School of Nursing and Health

UPTH Post-Basic Nursing Form for 2020/2021

University of Port-Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH) is inviting applications from suitable qualified candidates for admission into 12-months Past-Basic Diploma Programme in Paediatric and Accident & Emergency Nursing for the 2020/2021 academic session.

UPTH Post-Basic Nursing Admission Requirements

  • Applicants for admission into the programmes must possess the following: SSCE with 5 credits in not more than two sittings. These must include English Language, Mathematics, Biology (not Health Science) physics and chemistry. A combination of NECO and WAEC acceptable.
  • Registered Nurse/Midwife with a minimum of 1 year post qualification experience.
  • B.NSc with a PGDE is an added advantage.

Selection of candidates will be based on academic qualification and performance at the entrance examination and oral interview.

UPTH Post-Basic Nursing Application Procedure

Interested and qualified candidates should pay a non-refundable fee of N10,000:00 (Ten thousand naira) only to:

  • Sterling Bank (UPTH Branch) A/C No.: 0008832930 for Paediatric Programme and
  • Sterling Bank (UPTH Branch) A/C No.: 0029875947 for Accident & Emergency Programme

Present the teller to the School Bursar, for the issuance of an official receipt, and on presentation of evidence of such payment, obtain an application form from the Administration Office of the School of either Post Basic Paediatric Nursing or Post Basic Accident & Emergency Nursing, as the case may be.

Completed application forms, with photocopies of all relevant documents are to reach the Coordinator of the Programme of choice (Paediatric or Accident & Emergency), School of Post Basic Nursing Studies on or before Friday, 31st July 2020.

Entrance Exam/Interview Date

Entrance Examination will hold in the SPBNS Auditorium as follows:

  • Wednesday, 26th August, 2020 for Paediatric Nursing Programme,
  • Thursday, 27th  August, 2020 for Accident & Emergency Nursing Programme

TIME: 10:00am prompt each day

Applicants should bring along writing materials for the examination. Mobile phones are not allowed into the examination hall. Applicants are to bring along original copies of their certificates and valid practicing licenses for the interview.

 Applicants are to make necessary arrangement for their accommodation and feeding throughout the duration of their interview.

Bolarinwa Olajire

A lecturer, Educationist, PhD student at FUNAAB, and a Blogger.

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