The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria has approved for some private providers to run continuing education program for Nurses and Midwives in Nigeria.
According to a publication on the council website http://www.nmcn.gov.ng/approvecep.html , it approved the award of 1 credit unit for the Nursingworld organized American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Program
You would recall that Each nurse or midwife is expected to participate in any recognized and accredited NMCN MCPDP to renew their practising license
Every nurse or midwife is expected to earn a minimum of 6.0 CEU which is equivalent to 60 continuing education contact hours within each three-year cycle of licensure, 3 units of these CEU i.e. 30 contact hours must mandatorily be from the Nursing and Midwifery organized MCPDP, while the remaining 3 Units must be obtained by approved CEU Providers accredited by the council
Conference certificates from ICN, ICM, WACN-AGM/BGM and NANNM that show the credit unit earned will be recognized as stated but not more than 3 units.
Other private providers approved include
1. London Professional Training Centre (LPTC) Nursing Career Support Programme (2)
2. Occupational Health and Safety Managers (OHSM) Patient Centred Care (1)
3. Joanah research Initiatives Medical Negligence workshop for Nurses and Midwives (1
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