Diploma in Nursing (R171)

First Year

Subjects

6 readings
Reading: Applied Anatomy & Physiology
Reading: Applied Physics, Microbiology & Chemistry
Reading: Applied Psychosocial Science
Reading: Nursing Science 1
Reading: Nursing in the Community 1
Reading: Ethos and Professional Practice 1

Second Year

Subjects

5 readings
Reading: Pharmacology for Nurses
Reading: Nursing Science 2
Reading: Nursing in the Community 2
Reading: Ethos and Professional Practice 2
Reading: Introduction to Mental Health

Third Year

Subjects

6 readings
Reading: Maternal, Child & Women’s Health Care
Reading: Nursing in the Community 3
Reading: Nursing Unit Management
Reading: Nursing Science 3
Reading: Ethos & Professional Practice 3
Reading: Health Information Systems

Diploma in Nursing (R171)

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About this course

The Diploma in General Nursing (R171) is a three year programme, leading to registration with South African Nursing Council as a General Nurse. The programme consists of a theory and clinical component which must be completed in each academic year.

Career Information

The curriculum is designed to prepare graduate nurse- and midwifery practitioners who are equipped to meet the increasing health needs as well as health related problems, of multicultural populations in a wide variety of health care settings, while considering of the current and future social, cultural and economical contexts, of the country.

Career Opportunities

Completion of the Degree provide access to post-basic (post-graduate) qualifications offered at Universities in the field or where appropriate cognate fields as Nursing Education, Nursing management; Primary Health Care; Occupational Health Care. There are various career opportunities in the Private and Public Health Care sector. Vertical articulation possibilities with Master’s programmes by thesis or through structured Master’s programme focusing on specific specialization’s in nursing.

Student Fees 2021

Academic year calculated per subject credit :

3 Year Nursing Diploma Programme (R171) – R 22,560.00 (2021 academic year)

 

Please note :

The study Fees exclude the following Cost: Prescribe Books, Immunisation, Uniform, Laptops/Smart Phone devices, Transport, medical equipment and SANC Registration Fees

Accommodation

Accommodation fees 2021 academic year (Multi Campus) :

Single Rate: – R 15,198.00 (estimate)

Double Rate: – R 14,032.00 (estimate)

 

Please note :

Accommodation cost does not include meals.
Limited Accommodation available.

Syllabus

The Diploma in General Nursing (R171) is a three year programme, leading to registration with South African Nursing Council as a General Nurse. The programme consists of a theory and clinical component which must be completed in each academic year.

First Year 0/6

Subjects

6 readings
Reading: Applied Anatomy & Physiology
Reading: Applied Physics, Microbiology & Chemistry
Reading: Applied Psychosocial Science
Reading: Nursing Science 1
Reading: Nursing in the Community 1
Reading: Ethos and Professional Practice 1

Second Year 0/5

Subjects

5 readings
Reading: Pharmacology for Nurses
Reading: Nursing Science 2
Reading: Nursing in the Community 2
Reading: Ethos and Professional Practice 2
Reading: Introduction to Mental Health

Third Year 0/6

Subjects

6 readings
Reading: Maternal, Child & Women’s Health Care
Reading: Nursing in the Community 3
Reading: Nursing Unit Management
Reading: Nursing Science 3
Reading: Ethos & Professional Practice 3
Reading: Health Information Systems