CCE and ICMS jointly organized and launched a course for “Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Training Activity” from June and July to improve the knowledge of health professionals, promote the medical development and the health of citizens. The joint course is “Biomedical Science Research Methodology” with a total of 15 hours. The students are the health professionals, including pharmacists, doctors, nurses, medical laboratory technologists, traditional Chinese medicine doctors and dietitians.  Students learned the research methods in Biomedical Science, including basic biomedical research, clinical science research, health service research, and behavioral and social science research. Students also learn biostatistics.

The course was taught by several famous professors from ICMS, including Director and Distinguished Professor Xin CHEN, Deputy Director and Distinguished Professor Simon, Ming-Yuen LEE, Professor Xiuping CHEN, Professor Hao HU, Professor Yuan Jia HU, Professor Ying ZHENG, Associate Professor Ying BIAN, Assistant Professor Carolina, Oi Lam UNG and Assistant Professor Yong Hua ZHAO. The course has been successfully completed with great recognition and feedback from students. The students, whose attendance rate reaches 80% of the whole course, will be awarded a testimonial jointly issued by CCE and ICMS.

CCE takes social responsibility to fulfill the needs of government departments and the Macao society, so as to be committed to providing continuous education courses for health professionals and improving their career development, as well as making positive contributions to the talent training of the Macao SAR. The Law No. 18/2020 《Regime da qualificação e inscrição para o exercício de actividade dos profissionais de saúde》came into force on October 1, 2021.  In accordance with Article 28 of the Law, the renewal of full and limited licenses are subject to the compliance with the participation of the CPD activity.