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FREE accredited digital CPD for health care professionals in Southern Africa

Accredited by the University of Pretoria
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ATTENTION! Kindly note that if you were in attendance of any of these live webinars, you have already received 1 CPD point and will not be permitted to receive additional points for the relevant on-demand report. Should this occur, the HPCSA will only record the 1 CPD point from the live webinar, invalidating any additional CPD points from the report.
 

Scottsdale Headache Symposium 2021 – Migraine and HeadachesDr Michael Brian Huth, Specialist Neurologist, Netcare Linksfield Hospital, JohannesburgHeld on 8 December 2021, with an unrestricted educational grant from LillyTreating patients with chronic migraines can be a headache – the goal is to achieve rapid consistent freedom from pain and other symptoms.Earn 2 CEUsMultiple sclerosis in primary care – diagnosis and early treatmentDr Manesh Pillay, Neurologist, Private Practice, University of PretoriaHeld on 10 November 2021, with an unrestricted educational grant from MerckA specialist neurologist outlines clinical features and diagnostic criteria, and offers guidance on optimal current treatments in this CPD-accredited report.Earn 2 CEUsAnti-VEGF Agents – The Importance of Early Switching when Treatment FailsProfessor Michael Stewart, Consultant, Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Florida United States of America
Held on 3 November 2021, with an unrestricted educational grant from BayerIntravitreal anti-VEGF therapy is used in the treatment and management of sight threatening DME and nAMDEarn 2 CEUs
European Association for the Study of Diabetes(EASD) 2021 virtual congress highlightsDr Zane Stevens, Endocrinologist, Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital, Cape Town & Dr Jocelyn Hellig, Specialist physician & Endocrinologist Life Kingsbury Hospital, Cape Town
Held on 26 October 2021, with an unrestricted educational grant from Eli LillyLearn more about the future of GLP-1 analogues, their cardiorenal benefits and more in this comprehensive report on the 2021 EASD conference.Earn 2 CEUs
Heart Failure – New Guidelines, New TreatmentsDr Jens Hitzeroth, Interventional Cardiologist, UCT Heart & Lung Centre, Observatory, Cape TownHeld on 6 October 2021, with an unrestricted educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim, Bayer and BiotronikLearn more about the latest treatments for heart failure in this CPD-accredited report by a leading South African expert.Earn 2 CEUsClinical update: Colorectal, head and neck cancersDr Waldemar Szpak, Clinical Oncologist, Amanzimtoti, DurbanHeld on 31 August 2021, with educational grant from MerckIn a comprehensive review of colorectal cancers and those of the head and neck, an expert oncologist considers the signs and symptoms of each
Earn 2 CEUs
NOFSA 2021 Virtual Congress Prof M Chandran, Prof J Cunningham, Prof E McCloskey Held on 5 – 7 August 2021, with educational grant from NOFSA1. Novel Osteoporosis Medications – Insights from High BMD Disorders
2. Renal osteodystrophy, osteoporosis, or both?
3. Fracture risk in osteoporosis – when to use anabolic therapy
Earn 3 CEUs
The POPIA is here! What now? Elizabeth de Stadler LLB LLM (Consumer Law), Cape TownHeld on 21 of July 2021, with educational grant from CiplaThe Protection of Personal Information Act is here at last and took effect on 1 July 2021. In this overview, an attorney considers the Act in the context of healthcare practice management.Earn 3 CEUsNOFSA’s webinar series 2021 – OsteoporosisDr Stan Lipschitz, Dr Hayley de Wet, Dr Graham Ellis and Prof Bilkish CassimHeld on 13 April, 11 May, 8 June 2021 & 6 July 20211. Clinical skill update – Unusual cases in osteoporosis
2. Osteoporosis 101 – from basics to best practice
3. All you wanted to know about DXA
4. Frax in SA
Earn 4 CEUs
Optimising patient care in atrial fibrillationDr Marc Peter Bonaca, Director of Vascular Research, University of Colorado School of MedicineHeld on 22 June 2021, with educational grant from BayerIn this CPD-accredited report, Professor Marc Bonaca of the University of Colorado shares current opinion on thromboprophylaxis for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation.Earn 2 CEUsReshaping Rheumatology – The era of biosimilarsProfessor Peter Nash, Professor of Rheumatology, School of Medicine, Griffith University, Brisbane, AustraliaHeld on 19 June 2021, with educational grant from CiplaIn this CPD-accredited report, Professor Peter Nash of Griffith University, Australia, discusses perceptions and misconceptions with regard to biosimilars as therapy for rheumatological disease.Earn 2 CEUsTreating your virtual patient – What are your ethical and legal responsibilitiesElizabeth de Stadler, LLB LLM (Consumer Law), Cape TownHeld on 21 April 2021, with educational grant from CiplaThe COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of telehealth in routine clinical practice. Learn more about the guidelines, regulations and inadequacies of telehealth in this CPD accredited report.Earn 2 CEUsA new decade for patients with atrial fibrillationProfessor Manesh Patel, Cardiologist, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, USAHeld on 29 March 2021, with educational grant from BayerPost-COVID-19 investigations of the atrial fibrillation patient should include an ECG and cardiac MRI scan to determine the presence of COVID-19 myocarditis.Earn 3 CEUsAngina: A missed medical opportunityDr Jens Hitzeroth, Cardiologist, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape TownHeld on 18 March 2021, with educational grant from ServierBest initial management of stable angina starts with correct assessment; lifestyle management, anti-ischaemic drugs and prevention of adverse CV events are key, the role of revascularisation is now confined to specific subgroups.Earn 3 CEUsCancer webinar series 2021Dr Cleo Solomon, Dr Ronwyn van Eeden, Professor Shingai MutambirwaHeld on 9 and 15 Dec 2020 and 20 Jan 2021 with educational grant from AstraZencaSpotting the warning signs of cancer – WHICH patients are at high risk, WHAT investigations to do at Primary Care level and WHEN to refer?Earn 9 CEUsHeart failure updateProfessor Brian Rayner, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape TownHeld on 8 October 2020 from the MERCK Medical summit 2020, with educational grant from MerckInvestigating heart failure? Recognise typical symptoms and learn about classification criteria, the importance of heart rate in the development of heart failure and the role of beta blockers and other therapies in treatment.Earn 3 CEUsManaging hypothyroidism before and during the COVID-19 pandemic2 Cases with introduction by Dr G Cassel (Johannesburg)Held on 30 September 2020 from the MERCK Medical summit 2020, with educational grant from MerckSymptoms of hypothyroidism are common to many conditions, understanding of the causes facilitates further investigation and treatment: Five case studies illustrate a practical approach to individualised long-term managementEarn 3 CEUs