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New Specialised Course: Telehealth, Ethics and the Virtual Consultation: A Primer

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Virtual consultation is one of the telehealth modalities that delivers health care via electronic channels. It specifically enables health care 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 health care practitioners who plan to do virtual consultations or who wish to improve their current telehealth practice

Price: R 1, 000.00 incl. VAT

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June 2022 New Express Online Courses - Accessed Through Annual Membership

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Audiology
Mrs. S. Salijee
Vestibular Schwannoma and Hearing loss

The aim of this article is to investigate the contralateral haring loss that can occur the a Vestibular Schwannoma.

3 CPD points


Biokinetics
Judy Botha
Notating a chronic mid-portion Achilles tendinopathy rehabilitation protocol

The aim of this article is to notate a proposed study protocol comparing two established rehabilitation protocols.

3 CPD points


Biokinetics
Gary Miller
Knee arthroplasty procedures – functional result analysis

The aim of this article was to assess clinical effectiveness of medial unicomparmental knee arthroplasty versus total knee arthroplasty in patients with isolated medial osteoarthritis of the knee.

3 CPD points


Biokinetics
Francois Marais
Arthritis treated with Blood-flow Restriction Training (BFR)

The aim of this article is to review the effects and benefits of BFR training on osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis patents.

3 CPD points


Biokinetics
Ronel du Plessis
Current rehabilitation for acute hamstring tears

The aim of this article is to present and discuss the importance of hamstring rehabilitation programmes.

3 CPD points


Pulmonology
Dr Sherilene C Benjamin
Virtual reality for COPD rehabilitation: a technological perspective

The aim of this article to bring about an awareness of Virtual Reality to Pulmonary rehabilitation and the potential benefits thereof.

3 CPD points


Periodontology and Oral Medicine
Dr. J. Hartshorne
Clinical diagnosis and management of oral lichen planus (OLP)

The aim of this article is to summarize the potential causes, clinical characteristics, and management of oral lichen planus.

3 CPD points


Special Care Dentistry
Dr. Julia West
Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Dentistry: An Update

The aim of this article is to understand the need for antibiotic prophylaxis prior to invasive dental treatment in patients who are at risk of developing infective endocarditis, as well recommended dosages. The practitioner will also learn when to time dental treatment in patients preparing to undergo heart surgery.

3 CPD points


Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Ms A. Pretorius
Out-of-hospital rules for termination of resuscitation in BLS and ALS resuscitation

The aim of this article was to look at the various resuscitation techniques (based on AHA guidelines) in relation to BLS and ALS resuscitation rules and predictive performances where resuscitation guidelines have been updated but not yet validated against the termination of resuscitation rule.

3 CPD points


Pollution control
Prof. Dr De Wet Schutte
An overview of the potential diseases associated with air pollution

The aim of this article is to expose the reader to the spectrum of proved and still debateable research results on the effects of air pollution.

3 CPD points


Pollution control
Dr Johan Schoeman
A study to determine the air quality status of specific informal settlements in the Western Cape, South Africa

The study assessed air pollution exposure levels of Khayelitsha and Marconi-Beam neighbourhoods that are not monitored by the fixed site monitoring station by the government to determine the impact of air pollution on the community and compare the results with the ambient air quality standards of South Africa and the WHO guidelines.

3 CPD points


Ethics
Mrs. M. Rossouw
Medical Errors: Causes, Classification, Categorisation

This systematic review aims to identify where medical errors are reported in research literature so as to classify and categorise medical errors and thus better channel patient safety initiatives as well as research and funding agency priorities.

3 CPD points


Pharmacology
Mrs. C. Barkhuizen
Pharmacokinetic Application of Dendrimers

Dendrimers are of great importance pharmaceutically for drug transport due to their reduced toxicity, greater specificity, improved bioavailability, prolonged half-life and their ability to bind to drugs.

3 CPD points


Psychiatry
Anadé Jansen van Vuuren
Psychiatry - Depression and Pain connection

Understanding how rheumatoid arthritis can cause psychiatry effects such as depression, anxiety, and chronic fatigue.

3 CPD points


Pharmacology
Dr. C. Hayward-Zeelie
Optimizing the Use of Direct Oral Anticoagulants (DOACs) in Clinical Practice

The aim of this article is to allow healthcare professionals to be able to manage different patient populations requiring oral anticoagulation optimally.

3 CPD points


Critical Care
Dr C Rumboll
Updates to Acute Coronary Syndromes for the anaesthetist

The aim of this article is to provide a clinically relevant overview of the pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of acute coronary syndromes, with the support of a case study.

3 CPD points


Dermatology
Dr M Rabe
Hidradenitis suppurativa in women: specific considerations throughout their life cycle

The aim of these two articles is to inform clinicians about the unique characteristics and management of this debilitating disease throughout the life cycle of women who live with hidradenitis suppurativa.

3 CPD points


Haemotology
Nicolene Naidu
The diagnosis and treatment of Acquired hemophilia A based on international recommendations

The provision of updated recommendations for the treatment of AHA based on recent evidence that has influenced clinical practice in the disease.

3 CPD points


Nursing
Juanita Germishuizen
A summary of all the literature regards Intra-arterial therapy as a treatment for brain tumours

The aim of this article is to create awareness of conventional treatment for brain tumours versus newer adopted strategies: Intra-arterial drug administration.

