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.
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).
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).