Oman Medical Specialty Board
المجلس العماني للاختصاصات الطبية

Educational Programs

Program Academic Activities

  • Half-Day Academic Teachings (Lectures, Journal Club, Exam Preparation MCQs).
  • Simulation Sessions (Pediatric Emergency, NICU and PICU).
  • Pediatrics Annual Research Day.
  • Pediatrics Research Proposal Day.
  • Pediatrics Annual Trainers and Faculty Retreat Day.

SUGGESTED RESEARCH TOPICS FOR THE RESIDENTS



ID-RH
Dr. Badria Al Waili

  • Congenital CMV infection, clinical characteristics and outcome, experience of tertiary care hospital.
  • >Congenital toxoplasmosis infection, clinical features and outcome in tertiary care hospital.
  • Common respiratory viral isolates, clinical presentation and outcome in Royal hospital.
  • Complicated meningitis in children common isolates and their outcomes.
  • Brucellosis, common presentation and review the rate of recurrence.
  • Congenital herpetic infection and their outcome.


  • Dr. Nawal Al Maskari

    • Pyrexia of unknown origin


    Dr. Hilal Al Hashami/h4>
    • Congenital CMV infection.
    • Viral infection in immunocompromised children.
    • Factors influencing adherence to pediatrics antiretroviral therapy in Omani children.
    • Outcome of influenza infection in pediatrics population at Royal Hospital.
    • Pediatrics overcoming barriers to timely discharge from pediatric unit.

    Dr. Zaid Al Hinai

    • The burden of hospital-acquired viral infections


    ID-SOHAR HOSPITAL
    Dr. Mohammed Al Reesi

    • Causes of Lumbar puncture refusal in Omani pediatric patients.
    • Pattern of antibiotics prescription in acute bronchiolitis.
    • Parents’ perception of antibiotics need in the treatment of common infections in children.
    • Left against medical advice: a phenomenon needing solution.
    • Compliance of pediatricians to national antimicrobial guideline in the empiric choices for treatment of respiratory infections.


    PICU-RH
    Dr. Saif Awladthani

    • Safety and efficacy of continuous magnesium sulphate infusion for acute asthma in children.
    • Impact of respiratory viral infection in the outcome of pediatric cardiac surgery.
    • Perioperative infections in pediatric cardiac surgery in Oman. Incidence, risk factors and outcome.


    PICU-SQUH
    Dr. Raghad Al Abdwani

    • Submersion Injuries in pediatric age group in Oman.
    • Effect of Mock CPR on the quality of performance in real CPR.
    • Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury in Omani population. A retrospective study.


    NEPHRO-RH
    Dr. Badria Al Ghaiti

    • Our experience using Rituximab in steroid dependent nephrotic syndrome.
    • Epidemiology , clinical presentation and outcome of hereditary nephropathy in children followed at our institute.


    Dr. Naifain Al Kalbani

    • Risk factors for developing pres.
    • Bk nephropathy in pediatric renal transplant.
    • Polycystic kidney disease in Omani children.
    • Congenital nephrotic syndrome in Oman.


    ENDO-SQUH
    Dr. Saif Al Yaarubi

    • diabetes mellitus control the difference between male and female.


    NEURO-SQUH
    Dr. Bosanka Jakubi

    • Childhood absence Epilepsy: Is it still Benign Childhood Epileptic syndrome?
    • Idiopathic focal Epilepsy with Centro Temporal spikes-can we add something new after Omani experience.


    Dr. Amna Al Futasi

    • Neuromigrational disorders in children : need 4 residents :2 at RH and 2 at SQUH.
    • Epileptic encephalopathy in children.


    GENETICS-SQUH
    Dr. Abeer Al Sayegh

    • Clinical and molecular characterization of Fanconi Anaemia.


    GENETICS-RH
    Dr. Maryam Al Shehhi

    • Whole Exome Yield in Pediatric population.
    • Array CGH Yield in Global Developmental Delay.
    • Hereditary Cancer in Omani Children.
    • Genetics of CHD in Oman.


    METABOLIC-SQUH
    Dr. Khalid Al Thihli

    • Predictors and outcome of metabolic stroke among patients with organic aciduria.
    • Predictors of mortality in patients with intoxication type inborn errors of metabolism.


    Dr. Fathiya Al Murshedi

    Prevalence of developmental and cognitive abnormalities among Omani patients with classic and clinical variant.


METABOLIC-RH
Dr. Nadia Al Hashmi

  • Clinical outcome of patients with infantile-onset Pompe disease started on enzyme replacement therapy.


CARDIO-RH
Dr. Ismail Al Abri

  • Incidence of early postoperative arrhythmias after pediatric cardiac surgery in Oman.


CARDIO-SQUH
Dr. Khalfan Al Senaidi

  • Incidents of congenital heart disease in children with tri 21 at SQUH.
  • Incidents and management of hemodynamically significant patent ductus arteriosus in very low birth weight babies at SQUH.


ADOL-RH
Dr. Nahed Jaber

  • Self-harm in Adolescents.
  • Adolescents and media Use.
  • Peer Pressure.
  • Substance Abuse /Use among Adolescents.
  • Tobacco use among Adolescents.
  • Physical activity in Adolescents.
  • Academic pressure among high school Adolescents.
  • Eating behaviors and body image.
  • Coping with chronic Conditions.
  • Adolescents with chronic conditions.
  • Bullying.
  • Anxiety.
  • Physical disciplines.
  • Needs for Reproductive Health education.
  • Body weight and Stigma.
  • Healthy life style screening.
  • Empowering adolescents and youth.


DEV-SQUH
Dr. Saquib Jalees

  • Studying co-morbidity associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder at SQUH.
  • Studying the genetic risk factors of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder at SQUH.
  • Studying the non-genetic risk factors for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder at SQUH.


NICU-SQUH
Dr. Hilal Al Mandhari

  • National survey of neonatal transport services in Oman.