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Conference Draft Programme

 

 Downloadable Programme (Updated 10/08)

CPD Points to be allocated
17

Saturday 17th August, 2019

 
all day
Venue: centre court

Exhibition Build Up

18

Sunday 18th August, 2019

 
07:30 - 12:30
Venue: centre court

Registration setup
Exhibition build up

13:00 - 16:30
Venue: main reception

Registration opens

16:30 - 17:00
Venue: main reception

Arrival

17:00 - 19:00
Venue: senate rooms

Official Opening Ceremony

18:30 - 21:00
Venue: ncc

 

Networking Social

Hello, my name is...

Come and meet delegates across all health sectors as we gather to affirm our commitment to best practices in health regulation and, of course, to form and renew our network of colleagues and peers in the regulatory field.

19

Monday 19th August, 2019

 
07:00 - 09:00
Venue: main entrance

Registration

07:00 - 08:30
Venue: Foyer to senate rooms

Networking (tea on arrival)

08:30 - 09:00
Venue: senate rooms

Opening Session
Opening remarks and greetings (Programme Director)
Address by the HPCSA President, Dr TKS Letlape

09:00 - 10:00
Venue: senate rooms

Session 1 - Keynote Address:
The Role Of The Regulator In Universal Health Coverage
Delivered by: Director General: Health, Ms P Matsoso

10:00 - 10:40
Venue: centre court

Morning tea break and exhibition walk through
Join our colleagues and strategic partners in the exhibition area for an exciting array of displays

10:45 - 12:30
Venue: senate rooms

Session 2 - Panel Discussion
Moderated by Professional Board Chair (Mr LA Malotana)

An interactive session with Keynote Speaker and presentations by sector leaders on core issues specifically the emerging gaps in the current regulatory framework in relation to universal health coverage and the impact of the current ethical rules in the delivery of universal health coverage to ensure a sustainable health care system.

Q&A Session @ 12:00

12:30 - 13:30
Venue: centre court

Networking Lunch

Participants will have an opportunity to share ideas during this luncheon which is aimed at bridging the gaps and advancing our collective efforts to promote excellence in health care services

13:30 - 15:15
Venue: senate rooms

Session 3 - Breakaway Sessions

During these concurrent issue-based breakaway sessions, attendees will have the opportunity to explore various perspectives on the workforce environment, the required skills and capabilities, the role of education and training systems in preparing the health practitioners of tomorrow. A further important focus will be health regulation in building a sustainable health workforce aimed at improved quality and efficiency in health care delivery in line with the needs of communities.

TIME SESSION 3A SESSION 3B SESSION 3C SESSION 3D SESSION 3E
  @Fabia @Lucretia @Julia @Marcia @NCC
  EDUCATION AND TRAINING EDUCATION AND TRAINING WORKSPACE / ENVIRONMENT OF THE HEALTH PROFESSIONAL WORKSPACE / ENVIRONMENT OF THE HEALTH PROFESSIONAL E & T WORKSPACE
  MODERATOR:
Prof S Hanekom
MODERATOR:
Prof B Pillay
MODERATOR:
Mrs N Dantile
MODERATOR:
Mr M Louwe
MODERATOR:
Ms J Sebidi
13:40
-
13:55
Prof Lize Havemann-Nel
Training needs and challenges of South African health care personnel supporting early life nutrition: The ImpENSA study
Dr Brenda Kubheka
Risk management competencies for medical practitioners working in SA hospitals.
Ms Manya Van Ryneveld
Taking stock at 25 years: the evolution of governance and stewardship in Human Resources for Health
Dr Sadna Balton
Caring for the Carer: The Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital Experience
Prof Binu Luke
Medical Internship training in South Africa, 2020 and
beyond. A transformational
plan for health service delivery
13:55
-
14:10
Prof Shisana Baloyi
Role of Medical Schools In Health Reform: Access To Quality Healthcare Services In Vulnerable Communities
Prof Theophilus
Lazarus
Lack of Professional Neuropsychological Training in South Africa Impedes Diagnosis, Treatment and Compensation of Brain Compromised Patients
Dr M Mutshekwane
Training of Medical Doctors in Leadership And Management
Azeezat Jimoh
Evaluation of Burnout, Coping Strategies And Resilience In Paediatric Oncology Health Care Workers In Cape Town
Mr Tshikani Khoza
Peace Support Operations in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lived Experiences of Emergency Care Providers During External Deployment
14:10
-
14:25
Prof Tahir Pillay
Challenges facing graduates of foreign medical schools returning to South Africa (RSA): developing criteria for the recognition of medical degrees
Mr Erefaan Ismail
Preparedness of Western Cape Advanced Life Support providers to provide clinical stabilisation and intensive care for neonatal interfacility transfer
Mr Maurice Goodman
Positive impact of a scientifically based behavioural modification and wellness programme on doctor wellness
Ms Nicole Arends
Interprofessional Teamwork in the quality of care at a tertiary public hospital
Mrs Hanlé Kirkcaldy
The experience of a professional malpractice
complaint in a group of South African psychologists: Results from a phenomenological
study
14:25

