End-of-Life Care Workshops
Department of Medicine & Therapeutics
Faculty of Medicine
The Chinese University of Hong Kong


22th September 2016 to 20th October 2016, every Thursday evening (7:00 p.m. ˇV 9:00 p.m.)

Seminar Room 1, 2/F Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N.T.

Target participants:
Doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, social workers and all health care professional interested in end-of-life care

Maximum number of Participants: 80

Course Fees: $1,400 (by crossed cheque)


22 Sept 16
01. Introduction: Principles and philosophy of palliative and end of life care
  Dr Raymond Lo
02. What is a good death? Patientsˇ¦ perspectives: dignity, autonomy, their expectations of health care professionals
  Prof T Kwok
29 Sept 16
03. Breaking bad news: a Chinese perspective
  Dr CY Tse
04. Ethical issues: decision-making, advance directives, assisted death
  Dr CY Tse
6 Oct 16
05. Principles of pain control and use of opioids
  Dr KY Chan
06. Symptom control for advanced cancer and non-cancer patient   Dr Alice Mok
13 Oct 16
07. End-of-life care in non-cancer setting
  Dr Raymond Lo
08. End-of-life for older patients
  Prof T Kwok
20 Oct 16
09. Professionals'  reflections in facing death and dying
  Dr Vincent Tse
10. Grief and bereavement issues   Ms C Tsang


**Accreditation in progress

Contact : Ms Kathy Mow  
Tel : 9168 7005
Fax : 2604 8091
E-mail : b135095@cuhk.edu.hk
Address : Room 124021, 10/F., c/o Dept. of Medicine & Therapeutics,
  Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT
Website : http://www.mect.cuhk.edu.hk/taughtpostgraduate.html(Deadline:15 Aug 2016)
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