MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (Part II) Examination, 18 Jan 2023 (Wednesday)

31/10/2022

Dear Associates MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (previously Part II) Examination, 18 Jan 2023 (Wednesday) Please be informed that the next MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (AKP) Exam will be held in HK on 18th Jan 2023.  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 7 November 2022 (Mon) – 21 November 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 At your own home or workplace with online invigilation (pls refer to online invigilation quick guide attached) Note: Please note that 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 consider taking the same exam in Sep 2023 which the test centre option is expected to open at that time.   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 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
 

Dates of College Examinations in 2023

18/10/2022

Dear Associate and Members,  Please be informed that the next batch of examinations will be held on the days stated below.  Kindly note that these dates may be subject to change. Please visit the College website to check for the latest examination announcement nearer the time.             Examination  Date Applicationopening date Applicationclosing date Announcement MRCPCH Foundation of Practice, Theory and Science (formerly Part IA and IB) 15 February 2023 (Wed) [Test centre + online invigilation] 7 Dec 2022  19 Dec 2022  Announcement   21 June 2023 (Wed) [Online invigilation only] 5 April 2023 17 April 2023  Announcement   18 October 2023 (Wed) [Online invigilation only] TBC TBC   MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (formerly Part II Written) 18 Jan 2023 (Wed) [Online invigilation only] 7 Nov 2022 21 Nov 2022 Announcement   17 May 2023 (Wed) [Online invigilation only] 6 Mar 2023 20 Mar 2023  Announcement   20 Sept 2023 (Wed) [Test centre] 5 July 2023 17 July 2023  Announcement MRCPCH Clinical 21-22 Feb 2023 (Tue-Wed) 15 Nov 2022 5 Dec 2022  Announcement   11-12 Oct 2023 (Wed-Thu) 12 July 2023 26 July 2023 Announcement  DCH Clinical TBC     Exit Assessment 15 June 2023 (Thu) 24 March 2023 25 April 2023  Announcement   18 Dec 2023 (Mon) late Aug/early Sep 2023 late Sep/early Oct 2023     Examination Committee
 

College Newsletter - October 2022

14/10/2022

  To all Fellows, Members and Associates  College Newsletter –  October 2022 issue  Please find the latest College Newsletter, October 2022 issue for your information.  Thank you for your attention.    Regards College Secretariat Hong Kong College of Paediatricians  
 

Subspecialty of Developmental-Behavioural Paediatrics - Invitation for enrollment of Training Programme (commencing from 3rd January 2023)

14/10/2022

Dear Members and Fellows of the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians,   Developmental-Behavioural Paediatrics (DBP) is now recognized as a Paediatric Subspecialty in the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians. It has been registered in the Specialist Register of The Medical Council of Hong Kong since 3 July 2013. We are now calling for application enrollment of DBP trainees for Year 2023. Please kindly find enclosed files of Training Programme, Application Information and Training Application Form for your attention. Information is also available at the College website: www.paediatrician.org.hk   Please be reminded that the training programme will commence from 3rd January 2023. The deadline for enrollment of the DBP Training Programme will be on 16 November 2022, (Wednesday), 5:00 pm. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the undersigned.   Best regards, Dr Purdy Chan Honorary Secretary DBP Subspecialty Board (Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )   c/o Stephanie Lai College Secretary Hong Kong College of Paediatriicians T: (852) 2871 8842 F: (852) 2785 1850 Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it          
 

Subsepecialty of Paediatric Endocrinology (PE) - Call for Application of Exit Assessment

02/09/2022

Subspecialty of Paediatric Endocrinology (PE) - Call for Exit Assessment Application Dear Trainees of Subspecialty in Paediatric Endocrinology (PE), The PE Subspecialty is now calling for Application for Exit Assessment which will be held on 22 November 2022 (Tuesday).  PE Subspecialty Trainees who are eligible and would like to sit for the Exit Assessment, please submit the application form, the required documents and the dissertations to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  by 11 October 2022 (Thursday). Candidates who can complete their PE training within 12 weeks after the exit examination (i.e. 14 February 2023) are also eligible to apply. Please kindly find enclosed the Application Form, Summary of Training Record and Record Sheet of the PE Exit Assessment for your attention.    Best regards, Dr BUT Wai Man, Betty Chairperson PE Subspecialty Board   cc Dr YAU Ho Chung Honorary Secretary PE Subspecialty Board      
 

49th Exit Assessment, 15 December 2022 (Thursday)

31/08/2022

Dear Members, The next Exit Assessment of the College will be held on 15 December 2022 (Thursday). Attached please find an announcement, application form, FORM A and FORM B for your information. Members wishing to sit this Exit Assessment can send your completed applications to the College from 1 September 2022 (Thursday) onwards until 29 September 2022 (Thursday). 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 2023 Best Dissertation Prize awarded by the College. Case reports will not be considered for the Prize. Thank you for your kind attention. College Secretariat
 

Joint Annual Scientific Meeting 2022 (hybrid meeting)

30/08/2022

**Deadline of Abstract Submission Extended to 14th Sep 2022**   Dear all College members,     Joint Annual Scientific Meeting 2022 (Hybrid Meeting) of The Hong Kong Paediatric Society (HKPS), Hong Kong College of Paediatricians (HKCPaed), Hong Kong Paediatric Nurses Association (HKPNA), & Hong Kong College of Paediatric Nursing (HKCPN)   The Hong Kong Paediatric Society, Hong Kong College of Paediatricians, Hong Kong Paediatric Nurses Association and Hong Kong College of Paediatric Nursing will be hosting a Joint Annual Scientific Meeting (JASM) on 26th November 2022.   This offers a unique platform for various disciplines to share their insights in child health related issues and scientific updates. Your participation would be of utmost importance. Members, doctors, nurses, allied health professionals and other child healthcare workers are cordially invited to submit papers to make this meeting successful. Research papers including those for basic science, clinical studies, patient care, service improvement as well as community projects are all welcome.    Please send the abstract to our congress secretariat, via email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . The deadline of abstract submission is extended to 14th September 2022.   You can find the abstract submission form in the enclosed file.     College Secretariat Hong Kong College of Paediatricians [Encl. Abstract form v3 ]  
 

College Newsletter, August 2022

11/08/2022

To all Fellows, Members and Associates  College Newsletter – August 2022 issue  Please find the latest College Newsletter, August 2022 issue for your information.  Thank you for your attention.  Regards College Secretariat Hong Kong College of Paediatricians
 

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