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Director Subcommittee Members

Leung Yee Fong, Vivian

Senior Radiographer (RD)
Prince of Wales Hospital

Lam Hoi Ling, Christina

Queen Mary Hospital

Chiu Mei Fong, Elica

Tung Wah East Hospital

Hui Shui Yee, Amy

Queen Mary Hospital

Sou Miu Yi, Marina

Prince of Wales Hospital

Subcommittee Members

Mission

 

Accreditation

Accreditation of qualifications for induction to Membership and Fellowship of HKCRRT

Specialty: Ultrasonography (US)

Title:
MHKCRRT (Certified Ultrasonographer)
香港放射師學院認可超聲波造影師
FHKCRRT (Certified Ultrasonographer)
香港放射師學院院士(認可超聲波造影師)

Syllabus: see attached

Minimum Academic Requirement for Membership:
A recognized Master degree or above in Ultrasonography; OR
A recognized Bachelor degree in medical imaging or related fields or Professional Diploma in Diagnostic Radiography (PDDR) of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University or equivalent, plus a Ultrasound specialist qualification recognized by the College; OR
A recognized Master degree in Medical Imaging, Health Care or related fields, plus attained a grade of 75% or above in an examination set by the MII Faculty Committee of HKCRRT.

Clinical Requirements (member):
Cases or duration requirements:- Having had 5 years of post-registration working experience in radiography, medical imaging or radiotherapy and 2 Years working experience of Medical Imaging Informatics Administration
Competency requirements:- The ultrasonographer should be able to carry out the 'STAR¡¦ practice independently:
   S ¡V scanning of patients
   T ¡V taking images of diagnostic quality
   A ¡V abnormality detection and image interpretation
   R ¡V report drafting

Clinical Requirements (fellow):
Cases or duration requirements:-3-year full time equivalent post-specialisation clinical experience in ultrasonography
Competency requirements:- Acknowledgement of completion of the required clinical experience in US by the candidate's supervisor

Continuing Professional Development (CPD):
To remain current with the membership/fellowship accredited, the US specialists should perform at least 300 cases each year and attain at least 45 CPD credits in 3 years, of which 30 credits (or 30 hours of lecture) are relevant to ultrasonography.

Related Document:
Syllabus