Profile » Dr Carlien Van Heerden


 Personal Details

Title Dr
First Name Carlien     Send Email
Surname van Heerden
Gender Female
HPCSA Reg No
Nursing Council SANC 1443931
Bar Council
Law Society

Membership Profile

Membership TypeMember with Registration as a Medico-Legal Practitioner
Date Joined2018-04-18
Available as an Expert Witness?Yes
Available as a Medico Legal Attorney?No
Available as an Medico Legal Advocate?No
Profile VisibilityPublic

Samla Verified Medical Mediator

Samla Verified Medical Mediator?Yes
Health Sector Commercial Mediator?Yes
Technical Medico-Legal Mediator (Personal Injury)?No
Technical Medico-Legal Mediator (Clinical Negligence)?Yes
Name of institution/s in which I was trained in mediation. Mediation in Motion UCT
Name of authority that has (authorities that have) accredited me as a mediator. MIMS UCT
I would like to be invited to observe Medical Mediations Yes
I am willing to provide my services free of charge for pilot projects Yes
My normal fees for mediation services per hour R1 000.00
My normal fees for mediation services per day R10 000.00

Contact Details

Cellphone Number 083 7535028
Web Addresswww.neonatus.co.za

Social Media

Skype Name
Linkedin Name carlien van heerden
Facebook Name carlien van heerden

Work / Business Info

Work Tel No 083 7535028
Work Address Bridgefield 531
75 Leanderroad
Olympus
City/Town Pretoria
Province Gauteng

Qualifications

Highest Education Level PhD Neonatal Nursing Science (Doctoral Degree)
Highest Education Level Masters degree in Advanced Neonatal Nursing Science (Medical Surgical) (Master's Degree)
Highest Education Level Masters degree in Advanced Neonatal Nursing Science (Medical Surgical)(Bachelors)

Professions

Healthcare
  • Nursing
Mediator
  • Mediation in Motion

Additional Info ...

Fields of Interest Neonatal Nurse Specialist, Medico-Legal Neonatal Nursing Expert, Quality Improvement Specialist, Neonatal Consultant, Mediator
Short CV  

Dr Carlien van Heerden is a Neonatal Nurse Specialist, Medico-Legal Neonatal Nursing Expert, Neonatal Consultant, Quality improvement Specialist and Medical Negligence and Health Sector Mediator with her own consultancy practice, Neonatus Consultancies based in Pretoria.

 

She graduated from the University of Pretoria with a BCur degree in Nursing Science (Cum Laude) in 2001. She completed her Master’s degree in Advanced Neonatal Nursing Science Cum Laude in 2004 at the University of Pretoria, for which she received the award for outstanding academic achievement. She also completed Nursing Education in 2005. After working in practice, she was a part-time lecturer at the Nursing Department of the University of Pretoria, teaching Advanced Neonatal Nursing Science until 2010 for post basic students. Dr Carlien van Heerden obtained her PhD from the University of Pretoria in 2015, of which the focus was on quality improvement. She continued with her Post-doctoral fellowship in 2016 also at the University of Pretoria. She was a Mentor for the Maternal and Child Health Leadership Academy of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honour Society of Nursing, African Cohort (2016/2017). She also completed the Foundations of Medical-Legal Practice Course presented by the South African Medico-Legal Association (SAMLA) and University of Cape Town in 2018. She also qualified as a Medical Negligence and Health Sector Mediator in 2019.

 

Dr Carlien van Heerden is a Master Trainer of the Helping Babies Breathe program. She is a board member of the Neonatal Nurses Association of Southern Africa (NNASA) and Chair of their Gauteng Branch. She is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honour Society of Nursing, Child Healthcare Information for All and the South African Medico-Legal Association.

 

Dr Carlien van Heerden has presented at various international and national conferences and has published in national and international scientific journals.

 

Her passion is to contribute towards sustainable quality improvement in neonatal nursing care, and to furnish medico-legal expert and merit reports that are ethical, professional, logical and comprehensive. She has a special interest in Medical-Negligence and Health Sector Mediation as an alternative dispute resolution.

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