Department of Advanced Nursing Science

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School of Health Dean’s Profile

School of Health Dean’s Profile

Dean’s Name: Prof. Lunic Base Khoza Qualifications: B Cur (Nursing Education and Community Health Nursing Hons B Cur (Nursing Education) Mcur (Nursing Education) Dlitt
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Obama Foundation Fellowship Programme in USA, 2018 Obama Foundation Application Deadline: October 6, 2017 Apply Now https://www.obama.org/fellowship/ Imperial College London Brilliant Minds MBA Scholarship
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Courses Offered

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Download the full Univen Prospectus 2018 (PDF) Admission Enquiries For more information contact: Mr Seth Ugoda Chief Admissions Officer: Student Administration +2715 962 8882/ 8983/
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AboutUs
Since its inception in 1986 the Department of Advanced Nursing Science, has grown and developed tremendously in terms of programmes offered and nursing students population. The department has eighteen full time staff members, teach over 370 undergraduate and over 45 postgraduate nursing students (2017). The department supports Diploma in nursing, Diploma in Psychiatry, and Bachelor of nursing – a three and four year first entering, 3 honours level graduate programmes, Master of Nursing with full dissertation and a generic Doctor of Philosophy programme. The professional qualifications are career focused, marketable and allows for articulation and vertical academic mobility.  The department implements of Community –Based Education and projects, adopting of villages for CBE and community based research management. Staff members have capacity in their areas of expertise and are accredited assessors and moderators.  The department has high through-put rate and increased postgraduate throughput and increased externally funded international collaborative research projects.
Contact us

Head of Department (HOD): Professor Lizbeth Mutshinyalo Netshikweta
Tel: 015 962 8393
E-mail: lizzy.netshikweta@univen.ac.za

Department of Advanced Nursing Science
University of Venda
Private Bag X5050
Thohoyandou
0950

Programmes

CERTIFICATE COURSES

DIPLOMA IN PSYCHIATRIC NURSING:  (DIPNPN)

Year 1

Semester 1

Psychiatric Nursing (NPP2541)

Nursing Research (NRS 2541)

Semester 2

Psychiatric Nursing (NPP2641)

Introduction to nursing research (NRS2641)

Ethics and ethos of professional practice (NND 4641)

Year modules Psychiatric nursing skills( NNP 2542)

Project report (NPD 4741)

DIPLOMA IN NURSING SCIENCE (DIPNSC)

Year 1

Semester 1

Community health, assessment and family health (NCH1541)

Pharmacology (NPH2541)

General Nursing Science (NGN2541)

Human Development (PSY2542)

Semester 2

General Nursing Science (NGN 2641)

(NCH1641)

Year modules

General Nursing Skills (NGN3542)

Project report (NPD474)

Community Practica (NCH2741)

Unit Management Practica (NGI 4542)

(II) Degree courses

BACHELOR OF NURSING:  BCURP

YEAR ONE

First Semester

Orientation to PBL, life skills and professional practice (NGI 1841)

Community health, assessment and family health (NSC 1842)

Biological Sciences (NGF 1843)

Second Semester

Introduction to scientific approach to nursing (NGI 1844)

Integrated clinical nursing skills ( NGI1845)

Human development (PSY 1846)

YEAR TWO

First Semester

Integrated specialised nursing skills (NGI2841)

Psychiatric nursing science (NPN 2842)

Pharmacology (NPH 2843)

Second semester

Integrated nursing science (clinical, assessment diagnosis and treatment) (NGI 2844)

Primary health care, community development, health promotion and health education (NSC 2845)

Sociology of health and illness (SOC 2846)

YEAR THREE

First Semester

Midwifery skills (NMW 3841)

Science of Midwifery (NMW3842)

Psychiatric nursing science (NPN 3843)

Second Semester

Integrated nursing science (clinical, assessment diagnosis and treatment) (NGI3844)

Integrated specialised nursing skills (NGI 3845)

Introduction to nursing research (NRS3846)

YEAR FOUR

First Year

Integrated management skills (NGI 4841)

