Amina Namadi Sambo Comprehensive Hospital Kaduna center was established in 23rd January
2008, the Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme is a skilled training
programme of various Tertiary Institutions for all Nigerians. The medical
center is well equipped with equipment and materials that enable me to apply
all the theoretical knowledge in real work situation, it exposes me on working
techniques and method of handling equipment, devices and machineries. It also
teaches me some safety laboratory precautions, and how to carryout tests in
various sections, such as parasitology, hematology, chemical pathology.
registration and dispatchment of result
Industrial Work Experience Scheme is a skilled training programme of various
Tertiary Institutions for all Nigerians. The medical center is well equipped
with equipment and materials that enable me to apply all the theoretical
knowledge in real work situation, it exposes me on working techniques and
method of handling equipment, devices and machineries. It also teaches me some
safety laboratory precautions, and how to carryout tests in various sections,
such as parasitology, hematology, chemical pathology.
1971 by the decree 4047 of the Nigeria law, the student industrial work
experience is a skilled training program of various tertiary institutions for
all Nigerians. It is also aimed at providing the student an opportunity to
apply his/ her knowledge in real work situation. The Students’ Industrial Work
Experience Scheme (SIWES) program began in 1973/1974 as student industrial
The program was established as a result of complains from
industries about the practical deficiencies of the nation higher institution
graduates. The scheme is therefore, the approval skills acquisitions forming a
part of the minimum academic requirement, degree/higher diploma program in all
Nigerian Institutions of higher learning. The industrial training fund (ITF) is
a body that was establish by the federal government.
is an industrial training given to students in Nigerian tertiary institutions
in order to introduce a student to practical knowledge of theories learned in
their various institutions, and also It provides students with opportunity of
learning the practical aspect of their course thereby seeking to bridge the gap
between theory and practical knowledge.
SIWES program usually commenced at the
third year of a four year course and also at the fourth year of a five years
course of various field of pure and applied sciences, Engineering, social
sciences.etc.SIWES program normally undertaken in a period of three to six
months after first semester break.
the student industrial work scheme include;
students in institutions of higher learning to acquire industrial skills and
experiences in their course of study.
To provide students with an opportunity to apply
their knowledge in real work and actual practice.
To make the transition from school to the world of
work easier and to enhance students contacts for later job placement.
To prepare students for the work situation they are
likely to meet after graduation.
To expose students to work methods and techniques in
handling equipments and machinery that may not be available in their
of the SIWES is to provide students with an opportunity to apply their
theoretical knowledge in real work situation thereby bridging the gap between
the theory learnt in class and the practice.
Historical Development of Amina Namadi Sambo Comprehensive Hospital
Namadi Sambo (The Executive Governor of Kaduna State) on this day 23rd
Namadi Sambo Comprehensive Hospital Kaduna
and finance Unit
deals scientific study of nature, causes, and origin of disease. Biochemically
diseases result from alterations of either the structure or amount of certain
biomolecules, or due to deficiencies of an enzyme. Microorganism such as
bacteria, viruses, protozoa, fungi.etc could either cause mutation, nutritional
imbalance, or hormonal deficiency or excess. These lead to severe alteration in
the internal environment and physiology of cells, thus, diseases are simply
abnormalities in structure and function of cells.
you put on protective lab coat.
on face mask where necessary.
you put on practice gloves (hand gloves).
by mouth is not allowed.
cosmetics in the laboratory or testing work area.
neat, clean and free of extra materials that are pertinent to the work.
with 10% bleach immediately after any spill of potentially dangerous materials
and at the end of each working day.
samples and before leaving the laboratory.
when work is in progress.
with water tight dressing.
or potential exposures to infectious materials to the laboratory supervisor.
laboratory unit in which the receptionists are there to do the back bone of the
laboratory work. Here, collection, registration and labeling of samples are
done. Before collection of sample, the test has to be coasted and duly paid and
issued sample container to patients. Instructions were given to patients on how
to pass out the sample into the container. Samples are collected for different
test as filled by the doctor on request form.
are best collected soon after a patient wakes up when the organism have had the
opportunity to multiply over several hours. Blood for culture is usually best
collected when a patient temperature begins to rise. The time of collection for
most other specimens will depends on the condition of the patient and the times
agreed between the medical laboratory staff.
and labeling of samples
request form brought by a patient is registered accordingly in the general
registration book, the laboratory request form indicates patients full name,
age, sex, I.D.No and type(s) of test(s) to be conducted.
different columns, name, age, sex, Laboratory reference number, amount of the
test and number of test to be conducted. Each sample brought to the laboratory
was clearly labeled with the date, patients name and number, age, sex and date
of collection, to avoid confusion.
out and dispatchment of result
result he/she has to present a small white receipt indicating his/her name and
test on it. New results are dispatched into their respective folders before the
patient comes for his/her result.