Kijabe College of Health Sciences is one of the departments of the AIC Kijabe Hospital and a Christian based middle level training institution. The college was founded in 1980, where the first trainees were enrolled as community health nurses under the then Kijabe School of Nursing. Since then, the institution has expanded its services and course list and has trained over 1200 highly qualified professionals who are functioning both locally and internationally. Today, the college offers a wide range of training programmes and diploma courses including the Advanced Diploma in Nursing Anaesthesia, Basic Life Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support, Critical Care Nursing, and much more. Whatever the programme you choose, the college continuously strives to be a dynamic Centre of Excellence in Research Innovation and Training of Christian Health Care Professionals who honour God by offering wholistic and compassionate service to society.
The Kijabe College of Health Sciences offers affordable and comprehensive diploma and short-training programmes under the guidance of experienced and trained practitioners who are passionate about training and mentoring students to become committed Christian healthcare professionals who are able to provide compassionate quality health care in Kenya and the world at large. We strive for continuous development through planning, learning, and research to promote knowledge in Academia and quality professional practice in service delivery.
For over thirty eight years, the Kijabe College of Health Sciences has provided comprehensive and quality education to its students, adapting to the ever-changing healthcare needs of local and global communities while adhering strictly to our core values which include integrity, compassion, respect, accountability, innovation, and passion for excellence.
A.I.C Kijabe College of Health Sciences is a Christian based middle level training institution. The college is one of the departments of AI C Kijabe Hospital. The College was founded in 1980, where the first trainees were enrolled in enrolled community health nurses, at certificate level under the then Kijabe School of nursing (KSN). Since then, the college has expanded and has trained over 1,200 highly qualified professionals who are functioning both locally and internationally. By the year 2000, the college made a major leap by upgrading the certificate level programme to diploma curriculum. This was an upgrading programme which was training certificate nurses to diploma. In 2004, basic training (KRCHN) was started.
The College continued to travel advancement path and in the year 2006 a curriculum was developed for an Advanced Diploma in Nursing Anaesthesia (KRNA). This was the first programme of its kind in Kenya. Other curriculums that have been developed for higher diplomas in nursing include higher diploma in Perioperative Nursing and Critical Care Nursing.
Nursing education is accredited by the Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK) and the Clinical Officers education is accredited by the Clinical Officers Council (COC).
A diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery program was accredited by COC in the year 2015 and the fist class admitted in September 2015 while the curriculum for the higher diploma in Emergency and Critical Care for Clinical Officers was accredited in early 2017.