Integrated nursing management Science (NGI 4842)

Science of Midwifery (NMW 4843)

Second Semester

Specialised midwifery skills

Ethics and ethos of professional practice (NND 4845)

Research Project (NRS 4846)

BACHELOR OF NURSING SCIENCE IN EDUCATION, MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY

MAJOR:  NURSING MANAGEMENT AND EDUCATION

BCURAE

Year 1

Semester 1 Semester 2
Management Process of health Service (NAD 1541) Management Process of health Service (NAD 1641
Nursing Education (NED1541) Public Administration (PAD164110)
Public Administration (PAD 1541) Human Resource Management (HRM1641)
Human Resource Management Ethics and ethos of professional practice (NND4641)
Pharmacology ( NPH 2541) SFE1621(10)
Year module

NAD1741 (20) workbook/practica

EPH1621
Year 2
Fundamentals of nursing education(NED2541) Fundamentals of nursing education (NED2641)
Human Resource Management(HRM2521) Human Resource Management HRM2621)
Public Administration(PAD2541) Public Administration (PAD2641)
Nursing Research(NRS2541) Nursing Research (NRS2621)
Nursing Administration(NAD2541) Year modules

(NED1741) 1written paper+workbook

(NAD2741) workbook/practica

YEAR 3
Nursing Education (NED3541) Nursing Education (NED3641)
Nursing Education (NAD3541) Nursing Administration (NAD3641)
  Year modules

(NED2542) workbook

(NPD474) presentation

(NAD3741) workbook.

 

BACHELOR OF NURSING SCIENCE IN EDUCATION, MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY

MAJOR:  COMMUNITY AND MANAGEMENT

BCURCA

Semester 1 Semester 2
Community Health Nursing(NCH1541) Community Health Nursing (NCH1641)
Nursing Administration(NAD1541) Nursing Administration(NAD1641)
Public Administration (PAD1541) Sociology of health and Illness(SOC2641)
Human Resource Management(HRM1541) Public Administration(PAD1641)
Pharmacology (NPH2541) Human Resource Management(HRM1641)
Nursing Dynamics(NND4641)
Year module

NAD1741 (20) workbook/practica

NCH1542(10) workbook/practica

YEAR 2
Community Health Nursing (NCH2541) Human Resource Management (HRM2621)
Human Resource Management(HRM2521) Public Administration (PAD2641)
Public Administration (PAD2541) Nursing Research (NRS2621)
NRS2541(10)  
Nursing Administration (NAD2541)  
NAD2741(20) reflective journal

NCH2741(20) 1 written paper

 
YEAR 3
NCH3541(20) Community Health Nursing (NCH3641)
Nursing Administration NAD3541(20 Nursing Administration (NAD3641)
Year modules

NPD474(20) project report

NAD3741(20) workbook

 

BACHELOR OF NURSING SCIENCE IN EDUCATION, MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY

MAJOR:  COMMUNITY AND EDUCATION: (BCURCE)

YEAR 1

Semester 1 Semester 2
Community Health Nursing (NCH1541) Community Health Nursing (NCH1641)
Nursing Education (NED1541) Nursing Dynamics (NND4641)
Empirical Education (EHD1521) (SFE1621)
Pharmacology (NPH2541) (EPH1621)
IEH1521(10  
Year module

NCH1542(10) workbook/practica

 
Year 2
Nursing Education (NED2541) Nursing Education (NED2641)
Nursing Research (NRS2541) Nursing Research (NRS2641)
Community Health Nursing (NCH2541)  
Year modules

NCH2741(20) 1 written paper

NED1741(40) 1 written paper+workbook

 

 
Year 3
Nursing Education(NED3541) Nursing Education (NED3641)
Community Health Nursing (NCH3541) Community Health Nursing (NCH3641)
Year modules

NPD474(20) project report

NED2542(20) workbook

NED3741(20) workbook

 

BACHELOR OF NURSING HONOURS IN COMMUNITY NURSING SCIENCE (BCUHON)

