Nursing has been a course at the forefront of Education in Nigeria. Below are the Schools Of Nursing in Akwa Ibom State. There are diverse programs in the profession, leading to the development of  Registered Nurse (RN), Registered Midwives (RM), Higher National Diploma (HND), Baccalaureate, Master of Science (MSc), and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Nursing programs in the country.

Nursing and Midwifery are the foremost professionals in the service of health care. They are the pioneers of the reception of life into human existence. Nursing combines its academic procedures with the understanding of human psychomotor and social behaviors.

Nursing and Midwifery are courses in the health sciences. Both professional courses focused on the entire well-being of an individual. Midwifery deals with pregnancy, childbirth, and the post-natal period encompassing the care of a newborn and the mother.

Accredited Schools Of Nursing in Akwa Ibom

School of Nursing in Akwa Ibom

There are some Nursing and Midwifery schools spread across Nigeria, which are not accredited by the Council of Nurses and Midwives in Nigeria. To prevent students from spending their time studying in a non-accredited institution, a comprehensive list has been prepared on this note. This list was culled from the official website of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) and the West African Health Board (WAHEB).

Requirements for Admission into Nursing Programs

The elementary requirements for admission into the Basic General Nursing training program

  • Applicants should be above 17 years and not more than 26 years
  • The program spans at least three years
  • A minimum of five credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry & Biology in their O’level examinations, which should not be more than two Sitting.

Admission Requirements into the Post Basic Nursing Midwifery Programme

  • Aged less than 18 years or above 34 years
  • Five credit passes in SSCE, WASSCE/NECO, or GCE including English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology at not more than two sittings.
  • The Candidate must be a Registered Nurse (RN) under the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.

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List Of Accredited Schools Of Nursing In Akwa Ibom State

  • Central School of Nursing, Ikot Ekpene
  • School of Nursing, Anua, Uyo

Accredited Nursing and Midwifery Schools

  1. Central school of Nursing, Ikot Ekpene – This Nursing Institution is under the Central Hospital in Ikot-Ekpene. The school has an admission quota of 40 students for each academic year. It gained its full accreditation from the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria in 2018.
  • School of Nursing, Eket – This school is under the Emmanuel Hospital, located at Hospital road Eket, Uyo.

 Accredited Nursing and Midwifery Schools

  • School of Nursing and Midwifery, Anua, Uyo
  1. School of Nursing and Midwifery, Anua, Uyo: established under St. Luke’s Mission Hospital, Anua, Uyo. The Nursing and Midwifery School obtained its full accreditation in January 2018 and has an admission quota of 75 students in each academic session.

The accredited schools of Post Basic Nursing in Akwa Ibom include:

  • School of Post Basic midwifery, Iquita, Oron
  • School Of Post Basic Midwifery, Anua-Uyo
  • School of Post Basic midwifery, Ituk Mbang, Uruan
  1. School of Post Basic midwifery, Iquita, Oron: Located in the Central Hospital, Iquita-Oron. .
  • School Of Post-Basic Midwifery, Anua-Uyo: This school is at the same location as the School of Nursing Anua-Uyo, which is at St. Luke’s Mission Hospital, Anua-Uyo.
  • School of Post Basic midwifery, Ituk Mbang, Uruan: This Institution is under the administration of the Methodist General Hospital, Ituk Mbang. The school maximally admits 50 students each year.

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Abdullahi Suleiman a Certified Registered Nurse based in Nigeria, an Entrepreneur and Also a Blogger, passionate about Community Development and Cosmetic Nursing

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