Sacred Heart School of Nursing Lantoro

School of Nursing, Sacred Heart Hospital is a private (Missionary) Institution with the mandate of giving qualitative training to young health professionals in Nursing. It is owned by the Catholic Diocese of Abeokuta, under the Proprietorship of Most Rev’d. Dr. Peter Olukayode Odetoyinbo.

Since 1950, when the School of Midwifery commenced, many tutors had served under many principals. Rev. Sr. Consolata was the pioneer principal, followed by Mrs. Oguntoyinbo and Rev. Sr. Joan Amor. In 1998, the School was changed from the School of Midwifery to the School of Nursing and Mr. Oke G. O. became the first Principal of the School of Nursing. At his retirement, Mrs. Oni M. I. succeeded till date, she is assisted by Rev. Sr. Queen Edochie [OLA] (Vice Principal Academics) and Mrs. Adebayo C. O. (Vice Principal Administration). The School is staffed by qualified, experienced and dedicated individuals who are putting in their best to maintain the School’s academic excellence. Many Midwives and Nurses have passed through this great School to which we are grateful to God. Presently, we have a total of about 150 students in the School. Form for Admission into Basic General Nursing Programme of School of Nursing, Sacred Heart Hospital, Lantoro, Abeokuta becomes available by March every year.

Two ways that will help you to become a nurse

You need to choose any school for nurses that has a three-year programme, and at the end of your studying, you’ll be examined by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria. After this, you’ll become a registered nurse.

The second way you can choose is a university degree. Apply to any university where you can study nursing and get 5-year education, and upon completing you will also be examined by the West Africa Health Examination Board and the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Form for Admission into Basic General Nursing Programme of School of Nursing, Sacred Heart Hospital, Lantoro, Abeokuta becomes available by March every year.

Entry Requirements

Candidate must possess a minimum of Five Credits in WAEC/NECO/SSCE/NABTEB to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics at not more than two sitting.

See: Courses Offered At Ogun State College of Health Technology

Which nursing school is the best in Nigeria?

Top Nursing Schools in Nigeria.

Ondo State School of Nursing Akure.

Oyo State College of Nursing and Midwifery.

FCT School of Nursing.

School of Nursing- Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital.

School of Nursing, Birnin Kebbi.

Lagos University Teaching Hospital.

School of Ophthalmic Nursing (UNTH)


How much does a registered nurse earn in Nigeria?

On average, entry-level nurses earn N60, 000 – N80, 000 in private hospitals in Nigeria while their counterparts in government hospitals earn about N80, 000 – N150, 000. It should be noted that nurses in federal hospitals earn more than those in state hospitals. The salary structure is dependent on many factors.

What are the requirement for school of nursing in Nigeria?

Candidates for admission into the General Nursing Education Programme of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria must possess the Senior Secondary School Certificate or its equivalent with five credits to include English Language and either Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Health Science at not more than 2 sittings. Also See: School of Nursing Ado Ekiti


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