Diploma in Registered Nursing and Midwifery

The Nursing Council of Kenya has accredited WAKA Medical Training Institute as to offer Diploma in Nursing (Registered Nurse).

START:
September 1, 2017
DURATION:
3 years
ID:
DRNM

Address

Waka Medical Training College, Ruring'u, Karatina   View map

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Diploma

If you aspire to work in health care either in the public or private sector, in the community or health facility, then WAKA has the course you have been aspiring for. We are in a mission to empower the community for strong health care service delivery/systems and in so doing ensure quality health for all. The Nursing Council of Kenya has accredited WAKA Medical Training Institute as to offer Diploma in Nursing (Registered Nurse).

Entry Requirements

  1.  KCSE with mean grade C (plain) in mandatory subjects; English/ Kiswahili, Biology or Biological sciences and Chemistry. Additional subjects: C-(minus) in Physics or mathematics.
  2. KCSE with mean grade C (plain) in mandatory subjects; English/ Kiswahili, Biology or Biological sciences and Physical sciences. Additional subjects: C-(minus) in Mathematics.
  3. KCE Div.1 or II with at least six (6) credit passes in English, Biology, Physical Science, Chemistry or Physics.

Course Content

Introductory Block

  1. Information communication technology
  2. Professionalism in nursing
  3. Communication skills and critical thinking
  4. Anatomy and physiology
  5. Microbiology, immunology and parasitology
  6. Fundamentals in nursing
  7. Trauma and emergency
  8. Sociology and anthropology
  9. Midwifery 1
  10. Introduction to community and environmental health
  11. Pharmacology 1
  12. Nutrition

 Block 1

  1. Midwifery II
  2. Pharmacology II
  3. Endocrine disorders
  4. Immunization and vaccination
  5. Primary health care
  6. Family planning
  7. Respiratory conditions
  8. Cardiovascular disorders
  9. Genital urinary disorders

Block II

  1. Midwifery III
  2. GIT diseases
  3. Disorders of the blood
  4. Burns and scalds
  5. STIs and HIV/AIDS
  6. Gender and health
  7. Epidemiology, vital statistics and demography

Block III

  1. Midwifery IV
  2. Communicable and vector borne diseases
  3. Mental health and psychiatric nursing
  4. Neurological nursing
  5. Paediatrics 1
  6. Operating theatre nursing
  7. Musculoskeletal disorders
  8. Geriatric nursing

Block IV A

  1. Research methodology
  2. Midwifery V
  3. Community midwifery
  4. Diarrohoea diseases and helminthiasis
  5. Critical care nursing
  6. Ear, nose and throat
  7. Paediatrics II

 Block IV B

  1. Community diagnosis
  2. Specialized procedures
  3. Occupational health
  4. School health
  5. Educational visits
  6. Palliative care
  7. Social services

Block V

  1. Leadership and management
  2. Dermatology
  3. Dental nursing
  4. Ophthamology
  5. Teaching methodology

Career Opportunities

Nursing graduates from our college are able to directly secure jobs nationally and internationally in private and government health institutions as:

  • Service providers
  • Nursing Managers at various caliber of health-care system
  • Researchers

Fees:  Fees payment in installments is accepted. Download Fees Structure

 

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