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  1. Broadening Mental Health Services to Disadvantaged Communities in South Africa: Reflections on Establishing a Community Based Internship

    Broadening Mental Health Services to Disadvantaged Communities in South Africa: Reflections on Establishing a Community Based Internship

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The need to provide mental health services in disadvantaged communities remains a priority in South Africa. This paper illustrates how in consultation and partnership with the peri-urban community of Jamestown, a counselling psychology internship was established to provide a range...
  2. The development of a scoring tool for the measurement of performance in managing hypotension and intra-operative cardiac arrest during spinal anaesthesia for caesarean section

    The development of a scoring tool for the measurement of performance in managing hypotension and intra-operative cardiac arrest during spinal anaesthesia for caesarean section

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: At level one hospitals in South Africa a high annual number of maternal deaths occur due to the unrecognised/untreated complications of spinal anaesthesia. The authors developed a clinical scenario and scoring system to measure intern performance in managing hypotension...
  3. Intern to independent doctor: basic surgical skills required for South African practice and interns’ reports on their competence

    Intern to independent doctor: basic surgical skills required for South African practice and interns’ reports on their competence

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: The role and scope of general practitioners in semi-urban and rural areas is poorly understood and documented. An absence of specialist support results in generalists being called to perform surgical procedures. It is imperative that they competently and confidently...
  4. An evaluation of factors influencing perceptual experiences and future plans of final-year medical interns in the Free State, 2013–2014

    An evaluation of factors influencing perceptual experiences and future plans of final-year medical interns in the Free State, 2013–2014

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Medical internship refers to the 24-month period of supervised training in an accredited facility, where newly qualified doctors rotate through all relevant medical domains before starting their community service as medical practitioners. The Free State province has one academic...
  5. An evaluation of the medical internship programme at King Edward VIII hospital, South Africa in 2016

    An evaluation of the medical internship programme at King Edward VIII hospital, South Africa in 2016

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: In 2005, the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) extended the duration of the internship programme to ensure that all young medical graduates are adequately prepared to work at a district hospital during their year of community service...
  6. The development of soft skills during internships: The hospitality student’s voice

    The development of soft skills during internships: The hospitality student’s voice

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Research in Hospitality Management
    This paper considers the value of industrial placements in providing an opportunity for hospitality students to develop soft skills in the workplace in addition to the technical skills learned at their educational establishments. While there are concepts such as “problem-based...