WE WELCOME DR. ELD BOSHOFF ( D.Ed) 

AS PRINCIPAL OF THE LIVE HR TRAINING & TALENT AQUISITION CENTER

Acting as external examiner for UNISA for Masters and Doctoral students.

Coordinating / supervising (UNISA) for HSE Health Sciences Education (Laboratory Work Practice).

External re-marker (UNISA) Health Studies (HSE201-P)

External examiner for University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (Nursing Department)

External examiner for Cape Metropolitan Universities of Technology (CPUT) for Master students

Moderated Nursing Administration for CPUT.

Currently moderator for research for CPUT

External examiner for University of Cape Town (UCT)

Qualifications Academic

D.Ed. Ideal and Reality in Nurse Training in South Africa: An Action Research Approach to the Improvement of Nursing Practices.

M.Cur. Cum Laude. Verpleegopleiding binne die Andragogiese Opset. 1987, UWC.

Hons B.A. Cur. Cum Laude, 1984 UNISA - Major Advanced Nursing Education.

B.A. Cur. Cum Laude, 1982 - UNISA Majoring in Nursing Education & Community Nursing Science.

Professional

Nursing Administration (including Human Resource Management and Development, Conflict management, the role of a change agent), UNISA, 1990.

Instructors course for the presentation of First-line Supervisors Course, Tygerberg Hospital,

Diploma  in Psychiatric Nursing Science, Stikland Hospital, 1975.

Diploma in Midwifery, Cum Laude, Tygerberg Hospital, 1974.

Diploma in General Nursing, Cum Laude, Carinus Nursing College, 1972.

Publications

Publications in Academic Journals

Boshoff, E.L.D. 1977. Abused Child Syndrome- S.A. Nursing Journal, S.A. Nursing Association, May 1977, Pretoria.

Boshoff, E.L.D, 1980. Caesarian section - South African Theatre Sister (SATS), Vol 5, No 1, March 1980.

Boshoff, E.L.D. 1987. Nursing Education accompaniment within the Andragogical Situation (Masters Thesis) UWC 1987 Bellville.

Boshoff, E.L.D. Study Guides for Midwifery training: Part 1 & 2 -1985; 1986 Tygerberg Hospital.

Boshoff, E.L.D. 1994. Health for All by the year 2000: Myth or Reality: Faculty Journal, Vol 1, UWC, 1994.

Stein, J.D., Emsley, R. & Boshoff. E.L.D. 1996. Editorial: A mental health information centre - integrating technology and community. S.A. Medical Journal. Vol 86(6): 723-724.

Stein, D.J., Boshoff, E.L.D., Traut, A., Daniels, F., De Bruin, J.H. & Van der Spuy, J. 1997. Patients Presenting with Fresh Trauma after Interpersonal Violence - Part I. Alcohol and Substance Abuse. S.A. Medical Journal, Vol 87(8): 996-998.

Stein, D.J., Boshoff, E.L.D., Traut, A., Daniels, F., De Bruin, J.H. & Van der Spuy, J. 1997.Patients Presenting with Fresh Trauma after Interpersonal Violence - Part II. Assault history. S.A Medical Journal, Vol 87(8): 999-1000.

Traut, A., Boshoff, E.L.D. & Hawkridge, S. 1998. Post Traumatic Stress Disorders in Children. 1998. Continuing Medical Educational Journal.

Fischer, M, Boshoff, E.L.D. & Ehlers, V.J. Effective Learning, Part 1: Overview of learning and studying.

5.1.11   Fischer, M, Boshoff, E.L.D. & Ehlers, V.J. Effective Learning, Part 2: Learning and studying: gathering information.

Fischer, M, Boshoff, E.L.D. & Ehlers, V.J. Effective Learning, Part 3: Learning and studying: skills required for writing assignments and examinations.

Fischer, M., Boshoff, ELD, & Ehlers, VJ. Student nurses’ need for developing study skills. 2001. Curationis, Pretoria: DENOSA.

Smit, I., Bitzer, E.M., Boshoff, E.L.D., & Steyn, D.W. Abortion care training framework for nurses within the context of higher education in the western Cape. Curationis, 32(3): 38-46, September 2009.

Article awaiting publication in Curationis: A case study on Ideal and Reality in the education and training of nurses in South Africa. Boshoff, E.L.D., Chikte, U., & Khondowe, O. 2010.

