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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 in Oncology
(CANO) standards and competencies for the specialist oncology nurse adapted 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 summative assessment methods will be used to facilitate and
assess the achievement of the programme outcomes.
Candidates are encouraged to apply online. For assistance in completing the online application form, applicants are advised to go through the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) or Understand the Online Process.
Only in situations where the online application is not accessible, candidates may request for a paper-based application form by emailing the Admission Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Form IV level of education with a minimum aggregate score of C (plain) in KCSE; KCE Division II
A minimum of a C (plain) grade in the following mandatory subjects: English and Biology / Biological Sciences
A “Pass” grade in any one of the following subjects: Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics or Physical Sciences
At least two years continuous experience in a clinical care setting as a Registered Nurse
Must be a Registered Nurse (KRN or KRCHN) with a current registration from NCK and a valid practicing license.
Must have a minimum of two (2) years of practice experience.
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