Diploma in Nursing

[18 Months]

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The proposed Supplementary Introduction to Computer Course at Lyantonde School of Nursing and Midwifery in Uganda is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of computer literacy and essential computer skills. This short-term course, spanning three months, aims to equip students with the necessary knowledge and proficiency to effectively use computers in various aspects of their academic and professional lives The supplementary course in Introduction to Computers will be conducted over a period of three months, comprising several modules.

Course Objectives:

  1. Develop basic computer literacy: Students will acquire fundamental knowledge about computers, including their components, functions, and basic operation.
  2. Enhance digital skills: Emphasis will be placed on developing practical skills in using common computer applications and software, such as word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations.
  3. Improve internet and online communication skills: Students will learn how to browse the internet safely, search for information effectively, and utilize online communication tools, such as email and social media platforms.
  4. Foster efficient file management: The course will cover file organization, storage, and backup techniques, enabling students to effectively manage their digital files and folders.
  5. Promote data security and privacy: Students will be educated on the importance of data security, safe online practices, and protecting personal information while using computers and the internet.


Student progress and understanding will be assessed through assignments, quizzes, practical exercises, and a final examination. The assessments will aim to evaluate students' comprehension of key concepts and their ability to apply computer skills.


Upon completion of the Supplementary Introduction to Computer Course, students will have gained valuable computer literacy skills that can benefit them in various aspects of their lives, including their academic pursuits, professional careers, and personal use of technology. They will be better equipped to utilize computers and digital tools effectively, improving their efficiency, productivity, and communication in an increasingly technology-driven world.