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Mrs. EASTER CHUKWUDI OSUCHUKWU

Lecturer II
Nursing Science
easter.osuchukwu@unical.edu.ng

MRS EASTER CHUKWUDI OSUCHUKWU joined the Department of Nursing Science, University of Calabar in 2014 as lecturer 2. She holds a Bachelor’s degree (B.NSC) from the University of Calabar in 2007. She also holds a Master’s degree in Nursing Science, specializing in Medical-Surgical Nursing from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State in 2014. Mrs Osuchukwu is currently a doctoral student at the Ebonyi State University. She is a beneficiary of the study fellowship from the University of Calabar for her Doctoral program in Nursing (medical-sutgical) at the Ebony State University, Abakiliki, Ebonyi State. In 2018, she was honored with an award by the Nigerian University Nursing Students Association, University of Calabar branch in recognition of her contributions to Academic Development of students in the Department of Nursing Science, University of Calabar. The West African College of Nursing in 2009 also honored her with a certificate for attending the Human Resource Management. In 2018, she attended the 5th Biennial Conference of NANDA-1 African Network, Calabar. She alsoattended the 14th Scientific Conference/Biennial General Meeting of West African College of Nursing, Abuja, Nigeria 2017. She has been presented papers (posters) in 2015 at the Annual Conference of the America Public Health Association (APHA) held in Chicago, USA and also at the 44th Biennial convention of Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International in 2017 among others. She teaches undergraduate nursing students, she has interest in research and has attended several conferences both international and National. Ongoing research projects include: Determinate of prostate cancer screening uptake among men in Calabar; the preliminary findings still in progress. Mrs. Osuchukwu is a member of the following professional associations: National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNAM), National Association of Pediatric Nurses - Nigeria Chapter (NAPN), Hospic and Palliative Care Association of Nigeria (HPCAN) and she is a fellow of West African College of Nursing. She has been an examiner to the nursing and midwifery council of Nigeria (N&MCN) since 2004 till date. She is the secretary to Ruth group, Diocese of Calabar, Anglican Communion till date. She is also a member of Calabar Sport, Calabar. Easter Osuchukwu is visible on the Database/Research gate with five citations. She had published over eighteen scholarly papers in National and International journals and had presented some papers at scientific conferences and meetings within and outside Nigeria. She enjoys sport (Table Tennis) and loves Children.

Osuchukwu, E. C.,Okoronkwo, I. I. L. and Ezeruigbo, C. S. F. (2018). Umbulical cord care and management outcome among mothers in Calabar South Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Nursing, Midwife and Health Related Cases, 4(1), 1 – 11.


Osuchukwu, E. C.,Ezeruigbo, C. S. F. and Eko, J. E. (2017). Knowledge of standard umbilical Cord management among mothers in CalabarSouth Local Government Area, Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Nursing Science, 7(3), 57 – 62.


Oyira, E. J., Mgbekem, M., Osuchukwu, E. C., Affiong, E. O., Lukpata, F. E. and Ojong-Alasia, M. M (2016). Delivery pain antiety/fear control between midwives among women in Cross River State. Journal of Education and Training Studies, 4(3).


Osuchukwu, N. C., Osuchukwu, E. C., Eko, J. E. and Ekum, M. A. (2016). HIV-AIDS knowledge and accessibility to HIV information among women in Obudu Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Ebola, AIDS, HIV and Infectious Disease and Immunity, 2(1), 12 – 28.


Osuchukwu, N. C., Osuchukwu, E. C.,Eko, J. E., Samson-Akpan, P. E., Akpasa, A. O., Osonwa, K. O. and Offiong D. A. (2015). Perception of the determinants of maternal mortality in Calabar South Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Public Health, Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 1(1), 1 – 13.

Osuchukwu, N. C.,Osuchukwu, E. C.,Eko, J. E. and Otarch, O. (2015). Occupational exposure to wood dust in Calabar Municipality, Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Science and Research, (IJSR), 4(5), 1414 -1420.

Inah, G. E., Inah, E. U., Osuchukwu, N. C.,Etim, J. J., Ogri, A. I. O. and Osuchukwu, E. C. (2014). The effect of population explosion on family standard of living in Calabar, Nigeria.European Scientific Journal, 10(20),190-204

Ella, R. E., Osuchukwu, E. C., Akpan-Idiok, P. A. and Kanu, S. E. (2016). Knowledge and practice of injection safety among nurses at University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH, Calabar, Nigeria: Implications for Nursing education. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Science, 22, 81 – 90.


Duke, E. U., Osuchukwu, E. C., Akpan-Idiok, P. A., Akpan, M. I. and Ojong-Alasia, M. M. (2015). Classroom management techniques and pupil midwives performance in maternal and child health care programme in Akwa Ibom and Cross River States.Nigeria International Profession Nursing Journal, 14,3


Duke, E. U., Ojong-Alasia, M. M., Akpan-Idiok, P. A., Osuchukwu, E. C. and Essien, N. (2015). Teaching learning effectiveness amongst student midwives and their performance in maternal and child care programme in Akwa Ibom and Cross River States. Nigeria International Profession Nursing Journal, 14,3.

Osuchukwu, N. C.,Osuchukwu, E. C.,Akpabio I. I. and Ekpenyong, B. N. (2013) Socio-Economic Background and Prevalence of Visual Defects Amongst students in Public and Private Secondary Schools in Calabar Municipality, Cross River State Nigeria. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 19:151-155.

