The Certificate in Nursing and Midwifery Prescribing aims to prepare nurses/midwives as independent prescribers enabling them to provide patients with effective access to medications, and expands the role of nurses and midwives in progressing the health care needs of the future.
Also the programme is aimed is to facilitate the development of an individual who is able to practice nursing/midwifery based on a sound knowledge and understanding of factors affecting health and wellbeing of those who require care. This knowledge will be acquired through the study of nursing/ midwifery, biological sciences, social sciences and related disciplines.
Community health nursing programs prepare nurses training nurses in public health issues such as the spread of disease within a community and how to assess needs and implement community health programs. Courses cover topics such as:
Diversity in health care
Care for the families in the community
Assessing public health
Promoting health to the public
Foundations in public and community health
The study of disease epidemics
The entry requirements for the Certificate in Nursing Programme are:
Science subjects with passes as follows:
Minimum of O level Secondary school education Pass grades D in Physics, Chemistry and Biology C, and any other two subjects.