Available courses

BTH 101

Biblical basis of Chaplaincy

A thorough study of chaplaincy as rooted in the bible. This course touches on the history of chaplaincy worldwide and its history on the Plateau as footage.

4

 

Unit 1: Biblical Basis of Chaplaincy

Unit 2: History of chaplaincy

Unit 3:  The Role of a chaplain

Unit 4:            The burden and tools of the chaplain



PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION

CODE:                                    GNS 111

DURATION:                         15 HOURS

UNIT:                                     1.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to expose the student to the basic concepts, principles and provisions of the Nigeria Constitution.

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: At the end of this course, the student should be able:

1.0      Understand the constitution of Nigeria.

2.0      Understand the federal system of government in Nigeria.

3.0      Know the constitutional rights and obligations of Nigerian citizens

4.0      Understand citizenship.

5.0      Know the fundamental objectives and directive principles of state policy of Nigeria.


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    GENERAL AND PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY

CODE:                                    BCH 111

DURATION:                         15 HOURS

UNIT:                                     1.0

 

GOAL: This course is designed to provide the student with the knowledge of general and physical chemistry

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: At the end of this course, the student should be able:

1.0      Understand atoms, molecules, their structures and chemical bonding.

2.0      Understand the states of matter.

3.0      Understand the behaviour of acids, bases and salts in aqueous medium.

4.0      Know the fundamental concept of oxidation and reduction reactions.

5.0      Understand surface phenomena and colloidal systems.


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    INTRODUCTION TO PRIMARY HEATLH CARE

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 215

DURATION:                         30 HOURS

UNIT:                                     2.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to acquaint the student with the concept of PHC and the development of Nigerian Health System

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1.0 Understand the concept of PHC

2.0 Understand the concept of Health


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

COURSE CODE:                   EHT 111

DURATION:                         30 HOURS

UNIT:                                     2.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to equip the student with the knowledge and skills to provide environmental health services

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course the student should be able to:

1.0 Know the various types of environment

2.0 Know the concept and components of environmental health in any community

3.0 Know environmental health hazards in any community.  -

4.0 Understand the relationship between air, water and soil pollution and human health.

5.0 Know types of waste water.

6.0 Know healthful housing and housing, solid and excreta disposal method in a community.

7.0 Know various harmful vectors.


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    HUMAN NUTRITION

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 214

DURATION:                         15 HOURS

UNIT:                                     1.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to equip the student with the knowledge and skills to provide community nutrition services.

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES:

On completion of this course the student should be able to:

1.0 Understand the concept of Human nutrition

2.0 Know how to provide comprehensive nutrition services

3.0 Understand intersectoral collaboration in the establishment and maintenance of income generating activities.

 

 

 


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    INFORMATION, EDUCATION AND COMMUNICATION

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 213

DURATION:                         60 HOURS (2HRS LECTURE, 2HRS PRACTICAL)

UNIT:                                     3.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to equip the student with the knowledge and skills of Information, Education and Communication for Community mobilization and participation.

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1.0      Understand the concept of community

2.0      Understand the Socio-cultural factors that influence health behaviour in the Community.

3.0      Understand Community mobilization for health action.

4.0      Understand the general concept of IEC.

 

 

 

 


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY

COURSE CODE:                   GNS 213

DURATION:                         45 HOURS

UNIT 3.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to introduce students to the relationship between sociology and medicine and the application of the general concepts of sociology in the health care delivery system in Nigeria.

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course, the student should be able to

1.0      Understand the concept of Medical Sociology

2.0      Understand the family as a social institution in which the most intimate relationship occurs.

3.0      Understand the social and cultural aspects of Health

4.0      Understand the causes of illness and the family/societal response to illness

5.0      Understand the relationship between societal class and illness

6.0      Know the complementary nature of the practice of modern and traditional medicine

7.0      Understand the roles and relationship between the health practitioners and their clients

8.0      Know the general principles of planning as it affects health care delivery system in Nigeria

9.0 Understand the present socio-cultural health problems in Nigeria.


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 1

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 212

DURATION:                         60 HOURS

UNIT:                                     4.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to acquaint the student with knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body.