3 CPD points


Mental Health
Corissa Singh
Activity participation of mental health care users in Occupational Therapy

The aim of this article is to review the activity participation of mental health care users attending Occupational Therapy.

3 CPD points


Community Rehabilitation
Jorika Swanepoel
Resources of People with Mental Illness who Participate in Community-Based Support Programs

The aim of this article is to compare the level of resources and experiences of stigma and discrimination among people participating in two community-based support programs.

3 CPD points


Paediatrics
Ledene Hanekom
Participation of children in decision making

The aim of this article is to examine the participation of children in decision-making processes based on the experiences from children, parents and therapists in occupational therapy.

3 CPD points


Mental Health
Lindsay Scaife
A review of the nonpharmacological intervention programs supporting the social participation of adults with depression

The aim of this article was to review what intervention programs are effective in supporting the social participation of adults with depression.

3 CPD points


Mental Health
Tanya van Schoor
The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of people with severe mental disorders (SMDs)

The aim of this article is to explore the relationship between the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact it has had on people with SMDs.

3 CPD points


Adult Rehabilitation
Bronwyn Reed
Guidance for the occupational therapy management of visual and vestibular fallout in adults with acquired brain injury

The aim of this article is to present current clinical terminology and concepts, particularly about the visual and vestibular systems, and offer conceptual models to support an integrated approach to the evaluation and treatment of the vestibulo-ocular problems experienced by clients with neurological injuries.

3 CPD points


Vocational Assessment and Rehabilitation
Joanna Dean
Vocational interventions to help adults with long-term health conditions or disabilities gain and maintain paid work

The aim of this article is to gain a better understanding of challenges and successful approaches on previous published studies on vocational interventions for people with disabilities and long-term health challenges, with regards to gaining and maintaining paid work.

3 CPD points


Vocational rehabilitation
Tenille Williams
Hand Injuries and its implications on return to work

This study aimed to examine the existing evidence of vocational intervention for patients with hand injuries and the strategies involved to help them return to work.

3 CPD points


Community rehabilitation
Mary Tapfuma
The impact of occupation-based community rehabilitation on activities of daily living and the quality of life of stroke survivors with residual disabilities

The aim of this article was to investigate the effects of occupation-based community rehabilitation on activities of daily living and health-related quality of life of people with disabilities after stroke.

3 CPD points


Community Health
Dr. Liesl Brown
A content analysis on medicinal cannabis sources done via internet source information

The aim of this article is to summarise and describe information found through using the internet done by medicinal cannabis users regarding information on cannabis.

3 CPD points


Physiotherapy
Mrs. M. Rossouw
Tuberculosis related disability

This systematic review aimed to quantify the global prevalence and types of TB- related disability.

3 CPD points


Counselling and Psychotherapy
Mrs. B. Marsh
Disagreements and Solutions

The aim of this article is to facilitate allowing ourselves the time to get our emotions in check and adopt a SF mindset may prevent us from emotionally reacting in an unhelpful manner.

3 CPD points


African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine
Israel Ikekwuibe, Collins E. M. Okoror
Intimate partner violence in a Nigerian rural community: its burden and determinants

The aim of this article is to assess the pattern of IPV and the socio-cultural determinants and predictors of partner violence in a rural community setting where the bulk of the abuse prevails.

3 CPD points


South African Journal of Communication Disorders
Elanie Antoinette van Schalkwyk
Feeding in the preterm population – maternal experiences

This article aims to describe and explain how mothers from low socio-economic circumstances experience feeding their preterm infants in neonatal care.

3 CPD points


South African Journal of Physiotherapy
Thomas K Mwololo
Evidence-based practice (EBP) - sports physiotherapy - Kenya- attitudes, perceptions and barriers

The aim of this article is to determine the attitudes, perceptions and barriers around evidence-based practice (EBP) in sports physiotherapy in Kenya.

3 CPD points


South African Journal of Physiotherapy
Monique M. Keller
Blended teaching versus traditional teaching for undergraduate physiotherapy students at the University of the Witwatersrand

The aim of this article was to determine students' theoretical and clinical performance in a blended teaching module compared to their own performance in two knowledge areas taught face to face, and student perceptions of blended teaching in the third-year physiotherapy curriculum.

3 CPD points


Curationis
Dr ST Madlala
Gender inequality in midwifery training

The aim of this article to explore and describe gender inequalities faced by student accoucheurs in midwifery training.

3 CPD points


Curationis
Dr Tshidi Pualina Mabusela
Experiences of professional nurses with newly qualified nurses

The aim of this article is to describe experiences of professional nurses working with NQNs who placed for community service.

3 CPD points


South African Journal of Radiology
Dr Maya Patel
SA Journal of Radiology Vol 26 (2022) Activity 1

This module familiarises the reader with a knowledge of spinal chloroma, imaging of carotid webs and a review on otosyphilis.

3 CPD points


South African Journal of Radiology
Dr Maya Patel
SA Journal of Radiology Vol 26 (2022) Activity 2

This module familiarises the reader with a knowledge of giant cell tumours of the soft tissues, sellar spines and intraductal biliary neoplasms.

3 CPD points


South African Journal of Radiology
Dr Maya Patel
SA Journal of Radiology Vol 26 (2022) Activity 3

This module familiarises the reader with a knowledge of extra pancreatic pseudocysts, subpial haemorrhage and tuberous sclerosis.

3 CPD points


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