Nurse with a Diploma in Nursing Degree

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Diploma in Nursing

Become a Skilled nurse with a Diploma in Nursing degree from Texila American University. Registered Nurse Programme continues to play a critical role at all levels of healthcare delivery and is in line with Zambia National health reform vision of ensuring a ‘Nation of Healthy and Productive People

3

Years Duration: Direct Entry Students

Eligibility:
Grade 12 School certificate or GCE with 5 Credits or better, 3 of which must be English, Mathematics and any science subject

2

Years Duration: In Service Students

Eligibility:
Grade 12 School certificate or GCE with 5 Credits or better, 3 of which must be English, Mathematics and any science subject with minimum of 2 years work experience for inservice candidates

Structure of the program

Year 1 – Semester 1 Hours
Fundamentals of Nursing 422
Anatomy and Physiology 72
Public Health Nursing I 101
Sociology 30
Psychology 30
Professional Practice 45
Nutrition 35
Microbiology 35
Clinical Drills 70
Basic Computer skills and Life Skills 35

Selection Factors

Students applying for Diploma in Nursing degree at Texila American University Zambia are selected on the basis of their academic, personal and extracurricular abilities. Each student will be assessed based on the educational background, age, and intended course of study. Additionally, students must have the intellectual, physical and emotional capacities to meet the requirements of a successful career in nursing.

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Program Objectives

  • Assess health needs of individuals, families, groups and communities using various nursing models in line with available technology
  • Apply knowledge from behavioral and biomedical sciences in the management of patients and clients in a vairety of healthcare settings
  • Work in partnership with individuals, familes, groups and communities in the assessment, planning, implementation and evalution of health care
  • Recognize and accept the needs for self-direction, professional awarness and continued professional growth
  • Apply knowledge on information technology in their nursing practice
  • Serve as a role model and mentor in the nursing profession and community & much more…..

Career Opportunities

  • Clinical Nursing Practice
  • Professional, Legal and Ethical Nursing Practice
  • Health Promotion and Health Communication
  • Management and Leadership
  • Research
  • Personal Effectiveness and Professional Development
  • Mentorship and Coaching

Further Study Opportunities

One can also opt to further their job prospects by pursuing a bachelor’s program. The following programs can be pursued:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Bachelor of Public Health & much more…
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