepared in English language in a type written format. The manuscript should include the title, author(s), and their affiliations, abstract, body of the main work acknowledgement and references. The title must be concise, informative and representative of the study. A summary or an abstract written in Arabic and English languages must appear in the first page. It should state the purpose of the study, basic procedures, main findings and the principal conclusions.

    The introduction states clearly the value and scientific merit of the research with relevant literature review for which the study is based. It should cover the related articles from the different published peer-reviewed journals that could be obtained from any available database. At the end of the section, a precise statement for which the research is aimed to is to be addressed in order to draw the connected relation between the conclusions and objectives.

    The section of materials and methods should briefly describe the subjects utilized in the study and the methodology employed in the selection and analysis. The main results should always come next to materials and methods and include the findings of the study presented in text and numerical format with the appropriate statistical references. Simplified tables and/or figures and relative illustrations are to be attached but with no repetition. All figures, tables and illustrations are to be identified clearly with brief and conclusive captions. There should be a useful detailed discussion of the significance of the result in other observations related to the study. Methods by which subjects were assessed and the success of experiments should be judge. In the section of conclusion, only those findings supported by data are presented. This is followed by a short statement on the recommendation for further study if this is applicable. All references which have been cited or referred to in the study should be listed in the section of references or bibliography. The Research Center of RCsDP has specified the format for writing a Manuscript. By the end of manuscript, the author(s) is/are expected to acknowledge all persons who may have generously offered their scientific or technical assistance during the course and preparation of the research.

    Other Rules and Guidelines

    • An interns or trainees project will not be considered as requirement if he or she has shown any of the following as reported by his or her supervisor and affirmed by the project director:
      • Minimal Involvement
      • Lack of Cooperation
      • Misdemeanor
      • Punctuality Issues
    • The intern / trainee showing any of the above except item no. 4 will be required to have or join another project.
    • Any intern / trainee who failed to show up or arrived late in a research presentation will be allowed to be scheduled for presentation of the same project as long as he/she is reported officially by his/her supervisor to have a maximum involvement in the research project.

    B. Advanced Education Seminar

    These include selected presentations given by interns, faculty members of the Colleges or invited speakers covering new advances in a wide range of nursing topics. The presentation need by the trainee is by PowerPoint and handouts as literature review.

    • Objectives
      • To expose the interns to current concepts in nursing in order to upgrade their skills and widened their knowledge on certain topics
      • To improve their verbal communication skills and enhance their mastery in the usage of audio visual aids through formal lectures and seminar presentations.
    • Rules and Guidelines
        • The list of the topics will be made available to the interns by the beginning of each rotation.
        • The interns’ presentation of an advanced topic will be evaluated as a requirement in the internship training program.
        • Any cancellation of scheduled presentation can only be approved based on the following guidelines:
          • If another intern is willing to interchange his/her schedule with another intern
          • Due to any justifiable or valid reason
        • All unapproved cancellation will subject the intern to disciplinary measure

    C. Journal Club Preparation and Presentation

    Each intern/trainee will be grouped according to an assigned journal. Each assigned journal will comprise of minimum of (3) members wherein the group leader will be nominated at the beginning of the rota.

    • Objectives
      • To give chance for the interns/trainees at RCDP to be updated and exposed to the current literature in a selected non-specialty journal
      • To select journals at international level
      • To gain knowledge from the different publications of journals
    • Responsibilities of the Journal Club Group Leader
      • To coordinate the activity every week with his/her colleagues
      • To distribute the job and give assignments to meet the goals and commitments of the group
      • Responsible to instruct his/her members to provide copies of the articles they read to all interns by electronic communication and cc to, [email protected]
      • Be sure to meet the standard required duration not exceeding (10) minutes presentation followed by (10) minutes discussion.
      • Do subscriptions under his/her name to have the copyright which is valuable and advantageous.
    • Responsibilities of the Journal Club Group Member
      • To cooperate with the group leader regarding his/her assignments
      • To provide copies of the articles they read to all interns/trainees by electronic communication and cc to [email protected]
      • To present an article they read by PowerPoint not exceeding (10) minutes followed by (10) minutes discussion.
      • To evaluate the article they presented from the highest rating of (5) to the lowest rating of (0).
    • Evaluation
      • The presentation will be graded between 0-5 wherein “0” is the lowest and “5” is the highest and the passing mark is “3”.
      • It will be based on the following criteria:
        • Knowledge of subject
        • Attitude response to question / criticism / opinion
        • Organization, content, substance and scope
        • Communication Skills (Clarity, Pronunciation, Grammar)
        • Interaction with supervising faculty members
      • Non-submission of PDF copy and power point presentation (2) days before the scheduled presentation, the group will have (1) point deduction.
      • Any member who will not participate irregardless of the reason will receive a mark of “0” and needs to present individually a different article from the same journal. Joining another group is not an option.
    • Guidelines on Journal Preparation and Presentation
      • Open the website of the journal assigned to you.
      • The Group leader must assign his/her members to collect the following information:
      • Complete name of journal
      • Aims and scope
      • Name of Publisher or Publishing Company
      • Name of Editorial Board
      • Author Background
      • Country where it is published (Origin of publication)
      • Date of first publication
      • Number of Journals published since they started
      • Advertising information (policy, orders including subscription price, inquiries and contact nos.)
      • ISBN or ISS no.
      • Frequency of Publication
      • The leader must subscribe to the journal assigned to his/her group and to arrange with his/her members with regards to the payment for the journal subscription.
      • The 1st presentation by the group leader by PowerPoint will only be the introduction of the assigned journal where the duration will be maximum of (10) minutes.
      • The succeeding presentation from the group members will cover the current issue of the journal Publication (case presentation, literature review, original research, letter for editor and others).

