Vaal University of Technology (VUT) Nursing Intake 2023/2024
NSC ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
|Any other two subjects||2 x 3 = 6 e.g. History, Geography|
|Minimum points for admission||26|
|Mathematics||D ( HG ) C ( SG )|
|Biology||D ( HG ) C ( SG )|
|Physical Science||D ( HG ) C ( SG )|
|English||D ( HG ) C ( SG )|
|Any other two||3 X 3 = 9 e.g. History, Geography|
|Minimum points for admission||25|
Note: F = 30 – 39% E = 40 – 49% D = 50 – 59% C = 60 – 69% B = 70 – 79% A = 80 – 89%
DURATION OF THE PROGRAMME
Four years of full time study at Vaal University of Technology.
Clinical learning is achieved by placement in health care facilities accredited by the South African Nursing Council, for General Nursing, Community Health, Psychiatry and Midwifery.
Membership to the South African Nursing Council is mandatory and proof of indemnity is required for all nursing students.
What are the functions of a registered nurse with General Nursing, Community Health, Psychiatry and Midwifery?
To render a professional service based on the knowledge, skills, professional thinking, behaviour and attitudes to pursue their profession as nurses: general, community health psychiatry and midwifery/maternity care, at preventative, promotive, curative and rehabilitative levels. The nursing care is rendered independently, interdependently and dependently for patients/clients in health care settings at District, National and International levels.
There is a great demand of registered nurses worldwide. Registered nurses assist in relieving workload in most health care settings at hospitals, as well as in the communities. They are also instrumental in managing psychiatric condition, in all mental health settings, including specialized care. Other career opportunities include Primary Health Care provision, Maternity, Health Service Management. Nursing specialities courses like Operating Theatre Technique, Intensive Care, Oncology, Advanced Community Nursing, Nursing/Health Service Education, Emergency Nursing and Nurse Researcher can be pursued after programme completion.