Philosophy

Nursing is a science based on the knowledge of behavior that enables changes in the client system to be modified by utilizing the scientific method of inquiry whilst providing nursing intervention to individuals, families, groups and communities at the primary, secondary and tertiary levels of health care.

Programme Objectives

    Some of the objectives of the programme include:

  • Integrating concepts and principles of nursing sciences in the provision of comprehensive nursing care to individuals, families, groups and communities.

  • Participating in interdisciplinary research.




Course Content


1ST SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title L T P Units
BIO 102 Animal Forms and Functions 3 - - 3
CHEM 101 Physical Chemistry 2 1 - 3
CHEM 103 Basic experimental chemistry (organic & inorganic) - - 1 1
CHEM 111 Inorganic Chemistry 2 1 - 3
MATHS 102 Elementary Algebra and Sets 2 - - 2
PHY 101 Introductory Mechanics and Properties of Matter 2 1 - 3
PHY 102 Introductory Heat Wave, Motion and Sound 3 - - 3
PHY 161 Basic Experimental Physics I - - 1 1
NSC- 101 History of Nursing 2 - - 2
GST 111 Communication in English 2 - - 2
GST 122 Use of Library and Study Skill 2 - - 2
TOTAL UNITS 25


2ND SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title L T P Units
BIO 101 Plant Forms and Functions and Functions 2 1 - 3
BIO 104 Introduction to Genetics and Heredity 2 1 - 3
CHEM 121 Organic Chemistry 2 1 - 3
MATHS 101 Element of Calculus 2 - - 2
PHY 103 Introductory Electricity and Magnetism 2 1 - 3
PHY 104 Introductory Optics and Modern Physics 2 1 - 3
PHY 162 Basic Experimental Physics II - - 1 1
STAT 101 Element of Statistics 2 1 - 2
GST 112 Logic and Critical Thinking 2 - - 2
GST 113 Nigerian People and Culture 2 - - 2
TOTAL UNITS 24


1ST SEMESTER COURSES
*NSC 201-Introduction to Nursing Profession (4 Weeks)
*Not to be registered, for practical purpose only.
Code Title L T P Units
ANA 211 Anatomy I - Embryology/Histology (Compulsory) 2 - 1 3
ANA 212 Anatomy II - Locomotor System/Thorax (Compulsory) 2 - 1 3
BCH-AM 211 Physical Principles and Chemistry of Bio Molecules (Compulsory) 2 1 - 3
S-PHY 201 Physiology of Essential Organs I (Compulsory) 2 1 - 3
S-PHY 203 Practical Physiology (compulsory) - - 2 2
NSC 203 Concepts in Nursing 2 - - 2
GST 221 History and Philosophy of Science 2 - - 2
GST 231 Introduction to Entrepreneurial Skills 2 - - 2
GST 122 Use of Library and Study Skills (DE Only) 2 - - 2
TOTAL UNITS 24


2ND SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title L T P Units
ANA 221 Anatomy III Abdomen, Pelvis and perineum (Compulsory) 2 1 - 3
ANA 222 Anatomy IV Head and Neck/Neuro-Anatomy (Compulsory) 2 1 - 3
BCH-AM-221 Metabolism of Biomolecules and Special Topics (Compulsory) 2 1 - 3
S-PHY 202 Physiology of Essential Organs II (Compulsory) 2 - - 3
S-PHY 204 Practical Physiology (Compulsory) - - 2 2
NSC 202 Foudations of Nursing 2 - 1 3
GST 123 Information and Communication Technology (DE Only) 2 - - 2
GST 212 Philosophy and Human Existence 2 - - 2
GST 224 Peace and conflict Resolution Studies 2 - - 2
TOTAL UNITS 23


1ST SEMESTER COURSES
*NSC 301 – Concentrated Clinical Practice in Medico Surgical Nursing (6 Weeks)
* Not to be registered, for practical purpose only.
Code Title L T P Units
MMP 201 Medical Microbiology and Parasitology I (Compulsory) 2 - - 2
EDU 202 Educational Psychology II (Compulsory) 2 - - 2
SOC 217 Human Behaviour and Environment (Compulsory) 2 - - 2
PHCL 301 Introduction to General Pharmacology (Compulsory) 2 - - 2
NSC 303 Community Health Nursing I 2 - 1 3
NSC 305 Professional and Advanced Nursing Care 1 - 1 2
NSC 307 Environmental Health 2 - - 2
NSC 309 Epidemiology 2 - - 2
NSC 311 Basic Nutrition 2 - - 2
NSC 313 Biostatistics 2 - - 2
TOTAL UNITS 21


