Wearable Devices and Ethical Considerations -2 Ethics CPD Points


Artificial intelligence and machine learning applied to medicine – five key areas.

Introduction to how machine learning algorithms operate.

Application in: wearable technologies and other digital devices.  New and exciting developments under categories: 

  • Trackers 
  • Biometric sensors 
  • Invisibles 

Ethical considerations in wearable technologies:

  • Context
  • Focus on autonomy as a bioethical principle
  • Informed consent vs User Agreements – an analysis 

Lesson 1: Introduction to AI with examples as applied in medicine 

Lesson 2: Trends and attitudes towards AI in medicine

Lesson 3: Examples of wearables in medicine

Lesson 4: Ethics – focus on informed consent vs. user agreements

This seminar has been pre-recorded and is presented as 4 lessons.  In total, the course is 1 hour 25 mins.  

CPD / CEU: 2 ethics points 

Accreditation for this seminar has been received by the South African Medical Association (SAMA) for any professional registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).   Easy Ethics CPD SAMA account number: BOO85/1.  The seminar accreditation number will be provided on the certificate of completion.

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This is one of the online seminars included in the special promotional offer.

The other seminars are: ChatBots in Medicine and Some Ethical Considerations (2 ethics points)

The online structured reading and MCQ test covers: Introduction to the four bioethics principles (2 ethics points).

The promotional package totals 6 Ethics points and can all be taken online. 

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Candice De Carvalho


Master of Science (MSc), (Med) Human Genetics (WITS), 2008

Master of Science (MSc), (Med) Bioethics and Health Law (WITS), 2011.



If you would like to get in touch with Candice directly, call her on +27 (0) 824025774 or simply email her on candice@easyethicscpd.com

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2 Ethics CPD

Earn two (2) accredited Ethics CPD/CEU points. 


Health professionals registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa / SAMA will receive ethics CPD points for this seminar.  

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