This Kenya Enrolled Community Health Nurse - KECHN programme is designed to equip trainees with the right competence in knowledge, skills and attitude in becoming an all round and competent nurse who is able to deliver quality and safe nursing interventions.
An Enrolled Community Health Nurse works under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse. They report directly to their Registered Nurse at all times. Enrolled Nurses are usually a patients first point of contact, so their role in the healthcare system is vital.
When working in a healthcare environment, an Enrolled Community Health Nurse must follow the healthcare plan that has been created by the Registered Nurse in charge. With this being said, the daily tasks of an Enrolled Nurse will include assessing patients, monitoring response treatments and care plans.
Kenya Enrolled Community Health Nurse - KECHN graduates will likely find benefits both outside of their jobs and at work, thanks to learning how to communicate and work effectively with patients and other professionals. They also acquire skills that help them keep accurate patient records and use and understand medical terminology.
A KECHN graduate will be able to: