Renal Nursing Course: JUTH School Of Post Basic Nephrology Nursing 2018/2019 Admission Form

Advert For Admission:
. Applicant must be a registered nurse with a current practicing license
. Have at least one year post qualification experience preferably in dialysis nursing
. A holder of WASC/SSCE/NECO or General Certificate of education at O’level with 5 credits in English, Maths, Chemistry, Physics and Biology

Method of Application
Application forms are available from Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee’s Office at JUTH permanent siteLamingo on presentation of reciepts of payment of non refundabl fee of seven thousand naira (7,000) only from accounts department of the hospital

End of sales
Sale of Forms would end on the 31st of July 2018

Submission of forms
Submission of compleated forms on or befor 3rd of August 2018

Completed application forms are to be submitted in a brown envelope to the office of the programme coordinator, school of post basic Nephrology Nursing, Jos University Teaching Hospital Temporary site, addressed and stamped envelope plus two extra passport photographs.

Method of selection
Selection of candidates for the course is based on the performance at the written examination and oral interview fixed for:

Wednesday: WRITTEN EXAMS – 20th August 2018

Thursday: ORAL INTERVIEW – 21st August 2018

Time: 8 am daily

RELEASE OF RESULT: Between 24th August – 28th September 2018

Resumption Date:
Successful Candidates will resume 5th November 2018

For further enquiries please contact 08030626381

Signed John D. Gokum
Course Coordinator
For Chief Medical Director

MasterCard Foundation Scholarships for Nurses

The American University of Beirut is pleased to announce the opening of this year’s recruitment for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program. This program is in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation in Canada and aims to prepare young people to be agents of change in their communities, countries, and regions. The scholarship program is open to all Master’s Degree programs offered at AUB.

Applicants must be nationals of Sub-Saharan Africa, nationals of Lebanon, or refugees living in Lebanon (Palestinian, Syrian, or other nationalities).
The program will offer the scholarship recipients: Full tuition support, a monthly stipend, medical insurance, housing, books and laptop, in addition to travel costs for students from Sub-Saharan Africa. The program can also cover for English language courses at AUB for those who do not meet the required English score on TOEFL or IELTS.

 High financial need
 Good academic standing during undergraduate degree
 Commitment to go back and give-back to the community, country and region
 Leadership skills
 Enthusiasm to attend all the additional learning experiences and workshops required by this program

 Complete the online application and upload supporting documents (as per the requirements on the online application)
Step 2:
 For applicants from Lebanon:
Fill out the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Application Form for Graduates (link available within the online application), and submit by hand at the Office of Admissions at AUB
 For applicants from Sub-Saharan Africa:
Fill out the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Questionnaire (link available within the online application), and email to
For questions, please contact the Mastercard Foundation Scholars program at AUB at:
Email: Website:
Tel: +961 350 000 Extension: 2583/4925/4950/4990

Application deadline: April 4, 2018

West African College of Nursing 2018/2019 Fellowship Form on Sale

The West African College of Nursing (WACN) announces the commencement of sale of application forms for the Fellowship programme by examination for 2018.

Date: Monday 5th March – 31st July.

1. Applicants should possess the following or higher qualifications:

*First degree with 5 years post qualification experience and 2 years for registered nurses/ midwives with 15-20 years post RN/RM.
*Masters degree or PhD holders in nursing, midwifery or any of the specialties approved by council to be exempted from primaries.
*Honorary Fellows of the College for conversion, who meet the criteria are eligible to apply also.
Duration of class work/ residency will be 3weeks for each of the two years.
All applicants must be currently licensed to practice Nursing/Midwifery.
2. Applicants should FILL or DOWNLOAD application form from the College site at

3. Applicants should make payment of non-refundable fee of $30 US Dollars or {N10000} payable to WACN account.

Bank: First Bank Of Nigeria

Account name: West African College Of Nursing

Naira Account No: 2003831052

Dom Account No: 2003465262

4. A copy of the Teller should be scanned and attached to the completed application form which should be submitted with a recent passport photograph and other credentials.

