Dear Associates,

Please be informed that the next MRCPCH Foundation of Practice, Theory & Science (FOP TAS) Examination will be held on 15 June 2022 (Wednesday). Candidates wishing to sit this exam in HK must apply both online using the RCPCH website ( https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/user ) AND submit paper applications to our College. Please study carefully the details of application as outlined in the attached circular. Please also find an Application Form B for your use.

Online Application period
6 April 2022 (Wed) – 18 April 2022 (Mon)

Options for sitting this exam
1. At a test centre in person, or
2. At your own home or workplace with online invigilation (online invigilation guide)

Examination Fee
FOP & TAS (both papers) HK$7,600
FOP only (single paper) HK$4,700
TAS only (single paper) HK$4,700

Payment should be made payable to Hong Kong College of Paediatricians.

You are strongly advised to submit your online application promptly.

Those candidates who have never taken an exam with the RCPCH and/or do not have an RCPCH number are advised to first register with the RCPCH well before the application period. You do not need to wait until a specific examination opens to apply for an RCPCH online account. A RCPCH number is needed in order to access the online application forms for exams.

There will normally be TWO FOP TAS exams held in HK each year, one in February, and another one in October. This June diet is organized exceptionally to cater the back log of the previous cancelled exams. 

Special Note: For candidates who have applied for the cancelled FOP TAS examination originally held on 13 Oct 2021 (Wed) and 16 Feb 2022 (Wed) respectively, and who have NOT file a refund application, YOU DO NOT NEED TO RE-APPLY for this examination. Your seat will automatically be transferred to this diet. RCPCH will notify you on the details of the examination closer to the date.

Thank you for your attention.

College Secretariat

Dear Members,

The next Exit Assessment of the College will be held on 16 June 2022 (Thursday). Attached please find an announcementapplication formFORM A and FORM B for your information. Members wishing to sit this Exit Assessment can send your completed applications to the College from 25 March 2022 (Friday) onwards until 26 April 2022 (Tuesday).

Please be reminded to include FORM A (Record of Higher Training in Paediatrics) and FORM B (Checklist for Dissertations) in your submission. Both hard and soft copies of your dissertations should also be submitted.

1.For all trainees who started their basic paediatric training on or after 1 July 2009, a proof of completion of a formal Child Protection Course within their 6-year Paediatric Training Programme should be submitted along with the application.

2.For all trainees who started their higher paeditric training on or after 1st July 2020, a proof of completion of a formal Paediatric Palliative Care Course within their 6-year Paediatric Training Programme should be submitted along with the application.

3.Dissertations submitted for this Exit Assessment will be considered for the 2022 Best Dissertation Prize awarded by the College. Case reports will not be considered for the Prize.

Thank you for your kind attention.

College Secretariat

 

Dear Associates

MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (previously Part II) Examination, 18 May 2022 (Wednesday)

Please be informed that the next MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (AKP) Exam will be held in HK on 18th May 2022.  Candidates wishing to sit the above exam in HK please apply both online using the RCPCH website (https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/user) AND submit paper applications to our College.  

Please study carefully the details of application as outlined in the attached circular.

Application period

10 Mar 2022 (Thu) – 21 Mar 2022 (Mon) 

Examination Fee

HK$8,800

Payment should be made payable to Hong Kong College of Paediatricians.

Attached please find an Application Form C for your use. 

Options for sitting this exam

    1. At your own home or workplace with online invigilation (pls refer to online invigilation quick guide attached)

Note: Please note that due to the current development of COVID-19 epidemic, there will NOT be any test centre option for this diet of exam. If you encounter difficulty in taking the exam in online invigilation format, please liaise with HKCPaed College Secretary.

 

Remarks:

1. All theory exams have been moved to computer-based testing since January 2015. Please refer to the RCPCH website for more CBT information:

https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/resources/theory-exams-mrcpch-dch-how-apply

2. Sample examination questions are available on the RCPCH website for candidates viewing.  Candidates sitting for CBT exams are strongly advised to study these sample questions at this link (https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/resources/theory-exam-sample-papers).

3. Candidates can sit the MRCPCH theory exams in any order, and are allowed to take the Applied Knowledge in Practice Exam as their first MRCPCH theory exam.

4. Those candidates who have never taken an exam with the RCPCH and/or do not have an RCPCH number are advised to first register for an exam account with the RCPCH well any time before the application period (preferably 10 working days before the application period opens).  You do not need to wait until a specific examination opens to apply for an RCPCH online account.  You are not able to apply for any exams online until your registration for an exam account is accepted.

5. For details of online application procedures, please refer to the Guidance Notes for HK candidates attached.

Thank you for your kind attention.

College Secretariat

Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

 

 

   

To:      All GGP Subspecialty Trainees of the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

 

The GGP Subspecialty is now calling for Application for Exit Assessment, which will be held on 26th April 2022 (Tuesday).

 

GGP Subspecialty Trainees who are eligible and would like to sit for the Exit Assessment please submit the application form and the required documents to the Secretariat, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by 7th March 2022 (Monday).

 

The application form (Appendix I & IIcan be downloaded from the College website:

www.paediatrician.org.hk Subspecialties GGP Announcements

 

Best regards,

 

Dr Luk Ho Ming

Hon Secretary, GGP Subspecialty Board

 

cc Dr Ivan Lo, Chairperson, GGP Subspecialty Board

 

To all Fellows, Members and Associates,

 

College Newsletter – February 2022 issue

Please find the latest College Newsletter, February 2022 issue for your information.

Thank you for your attention.

 

College Secretariat

Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

   

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