Dr Johan Bezuidenhout
Position
Senior Lecturer
Department
Office of the Dean: Health Sciences
Address
GN 125A
DIVISION HEALTH SCIENCES EDUCATION
G 14
UFS
Telephone
051 4017772
Office
Information

Short CV

 

Qualifications

  • 2013 Postgraduate Diploma (Health Professions Education)(Cum Laude)
  • 2003 D. Tech (Education)
  • 2000 M. Ed. (Psychology of Education)
  • 1997 B.A. Hon. (Psychology)
  • 1995 B.A. (Psychology and Education)
  • 1986 H.D.E.

Career

  • 2013 - current (Head of Division/Senior Lecturer: University of the Free State)

  • 2007 - 2013 (Lecturer: University of the Free State)

  • 2002 - 2007 (Senior Lecturer: Motheo FET College)

  • 1994 - 2002 (Head of Department: Brebner Primary School)

  • 1989 - 1994 (Teacher: Brebner High/Primary School) 

 

 

Publications

2017/2018 

 

Campbell, R., Labuschagne, M. & Bezuidenhout, J. 2018.Perspectives of advanced life support paramedics on clinical simulation for summative assessment in South Africa: is it time for a change? African Journal of Health Professions Education. Ref.: AJHPE962R2. Accepted for publication.

 

Adefuye, A.O., Adeola, H.A., & Bezuidenhout, J., 2018. The Physician-Scientists: Rare species in Africa. Pan African Medical Journal. The Pan African Medical Journal. 2018; 29:8. doi:10.11604/pamj.2018.29.8.13239. Published. 4 January 2018. ISSN 1937-8688.

http://www.panafrican-med-journal.com/content/article/29/8/full

 

Adefuye, A.O., Adeola, H.A. & Bezuidenhout, J. 2017. Medical education units: A required necessity for quality assurance in health professions education in Nigeria. African Journal of Health Professions Education. Ref.: AJHPE966R1. Accepted for publication.

 

Porter, D.C., Bezuidenhout, J., Du Toit R.S., & Adefuye, A.O. 2017. The Deficiencies and Surgical Skills Needs of Rural General Practitioners in South Africa. SAMJ 12611. Accepted for publication.

 

Musa, Z.A.A., Bezuidenhout, J., Adefuye, A.O. & Smit, F. E. 2017. Investigating the Perception of Perfusion Educators on the Training Programmes in Cardiovascular Perfusion in South Africa. SA Heart. Accepted for publication.

 

Larson, C.O., Bezuidenhout, J. & van der Merwe, L.J.  2017. Is community-based electrocardiography education feasible in the early phase of an undergraduate medical curriculum?  SA Health Gesondheid. Journal of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences. Vol.22. p 61-69. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hsag.2016.11.005. Published.

 

Fouché, L., Bezuidenhout, J. Liebenberg, C, & Adefuye, A. O. 2017: Medico-legal aspects regarding drunk driving: experience and competency in practice of community service doctors. South African Family Practice.  25 October 2017. South African Family Practice 2017; 1(1):1–7. Published.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/20786190.2017.1386899

 

Fouché, L., Bezuidenhout, J., Liebenberg, C. & Adefuye, A.O. 2017. Medico-legal documentation of rape or sexual assault: are community-service doctors equipped for the task? South African Family Practice, DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2017.1348046. Vol 59 (4) 20 July 2017. Published.

 

Fouché, L., Bezuidenhout, J., Liebenberg, C. & Adefuye, A.O. 2017. Practice of community-service doctors in the assessment and medico-legal documentation of common physical assault cases. doi.org/10.1080/20786190.2017.1364014. Published.

 

2016

 

Botes, J., Bezuidenhout, J. & Steinberg, H. 2016.  The needs and preferences of General Practitioners regarding their CPD learning: A Free State Perspective. South African Family Practice.  Ref.: Ms. No. SAFPJ - 2016 – 0002. Published.

 

Kridiotis, C.A., Bezuidenhout, J., & Raubenheimer, J. 2016. Selection criteria for a radiography programme in South Africa: Predictors for academic success in the first year of study.  SA Health Gesondheid. 21 (2016) 206-213. Published.

