The department was established in 2016 as one of the two departments in the School of Nursing. The department is responsible for undergraduate courses in Neonatology, Midwifery, Community & Public Health, Oncology, Anatomy, Psychiatry, Nutrition, Medical Sociology & Anthropology, Gender & Health and Gerontology Nursing. The areas of specialization for the Master of Science students  include Midwifery, Oncology, Mental Health & Psychiatry, and Community Health Nursing.

VISION

To be recognized as the premier department in Community Health and Reproductive Health matters through research, training and practice that positively impacts local and global population health.

MISSION STATEMENT.

The Mission of the Department of Community & Reproductive Health Nursing is to prepare nurse leaders to promote and advance health care through the lifespan for people in our nation, region and the world. We believe that our graduates will exhibit excellency in leadership for the nursing profession through high quality education, research, scholarly activities, community service, and in clinical practice.

CORE VALUES

  • Respect for human rights.
  • Fairness and equality in service
  • Professionalism
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Self- determination
  • Innovation

OBJECTIVES

  1. Prepare well educated and competent nurses ready to enter the workforce in Kenya and across the globe
  2. Inculcate in the students the right knowledge, skills and attitude
  3. Equip the students with information on emerging trends in community, reproductive health nursing, Mental Health, Oncology, and
  4. Implement evidence based care across the lifespan
  5. Apply research outcomes in finding solutions to problems in healthcare

 

HNS 250         :           COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING 1

HNS 251          :           Introduction to Community Health

HNS 252          :           Maternal child health and family planning.

HNS 320         :           OCCUPATION HEALTH AND PRIMARY HEALTH CARE

HNS 321          :           Occupational health and Health promotion

HNS 322          :           Primary Health Care.

HNS 325         :           EPIDEMIOLOGY AND BIOSTATISTICS

HNS 326          :           Epidemiology

HNS 327          :           Biostatistics

HNS 335         :           MENTAL HEALTH AND PSYCHIATRIC NURSING

HNS 337          :           Mental health and Psychiatric disorders

HNS 360         :           MANAGEMENT OF TERMINALLY ILL AND GERIATRICS

HNS 361          :           Palliative and Home based Care.

HNS 362          :           Geriatric Nursing

HNS 363          :           Oncology Nursing

HNS 435         :           COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING IV

HNS 436          :           Communicable and vector – borne disease

HNS 437          :           Essentials of environmental health , water safety

OTHER UNITS

HNS 175         :           HUMAN NUTRITION

HNS 176          :           Basic Human Nutrition

HNS 177          :           Nutrition and Health

HNS 365         :           MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY

HNS 366          :           Medical Sociology

HNS 367          :           Medical Anthropology

HNS 280         :           MEDICAL MICROBIOLGY

HNS 281          :           Introduction to medical Parasitology

HNS 282          :           Medical Helminthology and Entomology

MIDWIFERY

HNS 245         :            FUNDAMENTALS OF REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND NORMAL PREGNANCY

HNS 246           :           Fundamentals of Reproductive Health

HNS 247          :             Normal Pregnancy

HNS 270         :            NORMAL LABOUR, PUEPERIUM AND NEONATOLOGY

HNS 271          :             Normal Labour

HNS 272          :             Normal peurperium

HNS 273          :             Neonatology

HNS 317          :             Normal labour and obstetric emergencies

HNS 318          :             Obstetric operations and abnormal peurperium

HNS 345         :            GYNAECOLOGY AND HIV/ AIDS

HNS 346          :             Gynecology

HNS 347          :             STIs and HIV/AIDS Management

HNS 416          :             Gender Health

HNS 443          :             Community Midwifery

HNS 116          :             Cell Biology and Genetics

HNS 130         :            EMBRYOLOGY

HNS 131          :             Introduction to embryology

HNS 132          :             Development of organs and system

HNS 120         :            HUMAN ANATOMY I

HNS 121          :             Introduction to Human Anatomy

HNS 122          :             Anatomy of the nervous system and the special senses

HNS 166          :             Anatomy of the head, neck, chest and upper limbs

HNS 167          :             Anatomy of the abdomen, gluteal region and the lower limbs.

HNS 230         :            MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY

HNS 231          :             Medical microbiology

HNS 232          :             Immunology

                                     

                                     

NAME

DESIGNATION

Dr. Priscilla Kabue

Senior Lecturer

Mrs. Elizabeth Ambani

Senior Lecturer

Mrs. Teckla Ngotie

Lecturer

Dr. Lister Onsongo

Lecturer & Chairperson

Mr. Isaiah Mose

Lecturer

Jacqueline Kituku

Tutorial Fellow

Mr. James Ndambuku

Lecturer

Eunice Nyasiri Atsali

Lecturer

Joy Makena Raiji

Tutorial Fellow

Felarmine Wangui Muiruri

 Tutorial Fellow