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Course Structure


Course Lectures in 2018

Course Code

Date
2018

Time

Description

EM1S1

Apr 14

An introduction to endocrinology

14:00-15:00

Calcium disorders and metabolic bone disease

15:00-16:00

Short stature, delayed puberty and overview of other common paediatric endocrine diseases

16:15-17:15

Overview of disease of the hypothalamus pituitary axis

EM1S2

Apr 28

Hypothalamus-pituitary axis

14:00-15:00

Overview of homeostasis and endocrine system

15:00-16:00

Pituitary incidentaloma and prolactinoma

16:15-17:15

Acromegaly

EM1S3

May 5

Thyroid and bone disorders

14:00-15:00

Thyroid disorders - pitfall of diagnosis and management

15:00-16:00

Cushing’s syndrome - from diagnosis to management

16:15-17:15

Osteoporosis - current management

EM1S4

May 26

Reproductive endocrinology

14:00-15:00

Genetic endocrine diseases - an overview

15:00-16:00

Approach to menstrual disturbance and infertility

16:15-17:15

Approach to impotence and hypogonadism

EM1S5

Jun 9

Adrenal disorders

14:00-15:00

Polycystic ovarian syndrome - its metabolic and endocrine aspects

15:00-16:00

Endocrine and metabolic abnormalities associated with infections

16:15-17:15

Phaeochromocytoma and adrenal incidentaloma - workup and management

EM1S6

Jun 23

Common lipid and uncommon childhood endocrine disorders

14:00-15:00

Common lipid disorders - evaluation and update on management

15:00-16:00

Conn's syndrome and workup for secondary hypertension

16:15-17:15

Molecular and biochemical evaluation of endocrine disorders

EM1S7

Sep 8

Emerging issues and controversies

14:00-15:00

Adrenal carcinoma and neuroendocrine tumours

15:00-16:00

Interpretation of endocrine tests during acute illnesses

16:15-17:15

Neurohormonal dysregulation


Lecture Venue:
Seminar Room 1, 2/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin,
New Territories