For those nurses who wish to take their career to the next level by specialising in Psychiatric Nursing, this is the opportunity they have been waiting for, as admission into the Post-Basic School of Psychiatric Nursing, Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Aro, Abeokuta, Ogun State, has began.
The programme which is meant for registered nurses will run for 19 months, from May, 2020 – November, 2021.
To qualify for admission, candidates are expected to have a total of five credits in WASC/SSSC/GCE or NECO to include: English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics at not more than two sittings.
Other requirements for the programme are: Registered Nurse Certificate (RN) of Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (N&MCN); Minimum of one year Post Qualification/Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria; and at least one year Post Qualification working experience.
While individuals with BNSC degree can apply for specialty in this field with evidence of NYSC Discharge or Exemption Certificate.
To apply for this programme, applicants are to pay a non-refundable fee of N7, 500.00 (Seven thousand five hundred naira) only through: www.remita.net following prompts that appear on the screen.
Thereafter, they are to commence online registration through login to www.neuroaro.gov.ng
Online sales of forms/registration begins on 20 January, 2020 and closes on 28 February, 2020.