Certificate/Diploma Program in Vascular and Interventional Radiology 2017

Certificate/Diploma Program in Vascular and Interventional Radiology 2016

For more information on this Certificate/Diploma Programe, please visit: http://www.diir.cuhk.edu.hk/postgrad2016/index.html

Certificate/Diploma Program in Vascular and Interventional Radiology 2015

Workshop on Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair

27th May 2014

Practical Course in Ultrasound Assessment of Varicose Veins and Endovenous Treatment with VenaSeal

24th May 2014


CUHK Certificate in Vascular and Interventional Radiology 2013/

CUHK Diploma in Vascular and Interventional Radiology 2013

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Objective:

  1. To provide a comprehensive review and update on the knowledge on clinical application of interventional options relevant to vascular and interventional radiology
  2. To inform the candidate of the necessary practical skills required to perform key interventional procedures independently
  3. To equip the candidate of an understanding of the various disease processes in terms of epidemiology, patho-physiology, clinical manifestations, investigations, management strategies, treatment alternatives and expected outcomes / prognosis
  4. To facilitate interaction and cooperation among medical and health professionals working in different disciplines and specialties
  5. To cultivate a sense of patient care that is patient -centered, compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the treatment of diseases

Expected Learning Outcomes:

  1. Candidates are expected to obtain competence in interventional radiology to the level expected of a specialist interventional radiologist
  2. Candidates are expected to understand the disease processes relevant to their specialty interest
  3. Candidates are expected to understand the respective disease prognoses, with and without treatment
  4. Candidates are expected to understand the respective treatment alternatives
  5. Candidates are expected to understand the limitations and expected outcomes of interventional procedures
  6. Candidates are expected to responsibly perform or assist interventional radiological procedures
  7. Candidates are expected to recognize and manage complications of interventional procedure
  8. Candidates are expected to consent patients by explaining the above in a clear manner
  9. Candidates are expected to select the appropriate patients for treatment
  10. Candidates are expected to appropriately manage patients under their care
  11. Candidates are expected to work within multidisciplinary teams
  12. Candidates are expected to recognize their limitations and refer cases accordingly

Program Particulars:

PART-TIME
Medium of Instruction: Lecture, interactive case-studies, paper discussion, clinical observation

Program structure

Total no. of course(s)/subject(s):

Certificate Course:

  1. 40 course(s)/ subject(s)
  2. 80 hours of lectures and case discussion
  3. 80 hours of self reading
  4. 24 hours of clinical observation
  5. Total no of hours: 184 hours

Diploma Course:

80 course(s)/subject(s)
160 hours of lectures and case discussion
160 hours of self reading
48 hours of clinic observation
5. Total no of hours: 368 hours

Graduation requirements:

  1. Certificate will be awarded to candidates who have attended AT LEAST 75% of the year 1 OR year 2 programme AND successfully passed the programme assessment at the end of that year.
  2. Attendance of individual session will acquire CME, CNE and CPD for the session
  3. Diploma will be awarded to candidates who have attended AT LEAST 75% of the 2-year programme AND successfully passed the programme assessment at the end of BOTH year 1 and 2

Entry Requirements

All candidates must have a Medical Science Related Degree or equivalent qualification

Program Director:

Professor Simon Yu, Professor,
Department of Imaging and Interventional Radiology,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Scientific Committee:

  • Dr. James Chan Chi Sang, Chief of Service,
    Department of Radiology, United Christian Hospital
  • Ms. Chiang Yim Ha, Advanced Practice Nurse,
    Department of Imaging and Interventional Radiology,
    Prince of Wales Hospital
  • Dr. Ferdinand Chu Shiu Kay, Consultant,
    Department of Radiology, Queen Mary Hospital
  • Dr. Philip Kwok, Consultant,
    Department of Radiology and Imaging, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Dr. Samuel Lau Shun, Associate Consultant,
    Department of Radiology, Kwong Wah Hospital
  • Dr. Paul Lee Sing Fun, Chief of Service,
    Department of Radiology, North District Hospital
  • Dr. Johnny Ma Ka Fai, Consultant,
    Radiology Department, Princess Margaret Hospital
  • Dr. Jeffrey Wong Ka Tak, Consultant,
    Department of Imaging and Interventional Radiology,
    Prince of Wales Hospital
  • Dr. Wong Yiu Chung, NTWC Cluster Consultant,
    Department of Radiology, Tuen Mun Hospital

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International Course in Vascular and International Radiology – Uterine Artery Embolization for Uterine Fibroids

7th – 8th October 2013

International Course in Vascular and International Radiology – Uterine Artery Embolization for Uterine Fibroids

12th – 13th December 2012