UNIVEN Nursing



UNIVEN Nursing, Since its inception in 1986 the Department of Advanced Nursing Science, has grown and developed tremendously in terms of programmes offered and nursing students population. The department has eighteen full time staff members, teach over 370 undergraduate and over 45 postgraduate nursing students (2017).



The department supports Diploma in nursing, Diploma in Psychiatry, and Bachelor of nursing – a three and four year first entering, 3 honours level graduate programmes, Master of Nursing with full dissertation and a generic Doctor of Philosophy programme. The professional qualifications are career focused, marketable and allows for articulation and vertical academic mobility.  



The department implements of Community –Based Education and projects, adopting of villages for CBE and community based research management. Staff members have capacity in their areas of expertise and are accredited assessors and moderators.  The department has high through-put rate and increased postgraduate throughput and increased externally funded international collaborative research projects.

Programmes

CERTIFICATE COURSES



DIPLOMA IN PSYCHIATRIC NURSING:  (DIPNPN)

Year 1

Semester 1

Psychiatric Nursing (NPP2541)

Nursing Research (NRS 2541)

Semester 2

Psychiatric Nursing (NPP2641)

Introduction to nursing research (NRS2641)

Ethics and ethos of professional practice (NND 4641)

Year modules Psychiatric nursing skills( NNP 2542)

Project report (NPD 4741)

DIPLOMA IN NURSING SCIENCE (DIPNSC)

Year 1

Semester 1

Community health, assessment and family health (NCH1541)

Pharmacology (NPH2541)

General Nursing Science (NGN2541)

Human Development (PSY2542)

Semester 2

General Nursing Science (NGN 2641)

(NCH1641)

Year modules

General Nursing Skills (NGN3542)

Project report (NPD474)

Community Practica (NCH2741)

Unit Management Practica (NGI 4542)

(II) Degree courses

BACHELOR OF NURSING:  BCURP

YEAR ONE

First Semester

Orientation to PBL, life skills and professional practice (NGI 1841)

Community health, assessment and family health (NSC 1842)

Biological Sciences (NGF 1843)

Second Semester

Introduction to scientific approach to nursing (NGI 1844)

Integrated clinical nursing skills ( NGI1845)

Human development (PSY 1846)

YEAR TWO

First Semester

Integrated specialised nursing skills (NGI2841)

Psychiatric nursing science (NPN 2842)

Pharmacology (NPH 2843)

Second semester

Integrated nursing science (clinical, assessment diagnosis and treatment) (NGI 2844)

Primary health care, community development, health promotion and health education (NSC 2845)

Sociology of health and illness (SOC 2846)

YEAR THREE

First Semester

Midwifery skills (NMW 3841)

Science of Midwifery (NMW3842)

Psychiatric nursing science (NPN 3843)

Second Semester

Integrated nursing science (clinical, assessment diagnosis and treatment) (NGI3844)

Integrated specialised nursing skills (NGI 3845)

Introduction to nursing research (NRS3846)

YEAR FOUR

First Year

Integrated management skills (NGI 4841)

Integrated nursing management Science (NGI 4842)

Science of Midwifery (NMW 4843)

Second Semester

Specialised midwifery skills

Ethics and ethos of professional practice (NND 4845)

Research Project (NRS 4846)

BACHELOR OF NURSING SCIENCE IN EDUCATION, MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY

MAJOR:  NURSING MANAGEMENT AND EDUCATION

BCURAE

Year 1

Semester 1Semester 2
Management Process of health Service (NAD 1541)Management Process of health Service (NAD 1641
Nursing Education (NED1541)Public Administration (PAD164110)
Public Administration (PAD 1541)Human Resource Management (HRM1641)
Human Resource ManagementEthics and ethos of professional practice (NND4641)
Pharmacology ( NPH 2541)SFE1621(10)
Year moduleNAD1741 (20) workbook/practicaEPH1621
Year 2
Fundamentals of nursing education(NED2541)Fundamentals of nursing education (NED2641)
Human Resource Management(HRM2521)Human Resource Management HRM2621)
Public Administration(PAD2541)Public Administration (PAD2641)
Nursing Research(NRS2541)Nursing Research (NRS2621)
Nursing Administration(NAD2541)Year modules(NED1741) 1written paper+workbook(NAD2741) workbook/practica
YEAR 3
Nursing Education (NED3541)Nursing Education (NED3641)
Nursing Education (NAD3541)Nursing Administration (NAD3641)
Year modules(NED2542) workbook(NPD474) presentation(NAD3741) workbook.

