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Unit for Continuing Education

Target candidates:

Medical, nursing staff members as well as Occupational Health, Hygiene and Environmental Health practitioners and private practitioners wishing to be able to assess and treat basic wounds effectively. The most basic qualification to be in place is a matric and / or enrolled nurse auxiliary.


Course content:

  • Introduction
  • Patient assessment
  • Different factors impact the healing cascade
  • Types of wounds
  • Correct use of products
  • Principles of infection prevention
  • Debridement skills
  • Plugging and irrigation of wounds
  • Possible examinations
  • Referrals
  • Documentation


  • Please contact the SLP administrator.

In order to attend the Nursing Science SLPs you are required to be registered with the South African Nursing Council (SANC). 


Contact information
Miss Sichumile Koyo
Academic Administrator
Tel: 0415044300