About Us

School of Nursing

The School of Nursing & Health Sciences offers training in Nursing and Health Systems Management. The Bsc Nursing  training  aims at producing Nurses who will be of great value serving as clinical nurses, Nurse Managers, researchers, and Nurse Educators. The Bsc Health Systems management program is designed to produce Healthcare Managers with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes that will facilitate their professional practice in Healthcare leadership and management, health research and community health services.

The School has established partnerships with Hospitals in training the students. These Hospitals include Karatina Hospital, Nyeri County referral Hospital, Murangá County referral Hospital and Mathare Hospital. The School has Laboratories to ensure the best training of Nursing students. They include the Nursing skills laboratory, Gross anatomy laboratory, Histology laboratory and Physiology Laboratory.  The Nursing skills laboratory enables the Nursing students apply theoretical concepts that they have learned into practice. The lab has got high tech manikins used in clinical simulation.

It also  has hospital beds, nebulizers, drugs, needles, catheters, syringes, I.V fluids, I.V fluid giving sets, bandages, glucometers, Health assessment tutor( used in health assessment training), Nutrition section and a waste segregation section, all providing a hospital based scenario to train the students. The Human Anatomy lab consists of The Gross anatomy lab and the Histology lab. The Gross anatomy lab is equipped with cadavers, Real Human skeletons, X ray viewing boxes, dissecting kit, dissecting tables and dissecting instruments. The Histology lab has digital microscopes, Automatic tissue processor, microtomes, Top table centrifuge all used in tissue processing. Students acquire knowledge by viewing different tissue cells images using microscopes.