Programme

Prospective participants can choose from the following 3 options (Please note: Combinations of A and C or B and C are also possible.)

Option A: Residential programme [18 CPD Points (including 4 ethic points)]

For this two-day event, the programme is set out in 7 main themes.

Symposium 1: Global to local

Symposium 2: Don't sugar coat it!

Symposium 3: Ethics

Symposium 4: Healthy not hungry

Symposium 5: Taking a minute to talk about medicine

Symposium 6: Putting obesity to bed

Symposium 7: The next frontier

In total 18 CPD points, including 4 ethic points can be earned for this two-day programme.  Registration fees for this option also cover an educational manual and conference bag.

Date: Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 June 2017

Venue: Lecture Hall 11

Location: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Tygerberg Campus, Tygerberg


Option B: Electronic lectures with questionnaires [18 CPD points (including 4 ethic points)]

Complete sets of PowerPoint slides for the above sessions will be available on the web site (http://www.cneupdate.co.za) as an alternative for those dieticians and nutritionists who cannot attend the residential option. After studying the material, a questionnaire must be completed online – 1 ten-point questionnaire for each 1 hour of slides. A minimum pass rate of 70% is required to qualify for 1 CPD point per questionnaire. In total 18 CPD points, including 4 ethic points can be obtained for this option. Log-in credentials will only be supplied to paid-up participants. All PowerPoint slides will be available from Friday 14 July 2017 until the questionnaires are answered successfully, or until the closing date of Thursday 30 November 2017.


Option C: Articles  [13 CPD Points (including 6 ethic points)]

Ten topical journal articles on various subjects, including ethics, will be placed on the website (http://www.cneupdate.co.za) for self-study, after which online questionnaires are to be completed.  A minimum pass rate of 70% is required to qualify for 3 CPD points per article. Log-in credentials will only be supplied to paid-up participants. In total; 13 CPD points, including 6 ethic points, can be obtained for this option. All articles and questionnaires will be available from Friday 14 July 2017 until the questionnaires are answered successfully, or until the closing date of Thursday 30 November 2017.

A maximum of 31 CPD points, including 10 ethic points, can therefore be obtained through a combination of the above options.