Primary Health Care, Clinical Nursing, Diagnosis, Treatment & Care


NQF Level: 7
Credits: 240
Duration Of Course: Two academic years

Admission Requirements

1. Proof of registration with the SANC as a registered nurse.
2. Proof of indemnity – for patient consultation with Clinical Instructors and Preceptors.
3. At least two years experience as a registered nurse.
4. Proof of current employment in a PHC/OHS or similar setting.
5. A signed document by the Preceptor (with relevant qualifications as a registered PHCN and practicing as one) as proof of clinical guidance for the duration of study (2nd-year component of the course – core modules).
6. Minimum of 15 and maximum of 60 students can be accommodated.
7. The first 60 students who submit their registration forms, registration fee and the abovementioned relevant documentation and comply with all the admission requirements will be accepted.

Curriculum

Fundamental Modules 

 

Modules

Semester

1 or 2

Attendance

Diploma

PROFESSIONAL NURSING SCIENCE 1A: NURSING DYNAMICS

Module 1: Ethos and Professional Practice
(PNS1A10)

Module 2: Nursing Unit Management
(PNS1A20)

Module 3: Introduction to research methodology

 

 


Semester 1


 
Semester 1


Semester 1

 

Weekly classes during the academic year on Tuesdays

 

Diploma

POST-BASIC PHARMACOLOGY IN NURSING

Module 1: Introduction to post basic Pharmacology in nursing
(FAR0001)

Module 2: Specific Drugs: Part 1
(FAR0001)

Module 3: Specific Drugs: Part 2
(FAR0003)

Module 4: Specific Drugs: Part 3
(FAR0003)

 

 


Semester
1 & 2


Semester
1 & 2

Semester
1 & 2

Semester
1 & 2

 

Weekly classes during the academic year on Tuesdays

 

Core Modules 

 

Modules

Semester

1 or 2

Attendance

Certificate and Diploma

Module 1: Clinical Skills

Module 2: Counselling, Interviewing,

Assessment and Rational Decision-making
(GGP2017)

Module 3: Ear, Nose, Throat, Eyes, Skin, Hair, Nails and Lymph Nodes
(GGP2017)

Module 4: Respiratory System and Cardio-vascular System
(GGP2037)

Module 5: Emergencies and Surgical Problems on Primary Level
(GGP2037)

Module 6: Digestive System and Endocrine System
(GGP2057)

Module 7: Female Reproductive Systems, Renal System,Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV/AIDS
(GGP2077)

Module 8: Muscular, Skeletal and Central Nervous Systems
(GGP2087)

 

Semester
1 & 2
Semester
1 & 2
Semester
1 & 2


Semester
1 & 2


Semester
1 & 2


Semester
1 & 2


Semester
1 & 2


Semester
1 & 2

 

Semester
1&2

Students must attend six contact sessions as scheduled on a Thursday, Friday and Saturday plus one block week.

 

Assignments/Examinations

1. Assignments and tests as indicated by the lecturer.
2. Examinations are written in June and November as scheduled.
3. On completion of the course, there will be a clinical examination of clinical practice at work.
4. Theory and practica must be completed within 4 years from date of registration.
5. If interested in course contact Mrs N Magobe or Mrs K Meintjies +27 (0)11 559 2726 by November to obtain dates for class attendance.

Please Note: Upon completion of this diploma, students will acquire registration with the SANC as a Primary Health Care, Clinical Nursing, Diagnosis, Treatment and Care Practitioner.

LECTURER:

Mrs N Magobe and Mrs K Meintjies
Tel: +27 (0)11 559 2726
Fax: +27 (0)11 559 2257
Email: nmagobe@uj.ac. 

          zakaarinam@uj.ac.za

The Department will determine the number of students admitted for registration for the course each year.

     
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