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Course Structure


Course Lectures in 2020

Course Code

Date
2020

Time

Description

EM1S1

Apr 18

An introduction to endocrinology

14:00-15:00

Overview of homeostasis and endocrine system

15:00-16:00

Overview of disease of the hypothalamus pituitary axis

16:15-17:15

Genetic endocrine disease - an overview

EM1S2

Apr 25

Hypothalamus-pituitary axis

14:00-15:00

Cushing’s syndrome - from diagnosis to management

15:00-16:00

Pituitary incidentaloma and prolactinoma

16:15-17:15

Acromegaly

EM1S3

May 9

Thyroid and bone disorders

14:00-15:00

Thyroid disorders - pitfall of diagnosis and management

15:00-16:00

Osteoporosis - current management

16:15-17:15

Calcium disorders and metabolic bone disease

EM1S4

May 23

Reproductive endocrinology

14:00-15:00

Polycystic ovarian syndrome - its metabolic and endocrine aspects

15:00-16:00

Approach to menstrual disturbance and infertility

16:15-17:15

Approach to impotence and hypogonadism

EM1S5

Jun 6

Adrenal disorders

14:00-15:00

Conn's syndrome and workup for secondary hypertension

15:00-16:00

Neuroendocrine tumors and updates

16:15-17:15

Phaeochromocytoma and adrenal incidentaloma - workup and management

EM1S6

Jun 27

Common lipid and uncommon childhood endocrine disorders

14:00-15:00

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

15:00-16:00

Common lipid disorders - evaluation and update on management

16:15-17:15

Molecular and biochemical evaluation of endocrine disorders

EM1S7

Sep 5

Emerging issues and controversies

14:00-15:00

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and endocrine dysfunction

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

Overview of disease of the hypothalamus pituitary axis