Nursing Science (BNsc)
Develop the knowledge and clinical skills to assess and manage patients, and acquire the vital leadership and teamwork skills needed to work effectively in a fast-paced healthcare environment.
BNSc Nursing program leads to a professional qualification, registration and licencing with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria. This is a patient-centered program that combines theory and clinical practice to give students hands-on experience in different healthcare settings.
Students will be taught by a team of qualified nursing faculties who will be assisted by other faculty members from the school, through the period of study. Students will also have access to a world-class practical environment in which they will acquire core clinical skills, such as patients’ assessment and nursing diagnoses, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing interventions using the most appropriate available technology and innovations; this also includes simulation of the critically ill patients using interactive practical models.
Graduates of Nursing sciences (BNSc) program are well-equipped to pursue diverse and fulfilling careers in the field of healthcare. The Philosophy of the BNSc program of Maryam Abacha American University of Nigeria is to train academically and clinically sound graduates of Nursing whose assertion on nursing care will be unequivocal in every aspect of care. The school is committed to providing education that is globally competitive and relevant to the needs of today’s employer and the developing challenges of Nigeria and beyond.
Some potential roles for the graduates include:
Registered Nurse: Provide patient care, administer medications and treatments, and educate patients and their families about healthcare needs and options.
Nurse Practitioner: Assess, diagnose, and treat patients, prescribe medications, and collaborate with other healthcare professionals to develop and implement care plans.
Clinical Nurse Specialist: Work in specialized areas of healthcare, such as critical care, oncology, or pediatrics, and provide expert care, education, and consultation to patients and healthcare teams.
Nurse Educator: Work in academic institutions or healthcare organizations, and design and teach nursing courses and programs, as well as develop and implement staff training programs.
In addition to these specific roles, graduates can also pursue careers in various healthcare settings, such as:
Hospitals: Work in hospital settings, and provide direct patient care, as well as collaborate with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to ensure optimal patient outcomes.
Community Health Centers: Work in community health centers, and provide primary care services to under-served populations, as well as promote community health and well-being.
Long-term Care Facilities: Work in long-term care facilities, such as nursing homes or rehabilitation centers, and provide ongoing care and support to patients with chronic or complex medical conditions.
Home Healthcare: Work in home healthcare agencies, and provide nursing care and support to patients in their homes, as well as educate patients and their families about managing health conditions.
Furthermore, this program also prepares graduates for entrepreneurship and innovation, enabling them to start their own nursing practices or work in the healthcare startup industry. With a strong foundation in nursing sciences, patient care, and healthcare leadership. Graduates of our Nursing program are poised to make a significant impact in the field of healthcare system.
Program Learning Outcomes
|Year 1 – Freshmen|
Mathematics for Health Sciences
|Year 2 – Sophomore|
Gross Anatomy (upper and lower limb)
|Year 3 – Junior|
Gross Anatomy (Head & Neck, Neuroanatomy & special senses)
|Year 4 – Senior|
Management of Nursing Care Services
|Year 5 – Senior|
How to Apply?
Choose MAAUN as your First Choice on JAMB Portal.
Register on MAAUN Portal using your JAMB number.
Pay your admission fee.
Once verified, complete your application online.
Upload all the required documents and your passport size picture on the MAAUN Portal before submitting your application.
After you submit your application, an admissions representative will contact you and will help you to complete the process.
You’ll also be able to tract the progress of the application on the MAAUN portal
Once you’ve completed your application and connected with an admissions representative, you’re ready to create your schedule.