Higher Diploma in Oncology Nursing
AKU is the first University to offer a specialty Higher Diploma in Oncology Nursing in the region. This 18–month “work-study” programme, fully approved by the Nursing Council of Kenya, will help you earn your diploma while working. Classes and clinical experiences will be scheduled for two days per week so that students can continue working while taking classes. The programme will be offered at the Nairobi Campus of Aga Khan University and is open to any nurse who meets the minimum requirements.
Nurses enrolled in the programme must be able to travel to the Nairobi campus for two days per week to attend classes and clinical placements.
The opportunities the graduates will get include: working as general nurses in a general ward or as specialist nurses in an oncology ward, outpatient oncology clinic, chemotherapy suite, radiotherapy unit, paediatric ward and palliative care unit.