Nursing( Activities & Objective )


The students in the B.NSc programme are expected to get involved in the following activities during the period of the programme:

  • participation in laboratory demonstration in the department and any other stipulated setting.
  • attendance at lectures in and outside the department as required.
  • attendance at clinical postings in the various clinical settings as stipulated in the curriculum.
  • participation in the Students’ Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) at appropriate period during the course of the programme.
  • involvement in concentrated clinical posting at the end of each academic session.
  • involvement in Pre-council Examination preparation and sitting for the Final Qualifying Examination for General Nurses as organised by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.


At the end of the academic programme in Nursing, the graduate is expected to:

  1. integrate the concepts and principles of the biological, social, physical and nursing sciences in the provision of comprehensive nursing care to individuals, families, groups and communities;
  2. function effectively, independently and in collaboration with other members of health team and related sectors in the care of individuals and groups in the community and health institutions;
  3. utilise the nursing process and other tools of nursing in assisting individuals, families and groups to adapt to their changing health needs;
  4. formulate theoretical framework that is applicable to the nursing care of clients at the three levels of health care by using tenets from relevant sciences;
  5. incorporate the medical plan of care into nursing activities to achieve the objectives of the dependent, inter-dependent and independent roles of the nurse;
  6. contribute to the improvement of nursing practice and health by initiating and participating in inter-disciplinary research that will impact on policy and practice;
  7. utilise the principles of management and leadership in the administration of health care facilities and personnel;
  8. have been equipped with capacity to pursue post-graduate training in academics and research.