Course Information and Fees

BTech: PRIMARY HEALTH CARE
We hope to offer new programmes on undergraduate and postgraduate levels from 2020. This will depend on final SANC approval and Higher Education accreditation of the new programmes. The last intake of our current programmes is 2019
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PRIMARY HEALTH CARE
We hope to offer new programmes on undergraduate and postgraduate levels from 2020. This will depend on final SANC approval and Higher Education accreditation of the new programmes. The last intake of our current programmes is 2019

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The Primary Health Care course is aimed at providing nurses registered with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a Professional Nurse and Midwife with the clinical competencies, skills and management in order to function effectively in a Primary Health Care setting within a District Health System.

We hope to offer new programmes on undergraduate and postgraduate levels from 2020. This will depend on final SANC approval and Higher Education accreditation of the new programmes. The last intake of our current programmes will be 2019, and students will have to complete their qualification by the end of 2021 academic year.
Primary Health Care brochure
Primary Health Care frequently asked questions
Study materials

Career Information
This course provides SANC registered nurses with an opportunity to upgrade their academic qualifications and develop an area of specialisation. The BTech Primary Health Care programme leads to registration of an additional qualification in Clinical Nursing Science, Health Assessment, Treatment and Care (R48).

Career Opportunities
Graduates from this programme can secure jobs in any primary health care institution or clinics attached to the various pharmacies

Admission requirements

Undergraduates

For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements

Postgraduates

For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Career Advantage
Graduates from this programme will be able to practice independently within a primary health care setting or as independent private practitioners in their own practices. After obtaining the BTech Nursing qualification, further study will lead to the registration of a Masters Degree.

Syllabus and fees

Fourth Year



Compulsory subject(s):
20030 ZAR
10 subjects

Experiential Learning
Students registered for this programme will have to complete 960 hours of experiential learning as per SANC requirements. Students will only be placed in accredited institutions, and have to attend compulsory the experiential learning once a week and on Saturdays. A practical portfolio to be completed by the end of October each year as part of graduation requirements.

Duration
The BTech: Primary Health care qualification is offered as a one-year full time or two-year part time programme at NQF Level 7. Full time students have one year to complete the course while part time students have two years to complete the course.

The lectures for the Primary Health care subjects will be offered in the evenings during the week. Application may be made for exemption of the Nursing Research and Nursing Management subjects, once a student has registered for all the subjects.

Students will be registered with SANC at the start of the course, and on registration, each student must submit a certified copy of ID, SANC receipt, a completed registration form, and pay the prescribed fee.

By end of September each year, students must complete an application forms for registration of an additional qualification and pay the required fee to SANC. Students who envisage to complete the programme by the end of the year must submit these documents and a certified copy of ID to course facilitator. Failure to do so will delay the students’ registration with SANC

Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time /

Course is offered on Bellville Campus.

For any queries get in touch with:

Contact: Ms June Adams
Telephone: 021 959 6183
Fax: -
Email: adamsju@cput.ac.za

NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2018 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning.

 

Disclaimer

This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.