Message From The Dean: Dr. F.A.AFFEY, PhD, MSCN

Dr. F.A.AFFEY.fw


School of Nursing &Midwifery of Umma University was established in the year 2015 and enrolled the first Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSCN) cohort in May 2015 who successfully graduated in June 2019. This group attained 100% pass in the Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK) Registration Examination. The school supports students and alumni to achieve timely internship placement in various health institutions in the country.The school has support system to provide counselling and advisory services to students. The school also provides mentorship to both current students and alumni.


Our programs have been approved by Commission University Education (CUE) and NCK as we focus to provide a holistic learning approach, conducive environment and an interdisciplinary approach in our training. The school facilitates quality lecturer- student ratio of 1:5. The school also have ultramodern nursing skills laboratories other laboratories and spacious classroom. Our research efforts are geared to empower our students with skills that will equip them to carryout studies and appraise evidence based practice in health care institutions, health service delivery and emerging diseases.


Please feel free to visit our website https://www.umma.ac.ke/ to learn more about the school. You can contact us on sonw@umma.ac.ke at any time about our degree programs and other academic offerings. We would be pleased to welcome you and offer you an opportunity to discover the School of Nursing &Midwifery of Umma University. At Umma University you will find a friendly community of mentors, researchers, teachers, students, and administrators dedicated to your success in advancing the nursing /midwifery profession.


 Departments

The School has four thematic areas, known as :
Department of Medical-Surgical Nursing and Preclinical sciences - HOD- MR. Wilson Akhonya
Department of Midwifery , Reproductive Health and Gender Studies- HOD- Madam Grace Wainaina
• Department of Community Health and Public Health Nursing- HOD - Madam Mary Musembi
• Department of Leadership &Management , Research and Education – HOD- Mr. Ishmael Makumi


Programmes

School of Nursing & midwifery, Umma University is offering the following programs, approved the Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK) and Commission of University Education (CUE).
1. BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (DIRECT, INTAKE)- 12trimester
2. BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (UPGRADING)-8trimseter

Overview of the Department

VISION
The School of excellence in higher education in Nursing &Midwifery practices, research, community outreach care and innovative technology based on high moral values.
MISSION
To provide quality Nursing/Midwifery education, training, practice and research through nurturing and promoting creative and innovative, transmission and integration of knowledge and technology in order to produce holistic graduates of high value and integrity.

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