University of Limpopo ( Medunsa campus)
Medical Director ACLS Training
March 2013 — Present
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My professional interests are Cardiothorcic anaesthesia, Trauma anaesthesia and resuscitation, Ultrasound and TEE, TCI, Regional Anaesthesia and Acute Pain management.
Supervision and training of students, registrars and interns in theater. One-on-one registrar training in theater for subspecialties, with a particular interest in Cardiothorasic anaesthesia. Lectures and examination of pre-graduate medical students as well as involvement in Primary specialist lectures and examinations for MMed Chemical Pathology.
Lecturer in anaesthesiology at University of Pretoria, 2009-2012.
Convener. National clinical refresher course. Colleges of Medicine South Africa. FCA part II, April 2011.
Examiner, Clinical case presentation. FCA part II clinical course. April 2011.
Examiner, VIVAS. FCA part II clinical course. April 2011.
Research supervisor: BSc and MSc in clinical anatomy. Ultrasound imaging of the brachial plexus. In conjunction with Dr A van Schoor, Department of Anatomy, University of Pretoria.
Pre-graduate CPR training for 5th and final year (SIC) medical student during their Anaesthesia rotation, 2010-2012.
BLS and ACLS instructor at CC Training Center, Pretoria.
FCA part II Clinical course, 2012. Organizational committee.
Chair, SASA Acacia CME event, Academic program, 2012.
Primary examination: Physiology, Chemical Pathology, Pharmacology, and Physics and Clinical measurement
Final evaluation: Three written papers (two Anaesthesiology, one Intensive Care), two clinical cases, two orals
Practical training in the different subspecialties in Anaesthesiology and Pain management
During the four years registrar in the department I attained conversance in all the different subspecialties of anaesthesiology, namely cardio-thoracic anaesthesia, neuro-anaesthesia, obstetric anaesthesia, paediatric anaesthesia, vascular anaesthesia, and the management of acute postoperative pain. I also completed a three-month rotation in the different departments of intensive care. The assessment for all the different components was in the form of practical assessment, written papers, and vivas. Both internal and external examiners do all the assessments.
Locum at various Accident and Emergency units in Pretoria as well as at selected GP practices
The main purpose of the RMO is to provide 24hour emergence cover at a private hospital.
Furthermore, to provide medical services within the hospital in conjunction with RMO colleagues. Inform admitting consultants in changes in the medical condition of patients and of the relevant action taken.
Full-time medical officer in the following departments: Obstetrics, General Surgery, Anaesthesiology, Internal Medicine, Intensive Care and Accident and Emergency Unit.
Groote Schuur Hospital is a Central Hospital which forms part of the Western Cape Provincial Department of Health, South Africa. It is renowned for specialized and super-specialized care for patients and world class academic training for interns and residents.
Completed training in the following departments: Obstetrics and Gynecology, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Internal Medicine and Emergency Unit.