Published Study Material

Integrated General Nursing Science First Year Study Guide: An outcomes-based approach (compiled 2001)

Integrated General Nursing Science First Year Study Guide: An outcomes-based approach (revised 2002)

Neonatal Nursing Sciences Study Guide: An outcomes-based approach (Compiled 2001)

Neonatal Nursing Sciences Study Guide: An outcomes-based approach (Revised 2004)

One-year diploma in midwifery study guide and workbook: an outcomes-based approach (2006 – 2007) Stellenbosch University

One-year diploma in advanced midwifery study guide and workbook: an outcomes-based approach (2006 – 2007) Stellenbosch University

Revised Study guide for Curriculum Development 774 (Post diploma / graduate Nursing Education program - 2007 and 2008)

Journal: Baba en Kleuter, March 2009: Geboorte Normal of gekompliseer.

Research Experience

MRC National Trauma and Violence Research Project - Patients presenting with Fresh Trauma after Interpersonal Violence:

Alcohol and Substance Abuse

Assault History

Completed (2) M.CUR. Students at UWC.

Acted as external examiner for Doctoral and Master students: University of Namibia.

External examiner for Doctoral and Master students: UNISA.

I am on the Panel of Reviewers for the Curationis (The S.A Nursing Research Journal) and Health South Africa. Randse Afrikaans Universteit: Auckland Park.

Co-supervisor for a PhD student completed in 2008.

Completed Master student in 2009 at Stellenbosch University

Currently supervising 4, 2nd year and 3, 3rd year master students.

International Experiences

Visited Amsterdam during April 1997. The following educational institutions and Health settings were visited:

Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen.
Universiteit van Maastricht.

Academisch Ziekenhuis Nijmegen

Participated in an orientation program regarding Skills Laboratory Training

Professional Responsibilities and memberships

Committee member: SA Nursing Association: Tygerberg Branch (1970s).

Committee member and secretary: Western Cape Nursing Management and Research Society (1980s).

Member of the Nursing Education Society: Pretoria.

Member of the SA Association for Research and Development in Higher Education.

University of Western-Cape: Senate member. (1992- 31:03:96)

Sarleh Dollie Nursing College: Council and Senate Member. (1992- 31:03:96)

Founder member of the Unisa Honour Society of Nursing established under the auspices of Sigma Theta Tau International Honour Society of Nursing.

Founder member of Open Learning Technology Corporation (OLTC).

Member of the Club 100 of the University of South Africa.

Member of the Strategic Management Team (Provincial Administration of the Western Cape): Working Committee on Nursing Education during 1994.

Member of the Interim Coordinating Committee (Provincial Administration of the Western Cape): Working Committee on Nursing Education during 1995.

Member of FUNDISA (Forum of University Nursing Departments in South Africa).

During 1996 I served on the Joint Management Committee (PAWC) and on the Joint Management Sub-Committee: Planning and Information (JSPI).

First of seven members of the Nursing Council Communication Network   (NCCN) of the S.A. Interim Nursing Council 1996 & 1997.

Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing as a member of Tau Lambada-AT-Large Chapter, Botswana, Ghana, Kenia,     Malawi, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania Membership number   #0593378. December 2009 during Pledge Ceremony at Stellenbosch University.

Awards

SA Nursing Council: Gold Medal for the highest academic achievement during 1972.

SANC: The Kenneth B Gloag Medal for the highest academic achievement during 1972.

The EC Lotz Medal

The Henrietta Stockdale Medal

The Captain WD Hare Medal

The Woodstock Hospital Gold Badge for best performance in the clinical situation.

Papers Presented:

Die rol van die Geregistreerde Vroedvrou. 1980. Verloskunde Simposium, Tygerberg Hospitaal, Tygervallei.

Begeleiding van die verpleegstudent in die Andragogiese opset. Verpleegbestuur – en Navorsingsgenootskap, Tygerberg Hospitaal, Tygervallei.

The Opening Address: Restructuring the National Health System for Universal Primary Health Care. Seminar. UWC: Bellville.

Die instrumentele waarde van konsultasie (collective bargaining) in bestuur. Indiens opleiding vir Geregistreerde verpleegkundiges. Tygerberg Hospitaal, Tygervallei.

Wet No 33 van 2005 en die nuwe verpleeg - kwalifikasie sisteem in Suid Afrika. Indiens opieiding vir Geregistreerde verpleegkundiges. Tygerberg Hospitaal, Tygervallei. 2009.

A systematic review on humor as an alternative teaching strategy for Health Science Education (Boshoff, Marais, Kondowe & van der Merwe) 2009. Academic Year Day. Stellenbosch University.

Humor as an alternative strategy in Nursing Education (Boshoff, Marais, Kondowe & van der Merwe) 2009. Center of Learning and Teaching Conference [Stellenbosch University]. Somerset West.

Poster presentation (Action Research) at NEA Congress 29 September 2009. Johannesburg. 

Manager at Elcare Orthello Home.