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course, the student should be able to;

1.0    Understand the structures of the human body

2.0 Understand the chemistry of life

3.0 Understand the cells, tissues, glands, membranes and organs of the body

4.0 Understand the tissue structure and function

5.0 Understand blood and its composition

6.0 Understand the cardiovascular system

7.0 Understand the heart

8.0 Understand the Lymphatic system

9.0 Understanding the Skeletal System

10.0 Understanding the Respiratory System


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    PROFESSIONAL ETHICS

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 211

DURATION:                         15 HOURS

UNIT  1.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to equip the student with the professional ethics in Community Health Practice.

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course, the student should be able to;

1.0      Know the basic concepts of professional ethics in Community Health Practice.

2.0      Understand the professional responsibilities and limitations of a Community Health Practitioner.

3.0      Know the legal aspects of Community Health practice


PRGRAMME                       DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE         COMMUNICATION IN ENGLISH

COUSRE CODE        GNS 102

DURATION              30 HRS

UNIT                          2.0

 

GOAL:           This course is designed to enable the student to acquire the knowledge and skills of effective communication in English using adequate communication tools.         

GENERAL OBJECTIVE: On completion of the course the students should be able to;

1.0      Understand the concept of communication

2.0      Understand the basic rules of grammar

3.0      Know various methods of communication

4.0      Understand the principles and practice of written communication.

5.0      Understand the procedures for writing a report

6.0      Understand the theory and practice of communication

7.0      Understand the concept of organizational communication.

 

BTH 102

Biblical basis of Chaplaincy

A thorough study of chaplaincy as rooted in the bible. This course touches on the history of chaplaincy worldwide and its history on the Plateau as footage.

4

 

Unit 1: Biblical Basis of Chaplaincy

Unit 2: History of chaplaincy

Unit 3:  The Role of a chaplain

Unit 4:            The burden and tools of the chaplain



PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    GEOGRAPHY

CODE:                                                FOT 111

DURATION:                         15 HOURS

UNIT:                                     1.0

 

GOAL: This course is designed to provide the student with knowledge of the Geography of Nigeria necessary for him to appreciate landmarks and terrain in the community.

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: At the end of this course, the student should be able:

1.0 Know the physical features, vegetation and climatic zones in Nigeria.

2.0 Know the demography of Nigeria.

Know the measurement of climatic factors.

PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    IMMUNITY AND IMMUNIZATION

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 225

DURATION:                         45 HOURS (1HR LECTURE, 2HRS PRACTICAL)

UNIT:                                     2.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to equip the student with the knowledge and skills to provide immunization services

GENERAL OBJECTIVES:

On completion of this course the student should be able to:

1.0 Understand the concept of immunization

2.0 Understand Immunization Services

3.0 Know how to manage the Cold Chain and Storage System.

 


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 224

DURATION:                         90 HOURS (2HRS LECTURE, 4HRS PRACTICAL)

UNIT:                                     4.0

GOAL:  This course is designed to equip the student with the knowledge and skills to provide reproductive health care.

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course the student should be able to:

1.0 Understand the anatomy and physiology of the male and female reproductive system.

2.0 Understand the concept of Reproductive Health and Right, including Family Planning.

3.0 Understand the process of pregnancy.

4.0 Understand the management of labour according to acceptable standard.

5.0 Understand the care of the mother and child during puerperium.

6.0 Understand population dynamics and the benefits of family planning.

7.0 Understand abortion and its possible complications.

8.0 Understand the concept of infertility.

9.0 Understand menopause and andropause.

10.0 Understand the concept of Female Genital Mutilation.

11.0 Know the 'At Risk' pregnant women for prompt referral.

 


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    CLINICAL SKILLS I

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 223

DURATION:                         90 HOURS (2HRS LECTURE, 4HRS PRACTICAL)

UNIT:                                     4.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to equip the student with the knowledge and skills in practical procedures, which will enhance effective health care delivery.

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course, the student will be able to:

1.0      Understand the basic principles of interview

2.0      Know the procedure involved in history taking

3.0      Understand the principles of physical examination

4.0      Know procedures involved in monitoring vital signs and blood pressure

5.0      Know how to carry out the procedure on tepid sponging.

6.0      Know how to prepare and administer salt sugar solution and other form of ORT

7.0      Understand the principles of Aseptic technique in clinical procedure

 


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    SUPERVISED CLINICAL EXPERIENCE (SCE) I

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 222

DURATION:                         105 HOURS (1HR LECTURE, 6HRS PRACTICAL)

UNIT:                                     4.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to introduce the student to field practical’s in client care.

