ABUTH COURSES, REQUIREMENTS for ADMISSION.
The management of Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital have provided the list of all the courses and requirements needed to gain admission into any ABUTH programme.
We are providing Concerned candidates with this information to help them access the possible courses accepted by ABUTH.
list of courses in ABUTH and Requirements for Admission
1. SCHOOL OF NURSING
This School offers a three (3) year basic general nursing training to suitable candidates of not less than 171/2 years and not more than 26 years of age.
Those wishing to apply must have the following: The acceptable combination of results shall be as follows:
i. WAEC/WAEC or NECO/NECO
a) Five credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry & Biology at not more than two sittings.
Entrance Examination and Interview
Candidates who satisfy the basic entry requirements shall be required to sit for an entrance examination in June, 2017 and selection interview thereafter. Only candidates short-listed will appear for the selection interview. The Selection process will include essay writing followed by oral interview. Candidates selected for admission shall be required to pass a medical examination for fitness. NOTE: Only candidates who satisfied 0-level requirement will be invited for entrance examination.
This course is residential. Successful candidates MUST live in the Nurses’ hostel; payment of accommodation fee shall be made install-mentally.
Also Read: ABUTH Admission Form is Out. 2017
2. SCHOOL OF POST BASIC NURSING PROGRAMMES
The school runs Post Basic Programmes names:- Midwifery, Ophthalmic and Paediatrics and Anaesthesia Those who wish to apply for any of the programme must have the following:-
- a) Midwifery Course :- is eighteen (18) months duration and eligible candidates must have five credit passes in S SCE, WASC/NECO or GCE which should include among others English Language, Mathematics and three (3) Science Subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) at not more than two sittings. Candidates must also be registered Nurse (RN) with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria
- b) Ophthalmic Nursing Course:
Duration: One year Programme and candidates wishing to enroll must be qualified registered nurses (RN) with the Nursing and midwifery Council of Nigeria with at least one year post qualification experience.
Additional Post Basic Diploma/Certificate/other relevant course could be an advantage. In addition to the above, eligible candidates must have five credit passes in SSCE/WAS C/NECO or GCE which should include among others, English language, mathematics, Physics, chemistry and Biology at not more than two sittings.
- c) Paediatric Nursing Course:
Duration: One (1) year programme and candidates wishing to apply must be registered Nurses (RN) with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria and must have at least one year Post Qualification/Registration experience.
Additional Post Basic Diploma/Certificate/other relevant courses could be an advantage. In additional to the above, eligible candidates must have five credit passes in SSCE WASC/NECO/or GCE which should include among other, English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology at not more than two sittings
- d) Nurse Anaesthesia Programme
Duration: is eighteen (18) months duration and eligible candidates must have five credit passes in SSCE, WAEC, NECO or GCE which should include among other English Language, Mathematics and three (3) Science subjects (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology at not more than two sittings. Applicant must be a Registered Nurse (RN) with a current practicing license and at least one (1) year post qualification
3. SCHOOL OF MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCES
Special Fellowship of Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria
This is a Twenty-four (24) months course leading to the award of FMLSCN. Candidates wishing to apply must have :-
- (a) Associate (AMLSCN) of the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria BMLS plus a minimum of one (1)year post qualification experience.
- (b) NYSC discharge or exemption certificate. (c) Current practicing license of the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria.
4. SCHOOL OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
National Diploma Course in Health Information Management
Duration: Two (2) years direct course for those with GCE ‘0’ Level or its equivalent and one year for those with Technician Certificate in Health Information Management of the Health Record Officers Registration Board of Nigeria.
1. 1. Candidates for this programme must have WASC, S SCE or NECO with passes at credit level in five (5) subjects including English, Mathematics, Biology/Physic/ or Chemistry and any subject.
All ND candidates must sit for JAMB and passes cut-off mark
2. For JAMB Candidates they must posses the JAMB cut-off marks.
3. Candidates shall comme with screening registration fee of N2,500.00
Please note that:
(i) Selection of Candidates will be on the basis of academic qualification. A written examination and oral interview coupled with presentation of ORIGINAL CERTIFICATES., Printout of JAMB and SSCE.
(ii) Entrance Examination and Interview: (Dates will be communicated to candidates)
HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Duration: Two (2) Years
Candidates for this programme must have obtained National Diploma in Health Information Management and registered with the health Records officers Registration Board of Nigeria and must have undergone an Industrial Training for one year in a reputable Hospital in addition to the basic entry requirement for the ND. Candidates must do regularization with JAMB when admitted. Entrance Examination and Interview (Date will be communicated to candidates)
5. SCHOOL OF BIO-MEDICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
This is a two (2) year Course. Applicants wishing to apply must have senior secondary school certificate (SSCE) or its equipment , WAEC, GCE, NECO, NABTEC) with passes at credit level in Mathematics. Physics, Chemistry, Biology and at least a pass in English Language at not more than two sittings.
In addition, credit or ordinary pass in any of the following subjects will be an advantage. Wood work, sheet metal work. Auto Mechanic, Basic electronics, Basic Electricity and Technical Drawing.
This is a one (1)year course. Candidates with the following qualification are eligible for admission.
a) Candidates who have passed WASC/SSCE with passes in Science subjects.
b) Intermediate Secondary Schools with Trade Test Grade [II] certificate and evidence of Secondary Education in the Sciences.
Entrance Examination and Interview
Candidates who have the basic entry qualification will be required to sit for an entrance examination in September. Those successful at the entrance examination will attend selection interview thereafter. Candidates with evidence of guaranteed sponsorship will be given preference
The course at present is non residential. Successful candidates will be required to arrange for their own accommodation.
6. COMMUNITY HEALTH OFFICERS TRAINING PROGRAMME (HD)
This course takes a minimum of two (2) years duration, and officers from any of the following categories of health workers that have been working in primary health care area are eligible for admission.
(WASCE, NECO or GCE 0/L) at not more than two sittings, which must include; English Language, Mathematics and Biology/Health Science.
Community Health Extension Workers five (5) Credit level passes in SSCE (WASCE, NECO or GCE 0/L) at not more than two sittings, which must include: English Language, Mathematics and Biology/Health Science.
Entrance Examination and Interview
Candidates who satisfy the Basic entry requirements shall be invited for an entrance examination in the month of July 2016 after which successful ones would attend the selection interview immediately.
Candidates with evidence of guaranteed institutional sponsorship will be given preference, but limited vacancies exist for privately sponsored ones.
a) Holders of Diploma in Community Health with not less than two (2) years post qualification experience plus, five (5) credit level passes in S SCE b) Applicants must be registered and possess a valid practice license.
c) Two recent passport photograph