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Kenya Registered Clinical Medicine and Surgery (KRCMS)

AIC Kijabe College of Health Sciences

Course Introduction

The Kenya Registered Clinical Medicine and Surgery (KRCMS) Diploma is designed to educate first-level clinical officers who are proficient in provision of comprehensive health care. Using a unique, multi-disciplinary approach, this three year, on-campus course uses both theoretical and practical learning to ensure that participants graduate into the health sector as qualified, proficient, and committed clinical officers with sufficient skills to positively impact the health delivery system in Kenya, the region, and the world. 

Clinical officers continue to play a vital role as clinicians and managers as they are among the first health care professionals to come into contact with patients and are responsible for providing preventative, promotive, curative, and rehabilitative health services to the local community. If you're looking for a meaningful career in which you can play a significant role in planning, formulating, ad implementing health service programmes in the country, then this three-year course will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience you need to contribute effectively to the lives of those in need. 

  • Diploma
  • On Campus
  • Kiambu (and 1 more)
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Start Date: 01/09/2018 (and 1 more)
  • KSh 56,000
  • Per Semester

How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Apply the knowledge and skills in the diagnosis and management of diseases.
  • Collect, interpret and utilize the health data.
  • Apply critical thinking skills in health care.
  • Conduct community diagnosis.
  • Plan and implement educational programs for learners, health personnel and community members.

What You Will Learn

This course is taken on-campus at the Kijabe College of Health Sciences. Topics explored include: 

  • Community Health 
  • Medical Physiology
  • Human Anatomy
  • General Pathology
  • Nutrition and Dietetics 
  • Child Health and Paedeatrics 
  • Reproductive Health 
  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics 
  • Health Service Organisation and Management 

Where and when

Start DateLocation


AIC Kijabe School of Nursing

AIC Kijabe Hospital,Kijabe



AIC Kijabe School of Nursing

AIC Kijabe Hospital,Kijabe



What are the admission criteria?

The MINIMUM academic entry requirements for KCMS are:

  • C plain and above in KCSE,
  • C plain in English or Kiswahili
  • C plain in Biology or Biological sciences
  • C- in Mathematics or Physics
  • C- in Chemistry.

Certification obtained

Kenya Registered Clinical Medicine and Surgery (KRCMS) Diploma 

How do I apply?

Students must send a filled out application form to: 

The Principal 
Kijabe College of Health Sciences,
P.O BOX 20 – 00220

What jobs will I qualify for?

This three-year diploma will successfully prepare students for careers such as: 

  • Health Nurse
  • Clinical Officer 
  • Community Oral Health Officer 
  • Public Health Officer/Nurse 

Payment options

The fee for this course is 56,000 KES per semester. 

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