Colleges and Universities Offering Certificate in Trauma and Emergency Nursing Science(Trauma and Emergency Nursing Science) in South Africa

  • Course Name: Certificate in Trauma and Emergency Nursing Science(Trauma and Emergency Nursing Science)
  • Major Subject: Trauma and Emergency Nursing Science
  • Course Category: Certificate Courses

Institutions Offering Certificate in Trauma and Emergency Nursing Science(Trauma and Emergency Nursing Science)

  • Netcare Education, Sandton  
    (a) In-Service Certificate Programme in Elementary Trauma and Emergency Nursing for Registered


    Entry requirements: Registered nurses


    Porgram duration: Six months




    (b) In-Service Certificate in Elementary Trauma and Emergency Nursing for Enrolled Nurses


    Course requirements: Enrolled nurses



    Course duration: Six months



    Course content:

    (i) Forensic nursing

    (ii) Poisons

    (iii) Drugs of abuse in elderly

    (iv) Bariatric nursing

    (v) Psychiatric emergencies

    (vi) The mechanisms of injury, including triage

    (vii) Trauma management

    (viii) Pulmonary

    (ix) Cardiovascular and neurological emergencies

    (x) Shock; maxilla-facial injuries, spinal injuries, musculoskeletal and integumentary emergencies

    (xi) Gastro-intestinal and genito-urinary emergencies

    (xii) Obstetric

    (xiii) Paediatric and endocrine emergencies

    (xiv) Sexually assaulted patients




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