Nursing combines compassion, knowledge and sophisticated health technology to restore, maintain and promote the health of individuals, groups, or communities. Nursing is both an art and a science: caring, compassionate relationships blended with the development and application of nursing knowledge, techniques and ethics.
As a Wits nursing student, you will study in a rigorous and vibrant multidisciplinary environment that will stimulate your intellectual inquiry and professional responsiveness. You will learn in small groups and engage in cooperative learning as you work through real-life health scenarios, deciding how to access information that produces the best results in managing health issues.
Nurses practice in a range of settings, including hospitals, community clinics, industry, the military, private practices, homes and in specialised areas such as hospice and rehabilitation and aged care facilities.