The Programme​

The Diploma in Oncology Nursing programme is an 18-month work-study programme aimed at educating nurses to function as specialized oncology nurses who can advance cancer care across the illness trajectory and at all levels of care by providing safe, competent, compassionate and quality cancer care.

The programme is based on the Canadian Association of Nurses i​n Oncology (CANO) standards and competencies for the specialist oncology nurse adapte​d to contextual relevance.​ Students will take responsibility for their education and develop critical thinking and reasoning in the process of learning. A range of formative​​ and summ​ative assessment ​methods​ will be used to facilitate and assess the achievement of the programme outcomes. 

This programme is currently not accepting applications for admission. ​​

​​F​or further information you can reach us via the following contact ​details:​

Registrar's Office
Aga Khan University
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Sunny Plaza
Wangapala Road
Nairobi, Kenya​
Tel: +254 203 747 483​
Fax: +254 203 757 004


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