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FPD is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) as a Private Higher Education Institution (PHEI) in terms of Section 54(1)(c) of the Act and Regulation 16(4)(a).
Hypertension is one for the most important modifiable risk factors for the development of cardiovascular disease, including heart attacks and strokes. It was estimated that, in 2000, up to 80 million African were hypertensive and this figure is expected to double by the year 2025. Nevertheless, in most Africans hypertension goes unrecognized and undiagnosed, and worse still, even on treatment, blood pressure in the vast majority of patients remain uncontrolled. As such, Hypertension has been declared by the African Union as one of the greatest health challenges on the continent. Hypertension continues to be the “Silent Killer. This course will assist healthcare professionals in the public and private sectors with evidence-based and comprehensive management of hypertension.
At the end of workshop, participants will be able to:
This course is an online based course and participants are expected to submit their assessment within 3 months.
Participants are assessed on the self-study component of the course through means of a multiple-choice questionnaire.
Health Care Professionals.
Accredited according to the HPCSA’s Medical and Dental Board Guidelines for Health Care Professionals for 25 CEU's per module on Level 2.
Participants will receive a certificate of completion for this short course once successfully completing the assessment component.
R 506.40 (This amount is inclusive of all VAT and taxes where applicable.)
To register, please click here and register your profile. Thereafter you may login and navigate to FPD School of Health Sciences and access the online events.
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