Schools of Nursing & Midwifery In Edo State (2022)

All Schools of Nursing in Edo State

Edo State has the highest number of schools of nursing and midwifery among all states in Nigeria.

List of accredited nursing schools in Edo State

This may not be unconnected to the quality of universities in the state. Investing in training of health care professionals is step in right direction.

The increase and high number of schools of nursing in Edo State is good for the state and Nigeria as whole.

The country is still under staffed with qualified health care professionals and this makes it imperative that more training institutions for health care professionals in Nigeria be set up.

However, Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) the agency in charge of regulation of education of nurses and midwives in Nigeria, from time to carry out accredited and reaccreditation of nursing schools and midwifery Schools in Nigeria.

Some schools of nursing and midwifery in Edo State has lost their accreditation status and therefore has no license to operate with training of nurses and midwives in Edo State.

It is important that students who wants to enroll into schools of nursing check up for the list of licenced and approved schools of nursing and midwifery in Edo State.

This is the value this post sets out to add. This post will focus on list of all accredited nursing schools in Edo State.

The approved schools of nursing and midwifery in Edo State are the one that are accredited by Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN).

The implications of enrolling into unapproved or unaccredited schools of nursing and midwifery is enormous.

Certificates acquired in these unapproved nursing institutions stand void and cannot be used to secured employment into any health care institution.

So, we have been able to secured the list of all approved schools of nursing in Edo state, Nigeria for guide of our readers who might be about to enroll into nursing schools in Edo State.

List of Schools of Nursing & Midwifery In Edo State

Below is the list of schools of nursing in Edo State. Also contained in this article is the list of all approved midwifery schools in Edo State.

All the schools of nursing in this is are approved and certified by NMCN, regulatory body for education of nurses and midwives in Nigeria.

Schools of Nursing in Edo State

A greater number of schools of nursing in Edo state can be found at Benin.

Schools of nursing here includes both departments of nursing, post basic nursing institutions and diploma in nursing schools in Edo State.

These are all schools of nursing in Edo State.

  • Department of Nursing, University of Benin, Benin City
  • Department of Nursing, Igbinedion University, Okada
  • Department of Nursing, Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma
  • School of Nursing, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City
  • School of Nursing, Igbinedion University Teaching Hospital, Okada
  • School of Post Basic Paediatric Nursing, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City
  • School of Post Basic Ophthalmic Nursing, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City
  • School of Post Basic Peri-Operative Nursing, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City
  • School of Post Basic Peri- Operative Nursing, Irrua Specialist Hospital, Irrua
  • School of Post Basic Paediatric Nursing, Irrua Specialist Hospital, Irrua
  • School of Mental Health Nursing, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Uselu, Benin
  • School of Post Basic Nursing A & E Nursing, UBTH, Benin City

Schools of Midwifery In Edo State

Below is the list of government approved schools of midwifery in Edo state.

  • School of Post Basic Midwifery, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City
  • School of Basic Midwifery, St. Philo’s Hospital, Benin City
  • School of Basic Midwifery, St. Camillus Hospital, Uromi

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Emmanuel Igwenagu

Igwenagu Emmanuel is the founder of Nigerian Informer. He holds B.A, M.Sc in Mass Communication. He is a Communication researcher and 112 emergency help line dispatcher.

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