NURSING COUNCIL OF NAMIBIA

Nursing Act, 2004

Government Government Notice No. 3249,
Notice 153 of 28 July 2004
Nursing Act, 2004(Act No. 8 of 2004)
 

Registration, interns, qualifications and restoration

Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008

Regualtions relating to the minimum requirements of study for registration as nurse or as midwife.

Government Gazette No. 2040,
Notice 11 of 28/01/1999 (Part 2 of this regulation was repealed by Government Gazette No. 4140, Notice 250 of 17 October 2008)

Regulations relating to the registration and enrolment of certain persons under the Nursing Professions Act, 1993

Education

Government Gazette No. 4068,
Notice 143 of 18/06/2008
Regulations relating to the minimum requirements of study for registration as nurse or as midwife.
Government Gazette No. 4068,
Notice 142 of 18/06/2008
Regulations relating to diploma course in Dermatology.
Government Gazette No. 2083,
Notice 67 of 15/04/1999
Regulations relating to the course for Diploma in Midwifery for registration as a midwife

Additional Qualifications and Listing of Qualification

Government Gazette No. 2392,
Notice 195 of 7/08/2000
Regulations relating to the course leading to enrolment as a nurse and midwife

Specialities

Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
A Masters Degree (Clinical) in Midwifery and Neonatology Specialist Midwife (Midwifery and Neonatology)
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
A Masters Degree (Clinical) in Critical Care Nursing Specialist Nurse (Critical Care)
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
A Masters Degree (Clinical) in Psychiatric Nursing (Mental Health) Specialist Nurse (Mental Health)

Additional Qualifications

Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
an "Advanced University Diploma in Operating Room Nursing Science" obtained at the University of Namibia in accordance with the requirements prescribed by Government Notice No. 14 of 28 January 1999.
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
a "Diploma in Ophthalmological Nursing Science" obtained at the University of Namibia in accordance with the requirements prescribed by Government Notice No. 15 of 28 January 1999.
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
an "Advanced University Diploma in Health Promotion, Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment" obtained at the University of Namibia in accordance with the requirements prescribed by Government Notice No. 17 of 1 February 1999
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
an "Advanced Diploma in Nursing Education" obtained at the University of Namibia in accordance with the requirements prescribed by Government Notice No. 194 of 7 August 2000.
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
an "Advanced Diploma in Critical Care Nursing " obtained at the University of Namibia in accordance with the requirements prescribed by Government Notice No. 196 of 7 August 2000.
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
an "Advanced Diploma in Dermatology " obtained at the University of Namibia or any other educational institution approved by the Council for such purpose.
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
an Advanced Diploma in Anaesthetics.
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
an Advanced Diploma in Health Service Management.
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
an Advanced Diploma in Nursing Management.
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
an Advanced Diploma in Unit Management for Registered Nurses.
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
an Advanced Diploma in Clinical Nursing Science, Health Assessment, Treatment and Care
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
an Advanced Diploma in Community Health Nursing Science
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
an Advanced Diploma in Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Science.
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
an Advanced Diploma in Occupational Health Nursing Science.
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
an Advanced Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing Science( Elective: Adults or Elective: Children or Elective: Adolescents)
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
an Advanced Diploma in Gerontological Nursing Science.
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
an Advanced Diploma in Child Nursing Science.
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
an Advanced Diploma in Operating Theatre Nursing Science
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
an Advanced Diploma in Ophthalmological Nursing Science
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
an Advanced Diploma in Orthopaedic Nursing Science.
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
an Advanced Diploma in Medical and Surgical Nursing Science.
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
an Advanced Diploma in Oncology.
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
an Advanced Diploma in Neonatology
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
an Advanced Diploma in Trauma Nursing Science.

Courses or subject that may be listed

Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
a subject or course in Emergency Care Nursing.
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
a subject or course in Operating Room Techniques
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
a subject or course in Advanced Nursing Skills (Wound Care)
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
a subject or course in Pharmacotherapy
Government Gazette No. 4140,
Notice 250 of 17/10/2008 (Section 14)
a subject or course in Clinical Instruction

Scope of practice

Government Gazette No. 2040,
Notice 13 of 28/01/1999

Nursing Professions Act, 1993: Regulations relating to the scope of practice of persons who are registered or enrolled under the Nursing Professions Act, 1993

Conditions appplicable to practice

Government Gazette No. 4332,
Notice 178 of 4/09/2009

Regulations relating to conditions subject whereto registered or enrolled midwife practice his or her profession

Professional Conduct

Government Gazette No. 2040,
Notice 10 of 28/01/1999

Nursing Professions Act, 1993: Rules relating to the acts or omissions by registered or enrolled persons constituting improper conduct or misconduct

Professional Conduct Inquiries

Government Gazette No. 2040,
Notice 12 of 28/01/1999

Nursing Professions Act, 1993: Regulations relating to the lodging of complaints, charges or Allegations against registered or enrolled persons and the conducting of inquiries

Government Gazette No. 4264,
Notice 117 of 22/05/2009
Regulations relating to appeal to, and conducting of appeal by, appeal committee of Nursing Council of Namibia
Government Notice R1707 of 27/09/1974 Regulations for the investigations of alleged misconduct and the conduct of inquiries. (SA Regulation still applicable)
   

     

     

     

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