schools.luth.gov.ng | LUTH School of Nursing Idi-Araba
The School of Nursing situated within the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba is an outstanding Nursing Institution that ranks among the top nursing schools in Nigeria.
The School of Nursing, Lagos University Teaching Hospital was established under Lagos University Teaching Hospital, (LUTH) in July 1962 the same year and under the same decree on which the hospital was founded. The School was opened with a student intake of sixteen (16) and there were only two (2) tutors and a health educator as the teaching staff.
The School now admits once a year, entrance to the School is in October. Entry requirements compare favorably with those for other professional courses. To qualify for admission into the school, a prospective student must have a minimum of five (5) credits in the West African School Certificate Examination (WAEC) or National Examination Council (NECO), inclusive of credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology at one or two sittings. Qualified candidates take the entrance examination which is in three (3) phases. Successful candidates are interview by a panel for final selection. The course of study lasts for three (3) years leading to the award of Registered Nurse (RN).
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