The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria established the
Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Programme (MCPDP)
and inaugurated committees in all the states of the Federation
to update all Practicing Nurses on current trends in nursing
education and practice for effective client care. The place of
nursing in the health care system is also getting more and more
complex. Nursing roles are expanding in leaps and bounds and we
are taking on more responsibilities that require critical
The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (established by (Act Cap. No 143 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004) is the regulatory Body of the Nursing Profession in Nigeria. It is concerned with Nursing Education, Registration and Practice for effective client care.
The inauguration of the state facilitators took place at Conference Centre of the University of Ibadan from 23rd – 24th March 2010 and all the state of the federation were mandated to commence training of Nurses. The programme was designed for all cadres of nurses and is to be undertaken throughout their professional nursing career. It is a continuous formal learning programme within and outside the practice setting.
I solemnly pledge before God and in the presence of this
Assembly, to pass my life in purity and to practice my
profession faithfully I will abstain from whatever is
deleterious or mischievous and will not take or
knowingly administer any harmful drug.
I will do all my power to maintain and to elevate that standard of my profession, and will hold in confidence all personal matters committed to my keeping and all family affairs coming to my knowledge in the practice of my calling. With loyalty, I will endeavor to cooperate with my workers and professional organizations in this work and devote myself to the welfare of those committed to my service
To improve, renew and update the knowledge, skills and abilities of all nurses and midwives and to ensure that appropriate and high quality nursing and health services are rendered to individual patients/clients, families and communities
Dr. (Mrs) P. O. Odutayo
Director of Nursing Services (MOH)
Mrs. C.A. Ogunleye
Mrs. Efenedo A.A
Asst. State Facilitator
Mrs. Solarin R. F.
Mr. Omotara M. I.
Mr. Omotayo F. S.
FHI Rep. (member)
Mrs. Odidi O. A.
FOLGONM Rep. (member)
Mr. Fadairo Samson
DNS, HMB (member)