PAIN ACADEMY: BURNOUT AND WAYS TO DEVELOP RESILIENCE IN HEALTHCARE WORKERS
Dr Mehnaaz Ally, COVID ICU Palliation – Dr Welly Den Hollander & Dr Rene Krause
Saturday, 24 October 2020
Online Registration will close at 10h00 on 24 October
Time: 14h00 – 15h00
Dr Mehnaaz Ally
Mehnaaz Ally is a paediatric palliative care consultant in Johannesburg. Having completed post grad time in Paeds, she found herself in palliative care. She works at Wits Palliative care, based at the Chris Hani Baragawanath hospital in Soweto, and at Lambano Sanctuary, a paediatric stepdown facility / hospice in Germiston. Apart from seeing to children facing end of life scenarios, she is passionate about teaching her fellow colleagues more about palliative care, and has started debriefing sessions in and Johannesburg, as another one of her interests is mental health in health care workers.
Dr Welly Den Hollander
Dr Welly den Hollander is a medical social worker in private practice. She completed her PhD in Social Science at the University of KwaZulu Natal in 2010 and the Diploma in Paediatric Palliative Medicine at the University of Cape Town in 2019. Her clinical interests include psycho-oncology and palliative care.
Dr Rene Krause
Dr Krause is a Family Physician with a masters degree in Palliative Medicine and a postgraduate diploma in Health Professional education. She is currently a senior lecturer in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health (University of Cape town) and convenor of the postgraduate diploma in Palliative Medicine. For this talk, Dr Krause will reflect on the integration of palliative care in the COVID response. She will provide insights into the clinical palliative medicine as well as the psychosocial and spiritual palliative care provided during this time in the Western Cape, especially at Groote Schuur Hospital. She will emphasise the benefit of teamwork, collaboration and networking and ensuring continuity of care.