Department of Nursing

The Department of Nursing commits to endowing students with quality education and top notch skills to ensure they are eligible in the global healthcare job market.

The students are well trained by qualified and experienced teaching staff. The equipment offered for practical skill learning is modern and well maintained. We believe in adequate knowledge boosted by exemplary practical skills. These qualities make a graduate stand out in the healthcare sector.

Career Options

After successful completion in the programs offered in this department, graduates have a chance to join the vast industry and venture into most if not all the opportunities this field has to offer.

The following are some of the places that offer career opportunities in this field of study:

• Hospitals
• Travel Companies
• Academic/Learning Institutions
• Pharmaceutical Companies
• Home Healthcare Agencies
• Public Health organizations

The following are some job titles the graduates can acquire in this field of career:

• Nurse Researcher
• Pediatric Nurse
• Nurse educator
• Nurse case Manger
• Nursing Informatics Analyst
• Nurse Practitioner
• Certified Dialysis Nurse

Our Faculty

Esther Gichigi

Ag. Chair, Department of Nursing
esther.waithira@kemu.ac.ke
+(254)752-841541

– M.ScN, Nursing Education, University of Nairobi, Kenya
– BScN, University of Nairobi, Kenya

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Irene Nkatha, Lecturer, Department of Nursing

Irene Nkatha

Lecturer, Department of Nursing
irene.nkatha@kemu.ac.ke
+(254)724-256162; EXT:

– MSc, Public Health (MPH), Meru University of Science and Technology, Kenya
– BSc, Nursing (BScN), Kenya Methodist University.
– Dip, Kenya Registered Community Health(KRCHN) Kenya Medical Training College

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