Home Careers List of Approved Nursing Programs in Kenya

List of Approved Nursing Programs in Kenya

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There is a total of 21 approved nursing programs in Kenya

The Nursing Council of Kenya has approved training of nurses at 3 levels:

  1. Certificate
    2. Diploma
    3. Degree

Training at diploma level is categorized into basic and post basic types. Post basic training is specialized and is undertaken only if the student has previously acquired a basic diploma.

Nursing Programme Code Level of Training Programme Type Training Duration
1. Kenya Enrolled Nurse*  [KEN] EB Certificate Basic 30 Months
2. Kenya Enrolled Midwife*  [KEM] ED Certificate Post Basic 12 Months
3. Kenya Enrolled Psychiatric Nurse*  [KEPN] EE Certificate Post Basic 12 Months
4. Kenya Enrolled Community Health Nurse [KECHN] EF Certificate Basic 30 Months
5. Kenya Enrolled Community Health Nurse [Post Basic] [KECHN PB] EH Certificate Post Basic 12 Months
6. Kenya Registered Nurse [KRN] RA Diploma Basic 36 Months
7. Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse [KRCHN] RK Diploma Basic 42 Months
8. Kenya Registered Nurse Midwife [KRNM] RQ Diploma Basic 42 Months
9. Kenya Registered Nurse/Mental Health & Psychiatric Nurse [KRN/MHP] RW Diploma Basic 36 Months
10. Kenya Registered Midwife [KRM] RC Diploma Post Basic 12 Months
11. Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse [Post Basic] [KRCHN PB] RI Diploma Post Basic 12 Months
12. Kenya Registered Psychiatric Nurse [KRPN] RJ Diploma Post Basic 12 Months
13. Kenya Registered Ophthalmic Nurse [KROphN] RM Diploma Post Basic 12 Months
14. Kenya Registered Paediatric Nurse [KRPaedN] RN Diploma Post Basic 12 Months
15. Kenya Registered Peri – Operative Nurse [KRPON] RP Diploma Post Basic 12 Months
16. Kenya Registered Nurse Anaesthetist [KRNA] RR Diploma Post Basic 12 Months
17. Kenya Registered Critical Care Nurse [KRCCN] RS Diploma Post Basic 12 Months
18. Kenya Registered Nephrology Nurse [KRNN] RT Diploma Post Basic 12 Months
19. Kenya Registered Accident & Emergency Nurse [KRAEN] RU Diploma Post Basic 12 Months
20. Kenya Registered Neonatal Nurse [KRNeoN] RV Diploma Post Basic 12 Months
21. Bachelor of Science in Nursing [BScN] RL Degree Basic 48 Months

 

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