Introduction

This program prepares students for offering nursing care and services to a varied clientele. These healthcare professionals work in hospitals, long-term care facilities, rehabilitation centers, medical clinics as well as home healthcare agencies.

You will become knowledgeable in topics including:

  • medication administration
  • anatomy and physiology
  • infection control
  • intravenous injections
  • general nursing.

Learning outcomes

This qualification reflects the role of an enrolled nurse working under supervision of a registered nurse. This qualification covers the application of skills and knowledge required to provide nursing care for people across the health sector. A lifespan approach should underpin this qualification with relevant competencies that relate to the different stages of life identified within the units.

Requirements

The university is open to all students who fulfill the following requirements:

  • Copy and original of Secondary, University Certificates and Transcripts
  • Birth certificate
  • Certificate of good conduct
  • Application Letter
  • Admission fee $
  • Passport sized photos
  • File
  • Pass entry exams.

Coursework and assessment

Assessment is by taught examinations, coursework, assignments, group assessment and presentations.

Diploma in General Nursing

Duration: 4 Semesters

Course Units: 22

Department: HS

Course Structure

Course Code

Course Title

Semester

1.      

Anatomy

1

2.      

Microbiology

1

3.      

English

1

4.      

ICT

1

5.      

Introduction to Laboratory Techniques

1

6.      

Immunity

2

7.      

Psychology

2

8.      

Fundamentals of Nursing

2

9.      

Assessment of Patient

2

10.                         

First Aid

2

11.                         

Concept of Health

3

12.                         

Personal Hygiene

3

13.                         

Medical-Surgical Nursing I

3

14.                         

Communicable Disease

3

15.                         

Ear Nose and Throat

3

16.                         

Management of Disorders

3

17.                         

Oncology/ Skin

3

18.                         

Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing

4

19.                         

Mental Disorders

4

20.                         

Computer Education

4

21.                         

Midwifery and Gynecological Nursing

4

22.                         

Community Health Nursing

4

23.                         

Pediatric Nursing

4

24.                         

Community Health Service

4

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