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course, the student should be able to

1.0 Know what is required of them in clients' care

2.0 Know how to carry out simple responsibilities in clients' care


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    USE OF STANDING ORDERS

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 221

DURATION:                         75 HOURS (1HR LECTURE, 4HRS PRACTICAL)

UNIT:                                     3.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills in the use of PHC Standing Orders.

GENERAL OBJECTIVES:

On completion of this course the student should be able to:

1.0 Know the historical background of Standing Orders.

2.0 Know the layout and format of Standing Orders.

3.0 Understand the procedures for the use of Standing Orders.

4.0 Know the Referral System.

5.0 Know the conditions in children or adults, which put them 'At Risk'.


PROGRAMME:       DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:        INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY

COURSE CODE:       GNS 411

DURATION:             45 HOURS

UNIT:                         3.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to enable the student to understand the dynamics of human behaviour in order to be able to adjust to situations and work effectively with others.

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course, the student should be able to

1.0      Understand the basis of human behaviour

2.0      Know the development of behaviour

3.0      Understand the principles of personality development

4.0      Know the process of learning

5.0      Understand the human memory

6.0      Understand human emotions

7.0      Understand the process of attitude formation and change

8.0      Know the psychological basis of management

9.0      Know the psychological effects of ill-health

10.0   Know the methods of assessment in experimental psychology


BTH 101

Biblical basis of Chaplaincy

A thorough study of chaplaincy as rooted in the bible. This course touches on the history of chaplaincy worldwide and its history on the Plateau as footage.

4

 

Unit 1: Biblical Basis of Chaplaincy

Unit 2: History of chaplaincy

Unit 3:  The Role of a chaplain

Unit 4:            The burden and tools of the chaplain




 

Second Semester

 

Code

Course Title

Course Content

Credit Units

LLI 101

Christian Leadership and the Law

This course is to teach a leadership that is Christ focused within the framework of the law, particularly human right.

4

 

Unit 1: Law & Crime

Unit 2: Security Matter

Unit 3: Tools & means of Arrest

Unit 4: Court Proceedings, Torts & Human Right



PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    INTRODUCTORY MICROBIOLOGY

CODE:                                    STB 211

DURATION:                         75 HOURS (1HR LECTURE, 4HRS PRACTICAL)

UNIT:                                     3.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to provide the student with knowledge of the general principles of Microbiology.

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course the student should be able to:

1.0 Understand the history and scope of microbiology

2.0 Know the microscopic examination of micro-organisms.

3.0 Understand systemic microbiology.

4.0 Understand the effect of environmental factors on the growth of micro-organisms.

5.0 Know the various media for cultivation of micro-organisms.

6.0 Understand microbial pathogenicity.

7.0 Understand safety precautions in microbiology laboratory work.

8.0 Understand the diagnostic skills in Community Health Practice

9.0 Know how to manage a laboratory.


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 235

DURATION:                         30 HOURS

UNIT:                                     2.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to equip the student with the knowledge and skills to promote, protect and prevent early deviation from normal health of workers in their work environment.

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course the student should be able to:

1.0 Understand Occupational Health Services

2.0 Know common occupational health hazards in the community and be able to manage them appropriately.

3.0 Understand Occupational Diseases according to their classification.

4.0 Understand factory in relations to occupational health services.

5.0 Understand industrial accidents and safety.

6.0 Know how to collaborate with occupational authorities and government regulating bodies to promote safe working environment.


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    CHILD HEALTH /INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT OF CHILDHOOD ILLNESS (IMCI)

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 234

DURATION:                         60 HOURS (2HRS LECTURE, 4HRS PRACTICAL)

UNIT:                                     4.0

GOAL:  This course is designed to provide the student with knowledge and skills to promote child health and reduce morbidity and mortality rate through Integrated Management of Childhood Illness.

