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January 2021 New Express Online Courses - Accessed Through Annual Membership

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Radiography nuclear medicine
Contributing editor: Dr. S. Brussow 
Brain Imaging Quality Assurance  

Learn the general areas of quality in imaging, best image quality, processing and display parameters, filter settings during image processing, the way quality can be defined and measured; and how quality is measured and described in health care.

3 CPD points


Physiotherapy
Contributing editor: Mrs. M. Rossouw  
Physiotherapy management for persons with persistent musculoskeletal pain 

Study patients with persistent musculoskeletal pain expectations and experiences of the physiotherapy treatment process.

3 CPD points


Counselling and Psychotherapy
Contributing editor: Mrs. B. Marsh  
Can we teach ourselves to better manage stress online?  

Study patients with persistent musculoskeletal pain expectations and experiences of the physiotherapy treatment process.

3 CPD points


Pollution Control
Contributing editor: Dr. Johan Schoeman  
Worldwide perspective on air pollution by comparing loss of life expectancy with other risk factors  

Learn the effect of air pollution in comparison with other risk factors, the sources of air pollution, and the annual years of life lost due to air pollution.

3 CPD points


Ethics and the Law
Contributing editor: Prof. Dr De Wet Schutte  
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.

3 CPD points


Speech Therapy
Contributing editor: Mrs. S. Salijee  
Chronic cough and Speech Therapy  

Look at the role of a Speech Therapist in treating an unexplained chronic cough, as well as other underlying laryngeal conditions.

3 CPD points


Implantology
Contributing editor: Dr. J. Hartshorne  
Implant dentistry – Clinical anatomy and cone beam computed tomography  

Review critically important basic structures routinely encountered in implant therapy and how to visualize these anatomical landmarks with the aim of reducing unsolicited complications and to increase patient satisfaction.

3 CPD points


Pharmacology
Contributing editor: Mrs. C. Barkhuizen  
Various Therapeutic Applications of Chloroquine  

Learn the therapeutic applications of chloroquine on various diseases and to discuss these mechanisms of actions.

3 CPD points


Gynaecology
Contributing editor: Dr. A. Olaleye  
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.

3 CPD points


General Medicine
Contributing editor: Dr. P.N. Makinga  
Rheumatoid Arthritis: Medical and Surgical Management  

Learn a brief overview of the current treatment modalities of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in general practice.

3 CPD points


General Medicine
Contributing editor: MedicineDr. C.F. Okafor  
Role of Physical Activity on Type 2 Diabetes  

Learn the effect of physical activity in the control of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.

3 CPD points


General Emergency Care
Contributing editor: Ms A. Pretorius  
The use of ABCDE as a cognitive aid tool during patient assessment  

Study the benefits of an ABCDE Cognitive Aid (CA) tool in patient assessment.

3 CPD points


Trauma
Contributing editor: Ms A. Pretorius  
Transcatheter arterial embolisation in blunt torso paediatric trauma patients  

Learn the transcatheter arterial embolisation (TAE), the vital signs and pathology in both adult and paediatric patients, and whether TAE is less, more or equally safe to perform in paediatric cases, as it is in adult cases.

3 CPD points


Intensive Care
Contributing editor: Ms. N. Cronje  
Oral intake during and after ICU  

Review barriers to food intake and looks at what should be addressed to optimize oral intake, both during and after ICU stay.

3 CPD points


Microbiology
Contributing editor: Ms. S. Cohen  
The Impact of COVID-19 on Malaria Prevention in Africa  

The aim of this course is to show that the COVID-19 pandemic and the measures put in place to reduce its spread could impact malaria prevention activities.

3 CPD points


South African Journal of Radiology
Contributing editor: Dr Maya Patel  
SA Journal of Radiology Vol 24 (2020) Activity 3  

Review your knowledge on hypoxic ischaemic brain injury in the term infant, hepatic mesenchymal hamartomas, and canal of Nuck hernias.

3 CPD points


December 2020 New Express Online Courses - Accessed Through Annual Membership

by AOSIS Insights -
Oncology
Contributing editor: Mrs. J. Bentley 
Dietary intervention and cancer outcomes 

Learn diet types, and effects on tumour growth, and chemotherapy treatment.

3 CPD points


Microbiology
Contributing editor: Ms. S. Cohen 
Guideline for Clostridioides difficile Infection Diagnosis, Management, Prevention, and Control

Learn practical advice on the management of Clostridioides difficile infection.

3 CPD points


Physiotherapy
Contributing editor: Mrs. M. Rossouw 
Effect of Cardiac Rehabilitation on health-related quality of life following coronary revascularization

Study cardiac rehabilitation in patients who have undergone coronary revascularization procedures and its impact on their functional capacity, levels of physical activity, and health-related quality of life.

3 CPD points


Counselling and Psychotherapy
Contributing editor: Mrs. B. Marsh 
Conspiracy Theories and Covid-19

Learn the connection between conspiracy theories and a disregard for taking recommended action to prevent COVID-19 infection.

3 CPD points


Audiology
Contributing editor: Mrs. S. Salijee 
Tinnitus – the use of smartphone in the treatment and management of Tinnitus

Learn the various apps available on smartphones, that can be used to manage and mitigate the symptoms of tinnitus.

3 CPD points


General Emergency Care
Contributing editor: Ms A. Pretoriusw 
Burn care and treatment training through tablet-based simulation training

Learn an overview of the BurnCare app that is in development, that allows virtual training on burn care and treatment.

3 CPD points


Medical Emergencies
Contributing editor: Ms A. Pretorius 
Intubating difficult airways and early detection of non-invasive ventilation failure

Learn the training military medical officers receive in preparation for intubating patients with difficult airways. We also look at a study done to look into predictive models and scores that could be used as a predictor for NIV failure in the emergency room setting.

3 CPD points


Infectious Diseases
Contributing editor: Dr C.F. Okafor 
COVID-19 Pandemic: Global Challenge

Review the research on the presence of COVID-19 outbreak with the associated global pandemic threat.

3 CPD points


Radiography ultrasound/sonography
Contributing editor: Dr. S. Brussow 
Elastography in Chronic Liver Disease

Learn the principles of elastography, US elastographic techniques, ultrasound-based- and magnetic resonance (MR) elastography differences, liver fibrosis appearance, disadvantages of liver biopsy, signs of portal hypertension, and the US elastographic confounders.

3 CPD points


Anaesthesiology & Critical Care
Contributing editor: Dr. C. Rumboll 
Perioperative Considerations of patients with a previous ischaemic stroke

Learn the pathophysiology of ischaemic stroke, managing anti-coagulation in coagulated patients, and how to safely manage the neurological risk in post-stroke patients.

3 CPD points


General Medicine
Contributing editor: Dr P.N. Makinga 
Dexamethasone in Covid-19 patients
Learn the results of the RECOVERY study so that you can decide on how the findings of the study will impact your clinical practice.

3 CPD points

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