Division of Medical Ethics and Law​​

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Continuing Professional Development

The Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) requires all health professionals to attend compulsory CPD activities to the value of 30 points per year.  FIVE of the 30 points are compulsory ethics, human rights, and medical law points. Any CPD ETHICS activity of an hour's duration is accredited for 2 CPD points. We currently have 2 accredited activities that yield CPD points - Train-The-Trainer and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Refresher Course. Please click on these links for further details. In addition, there are seminars during the year, such as the Research Ethics Committee (REC) Seminar that also create opportunities for CPD​