The goal of this programme is to improve the overall quality of health care delivery through competently trained nurses and midwives who are confident, dynamic, well informed, with moral integrity and able to work flexibly in different contexts in meeting the demands of the society.
The modules broadly represent the main areas of activity in nursing and midwifery training. These modules are taught in such a way to ensure that students gain an appreciation of the nature and complexities of real life in provision of health services. In order to achieve an integration of these modules there will be considerable use of various teaching and learning methods. The modules for the Basic technician in Nursing and Midwifery are classified as Fundamental and Core. The course shall be conducted on a semester basis. There will be two semesters for each academic year. The subjects to be studied shall be divided into introductory subjects, which will be taught during the 1st year, while principal subjects will be taught during the 2nd year and 3rd years.
Fundamental modules provide range of skills, knowledge and principles appropriate to a Basic Technician Certificate in Nursing and Midwifery while contributing to the effective study of the main theme of the programme. The fundamental modules provide a viable foundation for further studies and lifelong learning.
The core modules provide the development of the main theme of the programme. They broadly represent the main areas of activity in Nursing and Midwifery area. These modules are taught together with fundamental modules so as to ensure that students gain an appreciation of the nature and complexities of real life in health service delivery. In order to achieve an integration of these modules there will be considerable use of integrative clinical and lectures, and assignment work and case studies will be used in the modules.