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Primer Course for Clinical Skills in Disasters (10 Nov,2018)
posted by Faculty of Medicine for HKU and Public
Event Type: Public Lecture/Forum/Seminar/Workshop/Conference/Symposium
Event Nature: Medical & Health Care

Event Details

The course aimed to introduce the basic concepts of disaster medicine to medical and nursing students whom study in The University of Hong Kong or The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Students were taught about the principles of managing a disastrous incident, disaster triage procedures, basics of responding to a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) incident, and disaster medical care. Students also had the chance to get hands-on experience in using emergency response teams’ equipment and practicing radio communications protocol.

Course directors:
Dr. Ling-Pong, LEUNG (Clinical Associate Professor)

Target participants:
Medical and Nursing Students (HKU & CUHK)
Year 4 or above for MBBS/ MBChB curriculum
Year 3 or above for BNurs curriculum

Course fee:

A “Certificate of Completion” from the Emergency Medicine Unit of The University of Hong Kong will be issued to participants upon satisfactory completion of the entire Course.

Please be informed that there will not be provision of free parking for the participants. Lunch will not be included.

Remarks (For medical students): We will organize Ultrasound-Assisted Clinical Skills in Disasters Course (Basic) in December, 2018, and completing the primer course is a prerequisite.

Date/Time10/11/2018 09:00-17:00
VenueA&E Training Centre, 3/F, Tang Shiu Kin Hospital Community Ambulatory Care Centre, 282 Queen’s Road

Registration Instruction

Registration is open from 12/03/2018 11:00(HKT) to 12/10/2018 12:00(HKT) and the event organizer will select the successful registrants after the deadline.

* Registration is now closed.

More registration instructions
Please kindly apply through this system to indicate your interest into this course. No fee will be charged for making an application, and the course is free-of-charge. Enrollment will be an on-going process until all places are filled. Successfully registered applicants will receive a "confirmation email" at their provided email addresses. Please be reminded that an "acknowledgement email" will be sent automatically by the HKU Event Management System whenever an application is submitted. However, the "acknowledgement email" does not guarantee a confirmed place.

Contact Information

Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact Research Nurse Zoe Hon by email at or by phone at 39179311.