Four SCM students scoop three awards at the 5th Pan-Pearl River Delta Region Chinese Medicine University Students Clinical Competence Contest


中醫藥學院四位學生勇奪「第五屆泛珠三角區域中醫大學生臨床能力競賽」三大獎項

Date: 29 Dec 2017 (Friday)

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Team of four crowned champion in Pan-Pearl River Delta Region Chinese Medicine University Students Clinical Competence Contest

中醫藥學院學生蟬聯泛珠三角區域中醫大學生臨床能力競賽團體冠軍

A team of four students from the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) recently won the overall championship in the Hong Kong-Macao team category at the 5th Pan-Pearl River Delta Region Chinese Medicine University Students Clinical Competence Contest held at the Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, outshining top students from 13 Chinese medicine tertiary institutions in the Pan-Pearl River Delta Region. With their comprehensive knowledge in Chinese medicine and clinical skills, team members also came first and second in two individual categories, achieving the best-ever results attained by SCM students in this Contest.

The four students of the winning team, Chung Chi-kit, Fang Haoming, Tang Lok-see and Huang Zengxian, demonstrated great teamwork at the contest. This is the third year in a row a team from HKBU claimed the top title. In addition, team member Chung Chi-kit won the first prize in the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) formulae individual category and his peer Fang Haoming came second in the TCM tui na category.

Contestants were tested on a wide range of abilities and skills, such as basic theory and knowledge of Chinese medicine (CM), knowledge of Chinese materia medica, CM formulas, diagnostics (tongue and pulse examination techniques), CM surgery, skills in acupuncture, moxibustion and tui na, clinical consultation and communication skills, emergency treatment skills, and included a role-playing exercise based on an emergency case.

Launched in 2013, the Contest is organised annually by the National Chinese Medicine Teaching Advisory Board of the Ministry of Education with the aim of promoting exchange and the nurturing of CM talents in Hong Kong, Macau and the Chinese mainland. This year the participating institutions included Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, Chengdu University of TCM, Hunan University of Chinese Medicine, Guangxi University of Chinese Medicine, Fujian University of TCM, Jiangxi University of TCM, Yunnan University of TCM, Guiyang College of TCM, Guangzhou Medical University, Hainan Medical University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Macau University of Science and Technology.

中醫藥學院四位學生早前在江西中醫藥大學舉行的「第五屆泛珠三角區域中醫大學生臨床能力競賽」上表現超卓,憑著豐富的中醫藥知識和臨床技能,成功擊敗十三所來自泛珠三角區中醫藥院校的優秀學生,連續第三年蟬聯港澳組團體一等獎,並首次贏得兩單項競賽的冠、亞軍,創下歷來最佳成績。

四位得獎同學鍾志杰、方皓明、鄧樂施和黃增賢組成的隊伍於比賽上充分發揮團隊合作精神,其中鍾志杰同學與方皓明同學更分別在「方劑學知識競賽」和「推拿技能競賽」兩單項競賽中,奪得第一和第二名。

參賽隊伍於賽事中須接受連串考核,包括中醫基本理論與知識、中藥知識、方劑知識、舌診與脈診技能、中醫外科技能、針灸技能、推拿技能、臨床接診與醫患溝通能力、急救技能等九方面的綜合能力,以及急診情景劇表演。

比賽自2013年起由教育部高等學校中醫學教學指導委員會舉辦,旨在促進內地和港澳地區的中醫藥人才培養和交流。今年的參賽院校包括廣州中醫藥大學、成都中醫藥大學、湖南中醫藥大學、廣西中醫藥大學、福建中醫藥大學、江西中醫藥大學、雲南中醫學院、貴陽中醫學院、廣州醫科大學、海南醫學院、香港中文大學和澳門科技大學。