5. Admission list will be out by end of August,2018.

Successful candidates to pay all approved fees during registration.

Please Note:

Submission of application forms end July 31st, 2018
Late submission 1st- 14th Aug attracts $10 penalty while 15th Aug – 19th attracts $50; forms submitted after 19th Aug will not be accepted / processed.
The Fellowship programme primaries will be held at the Department of Nursing, University of Ibadan, Nigeria from 2nd – 20th October, 2018. First year examination follows immediately after the lectures.
Duration of class work/residency will be 3weeks for each of the two years of the Primaries.
Final Primary examinations will be held in the third week of September.
For further enquiries please contact any of the followings:

The Executive Secretary
West African College of Nursing
6, Taylor Drive (Off Edmond Crescent)
P.M.B. 2023, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria
Phone: 08081245510, 08036731512.

National Chapter Chairpersons (WACN)

Benin Republic:
Chapter Chairman, WACN
c/o Chief Nursing Officer
Ministere de la Sante Publique
04 BP 0461, Cotonou, Benin Republic

The Gambia:
Chapter Chairman, WACN
c/o School of Nursing and Midwifery
Marina Parade
Banjul, The Gambia.

Chapter Chairman, WACN
c/o Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)
Ministry of Health
P.O. Box M-44
Accra, Ghana.

Chapter Chairman, WACN
c/o CHAL, 7th Street, Sinkor
P.O. Box 9056
Monrovia, Liberia.


Chapter Chairman, WACN

c/o Nursing Department

University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State.

Sierra Leone:
Chapter Chairman, WACN
c/o Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)
Nursing Services Department
Ministry of Health and Sanitation
Youyi Building, Brookfields
Freetown, Sierra Leone.

School of Nursing Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki 2018/2019 Admission Form on Sale

This is to inform the general public that admission into School of Nursing Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki (SONFETHA) is on sale for the 2018/2019 Academic session
Interested persons are to follow the following offline registration:
– Go to any commercial bank nationwide with the admission fee of Ten thousand naira only (N10,000)
– Request for the purchase of School of Nursing, Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki (SONFETHA) admission form on REMITA platform
– Obtain e-receipt print out from the bank and come to the account section of the school to collect official receipt.
– Take the receipt and two recent passports and O level results to the school registration officer for further but offline processing
– Collect your photocard with examination number and date of entrance from registration unit.
Note: Interested candidates must be at least 17 years by July, 2018. He/She must possess 5 credits in English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology in not more than 2 sittings
Entrance Examination.
Venue: FETHA 1 Hospital Complex
Date:15th June, 2018
Time: 8am
Candidates must present original photocard issued at the point of registration to be admitted into the examination hall
Closing date for sales of forms is 13th June, 2018

School of Post Basic Midwifery Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto 2018/2019 Sales of Admission Forms

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Post-Basic School of Midwifery UDUTH, Sokoto for 2018/2019 Academic session.

The school offers an Eighteen months (18) post basic training in Midwifery Education.

Entry Requirement

Candidate must be a Registered Nurse with Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria
Must possess a current practicing license
Must have t least 1 year post Nursing qualification experience
Possess at least 5 credits in WASSCE/SSCE/GCE or NECO which should include: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and English Language at not more than 2 sittings from the same examination board

Method of application

Forms are obtainable from the registration officer following payment of N3,000 to Oceanic Bank PLC Sokoto by Teller collected from UDUTH cashier

Completed application forms should be returned on or before 6/7/2018

Eligible candidates shall be invited for written and oral interview

Entrance examination and selection interview will be conducted on 9/7/2018 at the school’s premises.



Post Basic Intensive Care Nursing at University of Abuja Teaching Hospital 2018/2019 Admission Form on Sale

Applications are opened for qualified candidates for admission into the Post Basic Intensive Care Nursing School, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, Abuja for the 2018/2019 ACADEMIC SESSION.

