Subsepecialty of Paediatric Neurology (PN) - Call for Application of Exit Assessment

11/08/2022

Subspecialty of Paediatric Neurology (PN) - Call for Exit Assessment Application (commencing from 11th August 2022) Dear Trainees of Subspecialty in Paediatric Neurology (PN), The PN Subspecialty is now calling for Application for Exit Assessment which will be held on 8th December 2022 (Thursday).  The PN 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 22nd September 2022 (Thursday). Candidates who can complete their PN training within 12 weeks after the exit examination are also eligible to apply. Please kindly find enclosed the Application Form, Summary of Training Record and Record Sheet of the PN Exit Assessment for your attention.  The form can be downloaded from the College website www.paediatrician.org.hk → Subspecialties → PN →Announcements     Best regards,   Dr Karen Kwong Chairperson PN Subspecialty Board   cc Dr Eva Fung Honorary Secretary PN Subspecialty Board   Dated: 11th August 2022  
 

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
 

CME Online (August 2022)

01/08/2022

CME Online (Aug 2022) - 40th blast email Dear Colleagues, I am sending you the e-blast notification of the Category A CME activities of the month of August. If the 2020 – 2022 cycle is not your first CME cycle, you are kindly reminded that you should fulfil the CME requirement before 31 December 2022. If you have less than 60 CME points by the end of this year, the non-compliance to CME/CPD requirement will not be remediable. If the 2020 – 2022 cycle is your first CME cycle, you are required to obtain CME points pro-rata to a three-year cycle according to your CME start date. Please note the minimum requirement of individual CME category is waived if the first cycle is shorter than 3 years, so you can obtain CME points from ANY category. When you utilize ZOOM or other teleconference software, please remember to sign in with your full name and your College Fellowship Number so that the organizer can capture your attendance. For CME activities that last more than one hour, you are required to capture your attendance twice to be granted the full amount of CME points, or else only one CME point will be registered. You may also be required to fulfil the requirements (e.g. completing a Google Form, a survey, or answering a number of post-meeting questions) of the organizers before the CME points can be registered to your CME profile.   Date and Time  Programme Topic  Organizer  Link  Enquiry  Remarks  CME pts  3/8/2022 (Wed) 1:15-2:15pm     Quality Assurance in Clinical Research for Hong Kong Children’s Hospital Session 2 - Audit/Inspection Process Hong Kong Children's Hospital Simulation Training Centre Please click here to join Ms. Mandy IP Tel: 5741 3126 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Webinar ID: 948 3463 5285 Passcode: 321 550   1   3/8/2022 (Wed) 2-3pm     Exploring the Current Role of SGLT2 Inhibitors in Cardiorenal Protection Hong Kong Medical Association Please click here to register HKMA Secretariat Tel: 2527 8452 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Please register 2 days before the lecture. 1 3/8/2022 (Wed) 7:15-8:20pm     Altering the course of Juvenile LOPD:  Early Detection for Better Long-Term Outcomes   The Hong Kong Society of Inborn Errors of Metabolism (HKSIEM) & Paediatric Neurology Association of Hong Kong (PNAHK) Please click here to register Ms. Barbara Lam Tel: 3563 8773 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it         Please register before 3 Aug 2022,18:15 1 4/8/2022 (Thu) 2-3pm     Personalized Medicine and the Treatment of Hypertension Hong Kong Medical Association Please click here to register HKMA Secretariat Tel: 2527 8452 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Please register 2 days before the lecture. 1 5/8/2022 (Fri)  2-3pm     Latest Updates on Meningococcal B Disease – Prevention and Recommendations Hong Kong Medical Association Please click here to register HKMA Secretariat Tel: 2527 8452 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Please register 2 days before the lecture. 