Cecilia Ojiambo - HOD Nursing
Message from the Department Head

Welcome to the faculty of nursing where we are committed in training skilled and competent nurses who provide safe, appropriate and timely healthcare interventions. Our nurses are highly absorbed both in the national and international job markets.

This is a great opportunity for your academic and professional growth.

Cecilia Ojiambo

Higher Diploma in Critical Care Nursing
  • Mode of Study: Full Time
  • Examination & Licensing: Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Enrollment Intakes: April
Higher Diploma in Critical Care Nursing

Critical care nursing, interchanged with acute care nursing, is focused specifically on patients with life-threatening problems. Acutely and critically ill patients are those at a high risk for actual or potential life-threatening health problems and those who require complex care due to their highly vulnerable and unstable conditions This programme is designed to equip trainees with the right competence in knowledge, skills and attitude in providing excellent care of critically ill patients by specialist critical care nurse. Clinical nurse specialists are expert clinicians who are responsible for identifying, intervening, and managing clinical problems as to improve care for patients in critical or acute conditions.

Basic diploma in nursing (KRN/KRCHN) OR Nursing Degree (BSN) with a minimum of 2 years working experience.

Program Name Duration Item Fee (KES)
Higher Diploma in Critical Care Nursing 1 year Tuition Fee 235,000
Mandatory Statutory Fees (Paid Once)
Application Fee 1,000
Student Identity Card & Handbook 1,500
Pre-Entry Medical Examination 3,500
Medical Emergency Kit 2,000
Graduation (final year) 5,000
Caution Fee (Refundable) 2,000
Optional Fees
Accommodation (without meals; meals are available at our cafeteria on a pay-as-you-eat basis) 4,000
Indexing, licensing and external examination fees shall be paid separately as stipulated by the relevant national regulatory bodies.