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Featured AOSIS eCPD Healthcare Accredited Courses: June 2022

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eCPD Healthcare (healthcare-ecpd.co.za) offers CPD courses accredited by the HPCSA, HPCNA, and AHPCSA.

World Brain Tumour Day

On World Brain Tumour Day, observed on 08 June each year, we commemorated all those who have been affected by brain cancer. Read this news article to learn more about the possible causes of brain tumours and some of the treatment options.

We have one new CPD course dedicated to advancing your knowledge in brain tumours: A summary of all the literature regards Intra-arterial therapy as a treatment for brain tumours

New Specialised CPD Course

We have one new specialised CPD course: Telehealth, Ethics and the Virtual Consultation: A Primer for R1000 incl. VAT. Earn 5 CPD Points.

This course focusses on virtual consultations which is one of the telehealth modalities that delivers healthcare via electronic channels. It specifically enables healthcare practitioners to consult patients who cannot attend face-to-face appointments. Virtual consultation is often utilised to serve remote communities and has been used extensively during the recent pandemic. This course is for healthcare practitioners who plan to do virtual consultations or who wish to improve their current telehealth practice. This course is provided to you in association with the South African Academy of Family Physicians (SAAFP).

This month’s new CPD courses in each featured field of practice are (select each below):

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Featured Healthcare Accredited eCPD Courses: May 2022

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eCPD Healthcare (healthcare-ecpd.co.za) offers CPD courses accredited by the HPCSAHPCNA, and AHPCSA.

World Hypertension Day (WHD), observed on 17 May each year, and was initiated by The World Hypertension League (WHL), which is itself an umbrella organization to 85 national hypertension societies and leagues. This dedicated day was created to increase the awareness of hypertension throughout the world as there is a lack of appropriate knowledge amongst both hypertensive and non-hypertensive patients. The WHL launched its first WHD in May 2005 and since then the WHL has been dedicating May 17 yearly as WHD. Read more.

We have one new CPD course dedicated to advancing your knowledge on how periodontitis can lead to hypertension: Relationship between oral hygiene, periodontitis, elevated blood pressure and arterial hypertension.

Another current specialised CPD course is dedicated to advancing your knowledge in hypertension in pregnant women: New Guidelines on Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy.

This month’s new CPD courses in each featured field of practice are (select each below):

  1. Biokinetics
  2. Clinical Technology
  3. Dentistry
  4. Dietetics
  5. Emergency Care
  6. Environmental Health
  7. Medical technology
  8. Medicine
  9. Nursing
  10. Occupational Therapy
  11. Pharmacy
  12. Physiotherapy
  13. Psychology
  14. Speech Therapy and Audiology

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Featured Healthcare Accredited CPD Courses: April 2022

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eCPD Healthcare (healthcare-ecpd.co.za) offers CPD courses accredited by the HPCSAHPCNA, and AHPCSA.

Health Awareness Month, observed in April each year, is designed to build public awareness about the general understanding and knowledge about health, healthcare and its services, health needs, diseases, and preventive measures

We have four new CPD courses dedicated to advancing your knowledge in health awareness, please view them here.

This month’s new CPD courses in each featured field of practice are (select each below):

  1. Speech Therapy and Audiology
  2. Biokinetics
  3. Clinical Technology
  4. Dentistry
  5. Dietetics
  6. Emergency Care
  7. Environmental Health
  8. Medical technology
  9. Medicine
  10. Nursing
  11. Occupational Therapy
  12. Pharmacy
  13. Physiotherapy
  14. Psychology

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For any questions, please contact support@ecpd.co.za.

Featured Healthcare Accredited CPD Courses: March 2022

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eCPD Healthcare (healthcare-ecpd.co.za) offers CPD courses accredited by the HPCSAHPCNA, and AHPCSA.

World Tuberculosis Day, observed on 24 March each year, is designed to build public awareness about the global epidemic of tuberculosis and efforts to eliminate the disease. We tried to highlight the importance of the day through our CPD courses.

We have two new courses dedicated to advancing your knowledge in Tuberculosis treatment, please view them here: https://bit.ly/3MMj6Gy

This month’s new CPD courses in each featured field of practice are (select each below):

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Featured Healthcare Accredited CPD Courses: February 2022

eCPD Healthcare (healthcare-ecpd.co.za) offers CPD courses accredited by the HPCSAHPCNA, and AHPCSA.

As cancer is potentially a very serious and life-threatening condition, for Cancer Awareness Day on 4 February 2022 we tried to highlight the importance of the day through our CPD courses.

