The clinical training department provides technical advice and mentoring as well as develops cutting edge nationally recognised practical training and job aids for all health care professionals working in the field of HIV and TB.
Who We Are
The Aurum Institute Clinical Training & Mentoring department is managed by Ms Lauren de Kock – Chair: Technical Directorate. The training department consists of a multi-disciplinary team of highly skilled health care professionals who are very experienced within the field of HIV and TB and who have an in-depth understanding of the South African health environment.
Ms Lauren de Kock - Chair: Technical Directorate
Lauren has a rich professional career which spans across academia, as a lecturer in public health, an entrepreneur and public health management with specific emphasis on training, mentoring and quality improvement. The past 10 years of her career have been devoted to enabling professionals and their environments to ensure better health outcomes.
What We Do
Working hand-in-hand with the National Human Resource Development Department as well as each Regional Training Centre, the training department seeks to provide training and mentoring programmes and innovative support materials that enhance and sustain the practical application of clinical guidelines.
Where We Work
We have a core technical team placed at head office who provide support to all the districts and regions we operate in throughout the country. Additionally, we place technical staff within the districts and management areas we support. The majority of our support is to the National Department of Health as well as the department of correctional services. Additional support is provided to medical schools and nursing colleges to ensure the appropriate transfer of knowledge to students who will soon play a pivotal role in the SA health sector.