Online Courses

Three new Mini Courses are available for NeuropsychologySA subscribers.

Course 1: Binge Eating Disorder and Anorexia Nervosa: Significance of neurocognitive profiles

(3 CPD points; accreditation number: PSB002/010/02/2018)

Course Dates: 1 February – 30 April 2018

Course Description: Attain a better understanding of the different neurocognitive profiles of patients with Binge Eating Disorder and Anorexia Nervosa. Psychologists who have patients with eating disorders or who have an interest in eating disorders, and are also interested in the neuropsychological dimension of these disorders, are likely to benefit from this course.

The course involves reading a specific, freely available academic article that can be obtained from the Internet (or can be e-mailed upon request).  The article is in the public domain and thus does not cost an additional amount to source.  Once the article has been read and critically analysed, the participants need to complete a multiple choice questionnaire and submit it online.

This course is only available to subscribers to NeuropsychologySA.  To become a subscriber, please complete the subscription application form.

 

Course 2: ADHD and epilepsy: Comorbidity and treatment issues

3 CPD points: Accreditation number: PSB002/030/02/2018

Course dates: 2 May – 31 July 2018

Course Description: This Mini Course is aimed at psychologists who assess and/or treat children and adults with possible or already diagnosed Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It is aimed at increasing the psychologist’s knowledge and awareness of the possible comorbid existence of epilepsy in these patients.  Participants will learn how epilepsy and ADHD symptoms are similar and different. They will be empowered with knowledge regarding treatment decisions for patients with ADHD, patients with epilepsy and patients with both ADHD and epilepsy.

The course involves reading a specific, freely available academic article that can be obtained from the Internet (or can be e-mailed upon request).  The article is in the public domain and thus does not cost an additional amount to source.  Once the article has been read and critically analysed, the participants needs to complete a multiple-choice questionnaire and to submit it online.

This course is only available to subscribers to NeuropsychologySA.  To become a subscriber, please complete the subscription application form.

Course 3: Gait Disorders: The neuropathology underlying unusual walking styles

(3 CPD points; accreditation number: PSB002/009/02/2018)

Course Dates: 1 August – 31 October 2018

Course Description: This Mini Course is aimed at psychologists who are interested in and/or who practice in the field of neuropsychology.  When patients walk with an unusual gait, practitioners can glean important information by watching how they walk and having the knowledge of what gait disturbances indicate about patients’ neuropathology and neuropsychological functioning.  This Mini Course involves watching several demonstrations and explanations of gait abnormalities, using links to YouTube, and then answering questions about the information conveyed by those videos in a multiple choice questionnaire.  Access to the Internet is necessary for this Mini Course.

This course is only available to subscribers to NeuropsychologySA.  To become a subscriber, please complete the subscription application form.

Participants have to answer at 80% of the questions correctly in order to pass a Mini Course.

COST:

The cost for each Mini Course is R345-00

Please note that the Mini Courses are only available to subscribers of NeuropsychologySA. To become a subscriber, please complete the Subscription Application form (at the end of Mini Course the registration form).

Registration:

To register for one or more of the Mini Courses, please complete the registration form.  Please note that the registration form must be accompanied by proof of payment.