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

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

View all new express CPD courses

Stay updated! Subscribe to our eCPD monthly newsletter.

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

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.

Research published in the African Journal of Primary Healthcare & Family Medicine (PHCFM)

Videocast by Dr Tiny Masupe, giving a broad overview of the article titled, ‘Prevalence of disease complications and risk factor monitoring amongst diabetes and hypertension patients attending chronic disease management programmes in a South African Township’

View the video HERE.

Tiny is currently a senior lecturer in Public Health Medicine at the University of Botswana, Faculty of Medicine and a PhD fellow at the University of the Western Cape, School of Public Health. Her area of research interest is on non-communicable diseases with focus on type 2 diabetes and hypertension.

Download the article HERE.

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