Which primary care model? A qualitative analysis of ward-based outreach teams in South Africa

: 2 credits
Expiry Date
: None
CPD Units
: 2.00 Points
: 2/4

This article describes findings from a rapid assessment of ward based outreach team (WBOT implementation three years into primary care reengineering.

Keywords: Ward based outreach teams, primary care reengineering, community oriented primary care

Reading material:

Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
The aim of this article is to describe middle and lower level managers’ understanding of the purpose and approach to WBOT and the problems of authority, jurisdiction and practical functioning that arise from the way the model is constructed and operationalised.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. The way the National Department of Health has conceptualised the extension of primary health care services through WBOT.
  2. The challenges to middle and lower level managers of the way the model is constructed and operationalized.
  3. Middle and lower level managers’ hopes and expectations.

Instruction for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz at the end
  • You need to pass the quiz and complete the course rating to generate the module certificate at the end
  • You have three attempts to pass the quiz
  • The pass grade is 70%
  • Please click on the CPD certificate link to claim your certificate and to update your CPD Manager

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