Hospice Association of Wits Nursing School Courses



Hospice Association of Wits Nursing School Courses are provided below. All interested applicants are to take notice. We offer short programmes to as well.



Hospice Association of Wits Nursing School Programmes Offered :

  • Intro to Palliative Care
  • 1-week intensive-care programme.Costings: R2500.00Overview of palliative care including:
    1. Introduction to palliative care
    2. Communication skills
    3. Breaking bad news
    4. Ethics genograms
    5. Pain control
    6. Syringe driver
    7. Symptom control
    8. Psychosocial and spiritual care
    9. The dying process 
Short course in Palliative Nursing

8 Month (1 day per week) Short Course in Palliative Nursing (SCPN) – accredited with the Hospice Palliative Care Association (HPCA)Costing: R6 740.00This course is a combination of theory and practice designed around:



  • Professional nursing practice and palliative care.
  • Basic communication skills
  • Theory and practice of symptom control
  • Theory and practice of psychological, social, spiritual and supportive care



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