Students studying Diploma in Renal Nursing and the faculty from the Department of Nursing joined the Kenya Renal Association and the Kenya Renal Nursing Association in conducting free kidney screening in Narok County.
Apart from screening the public for renal disease, the staff and students also educated them on renal diseases.
Rashid Salim, an alumnus of the School of Nursing has been admitted to a mentorship program at the International Council of Nurses (ICN) in Geneva.
Rashid made his submission to be a member of the ICN Nursing Student Steering Group and was selected as a successful candidate.
He will work together with other members to strengthen the nursing student influence in the work of ICN in global health and nursing policy.
First Lady Margaret Kenyatta challenged governments to invest more resources in public health nursing so as to achieve aspirations of high quality healthcare provision for all.
According to the First Lady, public health nursing is central to the functioning of any health system and should therefore be adequately resourced in terms of manpower, equipment and continuous capacity building.
The Midwifery/ Obstetrics Nursing Thematic Unit held its inaugural soft skills mentorship for BSc. Nursing Year III students who are expected to proceed for clinical rotations placement in various hospitals in Nairobi County.
This was held in the School of Nursing Sciences Lecture room 3 on Wednesday 13th March, 2019 at 12.00 noon.