Breast Care: Module 1

Estimated cost: R5001 – R10 000
Field Of Study: Nursing
Department Name: Nursing and Midwifery

Objectives:

The purpose of this competency certificate is to enable the health care worker to confidently assess patients with breast problems in a registered breast clinic / unit. The course is in line with the guidelines of the new Breast Health Policy.
The objectives of the course are to:
Expand the knowledge of health care worker with regards to breast health management.
Expand the clinical skills competency of the health care worker with regards breast clinical investigations.
Enable a health care worker to competently categorise a patient as having a malignant, indeterminate or benign lesion.
Enable to health care worker to appropriately refer a patient with a breast problem to have the appropriate further investigations.

Entry Requirement: Advanced Certificates/Diploma/or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Competence
Delivery Mode: Contact
Duration: 4 months
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: SL Abrahams
Contact Person Email: sybila@sun.ac.za
Contact Person Phone: (021) 938 9244
Latest Year Offered: 2019