For a candidate to be qualified for admission into Post Basic Intensive Care Nursing School, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, Abuja, FCT, he/she must:
Be a registered Nurse with current practicing license of Nursing &Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
Possess 5 credits pass in the following relevant subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Chemistry from a conventional secondary school in not more than two (2) sittings (WAEC & NECO are acceptable).
Have 5 credit passes in English, one of the three major science subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) and any other three (3) subjects if Basic Nursing Qualification was on or before 2006

1. The application form is obtainable at the school complex or can be filled online at
2. For online filling of the admission form; Pay a non-refundable application fee of SEVEN THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED NAIRA (N7,200.00) using the process stated below:

Go to
Name of MDA is U.A.T.H. Name of service is IGR (Internally Generated Revenue).
Input Applicant’s full name, email and phone number.
Confirm transaction and proceed to payment.
Copy the RRR number that will be displayed, take to any commercial bank and pay for the form.
Scan the remita receipt / print out from the bank and bank teller together. Proceed to to fill the application form.

(Closing date for the purchase of the form is on the morning of the examination date).

1. Scan recent passport photograph, and the bank teller/receipt used for payment
2. Go to, scroll down the page and click APPLY FOR ADMISSION
3. Read the instructions carefully, scroll down the page and Click on CLICK HERE TO VIEW APPLICATION FORM to apply
4. Fill the Application Form online and submit
5. Check your email address for the PDF of the form submission
6. Print out the duly filled Application Form.
7. Come along with printed application form and the bank teller with the remita receipt used for payment on the entrance examination day.
8. For enquiries, please contact us on 08056206826, 08055475957 and 08065130539 or by email – OR

Don’t contact anybody except these numbers displayed here.




Candidates are to bring along with them their current professional practicing license, original and photocopies of their credentials and writing materials on the entrance examination days.
Candidates will be responsible for their accommodation and feeding during the examination period.



St Paul School of Nursing Entrance Exam 2018 Intake

St Pauls Schools Of Nursing And Midwifery Of Nchelenge District, In Luapula Wil Be Conducting Open Interviews For Registered Nursing And Registered Midwifery For July 2018 Intakes
Dates: 26th February – 2 March 2018

– Original Certified Copies Of;
1. Grade 12 Certificate Or Statement Of Results With Credits Or Better In The Following Subjects
(a) English,mathematics,and Science/ Biology
(b) Any Other 2 Subjects.
2. A Green National Registration Card
3. Non Refundable Fee Of K300
4. Recomendation From The Church Will Be An Added Advantage.

Dates: 05 – 9 March 2018

– Original And Certified Copies Of :
1. Profersional And Academic Certificates
2. Letest Practicing Licence
3. Non Refundable Fee Of K300

For More Information Contact The Principal Tutor
St Pauls Schools Of Nursing And Midwifery
P.O.Box 740064, Nchelenge.

LUTH School of Nursing 2018/2019 Admission Form on Sale

The general public is hereby notified that the School of Nursing, LUTH Idi Araba 2018 Application Form Sales is now in Progress

please note that the closing date is Friday 1st of June 2018 and the first phase of Entrance Exam is on the 9th of June 2018.

Visit the school to apply

CBT Sample Questions: Recent CBT Sample Questions and Answers

Below is cbt sample questions with answers
1. A nurse is assisting the doctor in obtaining history and assessment for a 16y.o patient. As the doctor interviewed the patient, the nurse noted that the patient gets anxious and seemed not to understand the doctor. What is the appropriate action of the nurse?
• During consultation, respect professional boundary, intervene only when asked
• Remain with the patient and doctor. Attempt to rephrase what the doctor said, equally engaging with the patient and doctor so as to promote trust and understanding
• Remain with the patient and the doctor. Do nothing, your presence show a non-verbal support
• Ask the patient later what he does not understand

2. According to Francis Report, Courage is:
• It is that quality made by relationships based on empathy, respect and dignity. It can also be described as intelligent kindness, and is central to how people perceive their care. (THIS IS COMPASSION)
• Defines us and our work. People receiving care expect it to be right for them, consistently, throughout every stage of their life. (THIS IS CARING)
• Means all those in caring roles must have the ability to understand an individual’s health and social needs and the expertise, clinical and technical knowledge to deliver effective care and treatments based on research and evidence (THIS IS COMPETENCE)
• Enables you to do the right thing for the people we care for, to speak up when we have concerns and to have the personal strength and vision to innovate and to embrace new ways of working (ANSWER)

3. A patient is getting opioid for pain at home. How is the controlled medication supplied to the patient as per the standards of medicine Management?

