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Schools of Nursing & Midwifery In Kaduna State

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If you been searching for a comprehensive list of the accredited schools of Basic Nursing, Post Basic Nursing, and Midwifery? It’s time you ended your search, this post contains the list of all the accredited Schools of Nursing & Midwifery In Kaduna State. Also in this post, you would find the fundamental information you need to know about these various Institutions of higher learning.

It is undoubtedly true that nurses are now high in demand is not just in Nigeria, but the world at large. The higher the demand for Nursing, the increase in the number of Institutions that are formed to train students in the course.

The elementary requirements for admission into the Basic General Nursing training program

  • Applicants should be above 17 years and not more than 26 years
  • The program plans for at least three years
  • A minimum of five credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry & Biology in their O’level examinations, which should not be more than two Sitting.
  • Unmarried women who become pregnant or commit an abortion during their training would be dismissed from their current program.

Admission Requirements into the Post Basic Nursing Midwifery Programme

Those who wish to apply for the Post Basic Nursing program must have the following:-

  • Five credit passes in SSCE, WASSCE/NECO, or GCE including English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology at not more than two sittings.
  • The Candidate must be a Registered Nurse (RN) under the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
  • Students who become pregnant during their training are allowed to continue the program and are allowed to take study leaves, have their baby, and resume studies thereafter. However, the rules stipulated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria holds that students who are absent from class for twenty-one (21) days or more, are stepped down to a lower class.

Schools of Nursing & Midwifery In Kaduna State

Below is the complete list of Nursing, Post Basic Nursing, and Midwifery Schools in Kaduna State

Schools of Nursing

  • Department of Nursing (DON), Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria
  • School of Nursing, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH) Zaria
  • College of Nursing Science, Department of Nursing, Kafanchan.
  • School of Nursing (SON), St. Gerald’s Catholic Hospital, Kakuri, Kaduna
  • School of Nursing (SON), Wusasa

Schools of Post Basic Nursing

  • School of Post Basic Nursing, ABUTH, Zaria
  • School of Post Basic Nursing (SOPBN) Otorhinolaryngology Nursing, Kaduna
  • School of Post Basic Ophthalmic Nursing, Kaduna, National Eye Centre
  • School of Mental Health Nursing, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Barnawa, Kaduna

Schools of Midwifery

  • School of Midwifery Zonkwa
  • School of Basic Midwifery Tudun Wada; Kaduna State College of Midwifery
  • Kaduna State College of Nursing Sciences, Department of Midwifery, Kafanchan
  • School of Post Basic Midwifery, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria
  • School of Midwifery, Wusasa

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Department of Nursing (DON), Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria

The Department of Nursing, ABU Zaria, is on a mission to provide the students with outstanding educational experience in biomedical research and medical health sciences which would prepare them for the business of caregiving to the general public.

The department is geared towards the formation of students knowledgeable in theoretical and practical research through training to guarantee the production of graduates who can implement positive changes in various areas of applied sciences.

School of Nursing, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH) Zaria

As Nursing is focused on the better health of the patient, the school of Nursing, ABUTH, Zaria prepares a career for nurses, who would help save lives and bring happiness to all they encounter.

The curriculum of the Institution is prepared to carefully guide the students in the journey towards becoming competent professionals in their career as wholesome nurses.

College of Nursing Science, Department of Nursing, Kafanchan. (KSCNM)

Students under the KSCNM Nursing & Midwifery program, are opportune to learn in a flexible, multi-ethnic environment while receiving quality instruction and training facilitated for clinical practice. They would learn through hands-on experience and clinical placement at healthcare facilities across the country.

The Institution has campuses at the following locations:

  • Kaduna Campus: Yusuf Dantsoho Memorial Hospital, Polytechnic Road, PMB 2288, Kaduna
  • Kafanchan Campus: Kangoro Road, Kafanchan, PMB 1014, Kafanchan
  • Pambeguwa Campus: Jos Road, Pambeguwa, Town
  • School of Nursing (SON), St. Gerald’s Catholic Hospital, Kakuri, Kaduna

The institution which was established in 1965 as a Grade 1 Midwifery Training school was financed by the Misereor Germany Miss Jean Amor as a recruit, and first tutor of the school, from the United Kingdom.

The nurses in this institution, are shaping healthcare, from the bedside to the boardroom. As part of the program, the students are made to apply theories, concepts, and skills learned in the classroom and laboratories to an array of clinical settings.

School of Nursing (SON), Wusasa

Schools of Post Basic nursing

  1. The following are Postbasic Nursing Programmes obtainable from Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH)
  • Post Basic Midwifery: Duration – Eighteen (18) months
  • Post Basic Ophthalmic Nursing: Duration – Twelve (12) months
  • Post Basic Paediatrics Nursing: Duration – Twelve (12) months
  • Post Basic Anaesthesia Nursing: Duration – Eighteen (18) months
  • Post Basic Per-Operative Nursing: Duration – Twelve (12) months
  • School of Post Basic Nursing (SOPBN) Otorhinolaryngology Nursing, Kaduna

Programs available in this institution include:

  • Post Basic Otorhinolaryngology Nursing (Post Basic Ear, Nose and Throat Programme): Duration – 12 months 
  • School Of Audiometric Technician Course: Duration – 2 years.

The Institution is in affiliation with Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and direct sponsorship by the school and ChristoffelBlinden Mission (CBM). The certificates shall be awarded to the students on completion of the course by Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

School of Post Basic Ophthalmic Nursing, Kaduna, National Eye Centre

The following are the programs in this school:

  • General Nursing Programme
  • Post-Basic Midwifery Programme
  • Post Basic Psychiatric Nursing Programme
  • Bachelor Of Nursing Science Degree Programme
  • Higher Degrees In Nursing

School of Mental Health Nursing, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Barnawa, Kaduna

The School of Psychiatric Nursing Kaduna was initially established as a 3-year Basic Psychiatric Nursing program but was later changed to a Post Basic Psychiatric Nursing program in 1984 as a 12 months program.

Capable Nurses who will promote mental health, prevent mental Illness and rehabilitate persons with Mental Disabilities using dynamic and comprehensive approaches are trained here. The school also provides Psychiatric/Mental Health experience to students from Schools of Nursing, Midwifery, and Schools of Health Sciences and Technologies.

Read Also: Schools of Nursing & Midwifery In Edo State

School of Midwifery

School of Midwifery Zonkwa

The school of Midwifery Zonkwa is aimed at preparing skilled, competent, and versatile Midwifery practitioners. To develop the spirit of compassion, and quality midwifery care in the students.

  • School of Basic Midwifery Tudun Wada; Kaduna State College of Midwifery
  • Kaduna State College of Nursing Sciences, Department of Midwifery, Kafanchan
  • School of Post Basic Midwifery, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria
  • School of Midwifery, Wusasa
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