BACHELOR OF NURSING SCIENCE IN EDUCATION, MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY

MAJOR:  COMMUNITY AND MANAGEMENT

BCURCA



Semester 1Semester 2
Community Health Nursing(NCH1541)Community Health Nursing (NCH1641)
Nursing Administration(NAD1541)Nursing Administration(NAD1641)
Public Administration (PAD1541)Sociology of health and Illness(SOC2641)
Human Resource Management(HRM1541)Public Administration(PAD1641)
Pharmacology (NPH2541)Human Resource Management(HRM1641)
Nursing Dynamics(NND4641)
Year moduleNAD1741 (20) workbook/practicaNCH1542(10) workbook/practica
YEAR 2
Community Health Nursing (NCH2541)Human Resource Management (HRM2621)
Human Resource Management(HRM2521)Public Administration (PAD2641)
Public Administration (PAD2541)Nursing Research (NRS2621)
NRS2541(10)
Nursing Administration (NAD2541)
NAD2741(20) reflective journalNCH2741(20) 1 written paper
YEAR 3
NCH3541(20)Community Health Nursing (NCH3641)
Nursing Administration NAD3541(20Nursing Administration (NAD3641)
Year modulesNPD474(20) project reportNAD3741(20) workbook

BACHELOR OF NURSING SCIENCE IN EDUCATION, MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY

MAJOR:  COMMUNITY AND EDUCATION: (BCURCE)

YEAR 1

Semester 1Semester 2
Community Health Nursing (NCH1541)Community Health Nursing (NCH1641)
Nursing Education (NED1541)Nursing Dynamics (NND4641)
Empirical Education (EHD1521)(SFE1621)
Pharmacology (NPH2541)(EPH1621)
IEH1521(10
Year moduleNCH1542(10) workbook/practica
Year 2
Nursing Education (NED2541)Nursing Education (NED2641)
Nursing Research (NRS2541)Nursing Research (NRS2641)
Community Health Nursing (NCH2541)
Year modulesNCH2741(20) 1 written paperNED1741(40) 1 written paper+workbook 
Year 3
Nursing Education(NED3541)Nursing Education (NED3641)
Community Health Nursing (NCH3541)Community Health Nursing (NCH3641)
Year modulesNPD474(20) project reportNED2542(20) workbookNED3741(20) workbook

BACHELOR OF NURSING HONOURS IN COMMUNITY NURSING SCIENCE (BCUHON)

One year programme

First semester           

International health issues                  HNI 5141

Health services systems                     HPP 5141

Second semester

  1. Health services system HSM 5641

Year module

Health systems research                    HSR 5741

Project design and management        HPD 5741

Research Proposal writing                  HMD 5741

BACHELOR OF NURSING EDUCATION (HONNED)

One year programme

First semester

Health policy and planning                  HPP 5141

Theory development                           HTC 5141

Second semester

1. Aspects of nursing education HCT 5641

2   Leadership Development               HLT 5641

Year module

Health Systems research HSR 5741

Project design and management   HPD 5741

Research proposal writing HMD 5741

BACHELOR OF NURSING ADMINISTRATION (HONNAD)

One year programme

First semester

Health policy and planning                  HPP 5141                                 

Second semester     

Health Systems management            HSM 5641

Leadership Development                    HLT 5641

Strategic Nursing Administration

and Management                                HSH 5641

Year module

Health Systems research                   HSR 5741

Project design and management        HPD 5741

Research proposal writing                  HMD 5741

MASTERS (NMD 6000)

Admission requirements

  • An approved Honours degree recognized by this University.
  • An average examination mark of 60% in all Honours exam papers, and
  • Approval by Head of Department.

Students may be expected to participate in a series of seminars and lectures arranged by the department.

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PHDH 7000)

A thesis on an approved subject based on original research is required. University rules and regulations are applicable to Doctoral degree.  For admission in the Department 60% pass mark will be a prerequisite.