Osuchukwu, N. C.,Osuchukwu, E. C. and Ibe, T. I. (2013). The Prevalence of HIV infection Among Cannabis – Abuse Psychiatric Patients: The Case of Federal Psychiatric Hospital, Calabar. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 19:157-167.

Osuchukwu, N. C.and Osuchukwu, E. C. (2011). Refractive Errors Among Secondary School students in Isuikwuato Local Government Area of Abia State. Nigeria. Global Journal of Medical Sciences, 10(1,2):13-18.

Osuchukwu, N. C.and Osuchukwu, E. C. (2011). Prevalence of Alcohol Abuse in Calabar South Local Government Area of Cross River State. Global Journal of Medical Sciences, 10(1,2):29-36.

Osuchukwu N. C. and Osuchukwu, E. C. (2009). Factors influencing utilization of Modern family planning services among women of child bearing age (15-49 years) in the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital.Calabar. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine, 9(1):37-42.

Osuchukwu, N. C.and Osuchukwu, E. C. (2008). The Problems and Prospects of Family Planning Services in the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar. Global Journal of Social Sciences, 7:43-48.


Osuchukwu, N. C and Osuchukwu, E. C. (2008). Epidemiology of Cigarette Smoking Among Secondary School Students in Owerri Municipality. Imo State Nigeria. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine, 8(1):49-53.
No Results for Research Works done

Showing All Conferences Attended

Scientific Conference/Workshop of National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives
Scientific Conference/Workshop of National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives, Calabar, Nigeria.
Start: Saturday 2nd June, 2007
End: Tuesday 5th June, 2007
Examiners’ Workshop of Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria
Examiners’ Workshop of Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria Owerri, Nigeria.
Start: Friday 8th August, 2014
End: Friday 22nd August, 2014
14th Scientific Conference/Biennial General Meeting (BGM)
14th Scientific Conference/Biennial General Meeting (BGM) of West African College of Nursing, Abuja, Nigeria – 1st – 8th July, 2017.
Start: Saturday 1st July, 2017
End: Saturday 8th July, 2017
Workshop on Introduction to Cochrane Systematic Reviews and evidence Based Medicine
A Two-Day Workshop on Introduction to Cochrane Systematic Reviews and evidence Based Medicine.
Start: Monday 12th September, 2016
End: Tuesday 13th September, 2016
Training Workshop/International Conference on the 3RS in Research and Teaching in a Developing Countries
Three-Day Training Workshop/International Conference on the 3RS in Research and Teaching in a Developing Countries.
Start: Thursday 5th May, 2016
End: Saturday 7th May, 2016
2nd Annual Scientific Conference
2nd Annual Scientific Conference Bloodless medicine and Surgery Society, Calabar, Nigeria 10th – 11th June, 2016.
Start: Friday 10th June, 2016
End: Saturday 11th June, 2016
Examiners Workshop of Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria
Examiners Workshop of Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, Uyo, Nigeria.
Start: Sunday 8th February, 2009
End: Thursday 12th February, 2009
Workshop Organized by Pharmacy New, Lagos
Workshop Organized by Pharmacy New, Lagos, Nigeria, 15th – 16th 2009
Start: Wednesday 15th April, 2009
End: Thursday 16th April, 2009
Conference of Committee of Heads of Basic and Post Basic Nursing Institutions in Nigeria (COHBPNIN)
Conference of Committee of Heads of Basic and Post Basic Nursing Institutions in Nigeria (COHBPNIN), Ilorin, Nigeria.
Start: Monday 3rd March, 2014
End: Friday 7th March, 2014
13th Scientific Conference/Biennial General Meeting (BGM) of West African College of Nursing
13th Scientific Conference/Biennial General Meeting (BGM) of West African College of Nursing, Ghana.
Start: Sunday 19th July, 2015
End: Saturday 25th July, 2015
Workshop on Writing Grant Winning Proposal and Consultancy Proposal
Workshop on Writing Grant Winning Proposal and Consultancy Proposal, Calabar.
Start: Tuesday 22nd November, 2016
End: Wednesday 23rd November, 2016
5th Biennial conference of NANDA
5th Biennial conference of NANDA – A African Network, Calabar, Nigeria.
Start: Monday 2nd April, 2018
End: Friday 6th April, 2018
11th Scientific Conference/Biennial General Meeting of West African College of Nursing
11th Scientific Conference/Biennial General Meeting of West African College of Nursing, Bajul, the Gambia.
Start: Tuesday 4th June, 2013
End: Tuesday 11th June, 2013
Scientific Conference/Annual General Meeting
Scientific Conference/Annual General Meeting of Hospioe and Pallative Care Association of Nigeria (HPCAN), Enugu, Nigeria, 2nd to 5th June, 2010
Start: Wednesday 2nd June, 2010
End: Saturday 5th June, 2010
Workshop on Standard Patient Care
Workshop on Standard Patient Care: The Rudiment of Nursing Profession Organized by West Africa College of Nursing South-South zone. Calabar.
Start: Wednesday 11th June, 2008
End: Thursday 12th June, 2008
Training/Workshop of Institute of International Education (IIE)
Training/Workshop of Institute of International Education (IIE) New York.
Start: Tuesday 9th May, 2017
End: Thursday 18th May, 2017
No Results for Grants/Awards Received