Nursing Council Kenya Aug 2023 Online licensure Exam Ends
The Nursing Council of Kenya August 2023 online licensure exam has come to a close. The licensure exam was done in 15 centres across Kenya, with about 5260 candidates sitting for the exam. The exam is a requirement for one to be registered and licensed to practice as a nurse or midwife in Kenya.
Earlier, Nursing Council of Kenya Registrar/CEO Dr. Edna Tallam – Kimaiyo visited the Mombasa NCK exam centre at Kenya medical training college Mombasa Campus, where she gave the candidates words of encouragement and wished them success in their licensing examination.
The Nursing Council of Kenya is responsible for ensuring that all nurses and midwives within its jurisdiction meet an acceptable level of competence before they begin to practice.
The licensure examination is administered through regional examination centers. It consists of 4 individual papers for basic cadres and 3 papers for other cadres. Each paper examines specific competencies expected of nurses & midwives practicing within that capacity and is administered over the course of three hours. The papers comprise multiple-choice questions, short answer questions and long answer questions where the candidate is expected to respond to brief health-care scenarios.