Position Statement on Diagnostic Tests and Antiviral Treatment for Children with Influenza Infection

24/06/2016

Dear College members, Position Statement on Diagnostic Tests and Antiviral Treatment for Children with Influenza Infection Please find attached the "Position Statement on Diagnostic Tests and Antiviral Treatment for Children with Influenza Infection" (the Statement) issued by our Hong Kong College of Paediatricians. Our College is committed to provide evidence-based recommendations on issues related to child and adolescent health. We hope this Statement will help clarify misunderstanding and confusion surrounding these issues recently in the community. Please feel free on how to use our Statement to better serve our community. Yu Lung LAUPresident17 June 2016
 

DCH Clinical Examination, 27th October 2016 (Thursday)

17/06/2016

To Members and Associates of the College Please be informed that applications for the above examination are invited from 20 June 2016 until 18 July 2016. For information on application details, please click on this link ( http://www.paediatrician.org.hk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=45&Itemid=46) Payment should be made in HK dollars (HK$8,500) payable to Hong Kong College of Paediatricians. Regards College Secretariat
 

MRCPCH Clinical Examination, 25-26 October 2016 (Tuesday, Wednesday)

15/06/2016

Dear Associates Attached please find a circular detailing the application procedures for the above exam. Application period is from 20 June 2016 to 18 July 2016. 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 FeeHK$15,800 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
 

MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (previously Part II) Examination, 6th September 2016 (Tuesday)

13/06/2016

Dear Associates, Please be informed that the next MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice Examination will be held on 6th September 2016. Candidates wishing to sit the above 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. Application period20 June 2016 – 6 July 2016 Examination FeeHK$8,400 Payment should be made payable to Hong Kong College of Paediatricians. Attached please find an Application Form C for your use. 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:http://www.rcpch.ac.uk/training-examinations-professional-development/assessment-and-examinations/examinations/theory-exa-2 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 ( http://www.rcpch.ac.uk/theoryexams/samplepapers). 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 with the RCPCH well before the application period. Until your registration is accepted you are not able to apply for any examinations online. You need to have a RCPCH number in order to access your online application forms for your exams. Thank you for your kind attention. College Secretariat
 

Newsletter-2016-06

06/06/2016

  June College Newsletter To: All Fellows, Members and Associates of the College, College Newsletter, June, 2016 Issue Please find the June College newsletter for your information. Best regards, College SecretaryHong Kong College of Paediatricians
 

Forum on the use of diagnostic tests & Tamiflu in influenza

01/06/2016

Dear College members, Forum on the use of diagnostic tests & Tamiflu in influenza Date: 7th June 2016Time: 7: 30 pmVenue: Function Room 1, 2/F, HKAM building The recent concern from both the medical community and the general public over the use of diagnostic tests and Tamiflu in influenza has generated much discussion, and at times confusion. In order to help clarify some of the issues involved, our College Council will host a Forum, with a 30 minutes presentation by David Lung and Susan Chiu on the use of diagnostic tests and Tamiflu respectively, followed by a 1.5 hours discussion, on the 7th June 2016 in our HKAM Building. We hope this Forum will enable our members to share views, discuss issues, and come up with consensus, if possible, for helping us to face the next influenza outbreak. Please come and help your College to come up with a stand on this. Yu Lung LAUPresident26th May 2016
 

2016 Paediatric Update No. 1

18/04/2016

Dear Associates / Members / Fellows, The Paediatric Update No. 1 of our College is scheduled to be held on 29 May 2016 (Sunday afternoon) from 2pm to 5pm at Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The focus is on "Sports Medicine and Home Accidents in Paediatrics". Several exciting talks will be delivered by our local experts. We look forward to your support and participation in this CME activity. Please register early with the College Secretariat if car parking is required. For programme details, please refer to Poster. Please note that an Extra-Ordinary General meeting (EGM) will be held during this seminar for admission of new College Fellows who passed the exit examination in December 2015. College Secretariat
 

Newsletter-2016-04

12/04/2016

  June College Newsletter To: All Fellows, Members and Associates of the College, College Newsletter, June, 2016 Issue Please find the June College newsletter for your information. Best regards, College SecretaryHong Kong College of Paediatricians
 

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