- Teacher: Vedaste Baziga
care nursing is the field of nursing with a focus on the utmost care of the
critically ill or unstable patients following extensive injury, surgery or life
threatening diseases. Critical care nurses can be found working in a wide
variety of environments and specialties, such as general intensive care units,
medical intensive care units, surgical intensive care units, trauma intensive
care units, coronary care units, cardiothoracic intensive care units, burns
unit, paediatrics and some trauma center emergency departments.
- Teacher: NGERAGEZE Innocent
This module provides the student with the knowledge, skills, and attitude to care for children from birth through adolescence. It examines the process of child development and the concepts of health promotion and disease prevention. The module explores the current issues and trends impacting the health of children. Content includes the management of acute/chronic illnesses and mental health disorders encountered in children and adolescents. Psychosocial, cultural, and spiritual needs of the child are explored with a focus on the relevance of these issues to nursing. Current nursing and related research findings associated with the concepts being studied are considered. The child has both physical and psychological particular characteristics that differentiate him from an adult person, generally easier to treat and requiring a particular attention.
This course will help the nurse to adapt her/his interventions to the pediatric age group.
- Module Facilitator: Dieudonne Kayiranga
At the end of the course the 3rd year student will be able to participate in quality improvement projects of care and services offered to the client/patient.
At the end of the course, the student will be able to:
ü Define the key concepts,
ü Explain the quality dimensions,
ü Describe the stages of quality improvement process,
ü Describe the types of measurements of quality care and services
ü Illustrate with concrete examples 4 basic principles of quality assurance.
ü Select an appropriate tool relevant to a stage of quality process.
ü Use an appropriate approach to the improvement of quality care and services according to the identified problem.
- Teacher: UMUTESI Christine
The focus of this course is to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes in the care of children in primary, secondary and tertiary settings. The module equips learners to utilize the nursing process when examining children responses to illness, treatment and hospitalisation. It emphasis therapeutic relationship amongst nurses, parents, care givers, and children during illness and recovery, and the creation of child-friendly clinics and hospitals. Emphasis is placed on common health problems occurring in Rwanda and in Sub Saharan Africa Countries.
- Module Facilitator: NDAYISENGA Jean Pierre
The purpose of this module is to examine the concepts of health promotion and disease prevention with emphasis on community health, nutrition, education, adherence to immunization policies, and breastfeeding. Critical analysis of the theories of health promotion and the sociocultural and environmental factors that impact health status will be discussed. The planning, implementation, and evaluation of health promotion programs will be reviewed and applied to the context of Rwanda.
- Teacher: Philomene Uwimana
Course Description: This course is designed to assist students in knowledge and in-depth understanding of the newborn in pathological situation and with particular characteristics. It is in the core of midwife profession. As a professional midwife, this course makes an engine during our professional exercises. The course of neonatology is on the basis of the specific knowledge to the midwife profession. It helps the students to develop an understanding attitude towards the mother or the couple with the newborn with health problems.
- Teacher: Alice Muhayimana