Opedun - Specialist In Disease Management / Registered Nurse - Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Nombuso Opedun

Cape Town, WC, South Africa


Specialist In Disease Management / Registered Nurse


I am a Registered Nurse with an extensive experience backed up by education. My highest qualification is the Master's degree in Health Studies (UNISA). I have been working as a Disease Manager since 2005. I worked for major Managed Healthcare companies in the Western Cape.
My duties as a Disease Manager are health promotion, health education, counselling and/or coaching. The aim is to empower clients to prevent illness and/or manage their chronic conditions well and prevent complications and reduce healthcare costs. There is more to Disease Management that what I can write in the space provided. More information will be given during an interview.

Work History

Case Manager: DRM

Metropolitan Health Group

November 2009 - December 2013

Performing the duties of a Case Manager: DRM

Disease Care Manager

Old Mutual Healthcare / Lethimvula Healthcare

March 2007 - October 2009

Performing duties of a Disease Care Manager.

Case Manager: DRM

Metropolitan Health Group

September 2005 - March 2007

Performing duties of a Case Manager: DRM.

Professional / Registered Nurse

City Of Cape Town

August 1996 - June 2005

Performing duties of a Professional Nurse. Management of TB, Management of STI's, Child Health. IMCI programme, HIV/AIDS counselling and Testing and management, Immunizations, Minor Adult curative cases, Acting clinic Manager, Medication protocols.

Registered Nurses

PAWC Community Health Services

January 1996 - July 1996

Duties of a registered nurse

Professional Nurse

Tayler Bequest Hospital - Mt Fletcher

September 1993 - December 1995

Performing duties of a Registered Nurse in a comprehensive hospital.
Out Patient Department
Maternity Ward
General Ward (Male & Female)
Surgical Ward (Male & Female)
Psychiatric Unit
Paediatric Ward.


An Academic Article published in 2011

Title of the article: Compliance among members registered for the disease risk management programme of a particular medical aid scheme.

Qualifications & Certifications

(M A Cur) Master of Arts in Health Studies (Specialisation in Health Services Management)


(B A Cur) Bachelor os Arts in Nursing Science


National Higher Diploma in Community Nursing

CPUT (Cape Technikon

Diploma in Midwifery

St Patrics Hospital - Bizana

Diploma in General Nursing (2 Years Diploma)

St Lucy's Hospital - Tsolo

Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing (3-year Diploma)

Umzimkulu Hospital - Umzimkulu

Zibi Meyer High

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