Infectious Diseases Courses and Postgraduate Diploma Programme (2022-24)

Forthcoming course: Course 6 - Infections in the immunocompromised hosts

Dates:

16 July 2022 (Saturday): 8:30 am - 9:00 am Registration (Lectures from 9:00 am – 4:10 pm)

17 July 2022 (Sunday): 9:00 am - 9:30 am Registration (Lectures from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm)

 

 

Timetable: Here

Format: Conducted by Zoom meeting






Postgraduate Diploma in Infectious Diseases (22nd Intake)

Application Link: Here

Personal Information Collection Statement: Click Here

We are now inviting application for admission to the 22nd intake of Postgraduate Diploma in Infectious Diseases (PDipID) Programme, organized by Department of Microbiology and the Carol Yu Centre for Infection, Faculty of Medicine, HKU.

The PDipID programme aims to provide understanding of, and practical experience in, infectious diseases management for physicians, surgeons, clinical microbiologists, other clinicians and health care workers who are actively involved in the daily management of patients suffering from infectious diseases. Special emphasis is put on infections that are major health problems locally or globally.

The PDipID programme covers the following components over a period of two year:

·         Six two-days Infectious Disease Courses

·         Clinical Attachment (3 Friday Infectious Diseases Rounds, Two Bedside Infectious Diseases Consultations and One Clinical Microbiology Laboratory Round & project presentation)

·         A clinical and/or laboratory surveillance project

·         One Literature Reviews of important topics in Infectious Diseases

To learn more about the PDipID programme, please visit: http://www.aal.hku.hk/tpg/programme/postgraduate-diploma-infectious-diseases

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 31st August, 2022.

Course Fees: HK$28,000

Enquiries: The Course Secretariat (Tel: 2255 2584; Email: pdipid@hku.hk)

Those who do not intend to pursue the PDipID qualification may opt to take Certificate in Infectious Diseases Course or the Individual Infectious Diseases two-day courses.



Application: www.microbiology.hku.hk/cid_app.pdf

Personal Information Collection StatementClick Here

 

Call for applications: rolling basis, April, July, or November each year.

Mode of attendance: part-time (2 years).

Entrance Requirements

All medical or nursing graduates, healthcare/science workers, pharmacists, laboratory technicians, medical doctors, and healthcare workers of the HKU-Shenzhen Hospital.

Method of Instruction

Six two-day weekend courses.

There will be a quiz after completion of each course.

Performance of these quizzes will constitute the basis for assessment.

Medium of instruction: English.

 

Fees: HK$5,400

 

Application link: Click Here

Personal Information Collection Statement: Click Here

 

Offered in April, July, and November each year.

Forthcoming course: 23-24 April 2022.

 

Speakers

Clinical academic staff from Department of Microbiology, HKU.

Specialists and experts in the field of clinical microbiology and infectious disease.

Medium of Instruction

English

Award of Attendance Certificate

Certificate of attendance will be issued

 

 

 

Professional Accreditation

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits have been applied from the respective colleges: (PDipID/CertID only)

1. Quotable Qualification by Hong Kong Medical Council

2. CME points by

  • College of Dental Surgeons of Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine
  • Hong Kong College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • College of Ophthalmologists of Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Hong Kong College of Otorhinolaryngologists
  • Hong Kong College of Paediatricians
  • Hong Kong College of Pathologists
  • Hong Kong College of Physicians
  • The Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists
  • Hong Kong College of Radiologists
  • The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong

 

Programme Director

Dr. Samson SY Wong

Department of Microbiology

 

Organizer

Department of Microbiology

Carol Yu Centre for Infection

School of Clinical Medicine

The University of Hong Kong

Enquiries:

Course Secretariat

Tel: 2255-2584 Email: pdipid@hku.hk