HND in NURSING

While You WORK

For Assistant Nurses/Nurse Aids in TWO YEARS

INTRODUCTION

Our Nursing Department is very unique and well organized to train world class modern general nurses, who should carry the profession one step further in Africa and the world at large. We train practical and advanced diploma nurses to North America, British and European standards in Africa. Our graduates have gained admission to further their studies in UK, North American, South African and other European Universities and they fit into these systems with great ease.Although at its infancy, we are fast gaining reputation in training the best modern nurses in our region. This is due to the collective efforts of our carefully selected dynamic team that blends talents with experienced and our student centered method of teaching which lays emphases on Enquiry Based Learning(EBL), creating professionals who are life long learners and who focus on Evidence Based Practice (EBP).

Entry Requirements

Two G.C.E. Advanced Level papers excluding Religion or its equivalent

A transcript showing at least one year of full time studies with clinical placement from your previous institution.

An attestation of current nursing assistant or aid employment (all are subject to verification by the institution)

Conversion from HND/HPD/SRN to Bachelors Degree in Nursing

Our HND graduates and other HND, HPD and SRN graduates from other institutions can also enroll for transition to Bachelors degree at HIAMS in 12 months.

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should i take this program?

Because you need it! It is the only available convenient route to advance your professional career without leaving work. Also you don't want to be left behind others advance in their nursing profession

When does this program start yearly at all HIAMS campus?

First Mondays of September ever year.

When does registration begin?

First week of July to end of September

Why starting in September when other institution start in October?

Because Assistant Nurses/Nurse Aids are Admitted into the second year of our program which gains first Mondays of September every year

How can i take this program when currently a full time practicing nurses assistant/nurse aid and not attend lectures daily?

This program is offered as a Long Distance Learning (LDL) program

What do you mean by Long Distance Learning (LDL)?

It is learning at the convenience of your home with minimal tutoring from an assigned nursing staff

How does the Long Distance Learning work?

Our LDL mainly involves self learning whereby notes (either online or hard copies) for all courses per semester are made available to you. You will be required to do independent Learning. In addition, you will give a weekly feedback during tutoring sessions which will come up mainly on Saturdays or other designated days.Our nursing staff will facilitate the sessions. Assignments, presentations and/or tests will be given during the sessions

Will there be additional clinical placement during the program?

No. Your regular work periods will be considered as clinical placement. However, you will be expected to follow our clinical placement procedure in order to be passed properly.For more information visit campus closest to you.

When will each semester exams be written?

First semester exams comes up 3rd week of December and second semester 1st or 2nd week of May. Ask for a copy of our academic calendar to see exact days and plan accordingly.

How do i get more information if needed?

Stop by any of our campuses or call the numbers anytime

How much is the tuition fees and can i pay installments?

Our tuition is 400,000FCFA per year. We will offer you a 30%

 

Structure of Individual Courses of Study for HND in Nursing Programme

 

Year One First Semester.

Course Title

Credit Value

L (contact)

T (guided study)

P (practice)

Total

Maintaining a Safe Environment (Homeostasis)

6

 

40

20

0

60

Maintaining a Safe Environment (Nature of Nursing 1)

6

 

40

20

0

60

Personal Cleansing and Dressing

6

 

40

20

0

60

Maintaining a Safe Environment (Cardiovascular)

6

 

40

20

0

60

Maintaining a Safe Environment (Organisation of Care 1)

6

 

40

20

0

60

Information Technology

2

20

0

0

20

Entrepreneurship I

2

20

0

0

20

Practice 1

32

0

0

320

320

Personal Study 1

 

 

 

 

90

Totals

66

240

100

320

750

 

Year One Second Semester.

Course Title

Credit Value

L (contact)

T (guided study)

P (practice)

Total

Eating and Drinking

6

 

40

20

0

60

Breathing

6

 

40

20

0

60

Communicating with Others 1

6

 

40

20

0

60

Maintaining a Safe Environment (Integral Aspects of Nursing 1)

6

 

40

20

0

60

Elimination of Body Waste

6

 

40

20

0

60

Use of English 1

2

20

0

0

20

Entrepreneurship II

2

20

0

0

20

Practice 2

32

0

0

320

320

Personal Study 2

 

 

 

 

90

Totals

66

240

100

320

750

 

Year Two First Semester

Course Title

Credit Value

L (contact)

T (guided study)

P (practice)

Total

Maintaining a Safe Environment (Is my Patient Sick?)

