Department of Medical-Surgical Nursing

Ms. Fridah Mburu
Ms. Fridah Mburu

HOD, Department of Medical and Surgical Nursing


The courses taken are foundational to professional Nursing and midwifery practice in inculcating the value of patient centered care. Courses in basic sciences applied to medical and surgical conditions of the patient across the life span are taught and applied with critical thinking for clinical decision-making. Acute care Nursing courses are taught and the student prepared for National certification.


Applicants must meet entry requirements set by the Nursing Council of Kenya. Direct Entry applicants must have a Mean Grade of C+ in KCSE or its Equivalent with a C+ in four Cluster Subjects namely English, Mathematics/Physics, Chemistry and Biology; or 2 Principal passes and above in KACE, with at least one in Biology and one in Chemistry.

Applicants upgrading from Diploma to BSc Nursing require a diploma in any of the following:

  • Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing (KRCHN)
  • Kenya Registered Nursing (KRN) or
  • Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery (KRN/M) or
  • Kenya Registered Nursing/Mental Health and Psychiatry (KRN/MHP) or
  • Kenya Registered Midwifery (KRM)
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