Nursing Programme

The school runs the General Nursing Programme which is for a period of three years.

Midwifery Programme

We also runs Midwifery Programme which is approved by Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.

Book & Library

The library is open for the convenience of all student nurses and School of Nursing Staff.

Sport Clubs

The school has excelled in sports and won all the four editions of the South East Schools of Nursing and Midwifery Games (NISONMG).

Welcome To Our School

The school of Nursing, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku/Ozalla, Enugu was established initially as a Specialist Hospital School of Nursing but later approved for training of General Nurses with the University of Nigeria in 1971. On April 1st 1973, the school became the School of Nursing.

Mission Statement

To produce future nursing leaders who will impact local and global health and lead the transformation of health care to make lives better through education, research, evidence-based practice and community engagement.

Vision Statement

Reflective of University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku/Ozalla, Enugu’s mission, to provide quality nursing training to produce nurses who would satisfy internationally recognizable standards to fulfill the fundamental health needs of Nigeria in giving quality nursing care and be able to cope with the changing health care environment and the recent technological advances in the health care delivery system.

Philosphy Of The School

The School of Nursing as an educational institution prepares nursing students for polyvalent services in all settings. In doing so it provides opportunities for the student to achieve his/her educational, professional and social needs in a favourable environment to stimulate the behavioral changes of the students.

Core Values

Service, Devotion, Excellence, Caring, Integrity, Diversity, Respect, Professionalism, Nursing innovation.

About School Of Nursing. Unth

The School of Nursing, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital is located in Enugu Metropolis in Enugu North Local Government Area of Enugu State in the South Eastern Zone of Nigeria. It is bounded in the north by Iva Valley, South by the Central Police Station (CPS), East by Government Secondary School and West by Ngwo town.

The environment is surrounded by scenic hills which make it appear cozy at first sight. At general outlook, the school environment is friendly and free of health and safety hazard. Hence, there is adequate water supply, healthy air quality, safe play grounds and twenty-four hour security.

Educational Programme Of The School

Objectives of the programme At the end of the programme, the student is expected to:

• Explain the biological, social, cultural factors that influence man’s behavior in health and illness;

• Identify the concepts, principles and basic facts essential, to the practice of nursing, and apply these concepts and principles in patient care;

• Demonstrate cordial interdisciplinary relationship with other members of the health team, maintaining the ethical standards of nursing profession;

• Plan and interpret therapy according to the nursing needs of the individual (use of nursing process/ nursing care plan);

• Organize her/his personal goals as an individual, a professional, member of a family and society.

Classroom/Clinical experience

The programme is broad based. The curriculum is based on that of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria and recommendations made by the International Council of Nurses (ICN)...

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Application for entry into the school starts December and ends January the next year. The students are admitted through a three- stage process

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Nursing and Midwifery Council

A student must pass the Hospital Final Examination to qualify for the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria Professional Examination and the Hospital Certificate.

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Capping (Matriculation) and Indexing

Indexing of students is commenced after 6 months into the training for those who successfully passed the 6 months (End of Introductory Course) examination afterverification of the certificates.

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The School of Nursing Alumni (SONUNTH Alumni) in Nigeria and the diaspora has been making contributions to the school which has contributed in making it one of the best Schools of Nursing in Nigeria.

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SOCIAL: The students of the school participate in co-curricular activities –Essay and Speech contests, International Nurses’ week, Drama, etc. The school has excelled in sports and won all the four editions of...

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In order to encourage hardwork and excellence, awards are given to deserving students after introductory studies and on graduation. The awards include:

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Some key players saw to the inauguration of SONUNTH Alumni USA under the leadership of Mrs. NgoziIwenofu-Okagbue. They include people like Dr. Chika Ugochukwu, the then Principal of the School

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