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August 2021 New Express Online Courses - Accessed Through Annual Membership

August 2021 New Express Online Courses - Accessed Through Annual Membership

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Community Health
Mr. H. van der Westhuizen
The Ebola Virus a Global Public Menace

Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of causative agent, reservoir of the organism, transmission of the disease, hazards associated with the disease, symptoms, and control aspects of the disease

3 CPD points


Public Health
Dr. C.F. Okafor
The rate of use of smoking cessation aids among South African adults who are smoking

Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of the burden of smoking in the society, different aids utilized by South African smokers to quit smoking, and methodology adopted in the research and the outcome of the result.

3 CPD points


General Medicine
Dr. P.N. Makinga
Allergology

The aim of this CPD activity is to provide the reader with an overview of the classification, evaluation, and management of adverse food reactions.

3 CPD points


Critical Care
Dr. C. Rumboll
Guidelines on certification of death

The aim of this article is to equip the healthcare practitioner with the core standards required for determination of death in the hospital context.

3 CPD points


HIV & AIDS
Dr. M. Rabe
The effect of HIV and ART on growth and bone density in Zimbabwean children

Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of the methodology used to conduct the study, the main study findings, and the value and implications of the study results, especially in relation to further research needs and treatment strategies in terms of bone health in HIV-infected children.

3 CPD points


Physiotherapy
Mrs. M. Rossouw
Best-Evidence for the management of Chronic Pain Part 5: Osteoarthritis

Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of presentation of OA pain and its peripheral and central mechanisms, best evidence as far a rehabilitation of osteoarthritis, and promising directions for clinical practice and potential future research.

3 CPD points


Speech Therapy
Mrs. S. Salijee
Cleft Lip/Palate and the PROMPT method

The aim of this article to look at the traditional approaches to treating speech production disorders with cleft lip and/or palate, as well as investigating whether PROMPT is an effective therapy for this population.

3 CPD points


General Emergency Care
Ms A. Pretorius
Acute appendicitis and the Covid-19 pandemic

The aim of this article was to try and identify whether the Covid-19 pandemic caused any difference in presentation, severity and/or complications of acute appendicitis. Cases from 2019 and 2020 were used to obtain the data.

3 CPD points


Maxillo-facial and Oral Surgery
Dr. J. Hartshorne
Alveolar ridge preservation techniques in post-extraction sockets

The aim of this literature review is to discuss several bone preservation techniques and materials to minimize post-extraction loss of hard and soft tissues.

3 CPD points


Pollution Control
Dr. Johan Schoeman
Ambient air quality data reported at selected monitoring stations during COVID-19 lockdown – Mpumalanga, South Africa

Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of the effect of the lockdown on air quality in the Highveld priority area of SA, the effect of community behaviour on ambient air quality, and the effect of industrial behaviour on ambient air quality.

3 CPD points


Microbiology
Ms. S. Cohen
A Review and Analysis of Prescription of Antibiotics in Patients with COVID-19

The aim of this article is to provide information on research into the long-term repercussions of COVID-19 on antimicrobial resistance due to elevated antibiotic use in patients infected with SARS-CoV-2.

3 CPD points


Radiography diagnostic
Dr. S. Brussow
Traumatic Brain Injury

The aim of this article is to update the knowledge of practitioners on the imaging patterns and complications of traumatic brain injury.

3 CPD points


Curationis
Juanita Germishuizen
Nurse Managers (NM) in mining Primary Healthcare (mPH) encounter uncertainty in leadership roles versus clinical roles and the challenged it presents

Understanding the existing leadership challenges in Nurse Managers (NM) in the mining Primary Healthcare (Mph).

3 CPD points


South African Journal of Industrial Psychology
Dr Xander van Lill
The factor structure of goal commitment

The aim of this article is to provide a useful theoretical structure of the multifaceted nature of goal commitment, while arguing for the existence of a general factor of goal commitment.

3 CPD points