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9th Annual Celebrating Health Sciences Education (CHSE) Conference, 2017

15 Sep 2017 - 08:15

Hosted by the Department of Health Sciences Education, this year’s 9th Annual CHSE Conference was a space to engage with both innovative practice and research being done in the Faculty. The day-long programme began with a welcome from Acting Deputy Dean Professor Harsha Kathard and a keynote address titled “Decoloniality: Respecting the Sceptics and Challenging the Converted” by Associate Professor Elelwani Ramugundo.

A huge success, the day left many feeling inspired to try new ideas that will contribute to teaching and assessment in the Faculty.

Left to right:

  • Associate Prof Francois Cilliers and the keynote speaker, Assoc Prof Ramugondo
  • Professor Harsha Kathard and the winner of the first prize, Dr Heather Talberg who with her colleagues presented on “Consolidating teaching in clinical reasoning through unpacking clinical educator thinking practices”.
  • Second prize winner Dr Lynelle Govender who did a presentation on “Audio Tours in Anatomical Pathology”.
  • Third prize winner Dr Geney Gunston who with Prof Graham Louw presented “Evaluating the impact of preparation for dissection, using drawings and commentaries”.

Some of the presentation titles:

 

Keynote Address:  Elelwani Ramugondo

Decoloniality: Respecting the Sceptics and Challenging the Converted

Alperstein, Melanie & Cilliers, Francois - A postgraduate diploma in Health Professional Education as faculty development: Does this change practice?

Muna, Natashia; Moola, Taahira; Moxley, Karis; Nwosu, Emmanual & Cotton, Sarah - The FHS Writing Lab - Reflections, lessons and directions.

Sias, Douglas - Digital literacy for Health Professionals - A journey from the 21st century to beyond.

Gordon, Chivaugn - Love in the time of Medical school

Talberg, Heather; Amosun, Seyi; Edries, Naila; Camroodien -Surve, Fatemah & Mohomed, Tasneem - Consolidating teaching in clinical reasoning through unpacking clinical educator thinking practices

Jose, Maria - Progress of a multiple-choice question bank project funded through a UCT Teaching Grant

Gunston, Geney & Louw, Graham - Evaluating the impact of preparation for dissection, using drawings and commentaries

Jayakumar, Jaisubash - Through the lens of Narrative Learning as an effective learning approach for Learning Immunology

Duys, Rowan - A model for an interactive learning experience for a large group of anaesthesia nurses

Roodt, Francois - Point of Care Ultrasound Teaching: A South African Roadmap – learning points from 3 years’ experience

Hofmeyr, RossAn open access airway resource

Steyn, Paul - A free app to increase student participation and engagement