Continuing Education (Courses)


Pharmacotherapy (by disease module)

  • PHAR5711 Course in Pharmacotherapy: Special Populations
  • PHAR5712 Course in Pharmacotherapy: Hospital Care
  • PHAR5713 Course in Pharmacotherapy: Community Care
  • PHAR5714 Course in Pharmacotherapy: Infectious Diseases
  • PHAR5715 Course in Pharmacotherapy: Cardiovascular Disorders
  • PHAR5716 Course in Pharmacotherapy: Oncologic Disorders
  • PHAR5717 Course in Pharmacotherapy: Respiratory Disorders
  • PHAR5718 Course in Pharmacotherapy: Dermatologic Disorders
  • PHAR5719 Course in Pharmacotherapy: Psychiatric Disorders
  • PHAR5720 Course in Pharmacotherapy: Diabetes and Renal Disorders
  • PHAR5721 Course in Pharmacotherapy: Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • PHAR5722 Course in Pharmacotherapy: Bone and Joint Disorders
  • PHAR5852 Course in Pharmacovigilance and Public Health for Pharmacist

Clinical Pharmacy Skills

Clinical Pharmacy Skills

  • PHAR5731 Course in Clinical Pharmacy Skills: Research Methodology and Statistics
  • PHAR5732 Course in Clinical Pharmacy Skills: Drug Information and Literature Evaluation
  • PHAR5733 Course in Clinical Pharmacy Skills: Drug Therapy and Patient Assessment

Medication Management

Medication Management (Geriatric Care)

  • PHAR 7100 Course in Medication Management (Geriatric Care)


Specialty Training

Advanced Courses in Specialty Training

  • PHAR 5950 Advanced Course in Specialty Training of Oncology Pharmacist
  • PHAR 5951 Advanced Course in Specialty Training of Paediatric Pharmacist

Open for Application

Date of Offer: December 2018 & January 2019

Course Number & Title: PHAR 5951 Advanced Course in Specialty Training of Paediatric Pharmacist
Course Description: The course is designed to provide pharmacists with the knowledge and skills needed for providing pharmaceutical care services in paediatric patients. After attending this course, students should be able to:

  • Conduct pharmacokinetic monitoring and recommend dosage modification based on clinical condition of patients
  • Demonstrate use of appropriate sources of drug information to enhance professional knowledge, decision-making, and pharmacotherapeutic outcomes for paediatric patients
    • Enhance their drug information retrieval skills using a variety of resources
    • Interpret and assess literature, extrapolate clinical data from adults to paediatrics
    • Provide concise and applicable responses to requests for paediatric drug information
  • Monitor neonatal fluids and electrolyte therapy including parenteral nutrition, fluid intake and output, caloric intake, daily intake of electrolytes and other nutrients.
  • Identify, evaluate, and communicate on the appropriateness of specific dosing regimens, dosage forms and routes of administration for paediatric patients
  • Identify potential formulation and compatibility related issues.
  • Evaluate drug therapy used in common paediatric disease states that lead to hospitalization, including infections, seizure disorders, respiratory, acid base disorders, oncology and cardiac disorders, etc.
  • Devise and communicate appropriate plans for preventing, monitoring and treating adverse drug events.
  • Apply the knowledge to design and customize an advanced clinical pharmaceutical care practice in their unique hospital setting
Fee per Course: HKD $20,000
Unit of Study: 5 units
Language of Instruction: English
Certificate: A Certificate of Completion will be issued to students who have achieved an 80% attendance and passed the written examination (Passing grade: 60%). For students who achieved an 80% attendance but not passing the written examination, a Certificate of Attendance will be issued.


Date and Time: Dec 3 – 7, 2018
Dec 10 – 13, 2018
Jan 14 – 16, 2019
Venue: CUHK, Princess Margaret Hospital, Queen Elizabeth Hospital & Prince of Wales Hospital.
Detailed timetable will be sent to registered students in due course.

Speaker Information

  • Dr. Lilly Yen, PharmD
    Clinical Pharmacist, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA)
  • Dr. Leslie Stach, PharmD, BCPS
    Clinical Pharmacist, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA)
  • Dr. Teresa Rushing, PharmD. BCPS
    Clinical Pharmacist, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA)
  • Dr. Winnie Seto, BScPhm, PharmD, MSc, ACPR
    Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

Admission Requirements

Applicants should possess

  • A Bachelor degree in pharmacy or higher AND
  • 4 years practice experience with minimal 3 years of relevant working experience*
  • Nomination by Department Manager/ department in-charge

* Relevant working experience includes provision of pharmacy service to paediatric patients

Application Method

Applicants should complete both Step 1 and 2.

Step 1
Apply online through the link of online registration and upload the following supporting documents:

A copy of HK identity card

A copy of Bachelor of Pharmacy graduation certificate

Step 2
Mail the crossed cheque payable to “The Chinese University of Hong Kong” to the School of Pharmacy within 3 working days. Please quote your application no. “PHAR5951-X” at the back of the cheque and on the envelope.

Application Deadline

5 November, 2018 (Applications received after deadline will only be considered if vacancy allowed.)


Please feel free to contact us for further enquiry about the program.

Address: School of Pharmacy
8th Floor, Lo Kwee-Seong Integrated Biomedical Sciences Building
Area 39, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong
Tel: 3943-6862
Fax: 2603-5295

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