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The COVID 19 pandemic has stimulated a debate about individual rights versus the rights of society to protect itself in extraordinary circumstances. This debate is anchored in such fundamental subject as medical ethics, medical professionalism and human rights and public health. As the elephants battle on balancing the rights of the individual versus that of society it is often the rights of vulnerable populations that get trampled. Although, not specifically developed with the Coronavirus pandemic in mind this series of courses will develop the participants understanding of these key public health subjects that is now receiving such visible attention.
Any healthcare professional or student with an interest in public health issues. These courses will also appeal to professional working in public health in a managerial or implementation capacity.
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.
The FPD CPD/CME online education package consists of 4 short courses which include:
Designed to cover key constituents’ parts of medical ethics including rights and responsibilities, ethico-legal frameworks, beginning and end-of-life, governance and healthcare.
Designed to explore the concepts of medical professionalism and how they might be applied in various settings including altruism and commitment to patient interests, physician self-regulation and maintenance of competence, civic engagement, relevance to today/tomorrow.
Human Rights and Public Health
Designed to enable readers to be able to understand the importance of human rights to public health and examples of areas where the relationship is particularly important or vulnerable - humanitarian crises, reproductive health, universal health care and the provision of health services, as well as introducing some of the legal aspects of Human Rights.
Designed to provide information on the threats to the health of refugees and asylum seekers and canvass potential methods to help improve the situation including the problem, details of health effects on refugees, models of healthcare for settled refugees, politics and the action that can be taken.
Designed to give students a rapid overview of the discipline of ethics, professionalism and human rights and four key focus areas namely medical ethics, human rights and public health and refugee health.
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)
Please go to www.mpconsulting.co.za and register your free profile, thereafter you may register and enrol for the CPD/CME package.
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