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by Kunle Emmanuel
Mon Jul 09, 2012 6:22 pm
Forum: Nurse to Nurse Discussion
Topic: Nigerian Nurse Honored for Excellence
Replies: 0
Views: 1348

Nigerian Nurse Honored for Excellence

A Nigerian nurse at the Regional Medical Center have been honored with awards for nursing excellence. Eunice Imoh and Joette Kittrell were honored as Nurses of the Year in General Units/Supervisory Care and Specialty Care, respectively. The Nurses of the Year are selected annually by the RMC medical...
by Kunle Emmanuel
Mon Jul 09, 2012 6:07 pm
Forum: Nursing Related News & Articles
Topic: Nursing denied accreditation at NOUN
Replies: 1
Views: 1840

Re: Nursing denied accreditation at NOUN

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) will be graduating its first set of students in November, the Vice-chancellor Professor Vincent Ado Tenebe said yesterday in Abuja. Since its resuscitation in 2003, the university has been unable to graduate students because its courses were not accredi...
by Kunle Emmanuel
Sun Jul 08, 2012 6:58 pm
Forum: Specialty Nursing Discussion Forum
Topic: Does intensive care medicine "play God"?
Replies: 2
Views: 3861

Re: Does intensive care medicine "play God"?

As nurses and dr's we do what we are trained to do and save/preserve life. But sometimes it is wasted on patients who have zero quality of life. The NFR order is highly recommended for these patients in my opinion, but too many times families choose to prolong the suffering instead of making the dec...
by Kunle Emmanuel
Sun Jul 08, 2012 6:57 pm
Forum: Specialty Nursing Discussion Forum
Topic: Does intensive care medicine "play God"?
Replies: 2
Views: 3861

Does intensive care medicine "play God"?

Does intensive care medicine "play God"? What's your opinion on heroic medical treatments like Advanced cardiac life support VS "dying at the destined time"?
by Kunle Emmanuel
Fri Jul 06, 2012 6:43 pm
Forum: Public Discussion Forum
Topic: Quack nurse administers banned meningitis vaccine on people
Replies: 0
Views: 1397

Quack nurse administers banned meningitis vaccine on people

A woman, who claimed to be a nurse, was arrested at the Mopol Barrack in Nyanyan, FCT, while immunizing the residents with the banned mencevax ACN vaccine against meningitis. Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, the Executive Secretary of FCT Primary Health Care Board, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria ...
by Kunle Emmanuel
Sun Jul 01, 2012 5:28 pm
Forum: Nursing Related News & Articles
Topic: General Nursing & Midwifery Qualifications Rated as HND
Replies: 1
Views: 2225

General Nursing & Midwifery Qualifications Rated as HND

FEDERAL MINISTRY OF EDUCATION TERTIARY EDUCATION DEPARTMENT FEDERAL SECRETARIAT SHEHU SHAGARI WAY, ABUJA, NIGERIA P.M.B 146, GARKI DE/ESS/20/EV/169 20TH NOVEMBER, 2007 THE SECRETARY GENERAL/ REGISTRAR NURSING AND MIDWIFERY COUNCIL OF NIGERIA EDO HOUSE, CENTRAL AREA F.C.T, ABUJA RE: ASSESSMENT/ EVALU...
by Kunle Emmanuel
Sun Jul 01, 2012 4:32 pm
Forum: Specialty Nursing Discussion Forum
Topic: How can School nurses contribute to reducing health problems
Replies: 4
Views: 5082

How can School nurses contribute to reducing health problems

Are we really satisfied with the extent to which school nursing is being practiced in Nigeria? I mean the extent to which nurses are involved in school health programmes in Nigeria? There are many issues to be resolved in both primary and secondary educational institutions as far as health of the sc...
by Kunle Emmanuel
Sat Jun 30, 2012 3:38 pm
Forum: Maternal & Child Health Education
Topic: Midwives Improve Rural Healthcare in Nigeria
Replies: 0
Views: 1328

Midwives Improve Rural Healthcare in Nigeria

Maternal healthcare is improving in rural Nigeria thanks to a program to expand the use of midwives. The program could serve as a model for other developing countries. It’s called the Midwife Service Scheme and it’s a year old. National Coordinator Dr. Ugo Okoli said the program takes advantage of a...
by Kunle Emmanuel
Fri Jun 29, 2012 12:21 pm
Forum: Nurse to Nurse Discussion
Topic: Challenges of Healthcare in Nigeria
Replies: 0
Views: 2587

Challenges of Healthcare in Nigeria

Infant Mortality rate can be used as an economic indicator, just as much as it tells how good the healthcare system is. Succinctly put, there are about 200 countries in the world that are 'richer' and have a better health care system than Nigeria. Many reasons can be implicated for this, the single ...