The programme of study comprises three stages as follows:
(1) Stage I in the first year of study encompassing clinical training in basic skills in anaesthesia and resuscitation for patient management
(2) Stage II comprising training in the second and third year of study in:
(a) clinical anaesthesiology and in non-anaesthesiology postings undertaken in rotation such as general medicine, radiology, emergency medicine, or any other posting as may be approved by the Department responsible for the candidate’s programme of study; and
(b) Research methodology, including the conduct of a research project in any field of anaesthesia, intensive care or pain management.
(3) Stage III comprising clinical training in the fourth year in specialised fields of anaesthesiology or intensive care or of anaesthesiology and intensive care.
(4) A candidate is required to maintain a log book throughout his period of study to document tasks undertaken.