Dr Chantel Van Wyk
Position
Senior Lecturer
Department
Office of the Dean: Health Sciences
Address
GN 130A
Office of the Dean Health Sciences Education
R7103
UFS
Telephone
051 4017773
Office
Francois Retief Building: Block A 129
Information

Short CV

  • Leadership and management of all academic staff development activities
  • Postgraduate supervision and teaching
  • Academic information service on educational matters
  • Research
  • Committee representation

Publications

 

Journal publications:

 

Van Wyk, C., Wessels, T., Kromberg, J. and Krause, A. 2016. Knowledge regarding common hereditary cancers: Survey of General Practitioners in Johannesburg. SAMJ; 106(3):268-271. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i3.10162

 

Krause, A., Feben, C., Van Wyk, C., Huddle, K. and Raal, F.J. 2010. Case Studies: Unusual phaeochromocytomas in African. JEMDSA; 15(2):92-9. ISSN (Web): 2220-1009. http://www.jemdsa.co.za/index.php/JEMDSA/article/view/178

 

Research

SUPERVISION EXPERIENCE

 

Co-study leader of MMed (Genetics): Conradie M. Teratogenic medication – are women adequately informed about the risks in pregnancy?

Study leader of M. HPE:  Van Schalkwyk M. Continuous professional development echocardiography training in South Africa. 

Study leader of M. HPE: Colyn, J.H. The use of virtual reality to enhance Allied Health Professions Education.

Promoter of Ph.D. (HPE): Motsepe, J. Guidelines to conceptualize and contextualize HIV testing and disclosure in the best interest of the child: Ethics and legal aspects.

 

Studies completed 

 

Study leader of M. HPE:  Sookram PB. Challenges of continuing professional development for emergency medical care professionals in the Free State.

Study leader of M. HPE:  Mahabuke PE. An investigation into how Treasury Management perceives the Employee Health and Wellness Programme.

Study leader of M. HPE:  Mabathoana RS. Investigating factors associated with HIV risk-taking behaviours amongst People Living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA) in Lesotho.

Co-Supervised MSc (Med) Genetic Counselling. University of the Witwatersrand. 2011-2012: Stoler K. Ashkenazi Genetic Screening: Utilisation of Testing Services, Genetic Knowledge and Perceptions of Stigma.

Co-Supervised MSc (Med) Genetic Counselling. University of the Witwatersrand. 2010-2011: Wainstein T. Family History and Risk Assessment in Black South African Women with Breast Cancer. 

  

 

 


CONFERENCES ATTENDED / PAPERS PRESENTED:

  

2016 OTTAWA and ANZAHPE conference: 19-23 March, Perth Western Australia.

Van Wyk, C. Nel., M.M. & Van Zyl, G.J. (2016)A framework to orientate and develop the newly appointed health professions educator. (Poster presentation)


2015 South African Association of Health Educationalists (SAAHE) and The Network: Towards Unity for Health conference:  12 - 16 September 2015, at the Birchwood Conference Centre, Gauteng:

Van Wyk, C. & Kridiotis, C. (2015). Newly-appointed Health Professions Educators` reflections and evaluations: To Flee or Fight. (Poster presentation)

 

2014 South African Association of Health Educationalists (SAAHE) conference: 25-28 June 2014, Cape Town, South Africa:  

Van Wyk, C., Nel, M.M. & Van Zyl, G.J. (2014). The Experiences of Academic Staff regarding the Course for Newly-Appointed Lecturers in the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Free State. (Oral presentation)

 

15th Biennial Congress of the Southern African Society for Human Genetics (SASHG): 6-9 October 2013, Johannesburg, South Africa

Stoler, K., Van Wyk, C. & Krause, A. Ashkenazi Jewish Genetic Testing: Utilization of Services, Genetic Knowledge and Perceptions of Stigma. (Poster presentation)

 

15th Biennial Congress of the Southern African Society for Human Genetics (SASHG): 6-9 October 2013, Johannesburg, South Africa

Wainstein, T., Van Wyk, C., Kerr, R., Kromberg, J. & Krause, A. Inadequacies of Genetic Risk Assessment Tools in Black South African Women with Breast Cancer. (Poster presentation)

 

Joint Congress of the Southern African Society of Human Genetics and Africa Society for Human Genetics: 6-9 March 2011, Cape Town, South Africa

Kerr, R., Van Wyk, C., Davison. K. & Krause, A. (2011). Establishing genetic testing for inherited cancer syndromes in an African context. (Poster presentation)

 

13th South African Society for Human Genetics (SASHG) CONGRESS: 5 - 8 April 2009 Spier Estate, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Van Wyk, C., Wessels, T. & Krause, A. (2010). The practice, knowledge and attitudes about common hereditary cancers: Survey of General Practitioners in Johannesburg. (Poster presentation)

 

 

Area(s) of Interest

  • Staff development (with specialization in the professional development of newly appointed academic staff members, also innovative teaching and learning strategies).
  • Postgraduate supervision in health professions education (all diciplines in health sciences) and genetics (with specialisation in genetic counselling and cancer genetics)
  • Leadership and management

   

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (Workshops attended, developed and/or presented) Please request full CV

Area(s) of Expertise

 

KWALIFIKASIES: 

  • Universiteit van die Vrystaat: Ph.D. (Gesondheidsberoepe-Onderrig) (2016):  Thesis titel: "A Staff Development Programme for Newly-appointed Academics in the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Free State".
  • Universiteit van die Witwatersrand:  MSc (Med) Genetiese Raadgewing (2008):  Verhandeling titel: “The practice, knowledge and attitudes about common hereditary cancers: Survey of General Practitioners in Johannesburg”. 
  • Universiteit van die Vrystaat:  BSc (Hons) Genetika (2005): Literatuur oorsig en aanbieding: "Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder" & Navorsings projek verhandeling titel: “Phylogenetic studies on 19 species of Agapanthus”.
  • Universiteit van die Vrystaat:  BSc Genetika (2004)

 

PROFESSIONALE RADE:

 

  • Lid van SAAHE "South African Association of Health Educationalists"
  • Lid van POD " Professional Organizational Development"
  • Lid van HPCSA "Health Professionals Counsel of South Africa". Geregistreerd as a gekwalifiseerde Genetiese Raadgewer (GR0000337)

Courses Presented

  • Staff development training sessions (varied)
  • 2016: HPES7905 Module: The development of professional skills in the health professions
  • 2016: HPEM7905 Module: Management in Health Professions Education and health care institutions
  • 2013-2015: HPEI7905 Module:  Introduction to Health Professions Education

Community Service

  • Involved with the Free State National Haemophilia Day
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