Nurses Flaunt Entrepreneurship Skills At LAUTECH

It was a moment of surprises yesterday at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Ogbomosho, open and distance learning centre as the centre held it first entrepreneur practical class for its pioneer set of Nursing students.

Nurses Flaunt entrepreneurship skills

The 500L students who are already registered nurses currently undergoing the 4 years RN-BNsc program in the institution were seen displaying diverse forms of entrepreneurial skills coupled with the clinical, leadership, case management, health promotion, analytical and critical thinking skills the program has equipped them with.

The over 400 students were divided into groups with each group having a unique entrepreneurship project to embark upon. Some of the projects include tie and dye , natural black soap, air freshener, bridal handfan, beads of different types, Shea butter, body creams and many others.

Apart from just bringing the finished projects to the class for display, the students were made to go through the process of production in the presence of other course mates to teach as many as would love to go into production of such products.

Present at the event, the Dean of nursing faculty of the institution, Prof. Ajibade commended the students for their entrepreneurial skills.

In his words, apart from giving injections, nurses can also be great entrepreneurs in other to have access to secondary sources of income.

Also in attendance were Mrs Ayanyinka, ADNS, LAUTECH Teaching Hospital, Mrs Adegoke Juliet , the course coordinator amongst others.

Entrepreneurship is becoming increasingly important within nursing care as societal changes give space for new entrepreneurs in the field of Nursing.

Updated: June 21, 2019 — 10:12 am

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Oluwatosin Kehinde

Born some decades ago, Odunayo is one of the Young but inspiring Nigerian Nurses making strategic waves in the 21st century Nursing profession. To many, Nursing is a calling, but to Nrs. Kethz as fondly called by friends, Nursing is by birth as he was born and bred in the family of Nurses. Growing up this way exposed him to the many challenges of Nurses at an early stage of life and he decided to change the narative by choosing Nursing as a career as against medicine his dad wanted him to study. During his early academic years, he was an active member of the press club, mentored by great writers and journalists before he later won the award of the "BEST NEWS CASTER OF THE YEAR". He's the Editor-in-chief, Nigerian Nursing Times, Nigerian first ever digital Nursing magazine which is also a publication of Fellow Nurses Africa. Oluwatosin Kehinde is a social media health influencer, motivational speaker, life coach, writer, author, Nurse-Journalist and Registered Nurse. As a blogger, he blogs at, he holds a bachelor's degree of Nursing science from the prestigious Ladoke Akintola University Of Techonology Ogbomosho , Oyo State , Nigeria. He's told his colleagues to address him simply as the FATHER OF MODERN NURSING severally but they wouldn't listen. He therefore settles for the Editor in chief/CEO Follow Nurses Africa.


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  2. Ogunyemi Odunayo Afolasayo

    This is great, welcome my wonderful colleagues.

  3. Mary-ann Obiageli Nwabuwa

    Scientific and skillful Nurses

  4. What a Glorious and enterprising course to study. Nurses are allround talented .God Bless Nurses for Great. Talent manifested and displayed in lautech.Courtesy of Entrepreneutship as a course presently studied in Lautech.

  5. Dis is nice. Great nurses.

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