Kenya Methodist University

Kenya Methodist University (KeMU)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • Bachelors Degree Program
  • Duration : 4 years

Course Overview

The Bachelor of Science nursing programme of Kenya Methodist
University (KEMU) is offered in collaboration with Maua Methodist
University, Meru Level 5 hospital and PCEA Chogoria hospital.

The
Bachelor of Science in Nursing offered by KeMU is an integrated
programme to prepare graduates with capacity of providing leadership in
professional nursing practice, nursing education, nursing and health
care administration and nursing research.

The graduate will utilize
his/her skills based on the knowledge derived from theory, practicalís
and evidence based on research and in relation to emerging health needs
of a changing society.
The graduate of this programme will be capable
of functioning effectively in a variety of health care settings;
promotive, preventative, curative and rehabilitative.

All nursing
courses include intensive training in theory and clinical practices. 
Graduates will be registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK)
after fulfilling its requirements
The curriculum will frequently be
reviewed and appropriate changes made in line with new trends in health
care and the health needs of the country.


The Department of Nursing Science will be recognized for student
focused training responding to the changing needs of those it serves.
The department values of quality, humanisms, creativity and self
actualization are rooted in Christian understanding which provides a
framework of decision making interaction

Minimum Entry Requirements

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KSCE) or its equivalent Aggregate of C+ (PLUS)
A)    Cluster subjects C+ (PLUS) in each of the required subjects


  • Mathematics/physics
  • English/ Kiswahili
  • Biology
  • Chemistry

B)    Cluster C+ (PLUS) in each cluster


  • English/Kiswahili
  • Physical sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Biological sciences

Course Objectives

Objectives


The Kenya Methodist University Nursing Programme is designed to prepare nurses who will be able to;


  • Demonstrate skills in decision making, using knowledge from basic, behavioral ad biomedical sciences as a framework
  • Apply skills of critical using a problem solving approach and evidence-based practice
  • Demonstrate leadership styles and functions as an effective nursing
    educator, nursing and health care administrator and practitioner in a
    variety of health care settings
  • Collaborate with other health professionals and the community for
    the purposes of promoting, maintaining and restoring the health of
    individuals.
  • Develop and implement relevant educational and community programmes
    that promote a healthy lifestyle, self worth, and individual and
    community responsibility and a holistic approach to health care
  • Carry out research and utilize relevant findings in different health care settings
  • Apply acquired virtues reflecting Christian values both in the community and in the delivery of health care services

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