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The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released a statement that stated that unless 70% of the global population is vaccinated the COVID-19 pandemic won’t end. Currently in South Africa only 8,2% of the population has been vaccinated (Our world in data, 2021). Compared to 2020 great headway has been made in terms of managing patients with COVID-19 but this year there is also much more of a shift in terms of managing patient’s post-COVID. With the third wave starting in South Africa and the added burden of seasonal infections effective management of patient’s with COVID-19 is now more important than ever. It is essential for healthcare professionals that deal with COVID-19 to stay ahead of the newest development.
This all-inclusive course will focus on the comprehensive care for COVID-19 patients from initial presentation to being able to manage the aftermath and late onset of complications associated with COVID-19. This unique course is tailored to your professional needs will provide you with the means to stay ahead.
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to overall:
In addition, each cadre of healthcare professional will have an elective section, specifically focussed on their scope of practice.
Clinical Associates / Registered Nurses
This course is designed to align your specific scope of practice in the comprehensive management of COVID-19 patients. It is structured as distance online education that is accessible as open-enrollment.
This course is based on a compulsory and elective model. The compulsory (core) modules are as follows:
You will be directed to the appropriate cadre-specific study material by selecting your profession upon entry of this course.
Participants are required to complete all online assessments with a cumulative average of 70% to acquire a certificate of completion.
The minimum period of completion is:
Clinical Technologists: 4-Hours
Clinical Associates: 3.5 Hours
Medical Practitioners: 4.5 Hours
FPD will award successful participants with a certificate of completion upon completion of all online learning activities
This course is accredited according to the HPCSA’s Medical and Dental Board Guidelines for Healthcare Professionals for 5 Clinical and 2 Ethical CEU’s on Level 2.
Funding was made possible by the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through Right to Care a leading regional South African health systems strengthening organization.
For more information or to register, please contact
Tel: 087 821 1109
Address: P.O. Box 75324, Lynnwood Ridge, 0040
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