2ND SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title L T P Units
MMP 202 Medical Microbiology and Parasitology II (Compulsory) 2 - - 2
PAD 209 Health Policy in Nigeria 2 - - 2
SOC 222 Introduction to Medical Sociology (Compulsory) 2 - - 2
PHCL 302 Systemic Pharmacology I 2 - - 2
NSC 302 Human Bahaviour in Health and Illness (Compulsory) 2 - - 2
NSC 304 Community Health Nursing II 2 - 1 3
NSC 306 Medico-Surgical Nursing I 2 - 1 3
NSC 308 Practical/Oral Examination - - 3 3
SOC 315 Comparative Health Care Delivery System 2 - - 2
PAD 312 Structure of Health Care Organization (Compulsory) 2 - - 2
SOC 329 Imperialism and Development Strategies in the Third World (Compulsory) 2 - - -
TOTAL UNITS 25


*NSC 401 – Concentrated Practical in Community Health Nursing (4 weeks)

* NSC 402 – Concentrated Practical in (Perioperative) Nursing (2 Weeks)

* NSC 403 – Concentrated Practical in mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing (4 Weeks)

*Not to be registered, for practical purpose only.

1ST SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title L T P Units
PHCL 401 Systemic Pharmacology II 2 - - 2
NSC 405 Mental Health/Psychiatric Nursing I 2 - 1 3
NSC 407 Principles of Nursing Education 2 - - 2
NSC 409 Community Health Nursing II 2 - 1 3
NSC 411 Medico-Surgical Nursing II 2 - 1 3
NSC 413 Research Methodology I 2 - 1 3
NSC 415 Maternal and Child Health Nursing I 2 - 1 3
NSC 417 Teaching Methods in Nursing and Curriculum Development 1 - - 1
TOTAL UNITS 20


2ND SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title L T P Units
NSC 404 Medico –Surgical Nursing III 3 - - 3
NSC 406 Maternal and Child Health Nursing II 2 - 1 3
NSC 408 Introduction to General Pathology 2 - - 2
NSC410 Mental Health/Psychiatric Nursing II 2 - - 2
NSC 414 Research Methodology II 2 1 - 3
NSC 412 Management of Nursing Services 2 - - 2
NSC 416 Practical/Oral Examination - - 3 3
NSC 418 Human Nutrition and Dietetics 2 - - 2
TOTAL UNITS 20


*NSC 501 – Concentrated Practice in Community Health Nursing at primary Health Care Facilities (4 Weeks)

* NSC 502 - Concentrated Practice in Community Midwifery (5 weeks)

*Not to be registered, for practical purpose only.

1ST SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title L T P Units
NSC 503 Nursing Entrepreneurship 3 - - 3
NSC 505 Seminar in Nursing 3 - - 3
NSC 507 Midwifery I (Normal) 2 - 1 3
NSC 599 Research Project in Nursing - - 4 4
CHOOSE ONLY ONE
NSC 509 Pediatric Nursing (Elective) 2 - 1 3
NSC 511 Oto-rhinolaryngological Nursing (Elective) 2 - 1 3
NSC 513 Peri-Operative Nursing (Elective) 2 - 1 3
TOTAL UNITS 16


2ND SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title L T P Units
NSC 504 Critical Care Nursing 2 - 1 3
NSC 506 Ophthalmic Nursing 2 - 1 3
NSC 508 Midwifery II (Abnormal) 2 - 1 3
NSC 510 Home Based Nursing Care 2 - 1 3
CHOOSE ONLY ONE
NSC 512 Orthopedic Nursing (Elective) 2 - 1 3
NSC 514 Geriatric Nursing (Elective) 2 - 1 3
NSC 516 Anaesthetic Nursing (Elective) 2 - 1 3
TOTAL UNITS 15