Certificate for Module (Health and Drug Management in Children and Adolescents) (CEF) - HKU SPACE: Pharmaceutical Studies courses
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Life & Health Sciences Pharmaceutical Studies

Certificate for Module (Health and Drug Management in Children and Adolescents)

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course

Course Code
Application Code

Study mode
Start Date
06 Sep 2021 (Mon)
3 months
English supplemented with Cantonese.
Course Fee
How to Apply
Deadline on 06 Aug 2021 (Fri)
3762 0097
2571 8480

The programme intends to develop frontline health professionals’ clinical competency on understanding and management of health and drug issues in children.  The programme content aims to enhance the understanding of the management of the health issues, the interpretation of the health status, and the behavioural issues in children.  The programme will also introduce the behavioural therapy and the knowledge in drug supplements and drug-drug interactions.


Programme Content

1.      Pediatric physiology and development

2.      Management of ADHD, psychological and behavior problems in children and adolescents 

3.      Introduction to behavioral therapy

4.      Common therapeutics for children

5.      Drug Dependence and addictions in adolescents

6.      Supplements, Natural Health Products and their interactions with drugs


On completion of the programme, students should be able to

1.       Integrate the knowledge of pediatric physiology in monitoring the health status of children;

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

3.       Examine the therapeutic effects on the health status of young patients, via the use of various clinical checklists.



1.      A minimum of 80% attendance

2.      Individual Assignment (30%)

3.      2-hour written examination (70%)


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


Days / Time
  • Monday, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
  • 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 Children and Adolescents.

Application Fee

HK$150 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 Children and Adolescents)
COURSE CODE 41C10781A FEES $5,500 ENQUIRY 3762-0097
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 Children and Adolescents)

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

Please return the completed application form with supporting qualification documents together with the application fee in the form of a crossed cheque made payable to HKU SPACE to SWAS, HKU SPACE, 13/F, Fortress Tower, 250 King’s Road, North Point, Hong Kong (Attention to: Mr Danny Mak).


Payment Method

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS, crossed cheque or VISA at any HKU SPACE enrolment counters.