Opening Hours: Throughout

KENYATTA NATIONAL HOSPITAL

Nursing School

History and Profile

KNH School of Nursing was established in 1996 to build capacity for specialized areas within the Hospital such as Critical Care Unit, Theatre, Renal, A&E and Newborn Unit
Kết quả xổ số tháp đồng from which the general units/wards have also benefited. The School offers Post Basic Specialized Nursing courses and other short courses for health care workers.

Kết quả xổ số tháp đồngThe courses started as in-house in the initial years and were later extended to nurses from other institutions within the country. Currently, the school receives students from the East and Central Africa region.

All Specialized nursing courses offered in the School are approved by the Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK). Approximately 120 nurses graduate from the school each year. Graduates from KNH School of Nursing have made an impact in several institutions in Kenya, the East and Central African region and beyond.

Kết quả xổ số tháp đồngOur students are trained in well equipped specialized units where they gain a wealth of knowledge and skills to become competent in their area of specialty. Our lecturers are highly qualified and quite experienced in the specialty areas of courses offered in the school.

Specialized Courses Offered

  1. Critical Care Nursing
  2. Peri-Operative Nursing
  3. Nephrology Nursing
  4. Accident and Emergency Nursing
  5. Neonatal Nursing
  6.  Oncology Nursing

[All the Specialized Nursing courses offered are approved by the Nursing Council of Kenya]

Admission Requirements

  1.  KRN/M,KRCHN, BScN
  2. Two years working experience (3 years for KNH staff )
  3. KCSE ‘C’ minus (C-) or Div III ‘O’ Level
  4. Professional certificates
  5. NCK Registration Certificate
  6. Valid NCK Practice License
  7. National ID/Passport

Note: Foreign students must have equivalent of all requirements and must be registered by the Nursing Council in their country. Additionally, they require temporary registration by the Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK) before training commences. They should also have proficiency in English.

Short Courses Offered

  1. Theatre sterile Assistant (6 months)
  2. Stoma & wound care (3 months)
  3. Basic Life Support (BLS)
  4. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  5. Pediatrics Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  6. Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)

The School of Nursing Calendar

Intake Courses Offered Application Deadline Commencement Date
April Nephrology (Renal)  Nursing By 31st December each year  3rd Monday of April
Accident & Emergency Nursing
Critical Care Nursing
Oncology Nursing
Theatre sterile Assistant (6 months)
Stoma & wound care (3 months)
September Peri-Operative Nursing By 31st May each year 1st Monday of September
Neonatal Nursing
Critical Care Nursing
Nephrology Nursing