1 6/8/2022 (Wed) 2-5:20pm     HKSPEM Annual General Meeting and Symposium: Disorders of Phosphorus Metabolism The Hong Kong Society of Paediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism Please click here to join Dr.Tung Yuet Ling Joanna Tel: 5741 3172 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Webinar ID: 917 4644 1153 Passcode: 953 735   3 10/8/2022 (Wed) 1:15-2:15pm     Management of Glue Ear Hong Kong Children's Hospital Simulation Training Centre   Please click here to join Ms. Mandy IP Tel: 5741 3126 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Webinar ID: 917 9732 7458 Passcode: 881 300   1   11/8/2022 (Thu) 7:30-10pm     Clinical Workshop: Management of Special Cases Related to Paediatric Atopic Dermatitis The Hong Kong Paediatric and Adolescent Dermatology Society   Please click here to register Ms. Janice Wong Tel: 3614 6274 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Please register 1 week before the lecture latest 2 11/8/2022 (Thu) 2-3pm     Insomnia with Co-morbid Psychiatric Disorders Hong Kong Medical Association Please click here to register HKMA Secretariat Tel: 2527 8452 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Please register 2 days before the lecture. 1 12/8/2022 (Fri) 2-3pm     Updated Management of OA Knee Hong Kong Medical Association Please click here to register HKMA Secretariat Tel: 2527 8452 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Please register 2 days before the lecture. 1 15/8/2022 (Mon)  2-3pm      Doctor, How To Treat Those Types Of Eczema? Hong Kong Medical Association Please click here to register HKMA Secretariat Tel: 2527 8452 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Please register 2 days before the lecture. 1 16/8/2022 (Tue) 8-10pm     3rd Quarterly Scientific Meeting 2022 Hong Kong Epilepsy Society Please click here to register Mr. Jim Tong Tel: 9866 9315 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Please register 1 week before the lecture latest 2 17/8/2022 (Wed) 2-3pm     Benefits Of Influenza Vaccination In High Risk Patients Hong Kong Medical Association Please click here to register HKMA Secretariat Tel: 2527 8452 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Please register 2 days before the lecture. 1 17/8/2022 (Wed) Rescheduled to 28/10/2022 (Wed) 1:15-2:15pm      Medication Incidents in Paediatrics Hong Kong Children's Hospital Simulation Training Centre Please click here to join Ms. Mandy IP Tel: 5741 3126 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Webinar ID: 930 4777 6118 Passcode: 309 990   1   18/8/2022 (Thu) 2-3pm      MRI and PET CT of Carcinoma of Prostate Hong Kong Medical Association Please click here to register HKMA Secretariat Tel: 2527 8452 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Please register 2 days before the lecture. 1 19/8/2022 (Fri)  2-3pm      Curbing Appetite in Foodies Hong Kong Medical Association Please click here to register HKMA Secretariat Tel: 2527 8452 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Please register 2 days before the lecture. 1 25/8/2022 (Thu) 2-3pm     HKMA-HKSTP CME Lecture - Machine-Learning-Based Retinal Image Analysis For Chronic Disease Risk Assessments Hong Kong Medical Association Please click here to register HKMA Secretariat Tel: 2527 8452 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Please register before 19 August 2022, Friday 1 26/8/2022 (Fri) 2-3pm     1. An Update on Bariatric Surgery - a Safe and Effective Treatment for Obesity and its Co-morbidities   2. How to Tackle “Too Much Skin” After Successful Weight Reduction - Body Contouring Surgery Hong Kong Medical Association Please click here to register HKMA Secretariat Tel: 2527 8452 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Please register 2 days before the lecture. 1 30/8/2022 (Tue) 2-3pm     Adult Immunization Campaign - New Recombinant Vaccine Technology to Help Protect Older Adults Against Influenza Hong Kong Medical Association Please click here to register HKMA Secretariat Tel: 2527 8452 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Please register before 22 August 2022, Monday 1 31/8/2022 (Wed) Rescheduled to 17/8/2022 (Wed) 1:15-2:15pm     Egg Allergy & Seafood Allergy Hong Kong Children's Hospital Simulation Training Centre Please click here to join Ms. Mandy IP Tel: 5741 3126 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Webinar ID: 967 8245 1894 Passcode: 199 762   1   31/8/2022 (Wed) 2-3pm     How Highly Selective Alpha 1a Blocker A Safer Option Targeting Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Hong Kong Medical Association Please click here to register HKMA Secretariat Tel: 2527 8452 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Please register 2 days before the lecture. 1  
 