We have three new courses dedicated to advancing your knowledge in cancer treatment:

  1. Ototoxicity in children with cancer
  2. Oral cavity and lip cancer – risk factors, pathogenesis, and prevention
  3. Susceptibility to Infectious Diseases in Cancer Patients

In addition, we offer three Medical Cannabis specialised courses to help you learn about the use of Medical Cannabis in patients:

Lastly, this month’s featured Express CPD courses (access them with an annual membership) are:

  1. Counselling and Psychotherapy: Negotiating retirement
    The aim of this article was to analyse the effect of work-retirement transitions on post-retirement mental health in individuals with different working conditions in late working life.
  2. Intensive Care: Post-Intensive Care Syndrome & COVID-19
    The aim of this article is to provide a review of recent advances and perspectives of PICS and additional challenges of COVID-19.
  3. Physiotherapy: BeBo Concept: Physiotherapy management of Urinary Incontinence in woman after Natural Childbirth
    In this article the effects of the BeBo Concept on improving urinary incontinence in woman after their first vaginal delivery is evaluated.
  4. Neurology: Understanding the Management of Parkinson’s: Drug and Non-Drug Treatment Options
    The aim of this article is to allow healthcare professionals to review the different therapies available to treat Parkinson’s.

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Featured Healthcare Accredited CPD Courses: January 2022

eCPD Healthcare (healthcare-ecpd.co.za) offers CPD courses accredited by the HPCSAHPCNA, and AHPCSA.

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This month we support Skin Cancer Awareness month. Did you know that sunburn can occur within 15 minutes, causing permanent, irreversible damage?

The World Cancer Research Fund states that skin cancer is the most common cancer worldwide. As South Africa has one of the highest monitored ultraviolet (UV) levels globally, it also has one of the highest incidences of skin cancer globally. Read more.

This month’s featured Express CPD courses (access them with an annual membership) are:

  1. Ethics and the Law: Title Ethics in occupational health within the African context
    Critically look at the role and function of ethics in an African context compared to the same in a typical developed Western environment.
  2. Speech Therapy: Chronic Cough and Speech Therapy
    The role of Speech Therapist in treating an unexplained chronic cough, as well as other underlying laryngeal conditions.
  3. Pharmacology: Various Therapeutic Applications of Chloroquine
    Learn the therapeutic applications of chloroquine on various diseases and the mechanisms of actions.
  4. Gynaecology: COVID-19 Infection in Pregnancy and Neonatal outcomes
    Learn the effect of COVID-19 in pregnant women and how it affects the baby after birth.

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For any questions, please contact support@ecpd.co.za.

Featured Healthcare Accredited CPD Courses

eCPD Healthcare (healthcare-ecpd.co.za) offers CPD courses which are accredited by the HPCSAHPCNA, and AHPCSA.

This month’s featured Express CPD courses (access them with an annual membership)

  1. Cardiology: Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction (HFrEF) – A Comprehensive Review of Drug Classes Available
    The aim of this article is to review the medicines available to manage heart failure.
  2. Family Medicine: Neuroendocrine tumours: Patient-reported delays to diagnosis, routes to diagnosis and presenting symptoms
    Learn the symptoms prior to diagnosis of people with known neuroendocrine tumours.
  3. Anaesthesiology: Anaesthetic considerations for the paediatric tonsillectomy
    Learn a perioperative approach with emphasis on risk stratification in the child booked for an adenotonsillectomy.
  4. Audiology: Air Bone Gaps in Inner Ear Disorders
    This article looks at the presence of Air Bone Gap, with Inner Ear Diseases.
  5. Physiotherapy: Clinical Overview of Cerebral Palsy in children
    This article reviews the clinical characteristics, cause, diagnosis, and management of Cerebral Palsy in children.

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This month’s featured Specialised CPD courses (pay per course)

Three of our specialised courses are on special until 10 January 2022 with a 15% discount:

  1. New Guidelines on Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy
    Only R1 081,20 incl. VAT. 8 CPD points.
    Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy, such as pre-eclampsia, contribute significantly to maternal and foetal deaths in South Africa. This course is for family physicians, medical officers, general practitioners, midwives, and nurse practitioners working in primary care and district hospital levels to get up to date with the new national clinical guidelines.
  2. Learning About Brief Behaviour Change Counselling
    Only R 637.50 incl. VAT. 4 CPD points.
    Understand how to motivate lifestyle change in your patients and reduce their risk of disease through theory and modelling. This new model of brief behaviour change counselling can be integrated into the consultation to improve physical activity, stop smoking, reduce harmful alcohol use, eat more healthily, have safer sex or improve adherence to medication. This course is aimed at all healthcare professionals to assist them, especially when dealing with high risk patients as well as those patients who seek lifestyle related advice.
  3. Becoming Competent in Brief Behaviour Change Counselling
    Only R 1 275.00 incl. VAT. 8 CPD points.
    Improve your ability to motivate lifestyle change in your patients and reduce their risk of disease through theory, modelling, and feedback on practice. This new model of brief behaviour change counselling can be integrated into the consultation to improve physical activity, stop smoking, reduce harmful alcohol use, eat more healthily, have safer sex or improve adherence to medication. This course is aimed at all healthcare professionals to assist them, especially when dealing with high-risk patients as well as those patients who seek lifestyle related advice.

For any questions, please contact support@ecpd.co.za.

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