he Nursing and Midwifery council of Nigeria (N&MCN) (Established by Decree No 89 of 1979) is the regulatory Body of the Nursing Profession in Nigeria concerned with Nursing Education, Registration and Practice.
The N&MCN established the Mandatory Continuing Professional Development (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.
- To expose nurses to current development as well as new trends in health and nursing care
- To sharpen the knowledge and skills of Nurses on better ways of rendering quality, individualized, goal directed nursing care using the Nursing Process approach.
- To constantly bring to the fore health issues as regards nursing education and practice and collaborative care.
- Be a requirement for participation in council activities and especially, renewal of licence