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Our Current Programs

Lusaka Institute of Applied sciences currently currently offers two science based diploma progams.We Will be offering Environmental health, midwifery, and public health nursing starting 2023

Clinical Medicine

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The Diploma in Clinical Medical Sciences General for COG is an affiliated programme of the University of Zambia, School of Medicine (UNZA SOM). The Diploma in Clinical Medical Sciences General is a clinical skills and community-based training programme aiming to produce graduates capable of providing basic essential medical care and management at primary health care level. The COG programme is a three year programme with a focus on common health problems.

The programme prepares graduates to bring medical care as close to the family as possible by providing basic health care services to a cross section of the Zambian population. On completion of the programme, graduates are awarded a Diploma in Clinical Medical Sciences General. The graduates are registered with the Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) as COGs.

The COG programme is structured in a way that allows infusion of both theory and practical training activities for students. The practical sessions are at the end of the first semester of year one, second semester of year one and the second semester of year two. Students undertake these practical attachments at appropriate health facilities.

 

The final year of study involves clinical attachment in various specialty fields of clinical practice that includes clerkships in internal medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology as well as paediatrics and child health. In addition, there are rotations in other specialty areas that include: ophthalmology, ENT, psychiatry, dermatology and dentistry.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

The minimum entry requirements for school leavers into this programme shall be:

 Five (5) ‘0’ levels at credit level or better of the Zambian General Certificate of Education or its equivalent as follows:

  • Four (4) ‘0’ level compulsory subjects in
  • English language
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Biology or Agricultural Science
  • Any other (1) subjects
  • Minimum entry age shall be 16 years
  • All candidates should pass both personal interviews and written test.
The minimum entry requirements for school leavers into this programme shall be:

Five (5) ‘0’ levels at credit level or better of the Zambian General Certificate of Education or its equivalent as follows:

  • Four (4) ‘0’ level compulsory subjects in
  • English language
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Biology or Agricultural Science
  • Any other (1) subject
  • Minimum of two (2) years working experience.
  • All candidates should pass both personal interviews and written test.

Registered Nursing

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Lusaka Institute of Applied Sciences offers three(3) year diploma programmes for Registered Nursing (RN). This diploma course is under the School of Medicine and Health Sciences. This course is accredited by the General Nursing Council of Zambia (GNCZ)

AIM

To train a nurse who will be self-directed, analytical, knowledgeable, skillful and responsive to changing health needs, emerging diseases and contribute towards improving the quality of care being provided to “individuals, families and communities in Zambia”.

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES

  1. Assess health needs of individuals, families, groups, and communities using various nursing models in line with available technology.
  2. Apply knowledge from behavioral and biomedical sciences in the management of patients and clients in a variety of health care settings.
  3. Demonstrate understanding of research process by initiating and conducting operational research on identified health priorities.
  4. Demonstrate management and leadership skills and be able to work in the multi-disciplinary and team approach in their work.
  5. Work in partnership with, individuals, families, groups and communities in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of health care.
  6. Recognize and accept the needs for self-direction, professional awareness and continued professional growth.
  7.  Apply various innovate methods of learning and education in order to be self-directed in addressing different health care issues.
  8. Apply knowledge on information technology in their nursing practice.
  9. Serve as a role model and mentor in the nursing profession and community
  10. Be proactive and assertive in their learning process and nursing practice.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

The minimum entry requirements for school leavers into this programme shall be:

 Five (5) ‘0’ levels at credit level or better of the Zambian General Certificate of Education or its equivalent as follows:

  • Three (3) ‘0’ level compulsory subjects in
  • English language
  • Mathematics
  • Any science subject 
  • Any two (2) subjects
  • Minimum entry age shall be 16 years
  • All candidates should pass both personal interviews and written test.

The minimum entry requirement for the in service candidates into this programme shall be:

Five (5) ‘0’ levels at credit level or better of the Zambian General Certificate of Education or its equivalent as follows:

  • Three (3) ‘0’ level compulsory subjects in
  • English language
  • Mathematics
  • Any science subject 
  • Any two (2) subjects
  • Minimum of two (2) years working experience.
  • All candidates should pass both personal interviews and written test.
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Environmental Health

Coming soon (2023)

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public Health Nursing

Coming Soon (2023)

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Midwifery

Coming Soon (2023)

International Students

International students can apply to our institution by first converting their results to our country’s equivalent and then they must assure that they meet the entry requirements that are listed above for the course of study that they are interested in.

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