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Professionalism encompasses the knowledge, skills, attitudes, values and behaviours expected of individuals during the practice of their profession (WHO). The role of health systems in providing care for the global public especially in times of global epidemics, are becoming more important. A health system comprises of all organizations, institutions, and resources whose primary intent is to improve health. The Coronavirus has highlighted the importance of global public health issues. In particular, the role of health systems in providing care in times of pandemics has attracted major public scrutiny.
The burden of injuries in different settings, and of issues associated with measurement and surveillance of injury needs deeper understanding from health care professionals. Public Mental Health includes: mental health of the populations, epidemiology of mental disorders including gender based violence.
The burden of disease from diabetes and cardiovascular disease from a public health perspective increased the demand for healthcare systems to respond more sufficiently to global health emergencies
This is an on-line CPD/CME package and materials are presented in the form of video tuition and reading materials. Participants have access to all available courses for a 12-month period from the date of enrolment for the package.
Available online 24 hours a day / 7 days a week via PCs, tablets and smart phones. Automated integration with the MPC CPD Manager so that CPD records are ready for submission to the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)
Designed to give students a rapid overview of the discipline of global health and four key focus areas namely health systems, injury prevention, global mental health and non-communicable diseases.
The FPD CPD/CME online education package consists of 4 short courses which include:
The aim of this course is to explore health systems, focusing on those in low- to middle-income countries.
Designed to help you learn how to collect information on the burden of injury in your setting, understand the causes and risk factors for injury, and develop and evaluate intervention programs relevant to your setting. This will be underpinned by the principles and characteristics of a public health approach to prevention.
Global Mental Health
This course aims to provide an introduction to the public health importance of mental health in the global context with wide reference to low- and middle-income countries.
The module aims to help practitioners understand the size of this threat and its causes, and to develop policies to reduce the growing burden on developing country populations. We cannot cover all non-communicable diseases in this module and have chosen to focus on CVD and Diabetes.
Participants are assessed on the self-study component of each course through means of a multiple-choice questionnaire.
Each separate course within the CPD/CME package is accredited according to the HPCSA Medical and Dental Board Guidelines for Healthcare Professionals for 8 Clinical CEU’s on Level 2. Providing a total of 32 clinical CEU’s for completing the whole package.
To qualify for a CPD certificate of completion for each course, participants should successfully complete the online assessment process and work through all resources and videos provided.
Valid for a 12-month period from the date of enrolment.
R 855.00 (Inclusive of all VAT and taxes where applicable)
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