Top Best School of Nursing In Nigeria

Top Best School of Nursing In Nigeria

There are thousands of Nursing schools in Nigeria but not all of them are topping chart , some are well known and respected while others are not there yet and not well recognised . To clear this topic we are going to be listing out Top/ Best Nursing Schools in Nigeria 2017/2018.

Nurses are well respected all around the universe because of the duties the render to human life . Nurses are very important in our society today because they offer supportive roles to doctors in the quest of saving lives. They help doctors in taking care of patients and they are also in charge of proper medications to patience in the hospital.

It is not possible to visit any hospital witout finding a nurse on staff, the importance of nurses in the health care industry cannot be overemphasized, some people would tell you that they play a more important role than the medical doctors but i will not subscribe to that claim because i don’t think it possible at all. It no longer news that nursing profession is one of the professions with employment opportunities in Nigeria today with highest chances of getting employed effortlessly. Needful to assert, the body responsible for regulating the activities of the nursing profession is the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) in case you never knew.

As it will interest you to learn , the career opportunity in Nursing world include pediatric nursing, midwifery, anesthetic nurse, nurse administration and many more, general nursing, psychiatric nursing, pen operative nursing, public health nursing and orthopedic nursing.

Getting admitted or studying Nursing in Nigeria can be done in two ways, in the both method you must complete your Senior Secondary School and obtain your SSCE Certificate . You must be able to get 5 credits to include English Language and either Physics, chemistry, biology, or Health science at not more than 2 sittings.

First Method

You apply for school of nursing in their 3 year programme, and upon completion sit for an external exam conducted by the Nursing and Midwifery council of Nigeria, in order to be a registered nurse(RN).

Second Method

Apply for a 5 year programme in the university , and upon completion sits for external exams conducted by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN), and the West Africa Health Examination Board (WAHEB).

  • School of Nursing University Of Benin Teaching Hospital(UBTH)
  • F.C.T School of Nursing Gwagwalada Abuja
  • School of Nursing University College Hospital Ibadan
  • University of Nigeria School of Nursing
  • Ahmado Bello University Teaching Hospital School of Nursing
  • ECWA School of Nursing, Egbe
  • School Of Nursing, Joint Hospital Mbano
  • School of Nursing, Lagos University Teaching Hospital(LUTH)
  • School Of Nursing, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital
  • Basic School Of Nursing, Federal Teaching Hospital
  • Mater School of Nursing
  • School of Nursing- Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital
  • School of Nursing Joint Hospital
  • ECWA School of Nursing, Egbe
  • School of Nursing, Ogbomoso (SONO)
  • Ondo State School of Nursing Akure
  • Oyo state College of Nursing and Midwifery
  • School of Nursing, Birnin Kebbi
  • Lagos University Teaching Hospital
  • School of Ophthalmic Nursing (UNTH)


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