 

2014 Published

 

Brits, H., Bezuidenhout, J., Steinberg, W.J. & Joubert, G. 2014. An evaluation of the assessment tool used for extensive mini-dissertations in the Master’s degree in Family Medicine, University of the Free State.   SA Family Practice. S Afr Fam Pract 2014 133 Vol 56 No 2.

 

Vincent-Lambert, C., Bezuidenhout, J., & Jansen van Vuuren, M.V.  2014.  Are Further Education Opportunities for Emergency Care Technicians needed and do they exist? AJHPE Vol. 6, No. 1. May 2014.

 

Bezuidenhout, J., Nel, M.M., & Van Zyl, G.J. 2014. A reflection on professional development of registrars completing a module in Health Care Practice. African Journal for Health Professions Education.  AJHPE November 2013, Vol. 5, No. 2. DOI:10.7196/AJHPE.195. 

 

Brits, H., Bezuidenhout, J., Steinberg, W.J. & Joubert, G. 2013. An evaluation of the assessment tool used for extensive mini-dissertations in the Master’s degree in Family Medicine, University of the Free State.  SA Family Practice. S Afr Fam Pract 2014 133 Vol 56 No 2

 

Bezuidenhout, J., Nel, M.M.,& van Zyl, G.J. 2014 A reflection on professional development of registrars completing a module in Health Care Practice. African Journal for Health Professions Education.  AJHPE November 2013, Vol. 5, No. 2. DOI:10.7196/AJHPE.195

 

Bezuidenhout, J., Nel, M.M. & Nel,P.P.C.. 2013. A single robust strategy for evaluating and improving lectures. MedEdWorld. Published. August 2013.

 

Bezuidenhout, J., Nel, M.M. & Van Zyl, G.J. 2012. Enhancement of registrar competence through professional development in completing a module in Healthcare Practice.  Abstract. Fifth National Conference of the South African Association of Health Educationalists (SAAHE): `From Practise to Practice’, Bloemfontein, 21 - 23 June 2012, AJHPE 2012;4(1):44-99. DOI:10.7196/AJHPE.178

 

Bezuidenhout, J., Nel, M.M. & Van Zyl, G.J. 2012. A reflection on professional development of registrars completing a module in Healthcare Practice.  Abstract.  Fifth National Conference of the South African Association of Health Educationalists (SAAHE): `From Practise to Practice’, Bloemfontein, 21 - 23 June 2012, AJHPE 2012; 4(1):44-99. DOI:10.7196/AJHPE.178

 

 

 

Publications (Short List)

Peer – Reviewed Conference and other International Contributions

2017

 

Porter, D.C., Bezuidenhout, J., Du Toit R.S., & Adefuye, A.O. 2017. The Deficiencies and Surgical Skills Needs of Rural General Practitioners in South Africa. Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty Forum. 24-25 August 2017. Oral presentation.

 

Fouché, L., Bezuidenhout, J., Liebenberg, C. & Adefuye, A.O. 2017. Medico-legal documentation of rape or sexual assault: are community-service doctors equipped for the task? Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty Forum. 24-25 August 2017. Poster presentation.

 

2016

 

Bezuidenhout, J. & Nel, M.M. 2016. Postgraduate academic research training innovation: Are the stories true?  SAAHE Conference 2016.  “Transformative Health Education in Motion”.  22-24 June 2016.  Port Elizabeth. Oral presentation.

 

Bezuidenhout, J. & Nel, M.M. 2016. Postgraduate academic research training innovation: Are the stories true?  SAAHE Conference 2016.  “Transformative Health Education in Motion”.  22-24 June 2016.  Port Elizabeth. Oral presentation.

 

Botha, R.W., & Bezuidenhout, J. 2016.  Pedagogical Regression through Service-Learning: developing the holistic medical graduate by redefining reciprocity.  SAAHE Conference 2016.  “Transformative Health Education in Motion”.  22-24 June 2016.  Port Elizabeth. Oral presentation.

 

Du Plessis. J. G.E. & Bezuidenhout, J. 2016. Work-integrated learning in radiography training: areas of good practice and areas for improvement.  SAAHE Conference.  “Transformative Health Education in Motion”.  22-24 June.  Port Elizabeth. Oral presentation.

