Education & Training

School of Health Sciences

The FPD School of Health Sciences has been the leader in training healthcare professionals for many years and, take pride in being recognised as the pinnacle product leaders and innovators in the health care industry.

Our research has shown that 54% of all doctors have studied with us and continue to do so by earning some of yearly CEU points with us. Our school of Health Sciences also receives numerous yearly sponsorship grants that make it possible for us to reduce the training cost on most of our courses.

The portfolio of Health Sciences courses are specifically designed to enhance the clinical skills of healthcare professionals and are taught through a combination of assessed self-study, using detailed study material and facilitated workshops by leading national experts. The majority of our courses are accredited for CEU points by the Health Professions Council of South Africa. FPD is also an institutional member of the South African Institute of Healthcare and a member of the SAMA Group.

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Formal Registered Qualifications

  • Postgraduate Diploma in General Practice (PG Dip[General Practice])
  • Advanced Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine

Courses for Clinicians

  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Allergies
  • Anaesthesiology Refresher Short Course
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Asthma
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Breast Cancer
  • Short Course in Clinical Management of Cardiovascular Disease
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Cryptococcal Meningitis
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Common Vascular Diseases
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Dermatology in HIV/AIDS
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Dermatology
  • Short Course in Small Parts Ultrasound
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Diabetes Mellitus
  • Short Course in Emergency Medicine
  • Short course in the Clinical Management of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Short Course in Infection Control
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Epilepsy
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Malaria
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of GORD
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Mental Health
  • Short Course in Male Circumcision under Local Anaesthesia
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Opioid Dependence
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis
  • Short course in the Clinical Management of Prostate Cancer
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Paediatric HIV and AIDS
  • Short Course in Provider Initiated Counselling and Testing
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission
  • Short Course in Emergency Toxicology and Venemology
  • Short Course in the Rational use of Antibiotics
  • Short Course in Emergency Ultrasound
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Rheumatology
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of HIV and AIDS for Healthcare Professionals
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Substance Abuse
  • Short Courses in the Clinical Management of Tuberculosis for Healthcare Professionals
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of HIV and AIDS for Oral Health Practitioners
  • Short Course in Diagnostic Abdominal, Pelvic and Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Urinary Incontinence
  • Short course in the Clinical Management of Metabolic Syndrome
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Respiratory Disease
  • Short course in the Clinical Management of Hypertension
  • Short course in the Paediatric Pain Management for Healthcare Professionals, Including Childrens Rights
  • Short course in Pre and Post Exposure Prohylaxis (PEP and Prep)
  • Short course in the Revised Clinical Guidelines
  • Short course in the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Level 1
  • Short course in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Level 2
  • Short course in 3D and 4D Obstetrics and Gynaecology Sonar
  • Short course in Family Planning
 

 

Courses for Registered Nurses

  • Short Course in Case Management
  • Short Course in the Management of Muscular Dystrophy
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Diabetes Mellitus
  • Short Course in Nurse Initiated Management of Anti-Retroviral Therapy (NIMART)
  • Nurse Mentor Short Course
  • Day Release Course in Short Course in Palliative Nursing Care for Professional and Enrolled Nurses
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of HIV and AIDS for Healthcare Professionals
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Tuberculosis for Healthcare Professionals
  • Short Course in Integrated Management of HIV/STI/TB
 

Multidisciplinary Courses

  • Short Course in Adherence Counselling for ART
  • Short Course in HIV in the Workplace
  • Short Course in Good Clinical Practice (Clinical Trials)
  • HIV Refresher Seminar
  • Short Course in HIV Rapid Testing
  • Short course in the Gender Based Violence for Lay Counsellors
  • Short Course in Medical Ethics: Minimising Risk
  • Short Course in the Integrated Management of Sexual and Gender Based Violence
  • Short Course in HIV Counselling and Testing
  • Short Course in Palliative Care
  • Shortcourse in the Evaluation of Permanent Medical Impairment Rating (based on ama-6th edition)
  • Short Course in Community Health Workers Phase 1 and Phase 2
  • Short Course in Infection Control
  • Short Course in Provider Initiated Counselling and Testing (PICT)
  • Short Course in ICD 10 Coding
  • Short course in HCT Data Management
  • Clinical Forensic Medical Aspects of Gender Based Violence for Health Care Professionals
  • Advanced Cardiovascular life support experienced providers course
  • Advanced cardiovascular life support providers course
  • International trauma life support
  • Paediatric advanced life support
  • Basic life support for health care providers

