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  • Area of Specialization: Community Health/Public Health Nursing/Nursing Education/Nursing Process
  • Department of Nursing Science

  • Elizabeth Oghoteru OYIBOCHA is registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) as a Registered Nurse (RN), Registered Midwife (RM), Registered Nurse Educator (RNE) and Registered Public Health Nurse (RPHN). I had my first degree in Nursing Science (B.N.Sc) from Delta State University, Abraka, Post Graduate Diploma in Education (P.G.D.E) from University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State and M.Sc. (Nursing) with specialty in Community Health/Public Health Nursing from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State. I am a Fellow of the West Africa College of Nursing (FWACN) and Member, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. As a nurse clinician, I served under the Hospital Management Board, Delta State for over eight years. And as a lecturer (nurse educator) lecturing nursing students on Research, Primary Health Care/Community Health Nursing, Maternal and Child Health, Nursing Process/Nursing Care Plan and Standardized Nursing Languages (SNLs) at the State School of Nursing, Warri, Delta State for more than seven years. I am an advocate of the application of SNLs into clinical nursing practice. I have attended local and international conferences, seminars and workshops and presented some papers. I am privileged to have been trained as a Master Trainer of Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Programme (MCPDP) by the NMCN. Also, I am a regular Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria External Examiner. I have served as NMCN accreditation team member and Secretary, Delta State Schools of Nursing Curriculum, Procedure Manual and Students' Handbook Review Committee. And as a Resourse Person and Assistant State Facilitator of MCPDP, Delta State Chapter that is saddled with the responsibility of organizing workshops and trainings to update and upgrade nurses and midwives on current trends and issues in nursing and midwifery while promoting and maintaining excellence in nursing/midwifery education and practice. I received the Vice Chancellor award as the Best Graduating Student (pioneer set) first degree, Department of Nursing Science, Delta State University, Abraka in 2010. Currently, I am the Secretary of the Research and Ethics Committee of the Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Delta State University, Abraka.
    My Publications
  1. 9. Oyibocha Elizabeth Oghoteru (2020) Experiences of midlife women and related co-morbidity issues during menopausal transition in Delta State, Nigeria , Journal of Health, Medicine and Nursing. An International Peer-reviewed Journal Vol.74 Pages: 42 - 54

  2. 10. OYIBOCHA Elizabeth Oghoteru (2019) The Basics of Standardized Nursing Languages; Nursing Process & Nursing Care Plan, KECI JULIUS GLOBAL WORLD
    Vol. Pages: 1 - 240

  3. 11. Asuquo, Ekaete Francis; Agatha Chigbo; Enunwaonye, Hossanna Chimdi; Emmanuel Udontre; Akpan-Idiok, P.Ackley; John, Ita; Abam, Akaninyene Ben; Mgbere, Mercy and Oyibocha, Elizabeth .O. (2019) PERCEPTION, RELATEDNESS AND CHALLENGES OF MANDATORY CONTINUOUS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES (MCPDP) TO NURSES IN SOUTH SOUTH ZONE OF NIGERIA , U6CAU Proceedings on Harnessing African Potentials for Sustainable Development, Calabar, Nigeria
    U6+ Consortium 2019/Publications Vol.Vol. 1, No.1 (Maiden edition) Pages: 155 - 166

  4. 1. Nneka E. Ubochi, Timothy A. Ehwarieme, Agnes N. Anarado and Elizabeth O. Oyibocha (2019) Building a strong and sustainable health care system in Nigeria: The role of the nurse , International Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Vol.Volume 11, Issue 7 Pages: 61-67

  5. 2. Elizabeth Oghoteru Oyibocha, Veronica .U. Osanekwu, Agatha .C. Chiron, Anne, .O. Omeru-Akwara, Edna .J. Ememu and Scholastica .U. Ukutsemuya (2018) Symptoms During Menopausal Transition: Age at onset, Prevalence and Burden among Women in Delta State, Nigeria , IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science (IOSR-JNHS) Vol.Volume7, Issue 5 Pages: 48-57

  6. 3. Mudiaga Eugene Akpotor, Ufuoma Agatha Emirate, Oyoma Edwin Akpotor, Elizabeth Oghoteru Oyibocha, Ighrakpata Ogheneriode and Chioma Agatha Chigbo (2018) Knowledge about HIV and HIV Stigma Mechanism of Nursing Students in Southwestern Nigeria , International Journal of Caring Sciences Vol.Volume 11, Issue 2 Pages: 819-830

  7. 4. Okunola, I, Olaogun, A.A, Adereti, S.C, Bankole, A, Oyibocha, E and Olayinka, A (2017) Paediatric Parents and Nurses Perception of Family-Centered Nursing Care in Southwest Nigeria, International Journal of Caring Sciences Vol.Volume 10, Issue 1 Pages: 67-75

  8. 5. Oyediran, O.O, Akinbade, M.O, Oyibocha, E.O and Ojofeitimi, E.O. (2017) Assessment of Nutritional Status of Premenopausal Female School Teachers in Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria , International Journal of Novel Research in Healthcare and Nursing Vol.Volume 4, Issue 1 Pages: 19-33

  9. 6. Oyibocha, Elizabeth Oghoteru and Olaogun, Adenike (2016) Quality of Life of Women in Climacteric Transition in Delta State, Nigeria , Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository Vol. Pages:

  10. 7. Timothy G, Irinoye O, Yunusa Umar, Popoola O, Oyibocha E, Bankole, B. (2015) Utilization of Therapeutic Communication as a Widget for Spiritual Andenergy Care: A Hope for the 21st Century Nursing Practice , Jour. Of Ayurveda & Holistic Medicine (JAHM)
    Vol.Volume 3, Issue 2 Pages: 33-40

  11. 8. Oyibocha, E.O., Irinoye, O., Sagua, E. O., Ogungide-Essien, O.T., Deli, J.E. & Okome, O.L. (2014) Sustainable Healthcare System in Nigeria: Vision, Strategies and Challenges , IOSR Journal of Economics and Finance (IOSR/JEF) Vol.Volume 5, Issue 2 Pages: 28-39