By Usman Aliyu
The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) on Thursday inducted 97 graduates of Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Igbinedion College, Okada, Edo into the occupation.
In his speech, the Vice-Chancellor of Igbinedion College, Professor Lawrence Ezemonye, stated the establishment had contributed immensely to strengthening and bettering the nation’s well being system by the coaching of over 725 nurses professionals.
He stated the establishment had maintained the trail of dominance and prominence within the tutorial discipline for over 20 years, following the commencement of nurses who, he stated, practiced on the inside and outdoors the nation.
“Thus far, the Division of Nursing of the College has graduated roughly 725 nurses working towards inside and outdoors the nation.
“Luckily, information of those nurses’ distinctive efficiency within the discipline continued to draw functions for admission to the IUO nursing program over time, with out the IUO having the ability to meet the demand. request.
“Furthermore, the demand for nurses is rising and IUO stays the vacation spot of selection for future nurses.
“The college has the need and capability to contribute to lowering the nursing deficit in Nigeria and past.
“It’s on this context that the College Senate lately authorized the transformation of the Division of Nursing into the School of Nursing to be able to facilitate the rise in quotas that now we have requested and await the approval of the Council of Nursing and Midwifery of Nigeria,” Ezemonye stated. .
Earlier in his comment, the dean of the establishment’s College of Primary Medical Sciences, Professor Dominic Osaghae, accused the inductees of professionalism, saying the nursing occupation is the inspiration of the nation’s healthcare system.
In her presentation, the visitor speaker, Professor Anthonia Chinweuba of the Division of Nursing, College of Nigeria (UNN), addressed the theme “The Place of the Nurse within the World Well being Care Supply System”.
The speaker highlighted the necessity for exhausting work on the a part of nurses to supply high quality well being providers. (NOPE)
Edited by Adeleye Ajayi