    D. Case Presentation

    The case presentation serves as a forum for interaction by the faculty and clinical instructors in discussing patient’s cases encountered by the nursing interns. Each intern will be given a chance to present cases for discussion with other interns.

    • Objectives
      • To develop the intern’s skill in assessment of cases
      • To provide an intern with insight to resolve and determine the problem and difficulties that may be encountered in their discussion of different treatment modalities.
    • Rules and Guidelines
      • The presentation should have interesting diagnostics and/or treatment planning approaches.
      • Any cancellation of scheduled presentation can only be approved based on the following guidelines:
        • If another intern is willing to interchange his/her schedule with another intern
        • Due to any justifiable or valid reason
      • All unapproved cancellation will subject the intern to disciplinary measure

    Community Project

    • Objectives
      • Riyadh Colleges take the lead in preventive programs where interns are encouraged to participate in various community projects.

      Mission

      • To promote total health awareness towards the community

      Aim

      • To be able to plan, implement and evaluate these community projects in order to render effective service with measurable results
    • Rules and Guidelines
      • Number of ProjectsThe total requirements for Dentistry/Dental Hygiene , Nursing and Clinical Laboratory Sciences Interns will be as follows:
        • (1) Field Group Community Project
          Master video consisting of an introduction that can motivate the participants to listen and an outline of the presentation.
        • One video for every member (Author) with a duration of 1-2 minutes
          and
          (1) Video by Group with duration of 3-4 minutes (Topic to be provided by the Faculty Ambassador) or another (1) Field Group Community Project
      • Details on E-Videos
        • All videos recommended will be reviewed by the member of the community project committee regarding quality, craftsmanship and if they uphold the country’s culture and tradition. A mark of 75% and above will qualify a video for uploading in the YouTube linked to the College website.
      • Target Population – School Children from primary to intermediate level
        Other target participants will be subjected to the discretion of the King Salman Center for Children Health.
      • Target Site – Schools in Riyadh Region
        Other target sites will be subjected to the discretion of the King Salman Center for Children Health.
      • Target Date (1st Academic Year)
        • Selection and Planning
          Whole Month of September
        • Preparation
          Whole Month of October
        • Submission of Community Videos in CD Format
          For School Community Projects – (1) Week before the date of School Community Project
          For E-Video Community Projects – End of December
        • Implementation
          1st of November to end of December
        • Assessment and Evaluation
          1st Week of January

        Target Date (2nd Academic Year)

        • Selection and Planning
          Whole Month of February
        • Preparation
          Whole Month of March
        • Submission of Community Videos in CD Format
          For School Community Projects – (1) Week before the date of School Community Project
          For E-Video Community Projects – End of May
        • Implementation
          1st of April to end of May
        • Assessment and Evaluation
          1st Week of June
      • Assessment and Evaluation of Field Community ProjectsOfficial questionnaires will be used to gauge the knowledge of the population on certain topics before and after the community service.The total evaluation will be based on the result of the above survey (Impact), Concept and Organization, Professionalism, Creativity, Presentation, Documentation and Community Project Report.

    Clinical Training

    Objective

    To help the interns in their mastery of clinical, communication and interpersonal skills by becoming an integral part of the auxiliary department of the college well trained in assisting doctors during patient’s treatment with active role in appointment bookings and reception area’s duties and responsibilities.

