KMTC Higher diploma courses and their qualifications

KMTC Higher diploma courses and their qualifications

The Kenya medical training college offers various higher diploma courses to persons who are interested in gaining more insight into their areas of specialization. To pursue a higher diploma course, one must have a relevant diploma or bachelor’s degree or master’s degree certificate.

Below is a list of the higher diploma courses offered at KMTC.

programme Duration Branches Qualifications
Paediatrics One year Nairobi, Kisumu Clinical Med & Surgery Dip or Degree.

must register with a Clinical Officer’s council.

Ophthalmology and

Cataract Surgery

11/2 yrs Nairobi Clinical Med & Surgery Dip or Degree.

must register with a Clinical Officer’s council.

Family Health 11/2 yrs Nairobi, Embu, Nyeri, Nakuru, Mombasa, Machakos, Eldoret, Kisumu, Kakamega Clinical Med & Surgery Dip or Degree

must register with a Clinical Officer’s council

Dermatology &

Venereology

11/2 yrs Nairobi Clinical Med & Surgery Dip or Degree

must register with a Clinical Officer’s council

Chest Medicine 11/2 yrs Nairobi Clinical Med & Surgery Dip or Degree

must register with a Clinical Officer’s council

Neck,  Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery 11/2 yrs Nairobi and Nakuru Clinical Med & Surgery Dip or Degree

must register with a Clinical Officer’s council

Reproductive Health 11/2 yrs Nairobi and Thika Clinical Med & Surgery Dip or Degree

must register with a Clinical Officer’s council

Anesthesia 11/2 yrs Nairobi,  Nakuru,  Eldoret, Kisumu, Kisii, Thika, Embu Clinical Med & Surgery Dip or Degree

must register with a Clinical Officer’s council

Mental Health &

Psychiatric med.

11/2 yrs Mathare Clinical Med & Surgery Dip or Degree

must register with a Clinical Officer’s council

Ophthalmology,  Advanced Refraction & Lower Vision 11/2 yrs Nairobi Clinical Med & Surgery Dip or Degree

must register with a Clinical Officer’s council

Oncology & Palliative care 11/2 yrs Nairobi Clinical Med & Surgery Dip or Degree

must register with a Clinical Officer’s council

Audiology & Hearing

Care Tech.

11/2 yrs Nairobi Clinical Med & Surgery Dip or Degree

must register with a Clinical Officer’s council

Addictive Sciences 0ne year Mathari Dip in any health related

Course an accredited institution

 

Histo-pathology  & Cyto-logy

One year Nairobi Dip in Medical Lab. Sciences from an accredited institution.

Must register with (KMLTTB)

Blood Transfusion

Tech.

One year Nairobi Dip in Medical Lab. Sciences from an accredited institution.

Must register with (KMLTTB)

Parasitology &

Entomology

One year Nairobi Dip in Medical Lab. Sciences from an accredited institution.

Must register with (KMLTTB)

Virology One year Nairobi Dip in Medical Lab. Sciences from an accredited institution.

Must register with (KMLTTB)

Ultra-sono-graphy FT:  one year

PT:   1½ yrs

Nairobi Medical Imaging tech. Dip. or an equivalent. OR

Radiography and Imaging Dip from a recognized institution.

Computed

Tomography

FT: one year Nairobi Medical Imaging tech. Dip. or an equivalent. OR

Radiography and Imaging Dip from a recognized institution.

Magnetic-  Resonance

Imaging

FT: one year Nairobi Medical Imaging tech. Dip. or an equivalent. OR

Radiography and Imaging Dip from a recognized institution.

Radio-graphy – Therapy FT : 1½ yrs Nairobi Medical Imaging tech. Dip. or an equivalent. OR

Radiography and Imaging Dip from an  accredited institution.

Medical

Education

One year Nairobi Dip in any one health related course

basic Computer skills is an advantage

Management of Health System One year Nairobi Dip.  in a Health course OR degree in a health course from an accredited institution
Critical Care & Nursing One year Nairobi, Thika, Machakos, Kilifi Nursing/KRN/KRCHN/KRM Dip.

Must register with a Nursing Council.

must be able to   cope with research and academic work

Perioperative Nursing one year Nairobi, Mombasa Nursing/KRN/KRCHN/KRM Dip.

Must register with a Nursing Council.

must be able to   cope with research and academic work

Pediatrics  Nursing one year Kisumu Nursing/KRN/KRCHN/KRM Dip.

Must register with a Nursing Council.

must be able to   cope with research and academic work

Palliative Care (DL) 1 ½ yrs Nairobi Nursing/KRN/KRCHN/KRM Dip.

Must register with a Nursing Council.

must be able to   cope with research and academic work

Psychiatrical Nursing One year Mathare Nursing/KRN/KRCHN/KRM Dip.

Must register with a Nursing Council.

must be able to   cope with research and academic work

Ophthalmical Care Nursing One year Nairobi Nursing/KRN/KRCHN/KRM Dip.

Must register with a Nursing Council.

must be able to   cope with research and academic work

Nephrology One year Nairobi,  Nakuru Nursing/KRN/KRCHN/KRM Dip.

Must register with a Nursing Council.

must be able to   cope with research and academic work

Family Health Nursing One year(DL Nairobi,  Gatundu, Thika, Nakuru,  Nyeri Nursing/KRN/KRCHN/KRM Dip.

Must register with a Nursing Council.

must be able to   cope with research and academic work

Kenya Registered Nurse Anaesthetist One year Kisumu Nursing/KRN/KRCHN/KRM Dip.

Must register with a Nursing Council.

must be able to   cope with research and academic work

Gaeriatric Nursing 1 ½ yrs

(DL

Nairobi Nursing/KRN/KRCHN/KRM Dip.

Must register with a Nursing Council.

must be able to   cope with research and academic work

Food Science &

Inspection

One year Nairobi Public Health/ EHS

Dip.

Management of Solid Waste One year Nairobi Public Health/ EHS

Dip.

Occupationa Health & Safety One year Nairobi Dip in Public Health/ Nursing/ Clinical Medicine/Dental Technology/ Orthopaedical Technology/ Occupational Therapy/ Medical Engineering
Epidemiology One year Nairobi Dip in Public Health/ KRCHN/ Clinical Medicine/ Medical Laboratory Science/ Pharmacy/ Nutrition/ Health Records & Information/ Community Oral Health
Community Rehabilitation one year Nairobi a relevant dip from an accredited institution
Health Education & promotion one year Nairobi A health related/ Social Science Dip from an accredited institution.
Community health & HIV management one year Nairobi A health related/ Social Science Dip from an accredited institution.
Orthotics

 

one year (DL Nairobi Orthopaedical Technology Dip
 

Contact Lenses

One year Nairobi Optometry Dip or an equivalent from an accredited institution
Orthopaedical Manual Therapy 1 ½ yrs  (DL Nairobi Physiotherapy Dip/ Bachelor’s/ Master’s Degree.

Must be Registered with a Physiotherapy Council

Neuro-rehabilitation 1 ½ yrs (DL Nairobi Physiotherapy Dip/ Bachelor’s/ Master’s Degree.

Must be Registered with a Physiotherapy Council

Therapeutic

Equipment

One year Nairobi Medical Engineering Dip.  in, OR an equivalent from an accredited institution

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