UNAM Diploma in General Nursing And Midwifery Science

Degree

Diploma in Nursing

Admission Criteria

To be eligible for Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery Science, an applicant shall satisfy the following minimum requirements:

candidate should be an enrolled nurse registered with the Nursing Council of Namibia and furnish proof of his/her current registration A National Senior Secondary Certificate (NSSC) or equivalent, obtained in not more than three examination sittings with a minimum of 22 points in five subjects according to UNAM evaluation point scale. One of the five subjects should be English with at least a D Symbol (NSSC) or a D symbol in Ordinary level or an equivalent symbol.
Candidate should also submit proof of relevant nursing experience prior to admission. Annually after registration, every student must furnish the School with proof of current registration as a student with the Namibia Nursing Council.

Duration of Study

The minimum duration for full time students enrolled for the Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery Science extends over a period of at least three (3) years. The maximum period of study is five (5) years.

Modules

YEAR 1, SEMESTER 1
Contemporary social issues
English for general communications
Computer literacy
General nursing 1
Community health 1
Fundamentals of human anatomy and physiology
YEAR 1, SEMESTER 2
English communication and study skills
General nursing 1
Community health 1
Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology
Interpersonal abilities in Nursing
YEAR 2, SEMESTER 1
General nursing 2
Community Health 2
Microbiology
Midwifery Science 1
Principles in Wound care
YEAR 2, SEMESTER 2
General nursing 2
Community health 2
Pharmacology
Midwifery science 1
Principles in Wound care
Problem Solving and Critical Thinking
YEAR 3, SEMESTER 1
General Nursing 3
Midwifery Science 2
Mental Health
Ethos & Professional Practice
Emergency Nursing
YEAR 3, SEMESTER 2
General Nursing 3
General Nursing 3
Mental Health
Ethos & Professional Practice