• 14 Apr 2015

    SpesNews Volume 116


    Introducing DUXAH - DUX Academy of Healthcare

    The SpesNet Specialist Professional Development Program has become synonymous with quality and excellence. This tradition is set to continue under its new iteration, aptly named DUXAH (the DUX Academy of Healthcare).

    Over 60 Regional events on offer, will now be delivered via DUXAH.

    dux ~ definition (GBR): the pupil at the academic head of a class or school

    noun     \ˈdaks, ˈdu̇ks\

    Please take note of the following upcoming 2015 workshops and/or conferences:




    18 April      

    Research Methods        

    The Forum Company, Bryanston, Johannesburg

    21 April

    Advanced Health

    The Harlequins Club Groenkloof, Pretoria

    23 April

    Risk Management

    Makaranga Garden Lodge KZN

    5 May

    Risk Management

    Ratanga Junction, Western Cape

    Please also take note that the SpesNet Healthcare Administration Management Certification Program will also be managed and administrated by DUXAH (the DUXAH Healthcare Administration Management Program).

    By enrolling your staff for the DUXAH Healthcare Administration Management Program, they would be assessed and certified in the following modules:

    • Office Management

    • Consumer Care & Communication

    • Medico-legal

    • Healthcare Funders and Claims Management

    • Anatomy and Physiology

    • Coding

    • Financial Skills

    • HR and Staff Management

    • Business Management Skills


    Minimise your risk,

    Optimise you income…


    "A certification program designed to prepare Practice Staff and Managers to lead their medical practices in a changing healthcare industry."

    In the current uncertain economic and tightly regulated private healthcare market, it has become increasing important for a specialist medical practice to optimise efficiencies in the practice.

    SpesNet members:

    Register your staff at 2014 prices until the 30th of April 2015. From 01 May, the 2015 price increase will apply.


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