Postgraduate Diploma in
Child and Adolescent Health
兒童及青少年健康深造文憑

Module of Growth & Nutrition

Objective:
•  To acquire knowledge and skills in the management of growth, pubertal and nutritional problems in childhood
 
Knowledge acquisition:
Growth
•  accurately measure the height, weight, body proportions and head circumference and determination of sexual development
•  utilize distance and velocity growth charts
•  elicit clinical signs of disorders of growth and sexual development
•  administer and interpret tests of growth and pubertal disorders
 
Nutrition
•  age-appropriate childhood nutritional requirements including the treatment of different malnutrition states
•  indications and complications of both scientific and lay “special” diets
•  nutritional management of patients with common gastrointestinal disorder
•  feeding problems in infants and children
•  provision of enteral and parenternal nutrition
 
Metabolism
•  understanding of the management of obesity and diabetes in children and adolescents

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Speakers
Dr. Pik-To CHEUNG
(Module Director)
Associate Professor
Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
The University of Hong Kong
Ms. Anna CHIU Dietitian
Department of Dietetics
Queen Mary Hospital
Ms. Anice GUM

Dietitian
Department of Dietetics
Queen Mary Hospital
Ms. Irma KONG

Dietitian
Department of Dietetics
Queen Mary Hospital
Dr. Elaine YW KWAN Consultant
Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital
Dr. Barbara CC LAM Honorary Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Queen Mary Hospital
The University of Hong Kong
 
Private Paediatrician
Dr. Wai-Yin Luk

Senior Medical Officer
Department of Health
HKSAR Government
Dr. Grace WK POON Associate Consultant
Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
The University of Hong Kong
Dr. Joanna YL TUNG
Paediatric Specialist
Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
The University of Hong Kong
Dr. Rosanna MS WONG
Associate Consultant
Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
The University of Hong Kong
Ms. Eva YUEN Dietitian
Department of Dietetics
Queen Mary Hospital