The overall goal of this diploma in nursing, is to prepare professional nurses who possess the necessary competencies to deliver quality nursing care in keeping with the demands of the evolving health care system in Tanzania and beyond. These competencies arise from the core competences developed by the international confederation for Nurses (ICN) and adopted by the Tanzania Nurses and Midwifery council (TNMC).
What and how will you learn in diploma in nursing?
Students shall obtain the knowledge and skills to required to become professional nurses, hence focusing on all systems of humanity including physiological, psychological, social, cultural, cognitive and spiritual and provides care to individuals and families at all stages of the life cycle as well as groups at any level of the healthillness continuum, and in a variety of settings.
The courses will be delivered in form of lectures, seminars, assignments, independent studies, and practical. The contribution of each learning activity is fully described under each course outline.
Entry requirements for diploma in nursing
Direct entry qualifications
Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) with at least three credit passes in Science subjects:Physics or Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology, OR
Advanced certificate of secondary Education Examination (ACSEE) with at least one principal pass in Science subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Geography, Nutrition, or Mathematics, OR
Two subsidiary passes in Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Geography, Nutrition or Mathematics.
Equivalent entry qualifications
The candidate who successful completed certificate in nursing/ health related filed (NTA level 5) with a cumulative GPA provided they have grade “B” or above.
Careers for diploma in nursing
Career prospects in Nursing have always been bright. Our graduates secure good position in Government and private health facilities as well as NGOs that require the service of a well trained and registered nurse.