14:40
Prof Katijah Khoza-
Shangase
Does being context naïve and context ignorant impede best practice? Deliberations  from the Speech-Language and Hearing Professions
Dr Rene Krause
Gaps in Palliative Care training affect service delivery.
Ms Karessa Govender
Are we advocating for healthcare worker  advocacy?
Dr Carmen Whyte
Employee Health and Wellness Programs for Health Workers
Mrs Wilma Erasmus
Outcomes Registries to Drive the Value of Physiotherapy Care. Attainable Goal or Dream?
14:40
-
15:00
Mrs Hanlie Pitout
The role of professional bodies in planning the interprofessional education and collaborative practice undergraduate curriculum
Dr Tiana Schultz
Vital statistics inform public
health policy and monitor impact of health programmes: An online training tool to improve cause of death certification
Dr Jacobus Kotze
Safe Working Hours: the case for profession-wide working hour regulations in South Africa
Dr Tshegofatso Maimela
Using routine health information data and interprofessional management teams to develop cost-saving care pathways in a Central Hospital in 2019
Prof David Rubin
Teaching systems science in healthcare: towards improving competency in medical practice
15:00
-
15:15
Q & A Wrap Up Q & A Wrap Up Q & A Wrap Up Q & A Wrap Up Q & A Wrap Up
15:15 - 15:30
Venue: foyer

Afternoon tea break

15:30 - 17:00
Venue: various

SESSION 4 - PLENARY SESSION
Integrated mode for CPD and Maintenance of Licence (MoL) (Prof S Singh)

17:00
Venue: various

CLOSING REMARKS DAY 1

19:00 - 23:00
Venue: assembly rooms

HPCSA Health Awards and Gala Dinner 2019


There exists a common bond between us all and it is through this bond, through our interaction with our fellow human beings, that we discover our own human qualities.

Join us for a night of dinner, music and dance as we celebrate and acknowledge our fellow colleagues who encompass the essence of “Umuntu Ngumuntu Ngabantu” across the professions in the delivery of healthcare.

Dress code: Traditional / Black Tie
Venue: Assembly Rooms
MC: Tumi Morake
Entertainment: Judith Sephuma

20

Tuesday 20th August, 2019

 
07:00 - 09:00
Venue: main entrance

Registration

07:00 - 08:30
Venue: Foyer to senate rooms

Networking (tea on arrival)

08:30 - 09:00
Venue: senate rooms

Opening Session
Opening remarks and greetings, Dr M Kwinda (Programme Director)
Recap of Day 1

09:00 - 10:00
Venue: senate rooms

Session 1 - Keynote Address
Sustainable Development Goal 3:
Good Health And Well-Being - Why It Matters?  What Is Our Role In Achieving This Goal?
Delivered by: World Bank Lead Health Sector Specialist and Head of Health in Africa Initiative, Prof Khama Rogo.