Administration of the Program

  • Quality Assurance General Internship Training Program Committee (QAGITPC)During the entire period of the internship, all interns are under the administration of the Quality Assurance General Internship Training Program Committee. Members of the committee hold regular meetings to discuss the progress of the program and other issues pertaining to the Interns. The Quality Assurance General Internship Training Program Committee is appointed by the Rector as follows:
    • Chairman
    • Internship Training Program Coordinators
    • Intern Clinic Director
    • Intern Research Director
    • Intern Research Assistant Director
    • Intern Community Director
    • Intern Seminar Director
    • Continuing Education and Post-Internship Preparation Director
    • Intern Outside Rotation Director
    • Quality Assurance Internship Training Program Office Director
    • Chief Auxiliary Services
  • Nursing InternsClinical Role
    • Maintain proper legible case notes at all times
    • Treat patients and their relatives in a courteous, timely, safe and competent manner at all times.
    • Carefully monitor drug and other treatments
    • Keep up-to-date on the status of designated patients under your care
    • Work as part of a team with medical, nursing and other colleagues
    • Attend supervised consultant-led outpatient clinics
    • Arrange appropriate investigations, be aware of the results and act upon them appropriately
    • Write prompt discharge letters and maintain high levels of verbal communication with colleagues

    Educational Role

    • Attend clinical conferences
    • Participate in the monitoring and the assessment of your duties
    • Identify and address personal learning needs
    • Attend regular morbidity/mortality meetings
    • Develop an understanding of audit and research
    • Maintain a personal logbook detailing procedures and cases presented conference, education activities and special courses
    • Participate in structures clinical and other learning

    Professional Role

    • Adhere to high ethical standards
    • Develop an informed career plan, with guidance from appropriate clinicians
    • Ensure appropriate professional indemnity
    • Maintain/enhance time management skills
    • Maintain/enhance communication skills

    Personal Role

    • Recognize your limitations
    • Take responsibility on self development and improvement
    • Manage stress
    • Maintain your physical and psychological health
    • Seek medical advice or other treatment if necessary.
  • FacultyThe faculty has a big role in the successful administration of the program by providing support thru supervision in the clinics as well as in the research projects.Role of Intern Instructors
    • The Intern Instructors are responsible in supervising the interns and should be available to them for discussion, guidance and counseling. They will interview each intern in the first weeks of their post to determine educational objectives and learning needs.
    • The Intern Instructors will need to arrange access to educational packages, exposure to accident and emergency, intensive care, coronary care and general practice, discussion and tuition on medico-legal aspects of medicine.This will be ongoing informal appraisal, communication and formal assessment This aims to identify strengths, address weaknesses, assist with career counseling and provide research and audit advice.

    Role of Faculty Research Supervisor

    • Assist the interns in selecting research topics.
    • Assists the intern in all their preparations for their research.
    • Checks adequacy of the literature review.
    • Supervises the intern in all stages of the research projects including data collection, analysis and writing of the paper to ensure that the research paper is completed and submitted at least two weeks prior to the scheduled presentation date.
    • Provides moral support to the intern during his/her presentation by being physically present and by providing assistance in clarifying questions or issues which may be raised during the open forum.
    • Updates the QAGITPC Intern Research Director or the Intern Research Assistant Director with the progress of the intern research project.
    • Accomplishes the evaluation form promptly at the end of the intern’s presentation.

