Department of Clinical Medicine & Surgery

The diploma course is offered for a duration of 3 academic years with two semesters of

15 weeks each.

 

Requirements for admission are:

1. KCSE mean grade of C plain and above

2. Mathematics/ Physics C-

3. English/Kiswahili C plain and above

4. Biology C plain and above

5. Chemistry C- and above

Our students have daily ward rotation and practical at St. Mary's mission hospital Mumias.

 

Expected Learning outcome

1. Proper patient management.

2. Critical clinical decision making

3. Successful conduct skilled deliveries.

4. Performing minor surgeries

5. Referral of complicated cases.

6. Filling medical legal documents.

7. Management of health facilities.

8. Resource mobilization

9. Carry out Community diagnosis.

10. Undertake disease surveillance.

11. Supervise students on attachment.

12. Effectively facilitate clinical teaching, training and mentorship of interns

13. Facilitate Community education, school health education among other health

promotion and health preventive services.

Certificate & Diploma in Community Health & Development

The entry requirements for both certificate and diploma courses are a mean grade of D

Plain and C- (minus) respectively. The exam bodies ABMA & Internal

For one to qualify for the course, he or she should have attained a D+ for certificate and

C- Minus for diploma.

 

Course Careers

A graduate trained in community health and development is eligible to work in:

1. Private and Public Hospitals

2. NGOs

3. Academic institutions

4. Community projects

5. Rehabilitation Centers

6. CBOs

7. Rescue Centers

8. Children Homes

Certificate & Diploma in Community Development & Social Work

The course is offered for a duration of 1 year and 2 years for certificate and diploma

Courses respectively. The exam body is Internal & ABMA

For one to qualify for the course, he or she should have attained a D+ for certificate and

C- Minus for diploma.

 

Course Careers

A graduate trained in Community Development and Social Work is eligible to work in:

1. Social worker

2. Community/peer educators

3. Counselors

4. Rehabilitation specialist

5. Programme manager/officer

6. Partnership facilitator

Certificate & Diploma in Counselling Psychology

The course above is offered in a duration of 1 year and 1 ½ years for certificate and diploma respectively. The course provides students with the basic psychology knowledge,

Skills, attitudes and experiences that will enable them to fully understand the behavior

Patterns of different people for the purposes of intervening appropriately.

 

Entry requirements

Certificate- D plain

Diploma- C- (Minus)

 

Course Careers

A trained counselling student can become:

1. Counsellor

2. Rehabilitator

3. Mental therapist

4. Community worker/facilitator

Certificate in HIV Testing Services With Adherence Counselling

Course is certified by NASCOP

Applicable to nurses, clinical officers, social workers, community in health workers.