DEPARTMENTS A-Z

The Faculty of Nursing consists of five departments:

COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING:

This department provides opportunities for students to apply community public health nursing concepts, theories, and processes in the care of individuals, families aggregates and the total community. The aim of community health nursing is prevention of illness, disability and disease; early identification of risk factors; and promotion of optimal health for the total community and its people. Selected case studies of families as well as special projects are assigned to develop student skills in the practice of community health nursing. Emphasis is on interdisciplinary health care with multicultural and high risk families and aggregates in the community.

FACULTY:

Name Phone Email
Achilles Kiwanuka, H.O.D & Assistant Lecturer,
M.Sc in Health Informatics,
P.G Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation, B.Sc in Nursing,
+255 655248122 challskiwanuka@yahoo.com
Aselina Raymond Mlinga, Tutorial Assistant, B.Sc Nursing +255 713308059 aselina.mlinga@yahoo.com
AirkandeMbando, Tutorial Assistant, B.Sc Nursing, +255 717569355
Saturini Manangwa, Assistant Lecturer, M.Sc in Epidemiology, B.Sc Nursing, +255 784715825 saturinem@yahoo.co.uk

FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING & BASIC SCIENCES:

This department deals with teaching basic sciences and nursing skills. The basic sciences include Anatomy& Genetics,Biochemistry,Microbiology¶sitology, Physiology and Pharmacology.

FACULTY:

Name Phone Email
Marystella Nyankweli, H.OD, B.Sc in Nursing, +255 756205352 nyankweli@yahoo.co.uk
Rahabu Morro, Lecturer, M.Sc in Anatomy, B.Sc in Nursing, +255 713456775
+255 789748582
rahabudaniel@yahoo.com

MEDICAL AND SURGICAL NURSING:

This department integrates the knowledge, skills and attitudes the student has obtained from the basic nursing courses. This subject exposes students to patients with different medical surgical conditions which facilitates learning and allows them to achieve the necessary competences. Through the use of theory, case studies and clinical practice, the students will gain knowledge in the assessment, planning implementation and evaluation of care of patients with medical surgical conditions.

This course enables students to gain the necessary competencies in order to provide quality medical and surgical care to patients with various medical surgical conditions.

Objectives

FACULTY:

Name Phone Email
Benedict Mpazi, H.O.D, B.Sc Nursing +255 754964813 bsmpazi@gmail.com
Ezekiel Mbao, Assistant Lecturer,
M.Sc in Mental Health Nursing, B.Sc. Nursing,
+255 754570912 ezekielmbao@yahoo.com
Rahabu Morro, Lecturer, M.Sc in Anatomy, B.Sc in Nursing, +255 713456775
+255 789748582
rahabudaniel@yahoo.com

MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH NURSING:

This course is designed to emphasize human development and family and centred care. Through this course, the student is expected to become acquainted with the knowledge of women’s role and adaptation to normal and high-risk pregnancy, delivery, as well as postpartum period and the characteristics of the newborn. The course also teaches how to take care for the expectant mother, the newborn, and underfive children in Maternal and Child Health clinics.

Objectives

FACULTY:

Name Phone Email
Aselina Raymond Mlinga, H.O.D, B.Sc Nursing, +255 713308059 aselina.mlinga@yahoo.com
Marystella Nyankweli, Tutorial Assistant, B.Sc in Nursing, +255 756205352 nyankweli@yahoo.co.uk
Oresta Ngahy, Tutorial Assistant, B.Sc Nursing +255 713680005 ngahyoresta@yahoo.com
Agnes Mgaya, Tutorial Assistant, B.Sc Nursing +255 754303114

MENTAL HEALTH & PSYCHIATRIC NURSING

This course emphasises on personality traits and common psychiatric disorders. History of mental health in Tanzania and the use of specific neurological drugs will be covered. In addition, it will also emphasise bio-psycho-social health assessments that are culturally sensitive utilising problem-solving approach (nursing process) in management of clients with mental health problems. It will also enable the students to design and implement treatment plans for patients and families with common mental health problems and co-morbid conditions.

Objectives

FACULTY:

Name Phone Email
Ezekiel Mbao, H.O.D & Assistant Lecturer,
M.Sc in Mental Health Nursing, B.Sc. Nursing,
+255 754570912 ezekielmbao@yahoo.com
Robert Moshi, Tutor, Advanced Diploma in Nursing, Psychiatric Nurse Tutorship, +255 713437912