One year programme

First semester                                  

International health issues                  HNI 5141

Health services systems                     HPP 5141

Second semester

  1. Health services system HSM 5641

Year module

Health systems research                    HSR 5741

Project design and management        HPD 5741

Research Proposal writing                  HMD 5741

BACHELOR OF NURSING EDUCATION (HONNED)

One year programme

First semester

Health policy and planning                  HPP 5141

Theory development                           HTC 5141

Second semester

1. Aspects of nursing education HCT 5641

2   Leadership Development               HLT 5641

Year module

Health Systems research HSR 5741

Project design and management   HPD 5741

Research proposal writing HMD 5741

BACHELOR OF NURSING ADMINISTRATION (HONNAD)

One year programme

First semester  

Health policy and planning                  HPP 5141                                  

Second semester     

Health Systems management            HSM 5641

Leadership Development                    HLT 5641

Strategic Nursing Administration

and Management                                HSH 5641

Year module

Health Systems research                   HSR 5741

Project design and management        HPD 5741

Research proposal writing                  HMD 5741

MASTERS (NMD 6000)

Admission requirements

  • An approved Honours degree recognized by this University.
  • An average examination mark of 60% in all Honours exam papers, and
  • Approval by Head of Department.

Students may be expected to participate in a series of seminars and lectures arranged by the department.

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PHDH 7000)

A thesis on an approved subject based on original research is required. University rules and regulations are applicable to Doctoral degree.  For admission in the Department 60% pass mark will be a prerequisite.

Community Engagement

Students were involved in CBE in the following areas:

  • Group 2017-Ha- Sundani
  • Group 2016-Nngwekhulu
  • Group 2015-Bungeni
  • Group 2014-Ha-Masia
  • Group 2013-
  • Group 2012-
  • Group 2011-
  • Group 2010-Muyexe
  • Group 2009 – Nghezimani
  • Group 2008 – Xigalo
  • Group 2007 – Tshapasha
  • Group 2006 – Mhinga

DEPARTMENTAL PROJECTS

  • Departmental projects ( SANPAD,MRC)
Departmental Publications

Departmental Publications

HIV/AIDS and TB

  • Ndou TV., Maputle SM., & Risenga PR (2016). HIV-positive patients’ perceptions of care received at a selected antiretroviral therapy clinic in Vhembe district, South Africa. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine; Vol 8, No 2. doi: 10.4102/phcfm.v8i2.926
  • Tshitangano, SM. Maputle, ML. Netshikweta, NJ. Ramakuela & KG. Netshisaulu. (2015). Guidelines to Enhance the Implementation of Effective Tuberculosis Control Measures in Rural Public Hospitals of Vhembe District, South Africa. Journal of Human Ecology. 51(1, 2):1-8.
  • Tshitangano, SM. Maputle, ML.Netshikweta, NJ. Ramakuela & KG. Netshisaulu (2015). Implementation of Tuberculosis Control Measures in Rural Public Hospitals of Vhembe District, South Africa: A Thematic Analysis. Journal of Human Ecology. 51(1,2):166-174.
  • S Malatji, Maputle & L Netshikweta (2015). Knowledge and Attitudes of Youth in Relation to Provider Initiated Counselling and Testing at the Primary Health Care Services of the Capricorn District, Limpopo Province. Journal of Human Ecology. 51(1,2): 40-46.
  • Mulondo, LB. Khoza & SM. Maputle (2015). Risk Factors and Complications Associated with Tuberculosis in Pregnancy and Neonates in Limpopo Province, South Africa. Journal of Human Ecology. 51(1,2): 128-137.
  • Ndou, MS. Maputle, RT. Lebese & LB Khoza. (2015). Support of Professional Nurses Caring for HIV/AIDS Patients, Tshwane District of Gauteng Province, South Africa. Journal of Human Ecology. 51(1,2): 187-192.
  • Ramalepe, LB. Khoza & SM Maputle. (2015). Self-perceived Challenges of Lay Counselors Implementing Voluntary Counseling and Testing in Mopani District, Limpopo Province and South Africa. Journal of Human Ecology. 51(1,2): 138 -145.
  • Tshitangano, SM. Maputle & ML. Netshikweta. (2015). Validation of the Guidelines to Enhance Health Care Workers’ Implementation of Effective Tuberculosis Control Measures in Rural Public Hospitals of Vhembe District, South Africa. Journal of Human Ecology. 51(1,2): 96-102.
  • Ndou ND, Maputle MS, Lebese RT & Khoza LB (2014). Challenges experienced by professional nurses caring for patients diagnosed with AIDS related illnesses at the hospital, Tshwane district, Gauteng Province, South Africa. December (Supplement 2:1): 255-264.
  • Ndou ND, Maputle MS, Lebese RT & Khoza LB (2014). Effective support model for professional nurses caring for HIV patients with AIDS related illnesses in Tshwane district of Gauteng Province, South Africa. December (Supplement 2:1):273-283.
  • Malema RN,. Mothiba, TM & Maputle MS (2014). The perceptions pregnant women towards PTMTC of HIV and AIDS in the Capricorn District, Limpopo Province.  AJPHERD, June (Supplement 1:1): 40-57.
  • Ndou, TV, Risenga, PR & Maputle MS. (2013). Experiences of HIV positive patients on ARV treatment at the Thulamela Municipality in the Vhembe District of Limpopo Province, South Africa. Journal of Antivirals and Antiretrovirals 5:123-131.

