Iyi-Enu Mission Hospital School of Nursing Admission List for 2021/2022

Iyi-Enu Mission Hospital School of Nursing

Iyi-Enu Mission Hospital School of Nursing, Ogidi, Anambra State Admission list for candidates applied for admission for the 2021/2022 academic session is out.

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Iyi-Enu School of Nursing Admission List Online

The authority of the School of Nursing, Iyi-Enu Mission Hospital, Ogidi, Anambra State, has released the list of candidates offered provisional admission into its Basic Nursing program for the 2021/2022 academic session.

How to Check Iyi-Enu Mission Hospital School of Nursing Admission List.

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  1. All admitted students are expected to start collecting their admission letters from Monday 6th September 2021.
  2. Students are to report to the hostel/hostel warden on Sunday 10th October 2021 by 12 noon.
  3. Training begins Monday, 11th October 2021.
  4. Endeavor to make payments as stipulated on your admission letter on or before your resumption.
  5. Those whose names are not on this list are offered an automatic admission into any of the two schools below to make a choice.
    • The School of Health and Information Management
    • The School of Dental Science Technicians

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History Of Iyi-Enu Mission Hospital School of Nursing

Iyi-Enu Mission Hospital had its early beginnings in the (CMS) Nigeria Medical Mission Ozalla, Onitsha where the missionaries carried on a ministry of healing through attending to the sick, suffering, and the dying around 1902. In 1907, Iyi-Enu Hospital was started as a small dispensary/hospital in Onitsha by Maxwell. In 1901, Miss Mary Elms arrived on Onitsha to work in that dispensary/hospital until 1907 when that small hospital moved from there to its present site. Before 1927, there was no formal training of nurses in Iyi-Enu Mission Hospital. On several occasions, girls were recruited at random and first started work as dressers before being taught the aspects of nursing like how to put fomentations and check temperatures.

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By 1931, more systematic training was started which offered the student nurses more formal lectures as well as on-the-job training. When Nigeria medical services inaugurated official Nursing Midwifery training, minimum education standards were fixed, Iyi-Enu standards had to be raised to meet the government requirements for registration.

With the introduction of a new standard for training of nurses and midwives, in 1969 by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, and subsequent recognition of the hospital by the new standards, the first batch of nineteenth student nurses for training were admitted in June 1974. Eligible candidates must pass in February and August, the State Common Entrance Examination which is organized by the Ministry of Education.

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Thereafter, successful candidates are subjected to a written examination and an oral interview both of which are conducted by the selection committee of the hospital.

Both the Schools of Nursing and Midwifery are adequately staffed and have classrooms and demonstration rooms properly provided with standard types of equipment for teaching and conducting practicals.

After the civil war in 1970, the school continued three years of Basic Nursing and 18 months Post Basic Nursing as approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria. In August, a Team of Inspectors led by Mrs. Elizabeth Onuora, the Chief Nursing Officer of the State confirmed the quality of the services of graduates of the School of Nursing. According to the team, sample tests of specific Nursing techniques and tours of the ward showed satisfactory standards.

Presently, entrance examinations are conducted in the school by the Examination Board Members/Examination Committee members in May of every year. Successful candidates are invited for an interview in August and successful candidates commence training in October.

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