Homa Bay Campus

Overview

The Kenya Medical Training College – Homa Bay campus was established in 1979 to train Enrolled Community Health Nurses. From a class of 12 students in one certificate program, the institution today has 875 students in four departments of Nursing (pre-service), Clinical Medicine, Physiotherapy and Nutrition.

The campus also pioneered upgrading courses for Enrolled Community Health Nurse in 1998 to Diploma in community health Nursing. This led to the phasing out of the in basic training for enrolled nurses 2002 and introduction of other programs at Diploma level.

Courses Offered

  • Diploma in Community Health Nursing (pre-service)
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and surgery
  • Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • Diploma in Nutrition and dietetics (Pre-service and Upgrading)
  • Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics.

These are offered using various learning methods including lectures in a serene environment using modern technology; skills laboratory sessions, clinical placements in various health institutions, field trips and visit among others. Students are subjected to continuous theoretical and practical examination including objectively scored clinical examination (OSCE).

 

Resources

Campus has:

  • Adequate and spacious classrooms,
  • A well equipped computer laboratory with LAN and WIFI connection
  • A well equipped library and
  • Vehicles to transport staff and students

 

Clinical experience sites

Include Homa Bay County Teaching and referral Hospital, other approved county health facilities, and health facilities in other Counties: mission hospitals like Kendu, St. Mary’s hospital Mumias that can provide the requisite learning.

 

Sports and Clubs

In an effort to make you a wholesome health professional, the institution nurtures students’ interest in service to God through the various religious organizations/ societies and organizes yearly inter-denominational prayer days to bring all together.

Sporting activities are well developed and they include:  ball games like volleyball, soccer, basketball, rugby, netball; Indoor games- darts, chess, scramble among others.

The institution has an active ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION CLUB (ADAP) and engages with NACADA to help our students fight the drug and substance abuse menace.

Contact Information

KMTC Homa Bay Campus

P.O. Box 512,

Homa Bay

Tel: 0732502030/0202416914

Email: homabay@kmtc.ac.ke