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Philosophy
The Faculty of Nursing believes that Nursing should have the greatest concern for service through high standards of scholarship and personal character. The ultimate aim of nursing education is the advancement of health, well-being and general welfare of the population through wider and deeper knowledge, finer skills, and broader appreciation of human values and cultural heritage.

Aims and Objectives

To aim for excellence and international standard in teaching research and service by

  • by developing and maintaining high standards of teaching and learning in accordance with the academic code of practice of Niger Delta University
  • by undertaking staff development programmes
  • by promoting research for the improvement of health care practice
  • by promoting good nursing practice in clinical setting

  • A Brief Discription
    Dean of Faculty
    Jack-Ide Izibeloko Omi
    Faculty Officer
    Not Available
    Secretary to Dean
    Not Available
    Departments
    Head of Department
    Department of Medical Surgical Nursing
    Dr Folorunso D. Omisakin (Reader)
    Department of Maternal &Child Health Nursing
    Dr. (Mrs.) Teresa A. Osaji
    Department of Mental & Child Health Nursing
    Dr. (Mrs.) Margret M. Opian 
    Department of Community Health Nursing
    Mrs. Augustine C. Isabu
    Department of Medical-Surgical Nursing

    Vision:
    A centre of excellence in medical-surgical nursing education, research, community service and consultancy with scholars and professionals
    Mission:
    To train nurse professionals, carry out research in current and emerging health issues, provide community service and consultancy.
    Core Values:
    The Board of Trustees, faculty, and staff of the Department of Medical-Surgical Nursing are committed to and governed by the following core values:

    • Excellence: consistently achieving outstanding levels of performance while upholding the highest standards of ethical behavior, intellectual honesty, and professional conduct.
    • Service: maintaining a nurturing and service-oriented environment that exceeds expectations and treats all people with compassion, dignity, and respect.
    • Accountability: accepting individual and collective responsibility for preserving and effectively managing the resources of the department.
    • Teamwork: encouraging, supporting and valuing the collaborative efforts of faculty, staff, and students to advance the quality of education, research, and patient care.
    • Innovation: promoting creativity and the development of ideas that stimulate improvements in our intellectual and operational endeavors.
    • Diversity: fostering ethnic, intellectual, social, and cultural diversity.
    • Community-focused: demonstrating our concern for the health care needs of underserved communities and advocating for local, state, and national health and public policies directed at improving the status of health of all individuals.

    STRATEGIC PRIORITIES
    The MSN Department has adopted seven major initiatives that provide pathways toward fulfilling the mission and vision for the institution. These priorities drive institutional direction, investment of resources, and benchmarks for institutional effectiveness.

    • Educational Excellence: providing an enriching environment that assures and sustains academic excellence and professional competency in all academic programs.
    • Faculty Recruitment, Retention, and Development: attracting and sustaining a cadre of committed and productive faculty who exemplify the highest standards of personal ethics and professional excellence.
    • Clinical Excellence: diversifying and expanding the clinical enterprise by maintaining a primary care focus and targeting selected specialty areas that meet the community’s needs.
    • Research Excellence: capitalizing on research strengths and elevating the competitive quality and quantity of basic, clinical, translation, and community service research to reduce health problems.
    • Operational Excellence: strengthening the organizational structure, processes, and culture to ensure the highest standards of performance, responsiveness, and accountability.
    • Facilities, Infrastructure and Environmental Excellence: augmenting facilities to demonstrate long term commitment to providing an efficient, safe, and user friendly environment that enhances teaching, learning, research, and service delivery.
    • Financial Performance: projecting the Department on a path of financial health that adequately supports the Faculty of Nursing and the Niger Delta University’s aspirations through effective management of resources and stewardship that ensures financial stability and growth.
    Department of Maternal and Child Health Nursing

    VISION
    The Department of Maternal and Child Health Nursing (MCHN) is aimed at being a centre of Midwifery excellence through high quality programmes and policies that will produce creative and innovative minds.
    MISSION
    To work in collaboration with the faculty to achieve management goals so as to produce students who can provide quality care of patients / clients through research and practice.
    PROGRAMMES
    A brief description of the available programs of the department:
    Programmes offered in the Department of MCHN include:

