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Up-Skill Courses

Course Overview

These short courses are topic specific and are aimed at already qualified nurses who want to improve or refresh their current theoretical or practical knowledge. Your Learning will be influenced by Regulation R2598 and Regulation R387.

At the end of the course you will be expected to do a practical evaluation and complete a portfolio of evidence.


Who should attend?

The programme is for nurses who are passionate about their careers and who strive for improvement of themselves and the industry.


At the course you will learn

  • In depth and specific knowledge and techniques related to various nursing activities.
  • It will also provide a platform to continue building on for those interested in practicing in specialised units.

What will the course cover?

  • Arterial Blood Gasses
  • Basic Nursing Pharmacology, Medication administration & Medication Calculations & Formulas
  • Caring, Comfort & Communication
  • Electrocardiograms
  • Endotracheal Intubation, Mechanical Ventilation & Endotracheal Suctioning
  • Infection Prevention
  • Insertion of an IV Cannula & Commencing IV Fluids
  • Pain Management
  • Patient Education
  • Physical Examination of a Patient
  • Pressure Care
  • Critical Thinking & The Nursing Process
  • Urethral Catheterization

Entry Requirements

  • Enrolled Nursing Assistant, Enrolled Nurse or Registered Nurse
  • Valid registration with SANC
  • Fluent in English

What is the course Duration?

  • 3 Days
  • Three modules can be accommodated per course

What is included in the cost?

  • Study Materials
  • Equipment for practical sessions
  • Certificate