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
 

MRCPCH Foundation of Practice, Theory & Science Examination (formerly Part I), 19 October 2022 (Wednesday)

04/08/2022

Dear Associates, Please be informed that the next MRCPCH Foundation of Practice, Theory & Science (FOP TAS) Examination will be held on 19 October 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 period4 August 2022 (Thu) – 15 August 2022 (Mon) Options for sitting this exam1. At a test centre in person, or2. At your own home or workplace with online invigilation (online invigilation guide) Note: If there is not enough enrollment of test centre option, RCPCH reserves the right to cancel test centre option and transfer candidates to online invigilation option.   Examination FeeFOP & TAS (both papers) HK$7,600FOP only (single paper) HK$4,700TAS 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.  Thank you for your attention. College Secretariat
 

Joint Annual Scientific Meeting 2022

02/08/2022

28th July 2022   Dear Colleagues,     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)   1st Announcement   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. More than 2 years into the pandemic, we are facing unprecedented childhood and healthcare challenges. This year, our JASM will have a theme of “Safeguarding Children in the New Era”. It will be consisting of a keynote lecture and free paper presentation sessions.   The Joint Annual Scientific Meeting is a unique platform providing the opportunity for various disciplines to share the 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 for abstract submission is 31st August 2022.   Thank you very much for your support.                                                                                         Yours sincerely,                                                                               Organising Committee          Joint HKPS, HKCPaed, HKPNA and HKCPN Annual Scientific Meeting 2022   Encl. [ Abstract form ]
 

MRCPCH/DCH FOP Exam Preparation Online Workshop

02/08/2022

Dear all  The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) is going to organize an online workshop of the MRCPCH/DCH Foundation of Practice (FOP) examination dedicated to its overseas candidates. Please check the below details and links to enroll for the workshop. MRCPCH/DCH FOP exam preparation for overseas candidates - online workshop Date: 20 September 2022 (Tuesday)Time: 8:30 am - 11:30 am (London Time) // 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm (Hong Kong Time)Format: Online through ZoomFee: £50 (pay to RCPCH directly)Enrollment: Please click here to check more details and finish the enrollment Note that spaces are limited, and a workshop fee of £50 will be charged by RCPCH. Payment will be done on RCPCH’s online system. Hong Kong College of Paediatricians will NOT be collecting any fees on behalf of RCPCH for this online workshop. Thank you for your attention.  College SecretariatHong Kong College of Paediatricians
 

Subspecialty of PIAID - Call for Application of Exit Assessment (8 Oct 2022)

25/07/2022

To:       All PIAID Subspecialty Trainees of the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians   The PIAID Subspecialty is now calling for Application for Exit Assessment, which will be held on 8th October 2022 (Saturday). PIAID 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 15th August 2022 (Monday). Application forms: PIAID EA Application Form 2022Oct08 App I – Summary of Training Records App II – Record Sheets   Best regards, Dr Joshua Wong Honorary Secretary, PIAID Subspecialty Board cc Dr Mike Kwan Chairperson, PIAID Subspecialty Board
 

MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (Part II) Examination, 21 Sep 2022 (Wednesday)

28/06/2022

Dear Associates MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (previously Part II) Examination, 21 Sep 2022 (Wednesday) Please be informed that the next MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (AKP) Exam will be held in HK on 21st Sep 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 4 July 2022 (Mon) – 18 July 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 a test centre in person; OR At your own home or workplace with online invigilation (pls refer to online invigilation quick guide attached) Note: If there is not enough enrollment of test centre option, RCPCH reserves the right to cancel test centre option and transfer candidates to online invigilation option. 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
 

MRCPCH Clinical Examination, 19-22 September 2022 (Monday to Thursday)

17/06/2022

Dear Associates Attached please find a circular detailing the application procedures for the above exam. Application period starts from 23 June 2022 (Thursday) to 6 July 2022 (Wednesday). Relevant application forms and documents can be downloaded from the College website. * Please note that a candidate declaration form will need to be completed and submitted with Application Form D. Examination Fee HK$16,600 Payment should be made payable to Hong Kong College of Paediatricians. Please note that candidates have a period of 7 years to complete the Clinical Examination from the date he/she passed all of the theory examinations. There is no limit to the number of attempts.  If candidates are not able to pass the Clinical Examination within the seven years, he/she has to re-sit the Applied Knowledge in Practice Examination in order to take the Clinical Examination again. Thank you for your kind attention. College Secretariat
 

College Newletter - Jun 2022

07/06/2022

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

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