The Explainer: What You Need to Know About the new HND Program Approval At the Kogi State College of Nursing and Midwifery, Obangede.
Recently, the Kogi State College of Nursing and Midwifery was granted approval to run HND Program in Nursing.
In this piece, kogistate.gov.ng explains what you need to know about the program.
*Henceforth, admission into HND Nursing will be done via JAMB. Students who wish to study HND Nursing will have to sit for JAMB Examinations and pick the institution as one of their choices. Note that for this year and even in subsequent year, JAMB Results meeting the cutoff mark is all that is required to be qualified for admission.
* The approval was granted by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) after meeting the standards set for accreditation.
*Graduates from the institution will henceforth be enrolled for the mandatory National Youth Service Scheme to serve the nation.
* The duration of the program is for 4 years while the 5th year will be used for internship when the students will also be paid after which they will be mobilized for NYSC. Graduates will possess HND Nursing as well as either Midwifery or Public Health, depending on the choice of the students. T
* This is coming after the Prince Abubakar Audu University, Anyigba, a state owned University also secured accreditation to run a degree program in Nursing.
* The Kogi State College of Nursing and Midwifery has produced thousands of highly trained Nurses who are doing well in medical institutions in Nigeria and abroad.