Patient Attendant Qualifications
The nursing aide course in Kenya is designed to equip the student with competencies required to participate in provision of nursing assistant services in a hospital set up, home-based care, or other care-giving environment. On successful completion of the course, the patient attendant (nurse aide) will be skilled in:
- Assisting clients/patients in their homes, community, or clinic setting.
- Preventing nosocomial infections
- Providing patient care services to the patients
- Ensuring patient safety
- Taking vital signs and maintaining its records in the medical chart
- Communicating the patient’s needs to effective channels
- Feeding the patient and ensuring that their dietary needs are met
- Assisting patients to use medical devices and equipment as required
- Providing support to patients who need assistance for walking or standing
- Assisting in the transportation of the patient.
- Helping with daily life chores like bathing and dressing
- Overseeing the administration of medication
- Changing the position of the patient to prevent bedsores
Nurse Aide Requirements in Kenya
An individual entering this course should have any of the following minimum requirements:
- Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Certificate (E and above)
- Equivalent qualifications as determined by Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA)
Nurse Aide Training in Kenya – Duration
The total duration of the course is one year, which includes two trimesters of coursework and one trimester for Industrial Attachment
You must undergo an industrial attachment for a period of 3 months in a recognized hospital.
There will be:
- Continuous internal assessments coordinated by BCTI
If successfully completed, the candidate will be awarded a certificate by Beta Care Training Institute.
Food and Accommodation for boarders
9,000 per month
Reporting Date for next Intake
March, 2023 Apply Now
Please call 0708177909 for more information.