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The Faculty of Health Sciences Continuing Education Unit is offering the following online courses.

Expert Opinion

The Provision of Expert Opinion and Evidence as a Health Professional (29 to 30 April 2021)


PhD Preparedness Programme (starts Monday 7 September 2020)

Clinical Coding

Basic Anatomy and Physiology

Basic ICD-10 Coding 
Intermediate ICD-10 Coding (Zoom session: 26, 27 & 28 January 2021)

Basic Complete Current Procedural Terminology for South Africa
Advanced Complete Current Procedural Training for South Africa

Hospital Coding and Billing 
Medical Practitioner RPL Billing 

If no live Zoom teaching dates are indicated, the course is an e-learning course. This means that you will be given access to the learning material via an online portal for self-study. You will complete any required assessments via the same online system. Where a live Zoom session date is indicated, you will be required to participate in a live teaching session/full day(s) of lectures.

Palliative Care

Introduction to Palliative Care starting Monday 14 March 2021 (next dates:16 May; 18 July 2021)


The following courses are offered on the Allergy Foundation of South Africa's online training platform. Make sure you select the course with a UCT Certificate to receive your certificate on completion of the course.

Food Allergy Course for Dieticians
Understanding Allergies (Doctors)
Understanding Allergies (Pharmacists)
Understanding Allergies (Nurses)

Please note: UCT Certificates will be sent on successful completion of a course and once the University reopens