The boycott was further boosted when the medical representative group, The Health Professions Council of South Africa, also pulled out of the conference in protest against the Karabus trial.
What does HPCSA stand for?
HPCSA stands for Health Professions Council of South Africa
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We have 3 other meanings of HPCSA in our Acronym Attic
- Hewlett-Packard Cloud Services (computing)
- High Performance Communication Server
- High Performance Computing and Simulation (symposium)
- High Performance Computing Symposium
- High Performance Computing Systems
- High Pressure Core Spray system (commercial nuclear power - Boiling Water Reactor, BWR Type)
- High Productivity Computing Systems
- Hindustan Power Control System (India)
- Hippotherapy Professional Clinical Specialist (American Hippotherapy Association; Damascus, PA)
- High Performance Computational Science and Engineering (workshop)
- Herndon Police Citizens' Support Team (est. 1976; Virginia)
- Health Planning Council of Southwest Florida
- Hampshire Primary Care Trust (UK)
- Harrow Primary Care Trust (UK)
- Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Transplant
- Hester Poker Chip Tool (pediatric pain assessment)
- High Performance Computing Toolkit (IBM)
- Hugh Pilkington Charitable Trust (UK)
- Healthy People Curriculum Task Force
Samples in periodicals archive:
Each activity is accredited for four CPD points through the Health Professions Council of South Africa.
The Health Professions Council of South Africa prescribes that a medical practitioner may use organs or tissues 'only for research, educational, training or prescribed purposes' and that the retention of these organs shall be subject 'to the express written consent given by the patient concerned during his or her lifetime; in the case of a minor under the age of 14 years, to the written consent of such minor's parent or guardian; or in the case of a deceased patient who had not previously given such consent, to the written consent of his or her next of kin or the executor of his or her estate' (Ethical and Professional Rules of the Health Professions Council of South Africa, Government Gazette R717/2007).
The Health Professions Council of South Africa criticised the auctions, calling them "inappropriate and misleading from an ethical and clinical point of view".
The relationship between emergency medical treatment and 'Do not resuscitate' orders At face value, 'Do not resuscitate' (DNR) orders (the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) refers to 'Do not attempt resuscitation' (DNAR) orders(tm)) appear to fly in the face of emergency medical treatment because they deny certain patients medical treatment in life-threatening situations.
Companies that offer their employees health wellness days are falling victim to unscrupulous optometrists offering substandard eye tests, the Health Professions Council of South Africa recently warned.
In terms of the Act, a healthcare professional is a person who practises a profession which requires registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).