Nurses and NYSC
Do nurses go for NYSC?
Going for NYSC as a nurse depends largely on the Nursing program you went through. There are three types of Nursing programs.
- University Nursing Program (BSN)
The nursing degree here is earned by studying nursing in any university of your choice. The award type is BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) A nurse with BSN degree can go for NYSC.
- ND/HND College of Nursing program
The Nursing program allows you to run National Diploma and Higher National Diploma. With an ND/HND degree in nursing, you can go for NYSC.
- College of Nursing and Midwifery
You run this program under a University Teaching Hospital. The award type is RN (Registered Nurse) or RM (Registered Mid-wife). You cannot go for NYSC with an RN award.