UCT Short Courses – Study Short Courses

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University of Cape Town is education institution in Africa and here we have discussed about University of Cape Town Short Courses offered at University of Cape Town for undergraduate, PhD, postgraduate, Masters and research degrees. Enhance your career with flexible learning through University of Cape Town Short Courses and distance learning postgraduate options.

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University of Cape Town Short Courses 2023/2024 academic year!

This specialised course is aimed at persons who perform procedures on, care for, or euthanise animals for scientific purposes including for research, testing or teaching at UCT and in Africa.
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Introduction to Data Analysis using Stata

This course is aimed at those who are new to Stata, as well as anyone who needs a basic Stata refresher. You will learn techniques for day-to-day use of Stata as well as be able to use Stata efficiently for basic analyses and graphics. This course is also designed for people who wish to attend other courses offered by DataFirst such as the “Complex Social Survey Data” course or the “Measuring Economic Welfare” one.
Course Content:

  • The Stata menu system and environment,
  • Opening datasets and getting descriptive statistics,
  • Preserving the output…

Global Surgery Foundations Course

Wed, 10 Aug 2023 – 08:30 to Fri, 12 Aug 2023 – 15:30

Global surgery is an emerging and exciting interdisciplinary field of enquiry, research, practice and advocacy.
The course aims to provide participants with foundational knowledge about the unmet need for surgical healthcare globally, so that they can apply a health systems approach to surgery, obstetric and anaesthesia.
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Power System Flexible Operation

The objective of this course is to provide participants with an understanding of the considerations for optimising power systems. The content provides an understanding of the interaction between different energy generation sources, how these systems are set up and the market structure to sustainably support flexibly in the power system.
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Short course on Measuring Consumption

This course tackles important topics in consumption theory including demand systems and Engel’s law. Students are taught how to operationalise consumption theory on actual data, as well as how to compare micro and macro estimates of consumption. The theory is complemented with practical training in using survey data with Stata.
Course Content:
Consumption surveys and Engel curves,
Engel curves and equivalence scales. Microeconomic theory of demand,
Estimating Demand equations,
Social influences on consumption
Life-cycle considerations,
Micro and…

UCT Summer School 2023

I remember: a short course in writing from memory
Dr Finuala Dowling, poet and novelist
Memory is the basis of almost every genre of writing from memoir to fiction and poetry.
In this short course participants will be guided by inspiring examples and prompts and sensitive feedback to shape and develop their memories into memoir, fiction or poems.
Session titles

  • Feeling
  • Incident
  • People
  • Place
  • Sensation

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Essentials of Nursing Sick Children

Mon, 01 Aug 2023 – 09:00 to Fri, 25 Nov 2023 – 17:00

The aim of this course is to equip nurses, who work regularly or occasionally with sick children, with essential knowledge and skills to confidently provide the most appropriate nursing care to sick children and their families.
The anticipated outcome of the course is that nurses will have gained an insight into the fundamental practice of nursing sick children.
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Certificate Course in Palliative Nursing

Thu, 09 Feb 2023 – 09:00 to Tue, 03 Oct 2023 – 17:00

This course is open to all professional and enrolled nurses currently registered with the South African Nursing Council.
Course work is divided into 4 modules.
Module 1: Principles and practice of palliative care.
Module 2: Theory and practice of symptom control.
Module 3: Communication skills in palliative care.
Module 4: Theory and practice of psychosocial, spiritual and supportive care.
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Simulation Launchpad Course

Thu, 25 Aug 2023 – 08:00 to Fri, 26 Aug 2023 – 17:30

The Simulation Launchpad course is run over two days in-person at UCT and is designed to ensure solid basic educational theory and practical concepts related to simulation-based education before moving into practice. The course facilitators are experienced South African simulation educators.
Course fee is R 3 500 per person
CPD points = 16 | Level 1
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Introduction to Palliative Care

CPD points = 30 | Level 1
This short course course will equip healthcare and counselling professionals to assess and manage patients living with life-threatening and life-limiting illness, to improve their quality of life and to support their families in providing care at home.
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University of Cape Town Short Courses

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