6

 

40

20

0

60

Maintaining a Safe Environment (Nature of Nursing 2)

6

 

40

20

0

60

Expressing Sexuality 1

6

 

40

20

0

60

Mobilizing

6

 

40

20

0

60

Controlling Body Temperature

6

 

40

20

0

60

Use of English 2

2

20

0

0

20

Practice 3

32

0

0

320

320

Personal Study 3

 

 

 

 

90

Totals

64

220

100

320

730

 


 

 

 


 

Course Title CV  Lecture  Tutorial  Practice  Total
Expressing Sexuality 2 6 40 20 0 60
Maintaining a Safe Environment (Endocrine) 6 40 20 0 60
           
           
           
           
           
           
           

Year Two Second Semester

Course Title

Credit Value

L (contact)

T (guided study)

P (practice)

Total

Expressing Sexuality 2

6

 

40

20

0

60

Maintaining a Safe Environment (Endocrine)

6

 

40

20

0

60

Research Proposal and Seminar

6

 

40

20

0

60

Work and Play

6

 

40

20

0

60

Dying

6

 

40

20

0

60

Functional French 1

2

20

0

0

20

Practice 4

32

0

0

320

320

Personal Study 4

 

 

 

 

90

Totals

64

220

100

320

730

 

Year Three First Semester.

Course Title

Credit Value

L (contact)

T (guided study)

P (practice)

Total

Maintaining a Safe Environment (Drug Administration and Laboratory Technique)

6

40

20

0

60

Maintaining a Safe Environment (Keeping my Patient Well)

6

40

20

0

60

Maintaining Safe Environment (Organising Care 2)

6

 

40

20

0

60

Maintaining a Safe Environment (Nature of Nursing 3)

6

 

40

20

0

60

Communicating with Others 2

6

40

20

0

60

Functional French 2

2

20

0

0

20

Practice 5

32

0

0

384

384

Personal Study 5

 

 

 

 

90

Totals

64

220

100

320

794

 

Year Three Second Semester.

Course Title

Credit Value

L (contact)

T (guided study)

P (practice)

Total

Maintaining  a Safe Environment (Organising Care 3)

6

 

40

20

0

60

Sleeping

6

40

20

0

60

Maintaining a Safe Environment (Nature of Nursing 4)

6

 

40

20

0

60

Maintaining  a Safe Environment (Teaching)

6

 

40

20

0

60

Maintaining a Safe Environment (Special Senses)

6

20

40

0

60

Civics and Ethics

2

20

0

0

20

Practice 6

32

0

0

384

384

Personal Study 6

 

 

 

 

90

Totals

64

200

120

384

794

      Hours:  2382 theory                                 Credits:   192 theory

  2382 practice                                                                              192 practice

Total               4764                                                                                                                                         

 

 

Structure of Individual Courses of Study for One Year Conversion from HND/HPD to BNS  Programme

First Semester

 

Code

 

Title

Credit Value

Status

Hours

 

Total

L

T

P

NUS 4001

Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing

8

C

60

10

10

80

NUS 4003

Advanced Critical Care Nursing

8

C

60

10

10

80

NUS 4005

Professionalism and Current Trends in Nursing

6

C

40

10

10

60

NUS 4007

Advanced Maternal and Child Health Nursing

8

C

60

10

10

80

NUS 4009

Advanced Community Health Nursing

6

C

40

10

10

60

NUS 4011

Research Methodology

6

C

40

10

10

60

NUS 4013

Nursing Internship I

28

C

-

-

280

280

 

Total

70

 

260

60

340

700

Second Semester

 

Code

 

Title

Credit Value

Status

Hours

 

Total

L

T

P

NUS 4002

Management in Nursing services

6

C

40

10

10

60

NUS 4004

Teaching and Learning in Nursing

6

C

40

10

10

60

NUS 4006

Nursing Internship II

20

C

-

-

200

200

NUS 4008

Research Project

12

C

-

20

100

120

NUS 4010

Fundamentals of Quantitative and Qualitative Data Analysis

6

C

40

10

10

60

 

Total

50

 

120

50

330

500

C= Compulsory   L=Lecture T=Tutorial P=Practical

Total Number of Credits = 120            Total Lecture Hours   = 380           

Total Practical Hours       = 670           Total Tutorial Hours  = 110

TOTAL CONTACT HOURS = 1200 HOURS

Contact

Malingo Street/ Lysoka Road P.O Box 412
Buea,
Tel +237 670482702
CCAS Junction Buea Road Kumba,
Tel +237 676 03 50 75
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