    1. Bachelor of Nursing Science (BNSC) – the students of BNSC at the fifth year take the Final Qualifying Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria Professional Examinations for Midwives to be registered and licensed to practice as Registered Midwives (RM).
    2. Post Graduate Diploma – Midwifery- This is a two (2) semester minimum, Four (4) semester maximum, Diploma programme for midwifery.
    3. The Master of Science in Maternal and Child health Nursing (M. Sc, MCHN), is to produce professional midwives that are capable of providing quality midwifery services on graduation and pursue Doctorate Degree programme in midwifery.
    Department of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

    VISION
    To aim for Psychiatric Nursing excellence through high quality programmes and policies that will meet international standard in teaching, research and service  that will produce creative  and innovative minds.
    MISSION
    To produce and create an environment conducive for individual learning style.      
    To transform lives by promoting health and the quality of health care; foster good relationship among other Departments, Faculties, Professional bodies, Nursing and Midwifery organization in a healthy work environment;
    To contribute to general wellbeing and mental/psychiatric health among others.   
    PROGRAMMES                                                                           
    A brief description of the available programs of the department
    1. The Department is a service Department to the Faculty of Nursing at the first      Degree (BNSC) level.                                                                                                             
    2. Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Mental Health/Psychiatric Nursing is for full time of two (2) semesters, (12months minimum and 24month maximum), and part-time of four(4) semesters (24months minimum and 36months maximum).
    3. Master Degree (MSC) in MH/PN shall run for three (3) semester and a maximum of four(4) semesters for full time students; Part-time master’s programme shall run for five(5) semesters minimum and a maximum of eight(8) semesters.
    4. M.phil degree shall run for a minimum of 2 semesters after obtaining a master’s degree.

    5.Full- time Doctoral progamme shall run for a minimum of six(6)semesters and a maximum of 12 semesters. The  Part-time programme shall run for a minimum of ten (10) semesters  and maximum sixteen (16) semesters.
    Department of Community Health Nursing

    Vision:
    A centre of excellence in medical-surgical nursing education, research, community service and consultancy with scholars and professionals
    Mission:
    To train nurse professionals, carry out research in current and emerging health issues, provide community service and consultancy.
    Core Values:
    The Board of Trustees, faculty, and staff of the Department of Medical-Surgical Nursing are committed to and governed by the following core values:

    • Excellence: consistently achieving outstanding levels of performance while upholding the highest standards of ethical behavior, intellectual honesty, and professional conduct.
    • Service: maintaining a nurturing and service-oriented environment that exceeds expectations and treats all people with compassion, dignity, and respect.
    • Accountability: accepting individual and collective responsibility for preserving and effectively managing the resources of the department.
    • Teamwork: encouraging, supporting and valuing the collaborative efforts of faculty, staff, and students to advance the quality of education, research, and patient care.
    • Innovation: promoting creativity and the development of ideas that stimulate improvements in our intellectual and operational endeavors.
    • Diversity: fostering ethnic, intellectual, social, and cultural diversity.
    • Community-focused: demonstrating our concern for the health care needs of underserved communities and advocating for local, state, and national health and public policies directed at improving the status of health of all individuals.

    STRATEGIC PRIORITIES
    The MSN Department has adopted seven major initiatives that provide pathways toward fulfilling the mission and vision for the institution. These priorities drive institutional direction, investment of resources, and benchmarks for institutional effectiveness.

    • Educational Excellence: providing an enriching environment that assures and sustains academic excellence and professional competency in all academic programs.
    • Faculty Recruitment, Retention, and Development: attracting and sustaining a cadre of committed and productive faculty who exemplify the highest standards of personal ethics and professional excellence.
    • Clinical Excellence: diversifying and expanding the clinical enterprise by maintaining a primary care focus and targeting selected specialty areas that meet the community’s needs.
    • Research Excellence: capitalizing on research strengths and elevating the competitive quality and quantity of basic, clinical, translation, and community service research to reduce health problems.
    • Operational Excellence: strengthening the organizational structure, processes, and culture to ensure the highest standards of performance, responsiveness, and accountability.
    • Facilities, Infrastructure and Environmental Excellence: augmenting facilities to demonstrate long term commitment to providing an efficient, safe, and user friendly environment that enhances teaching, learning, research, and service delivery.
    • Financial Performance: projecting the Department on a path of financial health that adequately supports the Faculty of Nursing and the Niger Delta University’s aspirations through effective management of resources and stewardship that ensures financial stability and growth.
    Coming soon

    All students are members of Nigeria University Nursing Students Association. This body organizes various academic and social activities yearly, yet to have their own alumni organization.

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