• The community nurse shows her identity card, and signs the form before the pharmacist. The Medicine is then transported separately. After received by the patient, the nurse sign in the administration chart.

• The community nurse show her identity card to the pharmacist, sign the form on receiving of the controlled drug, She then transport the drug to patient’s home, After administration of medication she sign the chart on witness of a competent person.

• The drug is collected by two registered nurses, they both sign the form and then transported the drug to the patient’s home, where the patient sign the medication chart in witness of competent person

• The controlled drug is signed by both the pharmacist and the nurse while collecting, and then it is transported to the patient’s home separately, the drug administration chart is signed by a competent person

4. What activity a nurse should do at first before giving direct care to a patient?
• Check consent
• Wash hands using the 6 steps
• Provide privacy using side curtains
• Talk to the patient

5. Facial edema is caused by what type of illness:
• Right Ventricular Failure
• Left Ventricular Failure
• Pulmonary edema

6. Which among the following is the right angle for administering a subcutaneous injection?
• 45 degrees
• 40 degrees
• 90 degrees
• 15 degrees

7. A child has swallowing problems, whom to refer?

8. Group of people in charge of facilitating skills and knowledge development of student nurses in clinical area:
• Only the nurse manager and mentor of the student
• A specially trained mentor for nursing student
• All Registered Nurses in the area
• The Charge nurse only

9. MRSA is:
• Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
• (some choices I forgot)

10. Patient is experiencing difficulty in eating due to ill-fitting dentures. What are the signs of denture stomatitis?
• White patches on tongue
• Red patches on cheeks and around teeth
• White patches on cheeks and around teeth
• Red patches on tongue

11. Which one is not part of Tuckman’s group formation theory?
• Forming
• Storming
• Accepting
• Norming

12. Which one in the following is not a sign of depression?
• Loss of hope
• Increase energy
• other 2 choices

13. Most common site of aneurysm:
• Circle of willis
• Abdominal Aorta
• (other choices I can’t remember)

14. Early signs of phlebitis:
• Swelling
• Edema
• Site pain and redness
• Warm and cyanotic

15. Most dangerous site for IM injection:
• Thigh
• Buttocks
• Arms
• Abdomen

16. When a risk for abuse patient in hospital, safeguarding is the responsibility of whom?
• RN
• Hospital management
• Senior nurse
• All the above

17. Care, Compassion, Competence, Communication, Courage and Commitment, what are all these?
• Nursing Code
• Ethics
• 6 Cs

18. You are working in a very busy community unit, and you are supervising the feeding of residents. What is the most appropriate thing action of the nurse?
• Appoint specially trained person to assist those who have difficulties and problems in feeding
• Ask the chef to serve food that can be easily eaten
• (2 more choices)

19. One patient wants to go home against medical advice. Based on Mental Health Act the nurse is concerned about his mental competency. What is the appropriate action?
• Inform security
• Encourage patient to stay for his or her wellbeing
• Wait for the doctor
• Let him go, because no physical impairment at present that makes him at risk

20. Common medication error in a busy area:
• Poor medication storage
• Failure to document
• Failure to check right dose and identity

21. A 38 yo woman reports of vaginal bleeding 48hrs after normal vaginal delivery. What is this type of post-partum hemorrhage classified as?
• Primary
• Secondary
• Tertiary
• Post-partum age related bleeding

22. Best advice for patient taking Allopurinol:
• Drink plenty of fluids (2-3L per day)
• Daily exposure to sunlight

23. The doctor ordered antibiotics for a patient with sepsis. When should the nurse start the therapy?
• Immediately upon arrival in the ward area
• Immediately after blood culture is taken
• When sepsis is suspected
• Immediately after the receiving the blood culture result

