Dr Siewert Alkema

 

PERSONAL DETAILS

 

Date of birth:     11 December 1982

Nationalit:  South Africa                      
Marital status: Married 

Spouse – Name: Angelique

Spouse – Qualification: MBCHB (medical doctor)

 

MEDICAL EDUCATION

 

MB ChB (university of the Free State), 2006

 

SPECIAL AWARDS/SOCIETY

 

Smith and Nephew prize for best student in orthopedics (University of the Free State), 2006

Member of the Golden Key International Honour Society for academic achievement, 2003 

 

SHORT COURSES

 

Advanced Trauma life support (ATLS), WITS, 2008

Advanced Cardiac life support (Life Suikerbosrand) 2011

Certificate of travel medicine hosted by SASTM (Johannesburg) 2012

 

MEDICAL LICENSURE

 

Health professional counsel of South Africa (HPCSA), MP 0661147

Board of health care Funders of South Africa (BHF), PR 014 000 0359661

Yellow fever licence: YF

 

CLINICAL SKILLS/PROCEDURES

Follow up of uncomplicated pregnancy

Obstetric ultrasound

Obstetric emergencies:

-Pre-eclampsia

-Eclampsia Abruptio Placenta

-Intrapartum emergencies (fetal distress, shoulder dystocia, ect.)

-Post Partum haemorrhage

Gynaecological ultrasound

Lapparotomy for raptured ectopic pregnancy

Incision and drainage of bartholins cyst/abscess (marsupialisation)

Evacuation of uterus/dilatation and curettage of the uterus (DD&C)

General anaesthesia (combined/TIVA)-adults and paediatric

Local anaesthesia (spinal, brachial plexus, saddle ect.)

Central venous line (CVP)

The management of complications during anaesthesia (allergic reaction, high spinal, laryngeal spasm, difficult intubation.)

Anaesthesia for ear nose and throat (ENT) procedures

Management of medical illness in wide variety of patient groups

-Endocrine disease

-Heart disease

-Infective disease (viral, bacterial, ricketsial, protozoal ect.)

-Ect.

Medical emergencies (diabetic keto-acidosis[DKA], myocardial infarction/dysrithm ect.)

Intravenous catheter placement (even in difficult situations/patients)

Needle Pleurocysthesis

LP’s

Underwater intercostal drain placement

Basic small outpatient surgery (skin lesions, small cysts, lacerations ect.)

Resuscitation of multitrauma patient according to ATLS guidelines (ABCDE)

Appendisectomy

Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy

Drainage of abscesses (including peri-anal)

Haemorrhoidectomy

Wedge resection of toe nail

Umbilical hernia repair

Closed reduction of basic fractures

K-wire insertion of certain fractures

Ligament repair

Management of wide variety of diseases in children

-Infective (bacterial, viral, ricketsial ect)

-Endocrinological

-Atopic

-Ect.

IV catheter placement (including premature infants)

LP’s

Urinary catheter

Management of acute psychosis

Management of psychiatric illness in a multi disciplinary team

-Bipolar mood disorder

-Schitzophrenia and other psychotic disorders

-Anxiety disorders

-Depressive disorders

-Ect.

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