The next Wits Clinical Skills Course will be held on Friday 19th March 2010.
Participants have the chance to do 5 skills stations of 80 minutes each during the day.As always, the focus will be on practical skills relevant to rural hospital and primary care practice.
Details of the course are as follows:
Date: Friday 19th March 2010
Time: 7H45 to 17H15.
Venue: Clinical Skills Unit, Centre for Health Sciences Education, 3rd floor, Wits Medical School, Parktown
Who will benefit: Community service doctors, rural doctors and general practitioners wishing to improve their clinical skills postgraduate family medicine students.
Cost: R750 per participant (includes refreshments, lunch, handouts and certificate). Concession for current Wits postgraduate students: R500
CPD points: 7 points will be awarded for full participation
Skills to be covered: Topics for this course may include endotracheal intubation, CPR, the IMCI approach, obstetric emergencies, eye examination, respiratory problems, approach to chest x-rays, developmental assessment, interpreting FBC's, fracture management, etc. (All topics are subject to confirmation a final list will be available in late February.)
Our theme this year: Scaling up for success recognises that there is an urgency to take stock of best practices in treatment and prevention and to scale these up sufficiently to begin to roll back the onslaught in numbers and impact that the epidemic is currently waging in Southern Africa.
The Human Sciences Research Council is seeking to appoint a Personal Research Assistant to the Executive Director of the Child Youth and Family Development Programme. The candidate will be based at the Human Sciences Research Council office in Durban.
VENUE: SOUTHERN SUN GRAYSTON HOTEL, SANDTON
The Child, Youth, Family and Social Development Programme (CYFSD) is looking for a suitably qualified person to work within one of their research projects, called Project Accept.
This two days practical skills workshop wills focus on: detailed and practical assessment of current district health challenges financial implications of the district health plan human resources implications of the district health plan at Primary Health Care (PHC) level.
The Health System Trust in collaboration with the Africa Regional Sexuality Resource Centre and the University of KwaZulu Natal, the University of Fort Hare-Gender Forum and the University of MEDUNSA cordially invite you to the following seminars to be held at the different universities respectively.