24. Calculate fluid balance: Input 2,738, Output 750
• 1998
• 1988
• 3488

25. Sign of fluid deficit
• Bounding pulse
• Hypertension
• Hypotension
• Edema

26. Loss of speech
• Ataxia
• Dysphagia
• Aphasia
• Dyscalculia

27. A 45 y.o Asian female patient with mental capacity refused to consent for surgery. The family informed the doctor to go ahead of surgery despite patient’s refusal. What is the appropriate action of the nurse to protect the patient’s rights?
• Make sure the patient is well informed of the consequences of her action and is given enough time to consider the importance of surgery
• The surgeon can decide without patient’s consent
• The family has the right to decide considering their culture
• Go ahead with the surgery without the patient’s consent

28. Working in an elderly nursing unit with patients with hearing and learning disability, the nurse manager is telling you to finish morning bath for all patients before 10 am, asking you to implement task oriented approach.
• Inform the nurse manager to be realistic about the time and inform all staff about new working process.
• Inform the family and the patient
• Inform the charge nurse that this task oriented approach is not practical and it will affect the quality of giving holistic care
• Follow the instructions because the nurse manager is given deadline for the task.

29. Isolation room laundry is separated from normal soiled laundry in the UK by:
• Red plastic bag that disintegrates at high temperature
• Red linen bag that can withstand high temperatures
• White linen bag that can withstand high temperatures
• Yellow plastic bag that cannot withstand high temperatures.

30. If the patient meets medium score in MUST score, what advise you will give?
• Refer to dietician
• Make 3 days food history observation
• Weekly screening after 2 weeks
• Provide food supplements

31. Position of patient when giving eye medication:
• Supine
• Lateral
• Sitting with head tilted to the right
• Sitting with head tilted backwards and in midline position

32. For a client with Water Score >20 which mattress is the most suitable
• Fluidized Mattress
• Air Mattress
• Dynamic Mattress
• Foam Mattress

33. Loss of epidermis, with shallow blister without slough:
• Stage II Partial Thickness
• Stage 1
• Stage 3 Full thickness
• Stage 4

34. While serving food for patient’s relative, mother is telling no need to give food to her son because he will eat a lot, but her son looks so thin and malnourished. What is the appropriate action for RN?
• This is an adult neglect and abuse. Investigate the case and inform the manager
• This is child neglect and abuse. Raise safeguarding alert, inform your manager for support
• Report the case to Social Services, it is not the nurse responsibility to investigate abuse cases
• Ignore the mother and give food to the child

35. An 18 year old young adult, involved in vehicular accident refused to eat the food which she ordered. What defense mechanism is she using? (NOTE: THE CHOICES WERE STATED IN LENGHTY SENTENCES, BUT MORE OR LESS THESE ARE THE MAIN CHOICES)
• Repression
• Depression
• Anxiety
• Displacement

36. One patient shared secret information to the RN and wants her to keep it. What is the RN’s response?
• Tell her that if the information is not shared, it will disturb his care or well being
• Tell her that all information should be shared to all health care team
• All information must be kept confidential
• The RN should keep the secret as establishing trust is of important professional integrity

37. An 80 year old woman has lost her husband recently. Her brother comes to see her & finds her very upset. After 2 weeks when her brother calls her up, she says that her husband died yesterday & that she is having urgency for urination & burning sensation while passing urine & that she finds cats & rats in her kitchen. This indicates;
• She is in an early stage of Alzheimer’s disease
• UTI induced delirium
• She is psychologically upset
• She is suffering from Post-Traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

38. A Dementia patient crying in the midnight, pulling her dresses, what may be unnoticed was caused by:
• Incontinence
• Suicidal ideation
• Pain

39. When an oropharyngeal airway is inserted properly, what is the sign?
• Airway obstruction
• Retching and vomiting
• other 2 choices

40. The common cause of airway obstruction for unconscious patient in supine position:
• Foreign body
• Fall of tongue
• other 2 choices

41. Nursing care is:
• Task oriented
• Using nursing process with medical model
• Patient oriented and individualistic care
• All of the above

