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February 2021 New Express Online Courses - Accessed Through Annual Membership

February 2021 New Express Online Courses - Accessed Through Annual Membership

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Critical Care
Contributing editor: Dr. C. Rumboll  
Case Reports regarding Propofol Infusion Syndrome  

Learn the pathogenesis of propofol infusion syndrome, the management of the condition, and preventative strategies.

3 CPD points


Family Medicine
Contributing editor: Dr. P.N. Makinga  
Preventing new HIV infections in South Africa  

Learn the current strategies to prevent HIV transmission, the new proposed strategies to prevent HIV transmission, why it was necessary to introduce new strategies in HIV prevention programs, the provinces with the highest prevalence of HIV infection in South Africa, and who are considered vulnerable population in the fight against HIV transmission.

3 CPD points


Family Medicine
Contributing editor: Dr. C.F. Okafor  
The role of mobile health system in the management of patients with health concerns at primary healthcare facilities in South Africa  

Learn the roles and the challenges of lay health workers (LHW) in South Africa, the methodology used by the authors in conducting the research, functionality of the mHealth system, and outcome of the research.

3 CPD points


Speech Therapy
Contributing editor: Mrs. S. Salijee  
Orofacial myofunctional therapy  

Learn the difference in paediatric feeding therapy and myofunctional therapy, address the need for multidisciplinary teamwork and the need for speech therapist to continue acquiring more skills.

3 CPD points


Environmental emergencies
Contributing editor: Ms A. Pretorius  
Myocardial damage as a predictor of carbon monoxide poisoning outcomes  

Learn the various changes that occur in the heart after carbon monoxide poisoning and see whether these changes can help predict a patient’s prognosis.

3 CPD points


Pharmacology
Contributing editor: Mrs. C. Barkhuizen  
Ion Channels and their Functions  

Learn the functions and actions of ion channels, i.e. establishing a resting membrane potential, shaping action potentials and other electrical signals by gating the flow of ions across the cell membrane, controlling the flow of ions across secretory and epithelial cells and regulating cell volume.

3 CPD points


Microbiology
Contributing editor: Ms. S. Cohen  
The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Tuberculosis (TB) Treatment and Control  

Have a better understanding of how TB program are being adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the way forward to develop strategic mitigation plan.

3 CPD points


Radiography ultrasound/sonography
Contributing editor: Dr. S. Brussow  
The Role of the Lung Ultrasound in Coronavirus Disease  

Learn the uses of ultrasound of the lung (LUS) in the diagnosis and management of COVID‑19.

3 CPD points


Community Health
Contributing editor: Prof. Dr De Wet Schutte  
Health care delivery to people with disabilities in rural Kwazulu-Natal  

Learn the value of and potential contribution CBR can make in community health service sector, the new developments in thinking about CBR and sensitise health professionals for their contribution in practice to make CBR work.

3 CPD points


Physiotherapy
Contributing editor: Mrs. M. Rossouw  
Post discharge Covid-19 infection Rehabilitation  

Learn the rehabilitation of patients in the post-acute phase of COVID-19 infection.

3 CPD points


Counselling and Psychotherapy
Contributing editor: Mrs. B. Marsh  
Exploring the possibility of harming children and young people in therapy  

Learn the potential for harm to occur from talking therapies when working with young patients.

3 CPD points


Orthodontics
Contributing editor: Dr. J. Hartshorne  
Applications and ethical justification of Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) in Orthodontics  

Learn the use of CBCT in orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning.

3 CPD points