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Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Kenya Methodist University

The Bachelors of Science in Nursing is the preferred degree for many professional nurses, students learn all about health science, social science, technology, theory, care, support, and everything in between.

 Bachelors Degree  4 years  Fulltime Fee: on application
KeMU
Private University North Imenti - Constituency, Meru - County

Nursing is well known for being a challenging job that requires long hours and hard work. But playing a role in saving lives, and caring for the wellbeing of patients and their families, offers an outstanding level of job satisfaction. No two days are ever the same. If you thrive on pressure, variety, and being kept on your toes, nursing is a career that will suit you to the core.

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, practical's 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

Bachelor of Science in Nursing - objectives

The Bachelors of Science in Nursing is the preferred degree for many professional nurses, students learn all about health science, social science, technology, theory, care, support, and everything in between. You can specialise in particular disciplines, but whichever route you choose, you’ll leave university with the ability to make a positive impact on people’s lives.

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

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