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IBUS Regional Hybrid Module 1 Workshop Hong Kong SAR – September 21st – 22nd, 2024

September 21 - September 22

Date & Time:
Start: 10:00 Saturday, September 21st, 2024
End: 13:00 Sunday, September 22nd, 2024
Exact timings will be confirmed closer to the event
Prince of Wales Hospital,
30-32 Ngan Shing Street
Shatin, New Territories
Hong Kong SAR
Preliminary program can be found here.

Workshop description

The 3rd IBUS Hybrid Module 1 Workshop will take place on September 21st - 22nd, 2024 in Hong Kong SAR.

This IBUS workshop has been developed by a group of international experts in IBD and intestinal ultrasound (IUS). Participants will learn about the basics of intestinal ultrasound (IUS) and the role of IUS in diagnosis, follow-up of treatment, and complications in IBD.

The workshop consist in 2 parts:

  • Theoretical and didactic training: participants will engage in an interactive, self-directed eLearning course via IBUS
  • Practical training: the hands-on experience component will be facilitated through an introductory face-to-face course involving sessions with patients

The workshop is organized in collaboration with with The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and Hong Kong IBD Society and under the medical lead of Drs Joyce Mak from the Hong Kong IBD Society, Agnes Ho from CUHK, and Edmund Wu from Princess Margaret Hospital.

Prof Siew Ng from the Chinese University of Hong Kong is also part of the workshop steering committee.

Application Process

The application process is divided into the following 3 steps:

1. Submission of application: To be taken into consideration for the application process, fully completed applications must be submitted by June 16th, 2024. Applicants must submit together with their CV, a Letter of Recommendation from their Head of Department or Motivation Letter. During the application process applicants will be prompted to confirm their commitment to completing the eLearning component of Module 1 before attending the hands-on part (this is a mandatory prerequisite for attending the hands-on training - more information on the content and cost can be found here).

2. Review and selection: the review of applications and selection of participants will be conducted by end of June 2024.

3. Workshop registration: the selected applicants will receive a notification by the IBUS Office asking to re-confirm their commitment to attend this workshop.

Selected applicants must be active IBUS members. For further information on how to become an IBUS member, please visit our website here.

There is no cost to attend this workshop but a cancellation fee of 100 EUR will apply for late cancellations.

Please note that access to eLearning course (250 EUR + 19% VAT), travel and accommodation arrangements must be paid by the participant directly.

This IBUS Hybrid Module 1 Workshop is intended for IBD-treating physicians working in Hong Kong SAR. Half of the following four-week Module 2 Training must be completed in an IBUS Certified Training Centre in Hong Kong which will be coordinated via the IBUS office.

Applications with equal qualifications will be evaluated on a first come first served basis. Only fully completed applications will be taken into consideration.

It is a mandatory requirement to have access to an ultrasound machine in order to apply for this workshop.

In case of any questions please contact the IBUS Office at workshops@bowel-ultrasound.org.

Thank you for your interest in bowel ultrasound and the IBUS Group!


Applications for this workshop are now closed.

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