 MOTHER AND CHILD

  • Ramathuba DU, Ngambi D, Khoza LB, Ramakuela NJ. Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding cervical cancer prevention at Thulamela Municipality of Vhembe District in Limpopo Province. Afr J Prm Health Care Fam Med. 2016;8(2), a1002. http://dx.doi. org/10.4102/phcfm. v8i2.1002
  • Ramathuba, D.U., Ratshirumbi, C.T. & Mashamba, T.M., 2015, Knowledge, attitudes and practices towards breast cancer screening in a rural South African Community. Curationis Art 38(1). #1172, 8pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v38i1.1172
  • Nditsheni J. Ramakuela, Tsakani R. Lebese, Sonto M. Maputle, Lindiwe Mulaudzi (2016). Views of teenagers on termination of pregnancy at Muyexe high school in Mopani District, Limpopo Province, South Africa. Afr J Prm Health Care Fam Med. 2016; 8(2), a945. http://dx. doi.org/10.4102/phcfm. v8i2.945
  • Maputle, LB Khoza & RT Lebese. (2015). Knowledge towards Pregnancy-induced Hypertension among Pregnant Women in Vhembe District, Limpopo Province. Journal of Human Ecology. 51(1,2): 47-54.
  • EE Raditlhalo, SM Maputle & TM. Mothiba. (2015). Vaginal Bleeding as a Pregnancy Problem during First Trimester at Polokwane Municipality, Limpopo Province. Journal of Human Ecology. 51(1,2): 73-79.
  • Ramavhoya, SM Maputle & RT. Lebese. (2015). Knowledge of Mothers with Regard to Immunisation of Children in Vhembe District, Limpopo Province. Journal of Human Ecology. 51(1,2): 19-15.
  • Ravele, SM. Maputle & NJ. Ramakuela. (2015). Contributory Factors to Antenatal Depression as Perceived by Pregnant Women in Vhembe District, Limpopo Province. Journal of Human Ecology. 51(1,2): 33-39.
  • Maputle, RT. Lebese & LB. Khoza (2015). Perceived Challenges Faced by Mothers of Pregnant Teenagers who are attending a Particular School in Mopani District, Limpopo Province, South Africa. Int J Edu Sci, 10(1):142- 148.
  • Mothapo KE, Maputle MS & Shilubane HN (2014). Self-perceived competence of student midwives on plotting of partogram in labour units of Limpopo Province. Ethno Medicine. 8 (3): 285-291.
  • Maputle MS & Hiss DC (2013). Criteria to facilitate the implementation of woman-centred care in childbirth units of Limpopo Province, South Africa (Part 2), Art. #50, 7 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v36i1.50
  • Maputle MS & Hiss DC (2013). Woman centred care in Childbirth: A concept analysis (Part 1). Art. #49, 8 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v36i1.49
  • Mabunda SS, Shilubane HN, Maputle MS. 2015. Factors contributing to sub-standard care during intrapartum in maternity wards of selected hospitals, in Mopani District, Limpopo Province. AJPHERD, Sup 1 (3): 702-713.
  • Mothapo EK, Maputle S.M, Shilubane HN. 2014. Self-perceived Competence of Student Midwives on Plotting of Partogram in Labour Units of Limpopo Province, South Africa. Studies on Ethno Medicine, 8(3): 285-291.
  • Mothapo KE, Shilubane HN, Maputle SM. 2013. Challenges faced by midwifery students regarding plotting of partogram in labour wards of health facilities in Limpopo province. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, Supplement1 (1), 83-92

INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE

  • Ramathuba, D.U., Tugli, A.K. & Mashau, N.S. (2014).  Cultural practices on sexual health communication in the context of HIV/AIDS in Limpopo Province, South Africa. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, December 2014 (Supplement 1:1), 106-118.
  • Ramathuba D.U, (2012). Exploring gender and cultural factors associated with sexual health communication in the era of HIV/AIDS: implications for sexual health interventions. Indilinga African Journal of Indigenous Knowledge Systems, Vol 11(1) June
  • Maputle MS, Mothiba TM & Maliwichi L (2015), Traditional Medicine and Pregnancy Management: Perceptions of Traditional Health Practitioners in Capricorn District, Limpopo Province. Ethno Med, 9(1): 67-75 (2015).

SEXUAL HEALTH

  • Lebese, R.T., Maputle, S.M., Ramathuba, D.U. & Khoza, L.B., 2013, Factors influencing uptake of contraception services by Vhatsonga adolescents in rural communities of Vhembe district in Limpopo Province, South Africa, HealthSAGesondheid 18(1), Art.#654, 6pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/hsag.v18i1.654
  • Ramathuba, D.U., Mashau, N.S. & Tugli, A.K. (2015). Home-based carers’ perceptions of health promotion on sexual health communication in Vhembe district. Curationis Art 38(1).  #1181, 7pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v38i1.1181
  • Miriri, M.T., Ramathuba, D.U. & Netshikweta, M.L. (2014). Socio-economic factors contributing to teenage pregnancy at Makhado Municipality, Limpopo, South Africa. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, December 2014 (Supplement 1:1), 130-141.
  • Ramathuba, D.U., Lebese, R.T., Maputle, M.S. & Khoza, L.B. (2013). Socio-economic and cultural factors affecting adolescents’ accessibility to contraceptives in Vhembe District, Limpopo Province, South Africa. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, December (Supplement), 34-41.
  • Ramathuba, D.U. (2013). Secondary school girl’s knowledge, attitudes and sexual behaviour regarding teenage pregnancy, emergency contraception and sexuality in Thulamela Municipality, Limpopo Province of South Africa African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance (AJPHERD) March (Supplement 1), 1-9
  • Ramathuba D.U, Khoza L.B & Netshikweta, M.L. (2012). Applying Orem’s self-care model in empowering secondary school girls on contraceptive knowledge and use in Thulamela Municipality, Limpopo Province, South Africa. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance (AJPHERD) September 2012 (Supplement 2),pp. 215-227
  • Mothiba & SM. Maputle. (2015). Programmes, Interventions and Services Provided by Community Based Organisations for Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Vhembe and Capricorn Districts of Limpopo Province Journal of Human Ecology. 51(1,2): 175-180.
  • Lebese, MS. Maputle, JT. Mabunda & PK. Chauke. (2015). Knowledge, Attitudes and Perception of Students on Teenage Pregnancy: A Case Study of Rural Based University Students in South Africa. Journal of Human Ecology. 51(1,2): 55-65.
  • Khoza LB, Lebese RT, Maputle MS & Shilubane H (2014). Perceptions of teenage boys on fatherhood in Vhembe District in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. December (Supplement 2:2).

