Short Courses

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GENERAL INFORMATION

Practical, interactive short courses held at Vista Clinic which consist of a number of in-depth modules, ranging from 1-5 days in duration, per module. They cater to specialised mental health professionals, nurses and care workers.

UPCOMING SHORT COURSES:

Short Course in Mental Health Nursing for Registered Nurses

The Short Course in Mental Health Nursing for Registered Nurses consists of three modules, namely Module 1 (Psychiatric Nursing Methods and Skills), Module 2 (Psychopathology) and Module 3 (Legal-Ethical and Theoretical Aspects of Mental Health Nursing).
N.B.: These modules do not need to be completed in any specific order. Should delegates wish to attend only certain themes/days, they may contact us to make a special booking arrangement. A certificate will be received for each day attended.
Upon successful completion of all three modules, learners will receive a certificate of completion for the Short Course in Mental Health Nursing for Registered Nurses.

Click on the individual modules below for outlines/themes and to book online:

Short Course in Mental Health Nursing for Enrolled Nurses

The Short Course in Mental Health Nursing for Enrolled Nurses consists of three modules, namely Module 1 (Psychiatric Nursing Methods and Skills), Module 2 (Psychopathology) and Module 3 (Legal-Ethical and Theoretical Aspects of Mental Health Nursing).
N.B.: These modules do not need to be completed in any specific order. Should delegates wish to attend only certain themes/days, they may contact us to make a special booking arrangement. A certificate will be received for each day attended.
Upon successful completion of all three modules, learners will receive a certificate of completion for the Short Course in Mental Health Nursing for Enrolled Nurses.

Click on the individual modules below for outlines/themes and to book online:

Short Course in Mental Health Nursing for Enrolled Nursing Auxiliaries

The Short Course in Mental Health Nursing for Enrolled Nursing Auxiliaries consists of three modules, namely Module 1 (Nursing Skills in a Psychiatric Environment), Module 2 (Understanding the Different Mental Illnesses) and Module 3 (Legal-Ethical and Theoretical Aspects of Mental Health Nursing).
N.B.: These modules do not need to be completed in any specific order. Should delegates wish to attend only certain themes/days, they may contact us to make a special booking arrangement. A certificate will be received for each day attended.
Upon successful completion of all three modules, learners will receive a certificate of completion for the Short Course in Mental Health Nursing for Enrolled Nursing Auxiliaries.

Click on the individual modules below for outlines/themes and to book online:

Short Course in Caring for the Mental Health User for Care Workers

The Short Course in Caring for the Mental Health Care User consists of three modules, namely Module 1 (Practising Care in a Psychiatric Environment), Module 2 (Caring for the MHCU with a Mental Illness) and Module 3 (Legal-Ethical Aspects of Care Work in a Psychiatric Environment).
N.B.: These modules do not need to be completed in any specific order. Should delegates wish to attend only certain themes/days, they may contact us to make a special booking arrangement. A certificate will be received for each day attended.
Upon successful completion of all three modules, learners will receive a certificate of completion for the Short Course in Caring for the Mental Health Care User for Care Workers.

Click on the individual modules below for outlines/themes and to book online:

EXTRA INFORMATION

Booking

Registration can only be finalised once online booking AND payment is received before the closing date. Closing date and time is 16:00, 7 [seven] days before the training in question. No bookings are available on the day of the activity and no telephonic or e-mail bookings can be accepted.

Awarding of CPD Points (When Applicable) Requires:

  • Arrival on time to have the delegate’s unique ID card (QR barcode) scanned in to confirm attendance (registrations close 15 minutes after the start of the training sessiom)
  • Attending the full duration of the training session,  
  • Scanning out using the delegate’s unique ID card (QR barcode) at the end of the training session, and
  • Submission of the evaluation form after the training/module is completed.

Fees:

Please refer to the individual modules for fees.

Discount

  • 20% discount for interns, part-time students, and pensioners 
  • 30% discount for full-time students 

NB: Please upload proof of your student/intern registration or ID document (in the case of a pensioner) onto your Online Learning Space account to enable us to generate a discount coupon for your use at checkout.

Cancellation and Refunds:

All cancellations are to be in writing and addressed to cancellations@vistaacademy.co.za 3 [three] days prior to the short course module that was booked for. No refunds will be made in the event of cancellation after the 3 [three]-day period, but delegate substitutions will be permitted up until 48 [forty eight] hours before the training. Delegate substitutions need to be communicated in writing and addressed to booking@vistaacademy.co.za

In the case of non-arrival, no refunds will be made.

Venue:

Vista Clinic 

135 Gerhard Street
Centurion
 0046
GPS: S28°11`32 E25°50`43 

Secure parking is available.

Certificate of Attendance:

Upon conclusion of each module, attendees must submit the evaluation form electronically within 14 [fourteen] days, by logging onto their Online Learning Space account. A certificate of attendance or statement of results is then made available on the delegate’s account to view, download, save or e-mail.