KMTC had Introduced New Courses

KMTC had Introduced New Courses 

KMTC has started a number of new courses to proactively help the Government fight against new and emerging health challenges.

The new courses are palliative care nursing, nephrology nursing, orthopaedic trauma medicine, enhanced enrolled community nursing and nurse anaesthesia.
Others are health systems management (HSM) and health education and promotion.
These new courses include:

  1. Palliative care nursing
  2. Nephrology
  3. Enrolled Community Nursing
  4. Nurse anaesthesia
  5. Health Systems Management
  6. Orthopaedic trauma medicine
  7. Higher diploma course in clinical medicine (mental health and psychiatry)
  8. Diploma in Health Education and Promotion

The Kenya Medical Training College invites applications for the following NEW courses set to commence in September 2019 in Nairobi Campus. These courses are specialized in nature and have been designed in response to felt market needs and graduates from these courses are expected to fill the gaps in the market in the specified areas of specialization.

Applications will be made online in the KMTC website – www.kmtc.ac.ke following the step by step procedure in the portal. In case of any challenges with the application process, please visit the nearest KMTC Campus or call the following numbers 0723004516, 0723000429, 0736212060, 0736993813.

 

HIGHER DIPLOMA IN EMERGENCY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE

This is a Program that has been designed to train existing Clinical Officers and Medical Officers in the necessary knowledge and skills required for the prevention, diagnosis and management of acute and urgent aspects of illness and injury affecting patients of all age groups with a full spectrum of undifferentiated physical and behavioral disorders.

Aim:

addressing the chronic lack of personnel for emergency and critical care patients in Kenya, despite the government’s effort to invest in healthcare infrastructure in the spirit of Universal Health Coverage (UHC).

Role of graduates

1. Work in an emergency department as the primary caregiver.

2. Work as part of a multidisciplinary team as the primary caregiver in critical care areas of the hospital including intensive care units.

3. Teach and supervise other clinicians in the area of advanced life support.

4. Lead and participate in ‘rapid response’ teams aimed at quick assessment and stabilization of critically unwell patients, including resuscitation.

5. Be able to articulate matters of emergency, critical care medicine planning and evaluation of development activities.

Minimum Entry Requirements

Basic Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Bsc. in Clinical medicine, Higher National Diploma in Clinical Medicine, MBCHB. Registration with regulatory bodies (CoC/MPDB) At least two (2) years post internship experience.

Course Duration: 18 Months Campus: Nairobi

Mode of Study: Full time


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