African Journal of Health Professions Education

AJHPE is an online, quarterly, peer-reviewed journal that covers matters related to education for health professionals.



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The Health and Medical Publishing Group is pleased to announce that it has launched a new submission and tracking system for the AJHPE as of 11 January 2017.


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Vol 13, No 1 (2021)

Table of Contents


Contents PDF


Navigating COVID-19: Preparing medical students in a time of pandemic PDF
N Jacob, F Cilliers, K Begg, L Green-Thompson 4-5
Feedback as a spectrum: The evolving conceptualisation of feedback for learning PDF
L Govender, E Archer 6-7
The strategic development and strengthening of the profession of biokinetics PDF
B K Grobler, T J Ellapen, Y Paul, G L Strydom 8-9

Short Communication

DRILL: An innovative programme to develop health research leadership in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa PDF
F Suleman, D Wassenaar, N Nadesanreddy, P Brysiewicz 10-11
Creating a space for interprofessional engagement in a clinical setting PDF
L Jaffer, L Africa, F Waggie 12-13


Legal and ethical requirements for developing a medical MOOC: Lessons learnt from the Paediatric Physical Examination Skills MOOC PDF
A George, D Wooldridge, J King, A G Giovanelli, S G Naidoo, M A Mabeba, S Morar, S G Lala, Z Dangor 14-17
A blended learning and teaching model to improve bedside undergraduate paediatric clinical training during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic PDF
S G Lala, A Z George, D Wooldridge, G Wissing, S Naidoo, A Giovanelli, J King, M Mabeba, Z Dangor 18-22

Short Research Report

Facilitators of and barriers to clinical supervision of speech-language pathology students in South Africa: A pilot study PDF
A Mupawose, S Adams, S Moonsamy 23-28


Simulation in plastic surgery: Features and uses that lead to effective learning PDF
C P G Nel, G J van Zyl, M J Labuschagne 29-35
Significance of relationships in the cognitive apprenticeship of medical specialty training PDF
A A Khine, N Hartman 36-40
Cognitive load theory in simulations to facilitate critical thinking in radiography students PDF
A Louw 41-46
Factors influencing radiography lecturers’ perceptions and understanding of reflective practice in a newly implemented curriculum PDF
H Thomas, M Volschenk 47-51
Research competencies for undergraduate rehabilitation students: A scoping review PDF
M Y Charumbira, K Berner, Q A Louw 52-58
Learner engagement as social justice practice in undergraduate emergency care education: An exploration of expectations, impediments and enablers for academic success PDF
N Naidoo, R Matthews 59-64
A capability approach analysis of student perspectives of a medical consultation quality-improvement process PDF
J M Louw, T S Marcus, J F M Hugo 65-71
Validation of a questionnaire evaluating the effect of a preparatory year on qualifying students for studying at health professions education faculties PDF
Mohammed Al-Rabia, Lana Al Shawwa, Enas Gouda, Ahmed Aldarmahi, Hani Asfour, Hani Atwa 72-76
Development of a baseline assessment tool to establish students’ foundational knowledge of life sciences at entry to university PDF
L Pienaar, R Prince, A Abrahams 77-82
How well do we teach the primary healthcare approach? A case study of health sciences course documents, educators and students at the University of Cape Town Faculty of Health Sciences PDF
J Irlam, M I Datay, S Reid, M Alperstein, N Hartman, M Namane, S Singh, F Walters 83-92


CPD questionnaire PDF