DEPARTMENT OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY SCIENCES and the CENTRE FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
NURSE AIDE COURSE
Objectives of the course
At the end of 12 weeks, participants:
- Will be well equipped with knowledge, skills and competences to feed, bath and groom
patients thereby contributing enormously to their sense of normalcy and well-being.
- Provide more health oriented duties such as measuring and recording vital signs and first
- Provide administrative roles of record keeping that accompany patient care.
- Contribute to the success of the health team locally and internationally.
Programme Fee: US$200.00
Entry Requirements: Minimum of 3 Ordinary Level subjects.
Course duration: 12 weeks. Theory 4 weeks (1 month) and Clinical Placements weeks (2 months)
Class hours: Monday-Friday (0830hours-1630hours)
Venue for Theory: NUST-CCE Town Campus, 55 Jason Moyo/4″ Avenue
Clinical Placements: United Bulawayo Hospitals and Mpio Central Hospital
Females: Princess style white uniform with black low heeled shoes, brown stockings, navy blue sleeveless or long sleeved jersey with buttons and a nurse’s watch with a second hand.
Males: White safar slacks with long trousers, black shoes, white men’s socks, navy blue sleeveless or long sleeved jersey with buttons and a nurse’s watch with a second hand
Module 1: Basic Concepts in Health Care
Module 2: First Aid
Module 3: Home Nursing
Module 4: Maternal and Child Health
Module 5: Clinical Placements
For further information or registration please visit us at the NUST Town Campus, 3rd Floor
55 Jason Moyol 4 Avenue, Byo,
+263 292 887548 or 887488 or email us on