School of Midwifery
The School of Midwifery was given birth to by then Baptist Medical Centre (Now Bowen University Teaching Hospital) Ogbomoso under the administration of the Chief Medical Director Dr P. O. Elemile and the Head of Nursing Services, Mrs. M. A. Afolabi. The School was given a provisional approval by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria and was formally opened in March 1993.
- Access the health needs of the community with special reference to the basic needs of the family/ individual.
- Utilize the "Nursing Process" in providing comprehensive nursing/midwifery services to individuals and groups in the community and in all health care settings.
- Manage minor disorders during antenatal, labour and postnatal periods of the child- bearing cycle.
- Function independently and in collaboration with other members of the health team, intersectional team and
- "Traditional Birth Attendants" (TBAs) so as to provide comprehensive maternal and child health services.
- Practice and maintain safe and clean delivery services.
- Supervise the clinical experience of student midwives and other community health workers.
- Utilize the knowledge and skill of Information, Education and Communication (IEC) in providing reproductive health care services.
- Initiate and conduct research in reproductive and other related health issues
Nature of Programme: the programme being run by the school is post - basic Midwifery
Duration of Programme: Formally 12 months, now 18 months
Qualification Acquired: Registered Midwifery (R.M)
The first set of Midwifery students admitted in march 1993 and since then, the end of programme performance has been encouraging both in internal and external examinations.
The first Principal of the School was Mrs. M. O. Adeleye (RIP)
The school has subsequently gained provisional approval for accreditation by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
The School possesses condusive environment for learning both in academic and clinical settings and has produced qulified licensed and practicing midwives whose competency is acknowledge all over the country.
Admission Requirement: Candidate for admission must:
- Be a registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria
- Possess a current practicing license
- Possess Senior Secondary School Certificate with credit in the following subjects
- English Language
- Physics and
at single or two sittings
Sale of form resumes as early as February each year
Nature of Interview is by Written and Oral
Resumption date for the Programme is September every year
Current Head of School
Mrs. M. A. Ojo (R.N, R.M, RNT, BNSc)
Facts at a Glance
- Established March 18, 1907
- Transformed to a Teaching Hospital in 2009
- Over 400 Bed Capacity
- Over 800 Staff and Students
- Multidisciplinary Facility
- Family Medicine Residency Programme
- Nursing and Midwifery Courses
- 50000 Outpatients and 10000 Inpatient
- Fully Accredited Training Programme