 

Campbell, R., Labuschagne, M., & Bezuidenhout, J. 2016. Time for a Change: What ALS Paramedics Think About Clinical Simulation as an Assessment Instrument.  SAAHE Conference.  “Transformative Health Education in Motion”.  22-24 June.  Port Elizabeth. Oral presentation.

 

Nel, M.M., Kruger, S.B. & Bezuidenhout, J. 2016. Structure the process, improve the outcome? A report of eight workshops organised for PhD candidates.  Poster ID. 110.  Ireland International Conference on Education. IICE Conference. 25-28 April. Dublin. Ireland.  Best poster award. Poster presentation.

 

Bezuidenhout, J. 2016. Invitation as a Speaker to the South African Society of Anaesthesiology (SASA) National Congress, Bloemfontein. 26 February -1 March.  Oral presentation. Practice Evaluation.

 

2015

 

Musa, Z.A.A., Bezuidenhout, J. & Smit, F.E. 2015.  Perfusion Curriculum for South Africa: The Road Ahead.  SA Heart Congress 2015, 25-28 October 2015, Sun City, South Africa. Oral presentation.

 

Botha, R.W., & Bezuidenhout, J. 2015. "A framework for Service-Learning in the undergraduate Radiography programme in the Mangaung area”. Oral presentation at ISSL. 6th International Symposium on Service-Learning. 28-30 May, Indianapolis (USA).

 

Du Plessis, J.G.E., & Bezuidenhout, J. 2015.  "The use of new teaching technologies in the delivery of work-integrated learning in Radiography Training.  Oral presentation at EDULEARN15.  7th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies.6th - 8th of July, Barcelona (Spain). IATED.

 

2014

 

Botes, P.J., Bezuidenhout, J. & Steinberg, W.J. 2013.  General practitioner’s preferences for CPD:  Family Medicine refresher courses. SAAHE Conference.  “Convergence and Deliverance”.  Cape Town.  26-28 June. Presenter: Oral Presentation.

 

Van Zyl, G.J. & Bezuidenhout, J.  2014. An investigation into the characteristics of the anatomy and embryology module (MEF153) that affect first year medical students’ academic performance at the University of the Free State: A students’ perspective. SAAHE Conference.  “Convergence and Deliverance”.  Cape Town.  26-28 June.  Presenter:  Poster Presentation.

 

Musa, Z.A., Smit, F.E. & Bezuidenhout, J. 2014. A cardiovascular perfusion programme for South Africa.  SAAHE Conference.  “Convergence and Deliverance”.  Cape Town.  26-28 June.  Co-author.

 

Botha, R.W., Bezuidenhout, J. & Nel, M.M. 2014.  Radiography Service-Learning: student experiences in relation to reciprocity, personal growth and the development of critical thinking skills. ISRTT World Congress, Helsinki, 12-15 June.  Co-author.

 

Du Plessis, J, & Bezuidenhout, J. 2014.  A Work-Integrated Learning education and training programme for Radiography in South Africa.  ISRTT World Congress, Helsinki, 12-15 June.  Co-author.

 

Bezuidenhout J, Nel, M.M. & Van Zyl, G.J. 2013.  New initiatives in registrar training.  AMEE Congress, Prague Congress Centre, Czech Republic, Prague, 24-28 August. Electronic Poster Presentation.  International conference.

  

AMEE. International Conference on Medical Education. 28 August-4 September 2010. Scottish Exhibition Centre, Glasgow.  Capacity building in the Faculty of Health Sciences,
Poster Presentation.

 

Research

Health Sciences Education

Health Professions Education

Area(s) of Interest

Medical Education

Health Professions Education

Simulation

Interdisciplinary research

Area(s) of Expertise

 

Courses Presented

  • HPEA 7905 Assessment and Moderation
  • HPER 7905 Research and Research Training for Health Professionals
  • HPEP 7905 Programme Development
  • HPER 7905 Quality Assurance
  • Postgraduate Diploma, Masters Degree and Doctoral Research

 

    

 

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