Established in 1982, Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital in Ado Ekiti has a rich history of serving the healthcare needs of its community. Originally founded as a general hospital, it underwent a transformative evolution in 2009, becoming a teaching hospital affiliated with the College of Medicine at Ekiti State University. This affiliation marked a pivotal moment, integrating medical education and research into the hospital’s operations, enhancing its ability to provide comprehensive healthcare services.
The Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital offers a diverse range of courses, reflecting its commitment to medical education. The curriculum includes programs in anatomy, microbiology, dentistry, nursing, psychology, community health nursing, critical care nursing, pediatric nursing, nursing research, ophthalmic nursing, accident and emergency nursing, clinical nurse specialists, nurse midwives, nurse anesthetists, nurse administrators, and adult gerontology.
Prospective students can apply to the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital by visiting the official website (www.eksuthson.edu.ng). The application process involves creating a profile, obtaining an application number, and making a payment of N12,322.50. Payment can be completed online or at designated commercial banks. Once verified, applicants can upgrade their profiles, upload necessary documents, and print their application slips containing examination details.
Medical Education and Research:
EKSUTH is dedicated to advancing medical education and research in the region. The teaching hospital provides a conducive environment for students, residents, and faculty members to engage in academic pursuits. With state-of-the-art facilities and a committed team of experienced medical professionals, EKSUTH offers a wide range of research opportunities across various medical disciplines. The hospital actively encourages staff and students to participate in research projects, presenting papers, and sharing knowledge at national and international conferences.
School of Nursing:
The School of Nursing at Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti, plays a crucial role in training future healthcare professionals. The school fees for the 2023/2024 academic session have been released, with options for installment payments. Indigenes of Ekiti State are required to pay N121,000.00, while non-indigenes are expected to pay N136,000.00. The admission requirements include a minimum JAMB UTME score of 200 and a minimum of five ‘O’ Level credits in relevant subjects.
Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital Ado Ekiti has emerged as a beacon of excellence in healthcare. Through its commitment to quality medical education, research initiatives, and comprehensive healthcare services, EKSUTH continues to play a significant role in advancing healthcare standards in the region. The collaborative efforts with Ekiti State University have created a synergy that fosters the development of skilled healthcare professionals, contributing to the overall well-being of the community.