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Kenya Registered Nurse (KRN)


Kenya Registered Nurse (KRN) is a 3 years Diploma examined by Nursing Council of Kenya.

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About Kenya Registered Nurse (KRN)

Kenya Registered Nurse (KRN) is a 3 year program approved by the Nursing Council of Kenya.

The Programme trains first level hospital based Nurses and prepares them to work efficiently in an acute health care setting.

The curriculum which is structured to include Nursing, Biological, Behavioral and Social Sciences courses provides a sound foundation for individual nurses to develop in the areas of career choice.

These areas include:

  • Midwifery,
  • Mental health Nursing /Psychiatry,
  • Pediatrics,
  • Critical Care Nursing /Intensive Care Nursing,
  • Peri ? Operative Nursing (Theatre)

and to embark on degree programs.

Entry requirements for Kenya Registered Nurse (KRN)

  • KCSE Mean Grade: C (plain) with
    • English/Kiswahili C (plain)
    • Biology: C (plain)
    • Any other science Mathematics or Chemistry or Physics): C ? (Minus)

Institutions offering Kenya Registered Nurse (KRN)


The Cicely McDonell College of Health Sciences

Private College Likoni

The Nairobi Hospital Cicely McDonell College of Health Science, an initiative of the Kenya Hospital Association, was opened in 1956. It is named after Sister Cicely McDonell, a...

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Catherine McAuley Nursing School

Private College Langata

Catherine McAuley Nursing School., a leading training institution in nursing education, innovation, research and professionalism in Africa trains spiritually upright nurse professionals who can provide timely compassionate nursing...

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MMCT St Joseph School of Health Sciences

Private College Gilgil

MMCT St Joseph School of Health Sciences offers quality training for nurses. It is accredited and approved by the nursing council of Kenya. Nursing students are trained in...

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Lake Lawrenzo Medical Training College

Private College Nakuru Town West

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Joan School of Nursing

Private College Kisumu Central

Joan School of Nursing is a certified Centre for Quality Training, located right inside Masaba Hospital in Chulaimbo along Kisumu-Busia Highway.Joan School of Nursing is approved by the...

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Objectives of Kenya Registered Nurse (KRN)

This Kenya Registered Nurse (KRN) Diploma offers a chance for in-depth specialisation in nursing science.  You will learn how to implement basic nursing care, expand on your skills and provide professional care to your patients.

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