42. Head injury patient, GCS 15/15, next GCS should be done at what time?
• After 30 min
• After 5 min
• After 15 min
• After 1 hour

43. Which among these suggests poor leadership?
• Recognition of empathy towards team members
• Recognition and acceptance of underperformance of an individual team member
• Recognition of team leader behavior affecting the performance of team
• Recognition of how well being of team members can affect performance

44. Symptoms of anaphylactic reaction:
• Sudden, sharp hypotension
• Increase in BP
• other 2 choices

45. NMC practice hours needed for 3 years
• 35 hours
• 45 hours
• 40 hours

46. As a community nurse, your patient approached you saying that he developed some allergic reaction when he had taken the newly prescribed drug. What is the appropriate response?
• Call for help, assess the patient in ABCDE. Report using yellow card scheme. Monitor the condition until help arrives.
• Ask him stop medicine. This is the only advice you can give since the patient makes decision at home
• Call the pharmacist
• Ring the GP, remove the medication at home

47. A community health nurse, with a second year nursing students is collecting history in a home. Nurse notices that she is not at all interested in what is going around and is chatting on her phone. What is the ideal response?

48. Now the medical team encourages early ambulation in the post-operative period. Which complication is least prevented by this?
• Tissue wasting
• Thrombophlebitis
• Wound infection
• Pneumonia

49. A patient was on morphine in hospital. On discharge doctor prescribes fentanyl patches. At home patient should be observed for which signs of opiate toxicity?
• Shallow, slow respiration, drowsiness, difficulty to walk, speak and think
• Rapid, shallow respiration, drowsiness, difficulty to walk, speak and think
• Rapid wheezy respiration, drowsiness, difficulty to walk, speak and think
• Slow noisy respiration, drowsiness, difficulty to walk, speak and think

50. Contingency theory is:

51. What areas to consider when making decisions on safeguarding?
• Patient capacity, background, legal status
• Patient age, level of infirmity, environment
• What, who, when
• Type of harm, degree of harm, etc

52. A smoking cessation nurse used this to communicate to and involve her patient in his care:
• Ehealth options
• National Nursing Database
• Care core plans
• Nicotine Replacement Therapy

53. A nurse in acute care setting was not able to give the routine medication for the patient. What is the appropriate action of the nurse?
• Inform the pharmacist
• Inform the Senior nurse that the medicine was not given
• Call the GP and inform that the medicine was not given
• Record the omission on the chart and state the reason

54. Community hospital provides the following types of care:
• Rehabilitation, acute care, primary care, step-down care for patients discharged form hospital, occupational therapy
• Respite care, primary care, psychiatric services
• Rehabilitation, long-term care, step-down care for patients from acute care,

55. Which among the following is not notifiable infectious disease at national level?
• Tuberculosis
• Influenza
• Chicken pox
• Swine flu

OAUTHC Post Basic Perioperative Nursing Nursing 2018/2019 Admission Form on Sale

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following Nursing Programmes of the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex, Ile – Ife:

Perioperative Nursing

This is a twelve-month programme commencing in November 2018.


Applicants must:
possess, WAEC, SSCE/GCE or NECO, SSCE/GCE with five (5) credits (at not more than two sittings) in English Language, and at least one Science subject i.e. Physics, Chemistry or Biology for candidates who finished General Nursing before year 2006.
possess credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology for candidates who finished General Nursing from year 2006.
be a registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
have at least one year post qualification experience.

Method of Application

Application forms are obtainable from the office of the Co-ordinator, School of Perioperative Nursing, OAUTHC, Ile- Ife on payment of Seven Thousand, five Hundred Naira (N7,500.00) only.


Passport Photograph

Two recent identical passport photographs should be attached to the application form

Closing Date

Completed application form with photocopies of relevant credentials should be returned to the office of the Co-Ordinator, School of Perioperative Nursing on or before Friday, 25th May, 2018.

Test and Selection Interview

Written Test: Tuesday, 12th June, 2018
Oral Interview: Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th June, 2018