Courses for other Healthcare Workers

  • Short Course in Anti-Retroviral Drug and Compliance for Non-Medical Professionals
  • Short course in the Gender Based Violence for Lay Counsellors
  • Short Course in Breast Cancer for Volunteers
  • Short Course in HIV Rapid Testing
  • Short Course in the Introduction of HIV for Supporters, Lay Counsellors and Care Givers
  • hort Course in HIV/AIDS Counselling, Prevention and Education for Community Workers
  • Short Course in the Introduction of TB for Supporters, Lay counsellors and Care Givers
 

Clinical Practice Support Courses

  • Short Course in ART Register Training
  • Storeman's Short Course
  • Short Course in Medical Terminology
  • Short course in ICD10 Coding
  • Short Course Toolkit - Starting a Successful Private Specialist Practice
 

Distance Education Clinical Courses

  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of HIV/AIDS for Healthcare Professionals
  • Short Course in ICD 10 Coding
  • Short Course in Medical Ethics
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Mental Health
  • Short Course in Clinical Management of Diabetes Mellitus
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Severe Sepsis
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Urinary Incontinence
  • Short Course in Clinical Management of Respiratory Disease
  • Short Course in Tuberculosis for Healthcare Professionals
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Epilepsy
  • Short Course in Practice Pathology
  • Short Course in Medical Terminology and Anatomy for Non-Healthcare Professionals
  • Short Course in Dispensing for Doctors
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Rheumatology
  • Short Course in the Ethics of Healthcare Funding and Resource Allocation
  • Short Course in the Ethics in the Healthcare Environment
  • Short Course in the Ethics of Relationships in Healthcare
  • Short Course in Policy, Governance and Ethics
  • Short Course in Palliative Nursing Care for Professional and Enrolled Nurses
  • Short Course in HIV Counselling and Testing
  • Short Course in the Introduction to Tuberculosis for Supporters, Caregivers and Lay Counsellors
  • Short Course in the Introduction to HIV for Supporters, Caregivers and Lay Counsellors
  • Short Course in Adherence Counselling for ART
   

Online Courses

  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Common Vascular Disease
  • Short Course in the Ethics in the Healthcare Environment
  • Short Course in the Integrated Management of STI's
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Paediatric HIV Management
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Cardiovascular Disease
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Diabetes Mellitus
  • Short Course in HIV Counselling and Testing
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Tuberculosis
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Mental Health
  • Storeman's Short Course
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Asthma
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of HIV and AIDS
  • Short Course in Fertility Management
  • Short Course in Clinical Management of Hypothyroidism
  • Short Course in the Ethics of Healthcare Funding and Resource Allocation
  • Short Course in the Management of HIV-infected and HIV/Tuberculosis coinfected patients
  • Death Certificate Short Course
  • Short Course in the Clinical Management of Breast Cancer
  • Short Course in the Ethics of Relationships in Healthcare
  • Short course in the Clinical Management of Hypertention
  • Short Course in insulin resistance, inflammation and related health challenges
  • Short Course in Practical Stress Management
  • Short Course in Palliative Nursing Care for Professional and Enrolled Nurses
  • Short Course in Abdominal Pain
  • Short Course in Lower Extremity Pain
  • Short Course in Oliguria
  • Short Course in Dyspnea
  • Short Course in Hypotention
  • Short Course in Pain Management
  • New York University On Call Unlimited CPD Package
  • FPD Unlimited CPD for Medical Practitioners