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course the student should be able to:

1.0 Understand the physiology and care of the newborn.

2.0 Know the process of growth and nutrition of children (<5yrs).

3.0 Understand the assessment of health and immunization status of children (<5yrs).

4.0 Understand the Rights of the Child as declared by the United Nations.

5.0 Know the concept of Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI).

6.0 Know conditions which may expose the child to grave danger.

7.0 Know interventions currently included in the IMCI strategy.

8.0 Know how to use IMCI Standing Orders to manage cases of childhood illness

9.0 Know how to improve the health system to deliver IMCI.

10.0 Know how to improve family and community practices.


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    ORAL HEALTH

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 233

DURATION:                         15 HOURS

UNIT:                                     1.0

 

GOAL: The course is designed to equip the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to promote community oral health and prevent oral diseases.

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course the student should be able to:

1.0 Understand oral health.

2.0 Know how to identify and manage common oral health problems in the clinic and in the community.

3.0 Know how to mobilize the community to promote positive oral health habits.

 


PROGRAMME:                    DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    ADVOCACY, SITUATION ANALYSIS AND COMMUNITY DIAGNOSIS

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 232

DURATION:                          90 HOURS (2HRS LECTURE, 4HRS PRACTICAL)

UNIT                                       4.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to acquaint the student with knowledge and skills of advocacy, situation analysis and community diagnosis .

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1.0      Understand the concept of Advocacy

2.0      Understand the concept of Community Mobilization

3.0      Understand importance of community diagnosis in PHC

4.0      Know how to carry out situation analysis

5.0      Know how to implement PHC at the LGA


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY  II

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 231

DURATION:                         60 HOURS

UNIT                                      4.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to acquaint the student with the knowledge of the systems of the body and their functions.

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1.0      Understand the Nervous System.

2.0      Understand the Endocrine System

3.0      Understand Respiratory System

4.0      Understand the Digestive System

5.0      Understand the Urinary System

6.0      Understand the Skin

7.0      Understand the Skeletal System

8.0      Understand the muscular system

9.0      Understand the Reproductive system ·

10.0   Understand the special senses


PROGRAMME:                    DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    INTRODUCTION TO BASIC COMPUTER EDUCATION

COURSE CODE:                   COM 111

DURATION:                          30 HOURS

UNIT: 2.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to equip the student with the knowledge and use of the computer.

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course, the student should be able to

1.0      Understand the basic concepts of the computer technology

2.0      Understand the major components of a computer

3.0      Understand how to use the Computer

4.0      Understand Data processing and number system

5.0      Understand computer operating systems

6.0      Understand and identify the computer virus

7.0      Understand Internet application

 


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

CODE:                                    BUS 213

DURATION:                                     15 HOURS

UNIT:                                                 1.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to introduce the student to the principles of management of small scale business enterprise.

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: At the end of this course, the student should be able:

1.0 Know the small-scale enterprises.

2.0 Understand government involvement in small-scale enterprises in Nigeria.

3.0 Understand financing of small business enterprises.

4.0 Understand financial management in small business enterprises.


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    INTRODUCTORY PHARMACOLOGY

CODE:                                                GNP 123

DURATION:                         15 HOURS

UNIT:                                                 1.0

 

GOAL:  This course is intended to provide the student with the basic knowledge of drugs and their application.

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: At the end of this course, the student should be able:

1.0 Know the terminologies and the importance of pharmacology.

2.0 Know the sources and classification of drugs.

3.0 Know the principles of preparation of drugs


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 246

DURATION:                         45 HOURS (1HR LECTURE, 2HRS PRACTICAL)

UNIT:                                     2.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to equip the student with the knowledge and skills to manage emergency situation.

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course the student should be able to:

1.0 Understand the term accident and emergency

2.0 Know the types of emergency conditions

3.0 Know how to prevent accident at home and in the community

4.0 Know how to manage emergency conditions

PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    SUPERVISED CLINCAL EXPERIENCE (SCE) II

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 245

DURATION:                         60 HOURS (4HRS PRACTICAL)

UNIT:                                     2.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to expose the student to adequate practical skills in clients care

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course the student should be able to:

1.0 Know how to offer adequate care to various clients who attend health care facilities

2.0 Know how to assist in monitoring simple labour and child delivery services

3.0 Know how to attend to simple prevailing health problems in the health facilities.


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    COMMUNICABLE AND NON COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

COURSE CODE                    CHE 244

DURATION:                         45 HOURS

UNIT:                                     3.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to equip the student with the knowledge of Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases.

