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March 2021 New Express Online Courses - Accessed Through Annual Membership

March 2021 New Express Online Courses - Accessed Through Annual Membership

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Obstetrics
Contributing editor: Dr. A. Olaleye  
Early determination of fetal sex using maternal capillary blood sample  

Study how fetal sex can be determined early in pregnancy using cell-free fetal DNA extracted from maternal capillary blood samples, its benefits, and limiting factors.

3 CPD points


Family Medicine
Contributing editor: Dr. M. Rabe  
Arthritis: approach and management in primary care  

Learn how to appropriately diagnose, manage and refer patients with arthritides.

3 CPD points


Radiography nuclear medicine
Contributing editor: Dr. S. Brussow  
Gastric Emptying Scintigraphy (GES)  

Understand the clinical indications for GES, imaging of a radiolabelled meal, contraindications for GES, rate of gastric emptying, normal results upon ingestion of the radiolabelled meal; and the abnormal results upon ingestion of the radiolabelled meal.

3 CPD points


HIV & AIDS
Contributing editor: Dr. C.F. Okafor  
The effect of recommending Dolutegravir on patients who are already having resistance to antiretroviral treatment  

Review if the scale-up of ART in a resource-limited setting will achieve an unprecedented reduction in HIV –related mortality.

3 CPD points


Physiotherapy
Contributing editor: Mrs. M. Rossouw  
Using Mobile Stroke Units to improve Stroke Services in Rural and Underserved Settings  

Guidelines on how pre-hospital stoke management can be improved with Mobile Stroke Units and explores how this can be implemented successfully with adaptation to local needs.

3 CPD points


Ethics and the Law
Contributing editor: Mrs. M. Rossouw  
Current Ethical and Legal challenges with Telemedicine  

Identify gaps with respect to ethical and legal standards that still need to be implemented in telemedicine.

3 CPD points


Food & Meat Safety
Contributing editor: Prof. Dr De Wet Schutte  
Public health risks associated with food safety issues in the food market  

Receive access to a comprehensive and recent reference compendium of scholarly articles related to food health and safety issues from all over the world. This article will entice the reader to position him-/herself within the global spectrum of issues and possible solutions related to food health and safety.

3 CPD points


Spiritual/Existential Perspectives in Psychology
Contributing editor: Mrs. B. Marsh  
Palliative Care and Existential or Spiritual Strengths  

Learn the constructed Propeller framework which can be used to become aware of and apply existential strengths among patients receiving palliative care, the importance of spiritual well-being in the psychological functioning and overall quality of life in patients receiving palliative care, and the fact that by identifying and supporting existential or spiritual strengths of patients, quality of life can be improved.

3 CPD points


Ethics and the Law
Contributing editor: Ms. S. Cohen  
Ethical issues in COVID‐19 Vaccine Research and Development  

Receive information on ethical issues relating to vaccines which are the most important public health measures to protect people from COVID‐19 worldwide, since SARS‐CoV‐2 is highly contagious and infects populations globally.

3 CPD points


General Medicine
Contributing editor: Dr. P.N. Makinga  
Diagnosing and Managing Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo  

Learn the the clinical features of BPPV, the diagnostic manoeuvres for BPPV, the therapeutic manoeuvres of BPPV, and the surgical treatment modalities for BPPV.

3 CPD points


Homoeopathy
Contributing editor: Dr. A. Edwards  
Ayurvedic treatment for COVID-19  

Learn the clinical implications for using Ayurvedic medicines to treat COVID-19 infection, the potential for community-based transmission reduction when using Ayurvedic medicines, and the Ayurvedic medicines and doses to be safely used for treating.

3 CPD points


Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
Contributing editor: Ms A. Pretorius  
External factors affecting cardiac arrest  

Learn and understand cardiac arrest, how Emergency Services response time may affect survival of cardiac arrest, and how external factors like the climate affects cardiac arrest.

3 CPD points


Endodontics
Contributing editor: Dr. J. Hartshorne  
Application of nanoparticles in endodontics  

Learn and understand The latest knowledge and classification of these materials, their mechanism and action, their dental applications, and its implications in endodontics.

3 CPD points


Audiology
Contributing editor: Mrs. S. Salijee 
Virtual Reality games as a way to treat Hypersensitivity in individuals on the Autism Spectrum  

Learn how auditory stimuli can be included in a virtual reality game to address hypersensitivity to sound in person on the Autism Spectrum.

3 CPD points


General Medicine
Contributing editor: Dr. C. Rumboll  
Diagnosis community-acquired pneumonia in children in South Africa  

Study diagnosing and stratifying the severity of pneumonia in children in a South African context.

3 CPD points


South African Journal of Industrial Psychology
Contributing editor: Salome E. Scholtz  
‘What are psychology journals publishing about the world of work?’: A systematised review  

Understand the importance of research methods and research method transparency in upholding the scientific integrity of psychology, the topic trends with regards to work-related research investigated by top-tier psychology journals, the use of research methods within the field of psychology, the role of research methodology in addressing the replication crisis in psychology, and the areas of future publication for Industrial and Organisational psychologists.

3 CPD points


Curationis
Contributing editor: Dr Zandile Madlabana  
Exploring nurses’ experiences on the performance management system in primary health care facilities  

Understand performance management, the performance management system usefulness for career development and progression, the relationship between performance management and clinical outcomes such as patient-centred care and quality of care, the human resources related challenges faced by professional nurses in primary health care facilities, and the current health care reforms in South Africa such as re-engineered primary health care, and the national health insurance and integrated chronic services management.

3 CPD points