COC(Pathology) Commissioned Training Programme 2004/05

Pathology Service at Both Ends:
Core Laboratory Service & Molecular Diagnostics

Date  : 29 November to 1 December 2004
Time  : 08:45 16:45
Venue: Lecture Theatre, M/F, HA Building, 147B Argyle Street, Kowloon

Limited places for HKIMLS members : 13
If you would like to register and attend the Programme, please email the following information to 6clmc@hkimls.org or fax to 2819 6204 on or before 12 November 2004.
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The Institute will sponsor your registration fee (HK$400). However, if you are absent from the Programme, you are required to refund the sponsorship.

29 November 2004 (Monday)

08:45-09:00

Registration

 

09:00-09:05

Welcome Speech

Ms Cordelia Leong
Organizing Committee Chairperson

09:05-09:20

Opening Speech

Mr Jimmy Wu
Executive Manager (Allied Health), HA

09:20-09:30

Souvenir Presentation to Speakers

 

09:30-10:00

Experience Sharing:
Establishment of CoreLab
Challenges and Opportunities

Dr Raymond Chu
Consultant Pathologist
Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital HA

10:00-10:30

Tea Break

 

10:30-12:15

Commentary & Presentation:
Will you change the future or will the future change you?

Mr Franz Bathur
Operation Manager
Concord Hospital, Australia
Ms Dixie McFadden
Former Administrative Director
Laboratories Kaiser Permanente
Northwest Division, USA

12:15-12:30

Q & A Forum

 

12:30-14:00

Lunch Break

 

14:00-15:10

Quality Control for Molecular Diagnostics:
A general overview

Dr Paul Wallace
General Manager
Quality Control for Molecular Diagnostic
West of Scotland Science Park, UK

15:10-15:30

Tea Break

 

15:30-16:30

Identification of Molecular Markers for
Diagnosis and Prognosis of Liver Cancer by
Microarray Technology:
Principle and Application

Dr ST Cheung
Research Assistant Professor
Dept of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital
The University of Hong Kong

16:30-16:45

Q & A Forum

 

30 November 2004 (Tuesday)

08:45-09:00

Registration

 

09:00-09:10

Welcome Speech

Ms Cordelia Leong
Organizing Committee Chairperson

09:10-10:00

Experience Sharing:
Training to become Multi-skilled

Mr Raymond Tsang
Laboratory in-charge
HK Sanatorium & Hospital Ltd., Hong Kong
Ms Kristi Lai
Microbiology Supervisor
HK Sanatorium & Hospital Ltd., Hong Kong
Dr P.H. Yu
Pathologist
Tseung Kwan O Hospital, HA

10:00-10:30

Tea Break

 

10:30-12:15

Commentary & Presentation:
Friend or Foe,
Consultation and Communication

Mr Franz Bathur
Operation Manager
Concord Hospital, Australia
Ms Dixie McFadden
Former Administrative Director
Laboratories Kaiser Permanente
Northwest Division, USA

12:15-12:30

Q & A Forum

 

12:30-14:00

Lunch Break

 

14:00-15:10

Molecular Quality Controls & Standards: Potential obstacles to improved diagnosis?

Dr Paul Wallace
General Manager
Quality Control for Molecular Diagnostic
West of Scotland Science Park, UK

15:10-15:30

Tea Break

 

15:30-16:30

Confronting SARS and avian flu:
The role of molecular diagnosis

Professor M. Peiris
Professor
Dept of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital
The University of Hong Kong

16:30-16:45

Q & A Forum

 

1 December 2004 (Wednesday)

08:45-09:10

Registration

 

09:10-09:15

Welcome Speech

Ms Cordelia Leong
Organizing Committee Chairperson

09:15-10:00

Experience Sharing:
How the elephant can dance

Ms Marianne Leung
Laboratory Managing Director
PathLab Medical Laboratory Ltd., Hong Kong
Ms Angela Kwan
Laboratory in-charge
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, HA

10:00-10:30

Tea Break

 

10:30-12:15

Commentary & Presentation:
Friend or Foe,
The Fear of Change

Mr Franz Bathur
Operation Manager
Concord Hospital, Australia
Ms Dixie McFadden
Former Administrative Director
Laboratories Kaiser Permanente
Northwest Division, USA

12:15-12:30

Q & A Forum

 

12:30-14:00

Lunch Break

 

14:00-15:10

External Proficiency Testing:
Improving molecular diagnostics through International Quality Control Programs and Laboratory Accreditation

Dr Paul Wallace
General Manager
Quality Control for Molecular Diagnostic
West of Scotland Science Park, UK

15:10-15:30

Tea Break

 

15:30-16:30

Molecular Diagnosis of Tuberculosis:
Available technologies, limitations and
possibilities

Dr W.C. Yam
Clinical Bacteriologist
Dept of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital
The University of Hong Kong

16:30-16:45

Q & A Forum

 

16:45-16:55

Closing Speech

Ms Cordelia Leong
Organizing Committee Chairperson

Last updated on 5 November 2004