ERPM (Sri Lanka)

The purpose of the ERPM examination is to assess whether a candidate can approach medical practice with the appropriate intellectual skills of enquiry, clinical reasoning, critical thinking and decision making; possessing sufficient knowledge of the basic and clinical sciences, and an understanding of the underlying principles of scientific method; and the ability to create a differential diagnosis and rationalize a treatment plan for common clinical situations prevalent in Sri Lanka. The candidates should also be able to apply the knowledge of basic sciences to explain the aetio-pathogenesis of disease conditions. They should demonstrate an understanding of the principles of essential procedural skills and the ability to perform such procedures. They should be able to communicate with patients respecting their dignity, rights, fears and anxieties, taking into consideration the socio-economic, cultural, religious and educational background of the patients.

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