COURSE: ADVANCED UNIVERSITY DIPLOMA IN HEALTH ...

University of South Africa, UNISA
Type:
N/A
Duration:
Full Time / Part Time
Only professional nurses registered with a professional body such as the South African Nursing Council are admitted t this advanced programme. After completing it, a student will be eligible to register as a community health nurse, gerontological nurse, occupational health nurse or clinical nurse.

Type: undergraduate diploma

Duration: 2 years part time

Compulsory Subjects


First year subjects:


  • Comprehensive primary health care

  • Comprehensive primary health care

  • Community health practical

  • Health and the environment

  • Pharmacological principles

  • Clinical management: Adult Patient

  • Community development and the basic needs approach


Second year subjects:


  • Pharmacology for health workers

  • Pharmacology: management of drugs

  • HIV/AIDS care and counselling

  • Research in the social sciences

  • Basic epidemiology in health care

  • Nursing dynamics

  • Ergonomics

  • Human resource management in health services

  • Occupational health theory

  • Occupational health: practical


Careers: occupational health nurse or therapist

Source: www.unisa.ac.za‚Äč