COVID-19 Info Hub for Healthcare Professionals - Online Training Programme

Date of Event:
2022-09-01 to 2022-12-31
  1. The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Hong Kong
  2. LKS Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy, The University of Hong Kong
Supporting Organisation:
  1. The Hong Kong Academy of Nursing
  2. Pharmacy Central Continuing Education Committee

  1. Dr. Siddharth SridharClinical Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong 
  2. Dr. Jenny KW LamAssociate Professor & Associate Head, Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy, The University of Hong Kong
  3. Mr. Philip HK MokPharmacist in-charge, HKUMed-operated Community Vaccination Centre (Ap Lei Chau)

Learning Objectives & Outcomes

Upon completion of the webinars, participants will be able to:

  • Describe principal characteristics of SARS-CoV-2, the cause of COVID-19
  • Describe various treatments for COVID-19
  • Describe the mechanism of action of mRNA and inactivated vaccines
  • Understand the concept of vaccine efficacy and vaccine effectiveness
  • Critically analyze information on vaccine safety
  • Understand pharmaceutical technology of COVID-19 vaccine
  • Recognize the roles of pharmacists at Community Vaccination Centres



The course is open to Registered Healthcare Professionals in Hong Kong ONLY.


Course Fee

Free of charge



A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to a candidate who completes the course and obtains a pass in the assessments.


Continuing Education Points

CNE: 6 credits

PCCC CEU: 6 credits