Netcare Child Nursing 2017
|Programme||Duration||Entry level qualification|
|In-service Certificate Programme in Child Nursing for Registered Nurses||6 months||RN|
|In-service Certificate Programme in Child Nursing for Enrolled Nurses||6 months||EN|
Play a key role in the care and recovery of paediatric patients by acquiring specialist knowledge in the common medical and surgical conditions in infants and children plus the relevant treatment skills.
Education content covers the following:
- Applied biological and natural sciences, including the growth and development of infants and children
- Nutrition and the national guidelines applicable to situations where their health status is compromised
- Child nursing skills, including knowledge of the psychosocial and cultural development milestones, the effects of hospitalisation, and the principles of paediatric surgery.