Certificate for Module (Health and Drug Management in Geriatrics) (CEF) - HKU SPACE: Wellness & Healthcare courses
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Certificate for Module (Health and Drug Management in Geriatrics)
證書(單元 : 長者身心健康和用藥管理)

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course

New Course
Course Code
HS164A
Application Code
1780-HS164A

Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
07 Apr 2020 (Tue)
Duration
3 months
Language
English supplemented with Cantonese.
Course Fee
HK$5,500
How to Apply
Deadline on 06 Mar 2020 (Fri)
Enquiries
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The programme intends to develop frontline health professionals’ clinical competency on understanding and management of health and drug issues in elderly people.  The programme content aims to enhance the understanding of the management of the health issues, the interpretation of the health status, therapeutics for chronic diseases, infectious diseases and cancer.  The programme will also highlight the duties and tasks of care givers.

 

Programme Content

1.      Geriatric physiology and biochemical test parameters 

2.      Management of psychological and behavior problems 

3.      Care givers counseling 

4.      Therapeutics for hypertension, diabetes mellitus and hyperlipidemia 

5.      Anti-cancer therapeutics 

6.      Therapeutics for infectious diseases 

 

On completion of the programme, students should be able to:

1.      Integrate the knowledge of geriatric physiology in monitoring health status of the elderly patients;

2.      Apply the knowledge of administration of common drugs in the primary care and hospital settings; and

3.      Conduct education to care givers in understanding the health status of the elderly patients.

 

Assessment

1.      A minimum of 80% attendance

2.      Individual Assignment (30%)

3.      2-hour written examination (70%)

Award

Upon successful completion of the programme, students will be awarded a Certificate for Module (Health and Drug Management in Geriatrics) within the HKU system through HKU SPACE.

 

Days / Time
  • Tuesday, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Duration
  • Around 3 months

Applicants should be registered nurses, medical social workers, occupational therapists, physiotherapists and other health care professionals; or those working in health care settings with an interest in Health and Drug Management in Geriatrics.

Application Fee

HK$150 (Non-refundable)

Course Fee
  • HK$5,500
  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
Certificate for Module (Health and Drug Management in Geriatrics)
證書(單元 : 長者身心健康和用藥管理)
COURSE CODE 41C107828 FEES $5,500 ENQUIRY 2975-5687
Continuing Education Fund Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.

Certificate for Module (Health and Drug Management in Geriatrics)

  • This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level [3])

Application Form Download Application Form

Enrolment Method

The completed form, together with the application fee $150 and the following supporting documents* should be submitted by the following methods on or before the application deadline.

1. Online Enrolment

  • Complete the online application form
  • Upload a clear electronic copy of the following documents* with the image type of doc, docx, jpg and pdf and image resolution is 300dpi or above
  • Photo of the documents by mobile phone is NOT accepted

2. In Person / Mail

  • by mailing to HKU SPACE, SWAS, 13/F, Fortress Tower, 250 King's Road, North Point, Hong Kong (Attention to: Ms. Sheri Ip)
  • in person at any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres

* Each application must be accompanied by the following documents:

  1. Photocopy of Hong Kong Identity Card
  2. Certified photocopy of certificate
  3. Certified photocopy of transcript
  4. Certified photocopy of DSE/ HKCEE and/or HKALE certificates (Examination results notification is NOT accepted)
  5. Certified photocopy of High School Diploma (if applicable)

Please note the followings for programme/course enrollment:

  1. To make an application online, you will need a computer with connection to the Internet and a web browser with JavaScript enabled. Internet Explorer 5.01 or above is recommended for the web browser.
  2. Applicants should not leave the online application idle for more than 10 minutes.  Otherwise, applicants must restart the application process.
  3. Only S-MILES and Early Bird Discount are supported in Online Applicants (Application).  To enjoy other types of discount, please visit one of our enrolment centres.
  4. During the online application process, asynchronous application and payment submission may occur.  Successful payment may not guarantee successful application.  In case of unsuccessful submission, our programme staff will contact you shortly.
  5. Applicants are reminded that they should only apply for the same programme/course once through counter or online application.
  6. For online enrolment, payment confirmation page would be displayed after payment has been made successfully.  In addition, a confirmation email would also be sent to your email account.  You are advised to keep your payment confirmation for future enquiries.
  7. Fees paid are not refundable except as statutorily provided or under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment).
  8. If admission is by selection, the official receipt is not a guarantee that your application has been accepted.  We will inform you of the result as soon as possible after the closing date for application.  Unsuccessful applicants will be given a refund of programme/course fee if already paid.

 

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Payment Method

1. CASH OR EPS

Cash or EPS are accepted at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. CHEQUE OR BANK DRAFT

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please write the programme title(s)  and the applicant’s name on the back of the cheque. You may either:

  • in person by submitting the payment, completed form(s), and required supporting documents to any of our enrolment centres; or
  • by mailing the above documents to HKUSPACE, SWAS, 13/F, Fortress Tower, 250 King's Road, North Point, Hong Kong (Attention to: Ms. Sheri Ip). 

HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.

3. VISA/MASTERCARD

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or Mastercard, including the “HKU SPACE Mastercard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres. Course applicants, who are holders of HKU SPACE Mastercard, can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses of HK$2,000 and over. For enquiries, please contact our enrolment centres.

4. ONLINE PAYMENT

Online payment for short courses (first come, first served) and selected award-bearing programmes is available using PPS, VISA or Mastercard. Please refer to the Online Services page on the School website.

 

Notes

  1. For general and short courses, applicants may be required to pay the course fee in cash or by EPS, Visa or Mastercard if the course is to start shortly.
  2. Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder’s credit card account.
  3. In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  4. Fees and places on courses cannot be transferred from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on approved transfers.
  5. Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  6. For additional copies of receipts, please send a stamped, self-addressed envelope with a completed form and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to ‘HKU SPACE’. Such copies will only normally be issued at the end of a course.