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
 

CME Online (July 2022)

04/07/2022

CME Online (July 2022) - 39th blast email    Dear Colleagues, I am sending you the e-blast notification of the Category A CME activities of the month of July. If the 2020 – 2022 cycle is not your first CME cycle, you are kindly reminded that you should fulfil the CME requirement before 31 December 2022. If you have less than 60 CME points by the end of this year, the non-compliance to CME/CPD requirement will not be remediable. If the 2020 – 2022 cycle is your first CME cycle, you are required to obtain CME points pro-rata to a three-year cycle according to your CME start date. Please note the minimum requirement of individual CME category is waived if the first cycle is shorter than 3 years, so you can obtain CME points from ANY category. When you utilize ZOOM or other teleconference software, please remember to sign in with your full name and your College Fellowship Number so that the organizer can capture your attendance. For CME activities that last more than one hour, you are required to capture your attendance twice to be granted the full amount of CME points, or else only one CME point will be registered. You may also be required to fulfil the requirements (e.g. completing a Google Form, a survey, or answering a number of post-meeting questions) of the organizers before the CME points can be registered to your CME profile.    Date and Time  Programme Topic  Organizer  Link  Enquiry  Remarks  CME pts    6/7/2022 (Wed) 2-3pm     Common Benign Perianal Diseases Hong Kong Medical Association Please click here to register HKMA Secretariat Tel: 2527 8452 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Please register 1 week before the lecture latest 1     8/7/2022 (Fri) 2-3pm    Updates on Management of Thyroid Eye Disease Hong Kong Medical Association Please click here to register HKMA Secretariat Tel: 2527 8452 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Please register 1 week before the lecture latest 1 11/7/2022 (Mon)  6-7pm    Bi Monthly Scientific Meeting : Lessons from Two Children with Abnormal Haemoglobin Level Hong Kong Paediatric Haematology & Oncology Study Group Please click here to join Dr. Carol Yan Tel: 6379 3799 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Webinar ID: 975 7570 4949 Passcode: 430859 1   12/7/2022 (Tue) 2-3pm    Therapeutic Index of Corticosteroid And its Implication to Allergic Rhinitis Management Hong Kong Medical Association Please click here to register HKMA Secretariat Tel: 2527 8452 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Please register 1 week before the lecture latest 1   12/7/2022 (Tue) 7-8pm     Cognition in Patient with Epilepsy The Paediatric Neurology Association of Hong Kong Please click here to register Ms. Kitty Yiu Tel: 60782932 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it       Please register 1 week before the lecture latest 1   14/7/2022 (Thu) 2-3pm     More Than Just a Number, What We Know About Hypertension? Hong Kong Medical Association Please click here to register HKMA Secretariat Tel: 2527 8452 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Please register 1 week before the lecture latest 1   15/7/2022 (Fri) 2-3pm     The Triangle of Diabetes management: Glycaemic control, glucose variability and hypoglycaemia Hong Kong Medical Association Please click here to register HKMA Secretariat Tel: 2527 8452 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Please register 1 week before the lecture latest 1   15/7/2022 (Fri) 1:15-2:15pm     The Story behind Zero Waiting Time for Children with Diverse Developmental Needs Hong Kong Children's Hospital Simulation Training Centre Please click here to join Ms. Mandy IP Tel: 5741 3126 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Webinar ID: 995 7724 5557 Passcode: 740190   1   16/7/2022 (Sat)  12:30-17:20pm    The 16th Paediatric Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases Study Day The Hong Kong Society for Paediatric Immunology Allergy and Infectious Diseases Please click here to register Dr. Agnes Leung Tel: 3505 2859 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it     Please register 1 week before the lecture latest 3 16/7/2022 (Sat) 9am-4:35pm     Webinar on Artificial Intelligence: Introduction, Current Stage and Ethics Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Please click here to register Ms. Ms. Natalie Ho Tel: 2871 8715 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Please register before 13 July 2022 3 for each am or pm session, Max 6 19/7/2022 (Tue) 6:45-8pm     A Risk at All Ages: Long COVID among Hong Kong Chinese Patients Association of Private Medical Specialists of Hong Kong Please click here to register Ms. Katrina Tong Tel: 3893 6222 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Please register 1 week before the lecture latest 1 20/7/2022 (Wed) 1:15-2:15pm     Acute Exanthematous Illness in Children (Part 2) Hong Kong Children's Hospital Simulation Training Centre Please click here to join Ms. Mandy IP Tel: 5741 3126 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Webinar ID: 973 8749 7385 Passcode: 516755   1   22/7/2022 (Fri) 2-3pm   Migraine - More Than a Simple Headache   Hong Kong Medical Association Please click here to register HKMA Secretariat Tel: 2527 8452 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Please register 1 week before the lecture latest 1 26/7/2022 (Tue) 2-3pm   SGLT2 Inhibitors: Delivering More Evidences in Cardiorenal Protection Hong Kong Medical Association Please click here to register HKMA Secretariat Tel: 2527 8452 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Please register 1 week before the lecture latest 1 27/7/2022 (Wed) 1:15-2:15pm     Quality Assurance in Clinical Research for Hong Kong Children’s Hospital Session 1 - Overview of Audit/Inspection Hong Kong Children's Hospital Simulation Training Centre Please click here to join Ms. Mandy IP Tel: 5741 3126 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Webinar ID: 951 5408 0067 Passcode: 530456   1   27/7/2022 (Wed) 2-3pm     Recent Advancement of Intestinal Permeability Research and its Clinical Applications Hong Kong Medical Association Please click here to register HKMA Secretariat Tel: 2527 8452 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Please register 1 week before the lecture latest 1 28/7/2022 (Thu)  2-3pm         Long Covid Associated Respiratory Problems Hong Kong Medical Association Please click here to register HKMA Secretariat Tel: 2527 8452 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Please register 1 week before the lecture latest 1 29/7/2022 (Fri)  2-3pm    Vaccination Safety And Effectiveness In Immunocompromised Patients Hong Kong Medical Association Please click here to register HKMA Secretariat Tel: 2527 8452 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Please register 1 week before the lecture latest 1   30/7/2022 (Sat) 2-3:45pm     The HKMA Adult Immunization Campaign: Herpes Zoster Vaccination: New Evidence for Your At- Risk Patients –   1) The Disease Burden and Unmet Ned in At-Risk Populations   2) New Clinical Data and Vaccination Strategies for At-Risk Populations Hong Kong Medical Association Please click here to register HKMA Secretariat Tel: 2527 8452 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Please register before 22 July 2022 2
 

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