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 (15 CPD Points (including 2 ethic points))

For this two-day event, the programme is set out in 6 main themes.

Symposium 1: Nutrition Quackery
Symposium 2: Both sides of the story
Symposium 3: Food for thought
Symposium 4: Critical Care
Symposium 5: The little things in life – Paediatric matters
Symposium 6: There is wisdom in the water

In total 15 CPD points, including 2 ethic points can be earned for this two-day programme. Registration fees for this option includes the educational material.

Date: Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 June 2018

Venue: Lecture Hall 11

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

Click here to download the programme.


Option B: Electronic lectures with questionnaires (15 CPD points (including 2 ethic points))

Complete sets of PowerPoint slides for the above sessions will be available on the website (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 15 CPD points, including 2 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, 29 June 2018 until the questionnaires are answered successfully, or until the closing date of Friday, 30 November 2018.


Option C: Articles (15 CPD Points (including 3 ethic points))

Six 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; 15 CPD points, including 3 ethic points, can be obtained for this option. All articles and questionnaires will be available from Friday 29 June 2018 until the questionnaires are answered successfully, or until the closing date of Friday, 30 November 2018.

Up to a minimum of 30 CPD points, including 5 ethic points, can therefore be obtained through a combination of the above options.