Nursing in Education and Management

Purpose Statement
The main purpose of the programme is to be on the forefront of the discipline by developing and strengthening the knowledge base for Nursing practice through research, by providing excellence in the quality of the Department’s programmes both undergraduate and post graduate, through its teaching and by providing leadership for the discipline through its academic staff and graduates.

The Department of Nursing believes that individuals are unique holistic beings who must be supported in the maintenance of wellness, require care during periods of illness, and deserve dignity in their approach to death. The Department further believes that individuals are unique holistic beings who must engaged in continuing dynamic interaction at any time, the system of interest may be individual, the family, a group, the community or society who interact with the environment resulting in either positive or negative responses. Negative responses lead to ill health.

The Department believes that Nursing encompasses empirical aesthetic, ethical knowledge and therapeutic use of self. We believe that nursing research is an integral part of the curriculum and all programs study are strengthened by their proximity to the rich scholarly environment of the University.

Employment opportunities citing typical employers

With this qualification, learners will be qualified to be professional Nurses who hold qualifications generalist in nurse, community health, psychiatric nursing and midwifery. They are employable in Hospitals (public and private institutions).Placements include various places e.g. operating theatres, unit managers, midwifery, Community/Primary Healthcare Clinics, School nursing, industries, prisons and even overseas countries to name a few.

The graduates who are interested in teaching and managing Nursing can study for further postgraduate study, take up Management, Education positions in various sectors worldwide.

Entrepreneurial opportunities
The programme is designed to suite graduates who wish to establish business in various fields in nursing and midwifery.

 

 Vertical articulation for further /higher degree studies where applicable
The programme is designed to allow for students who wish to proceed to post basic degree such as postgraduate degrees in management and education, degree masters and doctorate.It also caters for studies in various postgraduate advanced diplomas such as primary health care, occupational health, advanced midwifery & neonatal science, orthopaedics, to name a few.

Horizontal articulation with other qualifications where applicable
The programme is also well positioned to articulate horizontal to certificates such as dispensing certificate, first aid certificate, auxiliary nursing, enrolled nursing, to name a few.


Programme coordinator

Dr J Kerr – Research

Mrs TG Mdletshe – Teaching & Learning

Mrs NF Ngcobo – Project & Program

Mr ST Madlala – Clinical teaching & learning

Head of Department
 Prof TP Mhlongo (, BCur (UNIZULU), DNE & DNA (UNIZULU), MA (IOWA) MBA (Hull), DLitt et Phil (UNISA), RN

FACULTY FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND AGRICULTURE
DEPARTMENT: NURSING SCIENCE
DEGREE(DESIGNATOR) BACHELOR OF NURSING
QUALIFIER EDUCATION AND MANAGEMENT
QUALIFICATION CODE (SAQF) B NURSING (EDUCATION AND MANAGEMENT)
UNIZULU CODE SBSC62
EXIT NQF LEVEL 7
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AN ADVANCED DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENT QUALIFICATION OR A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN NURSING AND A MINIMUM OF TWO (2) YEARS OF EXPERIENCE AFTER REGISTRATION. REGISTRATION WITH THE SOUTH AFRICAN NURSING COUNCIL (SANC) AS A GENERAL NURSE AND MIDWIFE
MINIMUM CREDITS FOR ADMISSION NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE WITH DEGREE ENDORSEMENT AND WITH 30 NSC POINTS
MINIMUM DURATION OF STUDIES 3 YEARS
PRESENTATION MODE OF SUBJECTS: DAY CLASSES
INTAKE FOR THE QUALIFICATION: JANUARY
REGISTRATION CYCLE FOR THE SUBJECTS: JANUARY
READMISSION: SUBJECT TO PRIOR PERFORMANCE AND CURRENT APPLICABILITY OF PASSED MODULES
TOTAL CREDITS TO GRADUATE: 360

 

FIRST YEAR

SUBJECT NAME SUBJECT CODE SUBJECT CREDITS NQF LEVEL PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)
SEMESTER 1
PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION EPE591 15 NONE
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY ASGY111 15 5 NONE
ADVANCES IN COMM
HEALTH NURSING PRACTICE
SNCM111 15 5 NONE
INTRO.TO NURSING MANAGEMENT SNMG111 15 5 NONE
SEMESTER 2
FUNDAMENTALS OF
NURSING EDUCATION
SNED122 15 6 NONE
INDUSTRIAL SOCIETIES ASGY112 15 6 NONE
RESEARCH IN COMMUNITY
HEALTH NURSING PRACTICE
SNCM112 15 5 NONE
LEADERSHIP & COMMUNICATION
IN NURSING MANAGEMENT
SNMG112 15 5 NONE
TOTAL 120

 

SECOND YEAR

SUBJECT NAME SUBJECT CODE SUBJECT CREDITS NQF LEVEL PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)
SEMESTER 1
COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING THEORIES SNCM211 15 6 SNCM111.SNCM112,
DYNAMICS OF NURSING MANAGEMENT SNMG211 15 6 SNMG111 &112
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY APSY111 15 5 NONE
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 1A CPAD101 15 5 NONE
SEMESTER 2
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NURSING SNCM212 15 6 SNCM111.SNCM112
CHANGE MANAGEMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION SNMG212 15 6 SNMG111,SNMG112
APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY APSY112 15 6 NONE
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 1B CPAD102 15 6 NONE
TOTAL 120

 

THIRD YEAR

SUBJECT NAME SUBJECT CODE SUBJECT CREDITS NQF LEVEL PREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)
SEMESTER 1
CONTEMPORARY ISSUES INFLUENCING COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING PRACTICE SNCM311 15 7 SNCM111, SNCM112, SNCM211, SNCM212
INTERNATIONAL VIEWPOINTS ON NURSING MANAGEMENT SNMG311 15 7 SNMG111, SNMG112, SNMG211, SNMG212
COMMUNICATION SCIENCE 1 ACOM111 15 5 NONE
RESEARCH PROPOSAL AND LITERATURE REVIEW SNRS311 15 5 NONE
SEMESTER 2
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND REHABILITATION SNCM312 15 7 NONE
NATIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM AND QUALITY ASSURANCE SNMG312 15 7 SNMG111, SNMG112, SNMG211, SNMG212
JOURNALISM 1 ACOM112 15 6 NONE
DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS. RESEARCH REPORT SNRS312 15 5 NONE
TOTAL 120