    Role of Didactic Activity Faculty Supervisor / Coordinator

    • Acts as an immediate supervisor to ensure that the assigned interns/trainees are executing their advanced education seminar and journal club presentation based on official guidelines.
    • Monitors the intern/trainee’s ethical behavior and professional attitudes.
    • Attains maximum interaction with the interns during their didactic activity.
    • Updates the Interns/Trainee Coordinator about interns who may need special attention.
    • Is available during the intern/trainee’s didactic activity based on his or her session.
    • Assists in accomplishing the evaluation forms at the end of assigned session.
    • Participates in the discussion with the interns/trainees at the end of the session
    • To fully cooperate in the supervision of interns/trainees in the preparation of their Advanced Education Seminar and Journal Club presentation
    • To discuss with the interns/trainees thru meetings in their available schedule and via electronic communication pertaining to the preparation of the in advanced education seminar and Journal Club presentation
    • To help and provide literature research references and guidelines to the interns/trainees related to topic of presentation
    • To edit and finalize with the intern/trainee’s presentation according to the format of the advanced education seminar and journal club presentation.
    • To do rehearsing with the interns/trainees being supervised one (1) week before the date of presentation to assure the quality of the presentation and to give emphasis and assistance on aspects that needs improvement and / or corrections.
    • To instruct the interns/trainees to send one (1) week before the date of presentation the (PDF Copy) of the final presentation to: [email protected] to give the attendees ample time to read and review by email.
    • To be physically present during the presentation of the interns/trainees they are supervising to give them moral support, and to help in answering some of the questions related to the topic.
    • To evaluate the interns/trainees they are supervising by giving them marks regarding their overall rating including their comments on how to improve their presentation and must be specified in the evaluation form that will be provided during the date of presentation.
    • Responsible for reviewing the CD of the presentation prior to the actual date and advising the interns to provide hard copies to the attendees to promote active participation.
  • Responsibilities of Quality Assurance General Internship Training Program Committee (QAGITPC)Role of Intern Training Program Committee Chairman
    • Monitors the overall process of the training program and prepares the needed internal communications.
    • Is responsible for calling meetings to discuss significant developments and other relevant activities.

    Role of Internship Training Program Coordinators

    • Supervise the implementation of the internship training program.
    • Responsible for reporting achievements and difficulties met in the program and make the necessary follow up thru proper monitoring.
    • Responsible for gathering all the data pertaining to intern’s attendance, attitude, performance, productivity reports and evaluation within and outside the Institutions.
    • Act as a liaison among the faculty members, supervisors and the rest of the members of the Quality Assurance General Internship Training Program Committee.

    Role of Intern Clinic Director

    • Monitor the overall clinical activities of the interns with the help of the Chief Auxiliary Service.
    • Responsible for assuring the interns performance meet the quality and quantitative expectation level.

    Role of Intern Research Director

    • Directs the overall activities related to the Intern Research Projects.
    • Responsible for the orientation of interns regarding the official format and guidelines to be followed in research projects.
    • Responsible for overseeing interns research presentations.
    • Responsible for evaluating the Interns Research Project Presentations.
    • Responsible for motivating the interns to submit their research projects for future publications.
    • Responsible for monitoring the intern and research supervisors’ progress in the research preparation.
    • Responsible for submitting a bi-monthly progress report of the research activities to the Interns Quality Assurance Office thru the Research Centre Office.

    Role of Intern Research Assistant Director

    • Assist the Intern Research Director in the overall activities related to the Intern Research Projects

    Role of Intern Community Director

    • Responsible for the Orientation of Interns regarding their Community Projects.
    • Responsible for acquainting the interns with the overall guidelines in community projects preparation.
    • Responsible for all Interns Community Projects Preparation.
    • Responsible for Guiding Interns in accomplishing Official Reports of their Community Projects.
    • Responsible for submitting summary reports of all community projects to the Interns Quality Assurance Office.

    Role of Quality Assurance Internship Training Program Office Director

    • Responsible for the Quality Assurance of the Internship Programs.
    • Responsible for receiving all the reports from the different members of the QAGITPC and organizing them in an acceptable format matching the standard of National Commission for Academic Assessment and Accreditation (NCAAA) to be presented to the Chairman of QAGITPC for the necessary actions to be undertaken and to be implemented thru Quality Assurance Internship Training Program Office.
    • Responsible for preparing the agenda of the bi-monthly meeting of the QAGITPC after counseling from its Chairman.
    • Responsible for monitoring reports and answering the e-mails from [email protected] mails after direct consultation with the Chairman of the QAGITPC.
    • Responsible for coordinating with the Chief Auxiliary Services at each campus to organize the initial draft of the yearly interns training clinical schedule for all the six (6) ROTAs and get final approval from the Chairman of the QAGITPC prior to its release.
    • Responsible for coordinating the reports and the items which must be discussed each rota and to inform the Chairman of QAGITPC for any deviation from the original intern plan.
    • Responsible for the software management of intern training program which is now under development.

    Role of Chief Auxiliary Services

    • Responsible for the monitoring of the Interns Punctuality in the Clinic and Didactic including daily and weekly report of attendance.
    • Responsible for accurate monthly reports of Clinic Productivity results.
    • Responsible for collecting the CD and hard copies of advance education seminars, case presentation sessions and intern research presentations prior to its submission to the Quality Assurance Internship Training Program Office.
    • Responsible for compiling the Intern Research Books (4 pcs.) after each presentation and its submission to the Quality Assurance Internship Training Program Office.
    • Responsible for the safekeeping of interns’ logbooks in and outside the college.