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course the student should be able to:

1.0 Understand the concept of communicable disease

2.0 Understand the concept of non-communicable diseases.

3.0 Understand the prevention and control of communicable and non-communicable diseases.

4.0 Understand current policies and intervention strategies in diseases control.

 


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    SCHOOL HEALTH PROGRAMME

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 243

DURATION:                         15 HOURS

UNIT:                                     1.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to equip the student with the knowledge and skills to enable him/her provide effective school health programme.

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course the student should be able to:

1.0 Understand School Health Programme and its components

2.0 Educate teachers and parents on school health programme.

3.0 Evaluate school health programme.


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 242

DURATION:                         30 HOURS

UNIT:                                     2.0

GOAL:  This course is designed to equip the student with the knowledge and skills to enable him/her promote positive mental health, recognize and manage mental illness in the community.

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course the student should be able to:

1.0 Understand community mental disorder

2.0 Know how to mobilize the community to promote positive mental health

3.0 Know the community resources available in managing and promoting mental health services

4.0 Know how to manage cases of mental disorders

5.0 Understand the role of the family and community in the management of mental disorders


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    CLINICAL SKILL II

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 241

DURATION:                         90 HOURS (2HRS LECTURE, 4HRS PRACTICAL)

UNIT:                                     4.0

GOAL:  This course is designed to equip the student with the knowledge and skills in practical procedures, to enhance effective health care delivery.

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course the student should be able to:

1.0 Know the procedure involved in wound dressing

2.0 Know the contents of a cold box

3.0 Understand the procedure of immunization of clients against specific diseases.

4.0 Know the routes of administration of injection

5.0 Understand the administration of drugs

6.0 Understand method used in collection of urine specimen

7.0 Understand the procedure for urine testing

8.0 Know how to estimate Hemoglobin using appropriate procedure

9.0 Know how to carry out Oral toilet

10.0 Understand the procedure for visual acuity

11.0 Know the procedure for breast self-examination.

12.0 Understand the procedure for assessing the Nutritional status of a child.


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    SUPERVISED COMMUNITY BASED EXPERIENCE (SCBE)

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 259

DURATION:                         120 HOURS

UNIT:                                     12 UNITS

GOALS:  This course is designed to expose the student to adequate practical skills in circuits care.

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: At the end of this course, the student should be able:

1.0 Understand how to diagnose the community health problems

2.0 Know how to draw the sketch map of a community

3.0 Know how to mobilize members of the community for health action

4.0 Know how to give immunization in the community following established procedures.

5.0 Know how to carryout community mobilization

6.0 Know how to give health talk in the community on prevailing health problems.

7.0 Know how to educate the community on provision of potable water and basic sanitation.


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    RESEARCH METHODS

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 258

DURATION:                         30 HOURS

UNIT:                                     2.0

 

GOAL: This course is designed to equip the student with the knowledge and skills of research methodology to enable him/her to present research report.

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: At the end of this course the student should be able to:

1.0 Understand the concept, nature and importance of research.

2.0 Understand the concept of research methodology.

3.0 Know the methods of data collection

4.0 Understand methods of data analysis and presentation.

5.0 Understand the presentation of research report.

 


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    HUMAN RESOURCE TRAINING

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 257

DURATION:                         15 HOURS

UNIT:                                     1.0

GOAL:  This course is designed to equip the student with the knowledge and skills needed for organizing Human Resource training.

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course the student should be able to:

1.0 Understand the concept Human Resource training

2.0 Know how to plan Human Resource training activities.

 

 


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    MANAGEMENT OF ESSENTIAL DRUGS

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 256

DURATION:                         15 HOURS

UNIT:                                     1.0

 

GOALS:  This course is designed to equip the student with the knowledge and skills to enable him/her manage essential drugs and drug revolving fund

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course the student should be able to:

1.0 Understand the management of Essential Drugs and supply system.

2.0 Understand how to calculate Drug needs/requirements of a community.

3.0 Understand the concept and management of the Drug Revolving Fund (DRF).

4.0 Understand the pharmacology of drugs in the Essential Drug List

 

 


COURSE TITLE:                    HEALTH STATISTICS

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 255

DURATION:                          30 HOURS

UNIT:                                     2.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to equip the students with the knowledge and skills of statistics in relations to Health.

