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Certificate Course in Orthopaedics & Traumatology for Nurses
Class 9 - Release 2
September 10, 2003 - May 27, 2004

Notice of Rescheduling

With the critical circumstances and heavy work load among our colleagues in the last two months, extensive discussion and consideration was made concerning to reschedule the above certificate course at the recent Council Meeting, we have come to the decision to reschedule the course from September 10, 2003 to May 27, 2004.

Received applications will retained for consideration in the rescheduled course, should applicants wish to withdraw their application, please contact our secretary Ms. Terry Leung at Tel : 2632 3482.


  • To provide nurses working in Orthopaedic team with knowledge and skills to facilitate their day-to-day duties
  • To train nurses for taking up their roles on teaching junior staff in Orthopaedic team

Entry Requirement

  1. Nurses with at least 12 months post-registration experience
  2. Priority will be given to
    1. member of AADO
    2. staff of the Orthopaedic Unit or Orthopaedic Team in Operating Theatre
Course Information

Course Structure

  • Lectures-18 sessions (rescheduled)
    • September 10, 2003 - May 27, 2004
    • every alternate Thursday, 6:30 - 8:30pm
    • except except September 10 & September 24, 2003 (both are Friday), 6:30 - 8:30pm
  • Half day field visit at February 09 - 13, 2004 (Compulsory) (rescheduled)
  • Written examination : May 27, 2004 (6:30 - 8:00pm) (rescheduled)

Course Coordinators

  • Ms Grace Li, WM, Dept of O & T, PWH
  • Ms Yvonne Chiu, NO, O.T., AHNH
  • Ms Wong Mei Chee, N.S., O.T., YCH
  • Ms Fong Ming Yiu, R.N., Dept of O&T, TKOH
  • Ms Chau Pui Man, R.N., O.T., PWH


  • Certificate Course: HK$5,000 (member will be subsidized for $2,500)
  • Hands-on Workshops I: HK$1,000 (member will be subsidized for $400)
  • Hands-on Workshops II: HK$3,000 (member will be subsidized for $1,200)
  • Course fee is neither -refundable nor transferable.
  • Individual cheque/ payment is required for each application (certificate course, workshop I, II).


  • Student with 80% attendance and pass their examination will be awarded with a certificate of achievement for the course
  • Student with 80% attendance will be awarded with certificate of attendance for the workshops


  • NAON Accreditation: Application in Progress. NAON is accredited as an approver of continuing education in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA).
  • HACNE Point:
Course 38 HA CNE Points
Enhancement Workshop I 8 HA CNE Points
Enhancement Workshop II 15 HA CNE Points


Application Deadline

  The Secretariat
Asian Association for Dynamic Osteosynthesis
c/o Orthopaedic Learning Centre
1/F, Li Ka Shing Specialist Clinic, North Wing
Prince of Wales Hospital


Confirmation of Application

  • Successful applications will be announced on this website on July 18, 2003 (rescheduled)
  • Successful applicants will also be notified individually



Application Form

Download in DOC format Application Form / Credit-card Authorization Form, Release 2 - Microsoft Word format
Download in PDF format Application Form / Credit-card Authorization Form, Release 2 - Adobe Acrobat PDF format


Programme Schedule

Download in PDF format Course / Enhancement Workshop I & II Schedule, Release 2 - Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Updated: August 17, 2003