This programme is intended to provide basic knowledge necessary for acquiring life-long learning and good foundation for further studies in clinical medicine.
    The main objective of developing competence-based curriculum for clinical Medicine is to produce technicians who are competent in clinical medicine to enable them to work flexibly at different work places specifically at primary health facility. The specific objectives, among other things, include to:

    a)Help trainees to acquire the competencies desired with the aim of enabling them to work effectively;

    b)Facilitate training in consideration of individual learning differences by using alternative paths and flexible scheduling of learning activities; and also help
    learners to be more responsible for their own learning;
    c)Facilitate greater variety of courses of study to meet desired needs of different stakeholders;

    d)Implement the training program using a wide range of provisions, which satisfy the educational criteria for competent professional training;

    e)Make training needs clear and specific, resulting in more efficient utilization of training resources; and
    f)Facilitate more efficient educational exchange between trainer and trainees;


  • Admission to the programme will be open to candidates who have a Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE).
  • Applicant through Direct entry into an Ordinary Diploma Course in Clinical Medicine (Clinical Officer) must have a minimum of ‘C’ credits in Biology and Chemistry, and a ‘D’ passes in Physics, English and Mathematics.
      • Techinical Certificate in Clinical Medicine (NTA level 4 & 5, Two years)
      • Ordinary Diploma in Clinical Medicine (NTA level 4, 5 & 6, Three years) Fresh from schools



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