The following research themes have been identified as focus areas for the Department of Nursing Science at Nelson Mandela University:

  • Maternal, child and youth health care
  • HIV and AIDS stigma and psycho-social aspects of people living with HIV
  • Well-being and job satisfaction in health care settings
  • Simulation as a teaching methodology in health professional education
  • Innovation in teaching and learning for health professional education
  • Scholarship of teaching and learning