The Board of Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria at its 42nd General meeting held in Abuja 30th October to 2nd November, 2017 observed that nurses and midwives in Nigeria though have access on a daily basis to enormous health related data have not done enough in carrying out Research studies and dissemination of research findings. The Board at the above meeting mandated that to improve research and research utilization in healthcare, research workshop should be organized for nurses and midwives in Nigeria. The theme of this workshop is 'Scientific Research: A Tool for Developing Nursing in
Nigeria. The main aim of this workshop is to sharpen the knowledge and skills of nurses and to sensitize them on the value of engaging in research studies for the promotion of excellence in the profession and healthcare delivery.
This workshop is to be implemented in three (3) locations in Nigeria, so that participants could have options depending on the proximity of the locations as follows:
Venue: Hotel De Bently Plot 892 Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, Utako District, Abuja
Date Arrival: 25th March, 2018
Workshop: 27th-29th March, 2018
Departure: 30th March, 2018
2. Benin City
Venue: Precious Palm Royal Hotel, Lagos-Benin Express Road, Ugbowo, Benin City, Edo State
Date Arrival: 9th April, 2018
Workshop: 10th - 12th April, 2018
Departure: 13th April, 2018
Venue: Royal Tropicana Hotels Ltd, 17/19, Niger Street, Kano
Date Arrival: 16th April, 2018
Workshop: 19th April, 2018
Departure: 20th April, 2018
The registration fee for the above workshop is thirty-five thousand naira (N35,000.00) only.
In view of the above, the Council implores employers of nurses and midwives to please encourage and sponsor nurses and midwives to participate in the above workshop.
Those who wish to sponsor themselves should be given all the necessary support too.
All intending applicants are to log on to the Nursing and Midwifery workshopCouncil of Nigeria websire: www.nmcn.gov.ng to register for the wprkshop. Please note that remita payment details are required for the online registration. The registration site for each centre shall be closed when the expected numbers of participants have registered.
It is the hope of the Council that the above programme will strengthen the participation of nurses in research as well as promote evidence based practice in healthcare delivery in Nigelia.
Thank you for your usual support towardS Promotion and maintenance of excellence in Nursing and Midwifery education and practice.
Alh. Faruk Umar Abubakar
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