Please note: This course is fully booked for February.

Dates
: 26 February 2024 to 28 February 2024 (next date: 26 to 28 August 2024)
Venue: Online e-learning Vula Platform
Time: 08h30 to 17h00 (Last day 08h00 to 13h00)

Course fees

R 4,800 medical doctors
R 3,600 registrars, UCT staff, community service medical officers
R 2,880 allied professionals, professional nurses

CPD points: 17 Level 1 (1 ethics point)
Register Online here

Please note that places on the course are limited. Your application will be subject to a selection process, and you will be informed of the outcome of your application.

Health service provision to Adolescents is distinctively different compared to younger children and adults.

This course aims to contextualise the Adolescent within society and the health system. It provides practical approaches to caring for Adolescent patients in General as well as those with other important health issues. 

Entry requirements: Health professionals in the following categories: medical doctors, nurses, social workers, allied health professionals, health service managers

Learning outcomes:

  • Good understanding of the Adolescent patient
  • Knowledge of common challenges and priorities during adolescence
  • Good insight into the ethics of confidentiality, consent and communication in adolescent care
  • Practical approaches to common scenarios in adolescent health care

Course content:

  • Global and local perspectives on adolescence
  • Developmental aspects of adolescence
  • The adolescent consultation
  • Priorities in adolescent health
  • Health promotion in adolescence
  • Long term health conditions
  • Tools and scenarios in adolescent health

A Certificate of Attendance will be issued to attendees and a Certificate of Completion will be issued to participants who successfully complete the course assessment.

For more information please contact Zakira.Mukuddem-Sablay@uct.ac.za or to register email ce.administration@uct.ac.za

Only participants registered for the course will be eligible to attend. Limited space available