POSITIVE WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Luhalima, T.R., Mulaudzi F.M. and Phetlhu D.R., (2014). Factors that motivate nurses to provide quality patient care in a rural hospital in Vhembe Disrict, Limpopo Province, South Africa. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, December 2014 (Supplement 1:2 (October) 2014, pp. 473-484.
  • Luhalima, T.R., Mulaudzi F.M. and Phetlhu D.R., (2015). Perceived motivating Factors towards a positive working environment in Rural Hospitals at Vhembe District in the Vhembe District in the Limpopo Province. J Hum Ecol,5191,2):202-207 (2015).

MENTAL HEALTH

  • Shilubane HN, Ruiter R.A.C, Bos A.E.R, van den Borne B.H.W, James Shamagonam, Reddy P.S. 2013. Psychosocial correlates of suicidal ideation in rural South African Adolescents. Journal of Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 44(3), 351-478
  • Shilubane HN, Ruiter R.A.C, van den Borne B.H.W, Ronel Sewpaul, James Shamagonam, and Reddy P.S. 2013. Suicide and Related Health Risk Behaviors among School Learners in South Africa: Results from the 2002 and 2008 national Youth Risk Behaviour Surveys BMC Public Health, 13:926.
Staff

Name: Prof ML Netshikweta
Designation: Head of Department
Telephone: 015 962 8393
Email: lizzy.netshikweta@univen.ac.za

Name: Prof MS Maputle
Designation: Senior lecturer
Telephone: 015 962 8125
Email: Sonto.maputle@univen.ac.za

Name: Prof DU Ramathuba
Designation: Senior Lecturer
Telephone: 015 962 8684
Email: dorah.ramathuba@univen.ac.za

Name: Dr LH Nemathaga
Designation: Senior Lecturer
Telephone: 015 962 9116
Email: livhuwani.nemathaga@univen.ac.za

Name: Dr. NH Shilubane
Designation: Senior Lecturer
Telephone: 015 962 8713
Email: hilda.shilubane@univen.ac.za

Name: Dr. NJ Ramakuela
Designation: Senior Lecturer
Telephone: 015 962 8655
Email: Nditsheni.ramakuelaa@univen.ac.za

Name: Dr. ND Ndou
Designation: Senior Lecturer
Telephone: 015 962 8681
Email: nthomeni.ndou@univen.ac.za

Name: Dr. M Maluleke
Designation: Senior Lecturer
Telephone: 015 962 8717
Email: mary.maluleke@univen.ac.za

Name: Dr. TR Luhalima
Designation: Lecturer
Telephone: 015 962 8841
Email: takalani.luhalima@univen.ac.za

Name: Mrs. SA Mulondo
Designation: Lecturer
Telephone: 015 962 8956
Email: seani.mulondo@univen.ac.za

Name: Mrs NS Raliphaswa
Designation: Lecturer
Telephone: 015 962 8682
Email: selina.raliphaswa@univen.ac.za

Name: Mrs AR Tshililo
Designation: Lecturer
Telephone: 015 962 9133
Email: rose.tshililo@univen.ac.za

Name: Mrs KG Netshisaulu
Designation: Lecturer
Telephone: 015 962 9115
Email: khathu.netshisaulu@univen.ac.za

Name: Mrs T Malwela
Designation: Lecturer
Telephone: 015 962 8840
Email: thivhulawi.malwela@univen.ac.za

Name: Mrs JL Mafumo
Designation: Lecturer
Telephone: 015 962 8688
Email: julia.mafumo@univen.ac.za

Name: Mrs F Mathevula
Designation: Lecturer
Telephone: 015 962 8599
Email: friddah.mathevula@univen.ac.za

Name: Mrs T Mbedzi
Designation: Junior Lecturer
Telephone: 015 962 8679
Email: takalani.mbedzi@univen.ac.za

Name: Ms F Rathogwa
Designation: Lab Technician
Telephone: 015 962 8536
Email: funzani.rathogwa@univen.ac.za

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