Mbarara University of Science Technology to start Critical Care Nursing course

Mbarara University Science and Technology (MUST) Department of Nursing will start offering a Critical Care Nurse Specialist master’s course starting in August 2014.

The course is targeting BNSc registered nurses who wish to expand their nursing expertise related to the management of the critically ill patient population.

If you seek diverse professional opportunities, such as delivering complex direct patient care, organizing services and resources, educating nurses and healthcare professionals to improve healthcare delivery, and working with an interdisciplinary team this program will help you build the necessary competencies in both clinical theory-based and research-based nursing practices.

The course will take two years (4 semesters), and includes both theoretical and clinical courses.  It is composed of 34 credits of core courses and 29 credits of specialization courses that include advanced health assessment of adults and children, advanced pathophysiology and pharmacology, and 3 advanced clinical courses.

The school seeks individuals who will bring to the student body the qualities of scholarship, motivation, and commitment. The Admissions Committee is interested in each applicant as an individual and will consider both academic potential and personal qualities.

Therefore, school records, recommendations, and an essay about goals and interests are important.  Letters of recommendations should include a summary of the student’s character, intellectual curiosity, seriousness of purpose, and range of additional activities.

Those interested can apply to: Office of the Academic Registrar
Mbarara University of Science Technology
Or online application at    
Locate application by selecting Services, then select Academic
Registrar, then graduate application

Deadline for applications is the 30th of May 2014

For additional Information contact Department of Nursing at MUST
Or online:  Sara Groves, Senior Lecturer

When submitting your application please include your CV/Resume
Statement about your goals and how this program would be helpful in your career development

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