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Course Structure


Course Lectures in 2016

Course Code

Date

Time

Description

EM1S1

May 21

An introduction to endocrinology

14:00-15:00

Calcium disorders and metabolic bone disease

15:00-16:00

Molecular and biochemical evaluation of endocrine disorders

16:15-17:15

Overview of disease of the hypothalamus pituitary axis

EM1S2

Jun 4

Hypothalamus-pituitary axis

14:00-15:00

Overview of homeostasis and endocrine system

15:00-16:00

Pituitary incidentoloma and prolactinoma

16:15-17:15

Acromegaly

EM1S3

Jun 11

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

Sep 3

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

Sep 10

Adrenal disorders

14:00-15:00

Genetic endocrine diseases - an overview

15:00-16:00

Endocrine and metabolic abnormalities associated with infections

16:15-17:15

Phaeochromocytoma and adrenal incidentoloma - workup and management

EM1S6

Sep 17

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

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

EM1S7

Oct 8

Emerging issues and controversies

14:00-15:00

Interpretation of endocrine tests during acute illnesses

15:00-16:00

Adrenal carcinoma and neuroendocrine tumours

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