Introductory Course

This is a 15 hours introductory course with talks and case discussion, targeting on medical and allied health professionals, about principles of work rehabilitation, from medical conditions, rehabilitation issues, to return to work programs and barriers.

  • 13 Professional instructors

  • 15 hours

    Video duration
  • 15 hours

    Course sessions
  • 3 Main areas

    Divided into 3 mini-modules

    Learning Outcome

    Students will understanding the followings:

    • Principles of work disabilities, medical conditions and rehabilitation issues; and
    • Multi-disciplinary approaches in work rehabilitations (allied health professionals, social worker)


    • Principles of work rehabilitation;
    • Common orthopaedic problems encountered in work injury;
    • Principles of return to work;
    • Roles of allied health professionals in multi-disciplinary approach of work rehabilitation

    English (supplement with Cantonese)

    Assessment, Attendance Requirement and Certificates:
    100% of attendance is required. After the 15 hours of training, students should complete a short written test for assessment.
    Attendance Certificate will be presented to students who pass the test.

    Other accreditations:
    CME / CPD accreditation for Medical Practitioners, Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapists (to be confirmed).

    Organizer / Co-organizer:
    CUHK Medical Centre / Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

    Course outline  

    The 15 hours course covers 3 main areas which are divided into 3 mini-modules and will launch in 3 stages

    Mini module 1

    General aspect for work disability, which is the first part of the course, aiming at providing the overall picture in the Work Rehabilitation business. Work injury induced impairment and disability, psychosocial management, and aspects s from prevention, management of injured workers, compensation issues and return to work are covered.

    Mini module 2

    Common orthopaedic problem encounter in construction site work injury, is the second part of the course, providing more clinical issues on common orthopaedic problems from different parts of human body.


    Mini module 3

    Case sharing, is the final part of this course, aiming at sharing some work rehabilitation cases, from the point of view of physiotherapist, occupational therapists, and social workers. The cases sharing including some common situations to advanced cases, for the elaboration of multi-disciplinary approach in rehabilitation.

    The course materials are arranged in sequence. In order to proceeding to next session, it is required to complete 90% video duration time.
    For each quiz session, the pass grade is 80% and you can have unlimited attempts.


    Prof. LAW Sheung-wai

    Clinical Professional Consultant
    Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

    Dr. LEUNG Siu-man

    Department of Orthopaedic Rehabilitation, Tai Po Hospital

    Dr. LAI Hon-sun

    Managing Director
    TRM (HK) Ltd.

    Dr. HO Mandy Mang-yee

    Consultant & Specialist
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, CUHK Medical Centre

    Dr. FOK Joan Pui-chu

    Consultant (Occupational Medicine) / Clinical Associate Professor (Honorary)
    NTEC Occupational Medicine / Care Service / Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Prince of Wales Hospital /
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong

    Dr. TSE Wing-lim

    Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Prince of Wales Hospital

    Dr. NG Wai-kit Raymond

    Associate consultant
    Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Tai Po Hospital

    Dr. LING Samuel Ka-kin

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

    Mr. WOO Alexander Chuen-hau

    Principal Physiotherapist 
    CUHK Medical Centre

    Mr. WONG Simon Kam-man

    Principal Occupational Therapist
    Alex Whong Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Centre, CUHK Medical Centre

    Ms. SIU Fay Sin-man

    Chief Executive
    Association for the Rights of Industrial Accident Victims