Kenya Registered Nurse Anesthestist (KRNA) - AIC Kijabe College of Health Sciences | Educartis

Kijabe,  On Campus

Diploma

01/03/2019, 01/03/2020

Duration: 18 months

KSh 150000 Per Semester

Benefits

How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

Upon completion of this programme, graduates will have the knowledge and competency to: 

  • Ensure that patients are physically prepared for anaesthesia. 
  • Select the appropriate aesthetic medications for an individualised patient anaesthesia plan. 
  • Interpret the signs and symptoms of the patient's condition requiring resuscitative measures and then act appropriately to resuscitate the patient. 
  • Select and administer general and regional anesthesia to patients appropriately, effectively, safely, legally and ethically
  • Assist the surgical team in formulating a plan in an ICU environment for the postoperative respiratory compromised patient cardiovascular compromised patient neurosurgical patient.

Certification obtained

Kenya Registered Nurse Anesthestist (KRNA)

What jobs will I qualify for?

This programme will provide learners with the skills to enter careers such as: 

  • Nurse Supervisor 
  • Nurse Anesthestist 
  • Recovery Room Registered Nurse
  • Emergency Room Nurse 

Admission Criteria

In order to apply for the Kenya Registered Nurse Anesthestist Diploma, students must have: 

  • Qualified as a KRCHN/KRNM/BSCN
  • At least TWO years of clinical experience 

How do I apply?

Payment options

The total fee for this course is 150,000 KES. 

Detailed course information

Where and When

01/03/2019

AIC Kijabe School of Nursing

AIC Kijabe Hospital, Kiambu, Kijabe, Kenya

01/03/2020

AIC Kijabe School of Nursing

AIC Kijabe Hospital, Kiambu, Kijabe, Kenya

Course Overview

The Kenya Registered Nurse Anesthetist (KRNA) programme is a Higher Diploma designed to equip registered nurses with the skills, knowledge, and attitudes required in preparing, administering, and maintaining appropriate and safe anaesthesia to surgical patients with normal physiology, as well as those with various co-existing disease. Using a unique, multi-displinary approach, this eighteen month programme exposes students to current theoretical knowledge and evidence-based practice, and will gain a professional understanding of current debates and issues in this area of specialisation. 

A KRNA ensures that patients survive surgery without any pain or recollection. The critical performance of these advanced practice nurses makes them highly sought out in the field of nursing and you will be able to work in a variety of settings including hospitals, physicians' offices, dental centres, and military health care facilities. If you're a detail-oriented leader with a drive to excel as an independent decision maker, then this might be the right specialisation for you and this diploma will provide you with the skills, values, and mindset to excel in this highly demanding sector. 

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Syllabus

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

  • Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology
  • Anesthetic Agents
  • Principles of Anesthesia 
  • Leadership for Quality Health Care 
  • Communication Skills
  • Pharmacology


Kijabe,  On Campus
Diploma
01/03/2019, 01/03/2020
18 months
KSh 150000 Per Semester

Benefits

Course Overview

The Kenya Registered Nurse Anesthetist (KRNA) programme is a Higher Diploma designed to equip registered nurses with the skills, knowledge, and attitudes required in preparing, administering, and maintaining appropriate and safe anaesthesia to surgical patients with normal physiology, as well as those with various co-existing disease. Using a unique, multi-displinary approach, this eighteen month programme exposes students to current theoretical knowledge and evidence-based practice, and will gain a professional understanding of current debates and issues in this area of specialisation. 

A KRNA ensures that patients survive surgery without any pain or recollection. The critical performance of these advanced practice nurses makes them highly sought out in the field of nursing and you will be able to work in a variety of settings including hospitals, physicians' offices, dental centres, and military health care facilities. If you're a detail-oriented leader with a drive to excel as an independent decision maker, then this might be the right specialisation for you and this diploma will provide you with the skills, values, and mindset to excel in this highly demanding sector. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

Upon completion of this programme, graduates will have the knowledge and competency to: 

  • Ensure that patients are physically prepared for anaesthesia. 
  • Select the appropriate aesthetic medications for an individualised patient anaesthesia plan. 
  • Interpret the signs and symptoms of the patient's condition requiring resuscitative measures and then act appropriately to resuscitate the patient. 
  • Select and administer general and regional anesthesia to patients appropriately, effectively, safely, legally and ethically
  • Assist the surgical team in formulating a plan in an ICU environment for the postoperative respiratory compromised patient cardiovascular compromised patient neurosurgical patient.

Show More
Certification obtained

Kenya Registered Nurse Anesthestist (KRNA)

What jobs will I qualify for?

This programme will provide learners with the skills to enter careers such as: 

  • Nurse Supervisor 
  • Nurse Anesthestist 
  • Recovery Room Registered Nurse
  • Emergency Room Nurse 

Admission Criteria

In order to apply for the Kenya Registered Nurse Anesthestist Diploma, students must have: 

  • Qualified as a KRCHN/KRNM/BSCN
  • At least TWO years of clinical experience 

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
Kijabe

Payment options

The total fee for this course is 150,000 KES. 

Detailed course information

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

  • Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology
  • Anesthetic Agents
  • Principles of Anesthesia 
  • Leadership for Quality Health Care 
  • Communication Skills
  • Pharmacology


Where and When

01/03/2019

AIC Kijabe School of Nursing


AIC Kijabe Hospital, Kiambu, Kijabe, Kenya

01/03/2020

AIC Kijabe School of Nursing


AIC Kijabe Hospital, Kiambu, Kijabe, Kenya