Bioethics and Jurisprudence course has been updated

The new MCQ's for the Allied Health Professions Ethics and Jurisprudence online course have now been updated.  To do the course, click on the "bioethics quiz" tab to get payment details and access to the course.

The following resources are needed to complete the quiz:


AHPCSA Regulations 2001-1

AHPCSA - Health Care Jurisprudence and Ethics overview

AHPCSA– The Doctrine of Informed Consent in South African Law (presentation) PDF

AHPCSA Code of Ethics


National Health Act

Bill of Rights - Chapter 2 of SAConstitution-web-eng-02

Patient Rights Charter

Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act92of1996


Children's Act (38) of 2005

Children and young people -advice booklet

Legal guide to age thresholds for children and young people

BOARD NOTICE_ExtraOrdinary_ExcoAHPCSA_Good Practice Hygiene_20200428


SAMJ Appointment cancellations and no shows

SAMJ Guidelines for the use of WhatsApp Groups in a clinical setting

For official updates on the Corona virus in South Africa please click on the link below to access the Government portal:

CPD Online Presentations - July 2022 (dates to be confirmed) - COVID19 & Heart Disease: The Impact of COVID on Cardiovascular Health

National AGM - August 2022 (date to be confirmed)

CPD Online Presentations  - October 2022 (date and topic to be confirmed)


In order to practice as an aromatherapist in South Africa, you need to be registered with the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa (AHPCSA) as a Therapeutic Aromatherapist.  Training is over 2 years at an accredited institution.  Currently the only institutions recognized by the AHPCSA for therapeutic aromatherapy are Camelot International and Potchefstroom Akademie.  For contact details of these institutions please click on "Education" on the link below:




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