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Department of nursing and midwifery

Programme Objectives

On completion of the programme, the professional nurse-midwife graduate shall be able to:

Laurel with a qualified nurse and two student on the male surgical ward

Our graduates are expected to.

Operational Excellence

Provide comprehensive, culturally acceptable, evidence based nursing and midwifery care to individuals, groups, families and communities at all levels of care in a variety of settings.

Professional Growth

Participate actively in professional growth and development for self and others.

Take a leadership role in planning, implementing and evaluation of individual and community health nursing and midwifery care.

Collaborative service delivery.

Collaborate with other members of the health care team to improve health care delivery services in order to improve quality of nursing and midwifery care for sustainable health and development of the community.

Supervising & monitoring

Participate in supervising and monitoring quality of nursing and midwifery care in various health care settings.


Demonstrate competence in providing health information and counselling to individuals, families, groups and communities.


Participate actively in the professional organisations for the improvement of the nursing and midwifery professions.

Participate actively in the promotion, prevention, care, support and rehabilitation programmes for HIV and AIDS, Malaria, Tuberculosis and other diseases of public concern.