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course the student should be able to:

1.0 Understand the nature, scope and uses of health statistics

2.0 Know how to calculate rates in health statistics

3.0 Understand sampling techniques

4.0 Know the various methods of data collection.

5.0 Know the measures of central tendency

6.0 Know the measures of dispersion

7.0 Understand population dynamics


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    CARE OF THE HANDICAPPED

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 254

DURATION:                         15 HOURS

UNIT:                                     1.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to equip the student with the knowledge and skills to manage handicapped conditions.

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course the student should be able to:

1.0 Understand common handicapping conditions

2.0 Know how to manage common handicapping conditions

3.0 Understand the importance of social support for the handicapped.


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    CARE OF THE AGED

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 253

DURATION:                         15 HOURS

UNIT:                                     1.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to equip the student with the knowledge and skills to provide health care services to the aged.

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course the student should be able to:

1.0 Understand the concept of the aged.

2.0 Know the resources and facilities available in the community and health facility to help the aged.

3.0 Know the appropriate counseling and counseling techniques on care of the aged.

 

 

 


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    COMMUNITY EYE CARE

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 252

DURATION:                         15 HOURS

UNIT:                                     1.0

GOAL:  This course is designed to equip the student with knowledge and skills to identify, manage and refer community eye problems accordingly.

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course the student should be able to:

1.0 Understand the incidence of eye problems.

2.0 Know how to mobilize the community to understand the relationship between unhygienic practices and eye problems.

3.0 Know how to manage eye conditions according to Standing Orders.

 


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    COMMUNITY EAR, NOSE AND THROAT CARE

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 251

DURATION:                         30 HOURS

UNIT                                      2.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to reduce the incidence of preventable Ear, Nose and Throat conditions in the community.

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of the course this student should be able to:

1.0 Know how to recognize and treat Ear, Nose and Throat diseases.

2.0 Understand the complications from Ear, Nose and Throat diseases through early treatment and referral to Specialist Centres.

3.0 Know how to mobilize the community to identify the link between unsafe Ear, Nose and Throat practices, I Ear, Nose and Throat disorders and related impairment.

 


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    HEALTH MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 264

DURATION:                         15 HOURS

UNIT:                                     1.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to equip the student with the knowledge and skills of Health Management Information System for monitoring and evaluation in health care delivery.

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course the student should be able to:

1.0 Understand the concept of Health Management Information System (HMIS).

2.0 Know the various health indicators for appropriate intervention.

3.0 Know the various levels of data collection for HMIS.

PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    ACCOUNTING SYSTEM IN PHC

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 263

DURATION:                         15 HOURS

UNIT:                                     1.0

 

GOAL:  This course is designed to equip the student with the knowledge and skills to enable him/her operate simple accounting system.

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: At the end of this course the student should be able to:

1.0 Understand the basic principles of accounting

2.0 Understand the difference between government and commercial accounting procedures

3.0 Understand the various books used in accounting

4.0 Understand how to place orders and receive stock.


PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    REFERRAL SYSTEM AND OUTREACH SERVICES

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 262

DURATION:                         30 HOURS

UNIT:                                     2.0

 

GOAL: This course is designed to equip the student with the knowledge and skills required to enable him/her carry out reach services in the community.

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1.0 Understand the concept of outreach services

2.0 Know how to carry out outreach services.

3.0 Understand how to carry out 2-way referral system.

PROGRAMME:                   DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

COURSE TITLE:                    PRIMARY HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT

COURSE CODE:                   CHE 261

DURATION:                         30 HOURS

UNIT:                                     2.0

 

GOALS:  This course is designed to equip the student with managerial knowledge and skills for PHC implementation.

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: On completion of this course the student should be able:

1.0 Understand the concepts of management

2.0 Understand the functions of management

3.0 Know health planning

4.0 Understand the organizational structure of PHC management in Nigeria.