Residents' Orientation 2017

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  • 1. 
    The role of the Designated Institutional Official (DIO) is to oversee all ACGME-I accredited programs of SingHealth. He/She has the authority and responsibility for all of the ACGME-I-accredited GME programs. Which of the following personnel is the DIO of SingHealth Residency?
    • A. 

      A/Prof Lim Boon Leng

    • B. 

      Prof Chay Oh Moh

    • C. 

      A/Prof Tan Hak Koon

    • D. 

      A/Prof Tay Yong Kwang

    • E. 

      Dr Melvin Chua

  • 2. 
    What does GMEC stand for?
    • A. 

      Graduate Medical Education Council

    • B. 

      Graduate Medical Education Committee

    • C. 

      Graduate Medical Education Centre

    • D. 

      Graduate Medical Education Community

  • 3. 
    From an institutional perspective, the GMEC reviews the implementation at SingHealth of the required Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-International (ACGME-I) “Institutional Requirements” of all SingHealth Residency programs. Is this statement true or false? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Under the new Residency system, the emphasis is on summative evaluation to drive learning of the residents.  Is this statement true or false? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Residents are expected to demonstrate effective exchange of information and collaboration with patients, their families, and healthcare professionals. Which of the following ACGME competencies does this component fall under? 
    • A. 

      Interpersonal Communication Skills

    • B. 

      Professionalism

    • C. 

      Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

    • D. 

      Patient Care

  • 6. 
    Residents are expected to demonstrate the ability to continuously improve patient care based on constant self-evaluation and lifelong learning. Which of the following ACGME competencies does this component fall under? 
    • A. 

      Interpersonal Communication Skills

    • B. 

      Medical Knowledge

    • C. 

      Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

    • D. 

      Patient Care

  • 7. 
    SingHealth staff can only access the SingHealth e-library within the campus. Is this statement true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    You can use New Innovations, a Residency Management System, for which of the following purposes? 
    • A. 

      To log Duty Hours

    • B. 

      To log Procedures

    • C. 

      For Evaluations

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of the following can be used to login to Blackboard? 
    • A. 

      NRIC no

    • B. 

      ADID

    • C. 

      Birth date

    • D. 

      SingPass

  • 10. 
    You can use the BlackBoard, a Learning Management System, for which of the following purposes?
    • A. 

      Recorded Lectures

    • B. 

      Presentation Slides

    • C. 

      Online Quizzes

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    The Online Lecture Portal allows you to view the pre-recorded lectures from all SingHealth Institutions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The anonymous feedback form can be accessed from:
    • A. 

      SingHealth Intranet

    • B. 

      Centre for Resident and Faculty Development (CRAFD) website

    • C. 

      BlackBoard

  • 13. 
    Which of the following meetings could resident representatives surface concerns and/or suggestions from residents?
    • A. 

      Residents’ Committee meeting

    • B. 

      Graduate Medical Education meeting

    • C. 

      Program Directors meeting

    • D. 

      Program Executive meeting

  • 14. 
    Which of the following external parties provide counseling services for residents, if needed?
    • A. 

      Office of Resident Affairs (ORA)

    • B. 

      Program Executive

    • C. 

      TRaCS

    • D. 

      Staff Clinic

  • 15. 
    Residents may choose to keep the laptops issued by Office of Resident Affairs (ORA) upon completion of Residency Training. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    In the event that a Resident has lost his/her laptop issued by ORA, he/she should immediately report loss of laptop through:
    • A. 

      MOHH, their primary employer

    • B. 

      SingHealth IT Helpdesk

    • C. 

      The department where he/she is posted to

  • 17. 
    Which of the following training funds may be used to purchase books and online subscriptions to support Residents’ learning? 
    • A. 

      Personal Training Fund (PTF)

    • B. 

      Supplementary Training Fund (SRTF)

    • C. 

      All of the Above

  • 18. 
    An R3 Junior Resident has not fully utilized his SRTF at the end of R3. The balance can be brought forward to his Senior Residency (R4) year. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Residents’ performance and grades are decided by the HOD.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Residents are given _______ years allowable extension of training, in the event where he/she cannot complete training on time due to Leave of Absences:
    • A. 

      2 years

    • B. 

      3 years

    • C. 

      4 years

    • D. 

      5 years

  • 21. 
    Which of the following activities is NOT included in the definition of resident duty hours?
    • A. 

      Outpatient care

    • B. 

      Administrative duties related to patient care

    • C. 

      Time spent reading in the hospital library

    • D. 

      Attendance in monthly Morbidity & Mortality (M&M) conference

  • 22. 
    The number of Duty Hours is limited to ____ hours per week, averaged over a four-week period, inclusive of overnight calls.
    • A. 

      60

    • B. 

      80

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      120

  • 23. 
    To provide adequate time for rest, there must be a ____ hour time period between all daily duty periods and after overnight calls.
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      12

  • 24. 
    Continuous on-site duty, including overnight calls, must not exceed ____ consecutive hours.
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      24

    • C. 

      36

    • D. 

      48

  • 25. 
    A Resident can see a new patient after a 24-hour call period.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    According to the SingHealth Code of Ethics and Standards of Conduct, any violations of standards or company procedures should be reported to                                           .
    • A. 

      Group CEO

    • B. 

      Group HR Director

    • C. 

      Institution CMB

    • D. 

      Singapore Police Force

  • 27. 
    Which of the following is/are the sign(s) of fatigue?
    • A. 

      Having to check your work repeatedly

    • B. 

      Micro-sleeps

    • C. 

      Inattentiveness to detail

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 28. 
    The SingHealth Social Media Policy states that personal views on the social media should be distinguished from the Employer’s especially if your connection with the institution is apparent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    Forums and blogs are appropriate platforms for Residents to air grievances.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    Dr X was facing financial difficulties. To generate an additional source of income, he resorted to moonlighting at a private GP clinic. An anonymous party reported the incident and after investigations, Dr X was found to have moonlighted. There was also feedback from the department that he had not handled cases appropriately, putting patient safety at risk. The program eventually terminated him from training. Under what circumstances is moonlighting allowed?
    • A. 

      At a private hospital and/ or GP Clinic

    • B. 

      With PD’s prior approval within Sponsoring Institution and participating site(s)

    • C. 

      With PD’s prior approval in another Sponsoring Institution

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 31. 
    Resident M had made a number of patient home visits in the past few months. As he had forgotten to make taxi transport claims, he decided to fabricate car transport claims using a car license plate number that did not belong to him. Investigations confirmed that the claims were indeed false, and there were inaccurate entries in patient home visit logs upon verification with the department. What do you think were the consequences?
    • A. 

      Resident was given a written warning

    • B. 

      Resident was terminated from the training

    • C. 

      Resident was counselled by Designated Institutional Official (DIO)

  • 32. 
    A pharmaceutical company has approached Resident L for a commercial sponsorship to attend an overseas conference and has agreed to sponsor airfares and accommodation throughout the conference duration. What should the resident do? 
    • A. 

      Request the vendor to write a letter to his PD to secure approval of the request if he wishes to accept the offer

    • B. 

      The resident should not accept the sponsorship and inform PD and HOD about the request

    • C. 

      Inform the vendor to secure MOHH approval for him to accept the sponsorship