Advisory for Written Examination

November 9, 2016

The Qualifying Written Examination for Diplomate of the Philippine Pediatric Society, Inc. will be held on November 9, 2016 at the PPS Building under the supervision of the PPS Specialty Board. Candidates should report to the testing center at 7am for orientation and should present their updated PRC ID Card. They are also advised to bring a black ball pen.

The 150-items examination shall consist of Recall (30%), Comprehension (35%) and Analysis (35%), and will cover the following topics:

  1. Adolescent Medicine / Pharmacology / Environment Health Hazards
  2. Bacterial Infections (excluding TB)
  3. Bioethics / Social Pediatrics
  4. Cardiovascular System / Rheumatic Diseases / Connective Tissue Disorders
  5. Digestive System / Nutrition and Nutritional Disorders
  6. Emergency / Critical Care / PALS / BLS
  7. Fetus and Neonate / NRP
  8. Genetics / Metabolic and Endocrine System
  9. Genitourinary System / Fluids and Electrolytes
  10. Growth, Development and Behavior / Behavioral and Learning Disorders
  11. Hematopoietic System / Tumors
  12. Musculoskeletal system/Sport Medicine/Integumentary system
  13. Nervous System / Allergy / Immune System
  14. Preventive Pediatrics / Accidents / EENT
  15. Respiratory System / Asthma (excluding TB)
  16. Tuberculosis (Pulmonary and Extrapulmonary)
  17. Viral / Fungal / Parasitic Infections