10:00 - 10:30
Venue: centre court

Morning tea break and exhibition walk through
Join our colleagues and strategic partners in the Exhibition area for an exciting array of displays

10:30 - 12:30
Venue: senate rooms

Session 2 - Panel Discussion
Moderated by Professional Board Chair (Mr M Kobe)

An interactive session with presentations by experts in the field of Ethics focussing on:

  • Ethical Practice in line with global priorities.
  • The Legislative Mandate – What are the gaps in the regulatory framework to provide for the jurisdiction over non-registered persons or entities in the delivery of health care.
  • The Ethical Guidelines - its impact on practice patterns.
  • Advocacy to ensure commitments to improve people’s access to quality healthcare

Q&A Session @ 12:00

12:30 - 13:30
Venue: centre court

Networking Lunch

Participants will have opportunities to share ideas during this luncheon which is aimed at bridging the gaps and advancing our collective efforts to promote excellence in healthcare services

13:30 - 15:15
Venue: senate rooms

Session 3 - Breakaway Sessions

During these concurrent issue-based group breakaway sessions, attendees will have the opportunity to engage on discussions that will aid the health regulators vision for the future, by identifying trends and new regulatory models that are likely to be key factors considering ETHICS, DIGITAL INNOVATION AND THE WAVE OF THE 4TH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

 

TIME SESSION 3A SESSION 3B SESSION 3C SESSION 3D  
  @Fabia @Lucretia @Julia @Marcia  
  ETHICAL ENGAGEMENT IN THE DIGITAL ERA ETHICAL ENGAGEMENT IN THE DIGITAL ERA THE ROLE OF HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONERS IN ADVOCATING FOR THEIR PATIENTS' RIGHTS REGULATION OF ASSISTIVE DEVICES AND TECHNOLOGY  
  MODERATOR:
Dr S Sobuwa
MODERATOR:
Mr A Speelman
MODERATOR:
Dr S Balton
MODERATOR:
Ms M Van Niekerk
 
13:40
-
13:55
Mrs Jayshree Ramjee
The 4th Industrial Revolution: The use of digital health technologies and ethical engagement in
the digital era
Mr Luca Jacobs
Global trends in digital health and how these benefits can be leveraged in the local health care system
Dr Brenda Kubheka
Ethical and legal pitfalls for health professionals on social media
Workshop Assistive Devices
 
 
13:55
-
14:10
Ms Boledi Karabo
Maleka
mHealth a growing phenomenon: Ethicolegal considerations
Prof AJ Mbokazi
What are the ethical considerations of Telemedicine consultations?
Ms Annelie Retief
Improving governance in the healthcare sector through Voice of the Patient design: What can we learn from the leading customer industries?
   
14:10

14:25
Dr Jan Steenkamp
Teledok: Change or Die. A New Innovative, Unique Telemedicine Platform. Contact Your Personal Doctor from Anywhere and Anytime. Change and Thrive
Prof Maurice Mars
Ethical Guidelines for Telemedicine in South Africa – Status and Need
Prof Kapil Satyapal
Safety and Sanctions: A Medico-Legal Perspective
   
14:25
-
14:40
Dr Lipalo Mokete
Use of a POPI complaint messaging service improves efficiency in a hospital based Orthopaedic Unit
Mr Michael Willie
Optimal use of Telemedicine by Medical Schemes to Manage Chronic Conditions and educate Beneficiaries
Prof Saths Cooper
Ethics & Human Rights 25 years after Democracy: Challenges for Health Professionals
   
14:40
-
14:55
Mr M Mberi
A model for acceptance and use of health information systems for south african health practitioners
Prof David Segal
Real World Data from a South African Diabetes
Telemedicine Program
Dr Sunildutt Aniruth
A Bill of Rights for the Health Professional: Are Our Constitutional Rights Enshrined In The Bill Of Rights Being Respected Protected And Fulfilled?
   
14:55
-
15:10
Q & A Wrap Up Q & A Wrap Up Q & A Wrap Up Q & A Wrap Up  
15:10
 

Closing Breakaway Sessions by moderators

15:15 - 15:30
Venue: foyer

Afternoon tea break

15:30 - 16:30
Venue: senate rooms

Launch of HPCSA Ethical Booklets

  • Social Media Policy
  • Palliative Care Guidelines (CEU Points)
16:30 - 17:00
Venue: senate rooms

A Word From Our Sponsors

  • ABSA
  • GEMS
17:00
Venue: senate rooms

Closing Ceremony

  • Future Direction
    HPCSA Registrar / CEO: Dr MR Billa 

  • Closing Remarks
    HPCSA President: Dr TKS Letlape