JOINT UNIVERSITIES MEETING – NURSING COUNCIL OF KENYA

 

Meru University of Science and Technology (MUST) hosted the 4th Joint Universities Meeting by the Nursing Council of Kenya. This conference is organized for Deans and Heads of departments (Nursing) from Universities across the country to collaborate with the aim of improving the training and education of nursing students.

Dean School of Nursing (MUST) Dr. Naomi Mutea welcomes the team to Meru University of Science and Technology in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre.

Among the issues discussed during the conference were:

  1. Ways to empower the health systems in the country
  2. Key issues of quality improvement in structures of training nursing students
  3. Discussions on innovative approaches as educators in nurturing students of the millennial age
  4. Discussions on effective research and mentorship programmes
  5. Deliberation on accessibility and accountability in the health systems

“Meru University of Science and Technology is deliberate on growing the School of Nursing. We recognize the importance of Nursing and even the role it plays within the Big 4 Agenda in our country.” Ag. DVC (ARS) Dr. George Mugambi stated while officially opening the conference on behalf of the Vice Chancellor.

Registrar and CEO, Nursing Council of Kenya, Ms. Edna Tallam – Kimaiyo emphasized on the need to discuss key issues of quality improvement within the nursing and midwifery services.

If you are interested in a Nursing course, Meru University of Science and Technology currently offers:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Direct entry programme)
  • Bachelor of Science Health Systems Management

Upcoming programmes:

  • MSCN Medical Surgical Nursing
  • MSCN Midwifery and Reproductive Health Nursing
  • MSCN Community Health Nursing
  • MSCN Nursing Education

You are more than welcome to join us…