Certificate for Module (Medical Law for Healthcare Professionals) (CEF) - HKU SPACE: Pharmaceutical Studies courses
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Certificate for Module (Medical Law for Healthcare Professionals)
證書 (單元: 醫療法律 – 專業醫護須知)

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course

Course Code
HS182A
Application Code
1875-HS182A

Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
24 Mar 2021 (Wed)
Duration
10 weeks
Language
English
Course Fee
HKD 9,000
How to Apply
Deadline on 24 Feb 2021 (Wed)
Enquiries
37620096
25718480

The aim of this programme is to help participants understand local laws, regulations, guidance and enforcement actions that apply to various healthcare professionals, pharmaceutical products, Chinese medicines and medical devices. It also provides them with an overview of the Undesirable Medical Advertisements Ordinance and many controversial medico-legal topics including legal issues at the end-of-life, medical negligence, patient consent, confidentiality and capacity.

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

  1. evaluate the importance of existing regulatory framework of medical practice and other healthcare professionals;
  2. discuss the impact of local laws, regulations, guidance and enforcement actions on pharmaceutical products, Chinese medicines, and medical devices in Hong Kong;
  3. explain the fundamental concepts in controversial medico-legal topics;
  4. apply the knowledge of the medico-legal topics in healthcare related professional activities.
Topics
  1. Medical law and medical practice in Hong Kong
  2. Regulations of medical practice and other healthcare professionals in Hong Kong
  3. The regulation of pharmaceutical products (non-Chinese medicines / western medicines)
  4. The regulation of Chinese medicines
  5. The regulation of medical devices
  6. Undesirable medical advertisements ordinance
  7. The law at the end-of-life
  8. Medical negligence
  9. Patient consent, confidentiality and capacity
  10. Professional conduct and discipline
  11. Handling of Legal Cases

This programme will be delivered in 10 sessions which consists of 30 lecture hours.

Assessment

Students are required to complete and pass all the assessments, including assignment and examination.

Award

To be eligible for the award of the Certificate for Module (Medical Law for Healthcare Professionals), student are required to achieve 70% attendance of the programme and pass all the assessments.

Application Code 1875-HS182A -

Days / Time
  • Wednesday, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Tutor
  • Mr. Isaac Cheng, Practising Pharmacist cum Barrister-at-law (HK)
  • Other qualified legal/allied health professionals

Applicants should have obtained

1) a bachelor’s degree in a healthcare related discipline, e.g. nursing, pharmacy, medicine, public health ; OR

2) a higher diploma in a healthcare related discipline, e.g. nursing, dispensing, from a recognized post-secondary institution and two years work experience; OR

3) equivalent qualifications.

Applicants who hold other qualifications, aged 21 or above and have relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Application Fee

HK$150 (Non-refundable)

Course Fee
  • HKD 9,000
  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
Certificate for Module (Medical Law for Healthcare Professionals)
證書(單元:醫療法律–專業醫護須知)
COURSE CODE 39C128612 FEES $9,000 ENQUIRY 3762-0096
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 (Medical Law for Healthcare Professionals)

  • This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level [6])

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

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.

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