St Elizabeth School of Nursing

St Elizabeth School of Nursing

Private College

Alurambi Constituency, Kakamega County

Accredited by: Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA)

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About St Elizabeth School of Nursing

St. Elizabeth School of Nursing Mukumu at the mission Hospital is a tertiary institution offering a diploma in Registered Community Health Nursing (KRCHN) both for basic and upgrading students. it is situated within St. Elizabeth Hospital premises along the Kisumu -Kakamega road, 5 kilometers from Kakamega town. the school was founded in the early 1960s by Rev. Sr. Maria Bernard and her associates, the Ursuline Sisters from the Netherlands. it was first started as a training school for patient attendants. in 1963, it started training the enrolled midwives (EM) where 78 midwives qualified. In 1973, it started training the Enrolled Community Health Nurses (KECHN) . Eight hundred and sixty-two (862) nurses qualified from this program and in march 1999, it started the training of the Kenya Registered Community Health Nurses.

Basic students complete the course in three and a half (3 1/2) years while the upgrading KECHN takes 18 months. since its inception, the school has had a good report on academic performance courtesy of the conducive hospital environment especially in the wards and maternity unit run by excellent midwives. Like all other training schools, our students are subjected to the same syllabus and training in accordance with the Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK): the government’s regulatory body for nurses. The facility prides itself in the myriad facilities meant to enhance a conducive impactful learning environment; the skills and computer laboratories, school library, pitches for various games, enough classrooms, hostels within the school compound, dining hall, and a chapel.

The hospital facility has various departments that give the learners a wide range of skills needed in any practice setting. they include outpatient clinics {Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) clinic} Eye clinic, Pediatrics, Male and Female wards, surgical wards, Amenity, and private wards, radiology and laboratory services are adequate to assist students during clinical attachment and assessments.

VISION: A center of academic excellence and holistic development of community-oriented leadership personnel

MISSION: To develop professionals of intellectual acumen and competent Christian service providers who will provide holistic quality community services

Courses offered at St Elizabeth School of Nursing

Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse KRCHN

St Elizabeth School of Nursing
3 years