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Mrs. Victoria Kalu Uka


Nursing Science


Lecturer II


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About Mrs. Victoria Kalu Uka

Victoria Kalu Uka is a Registered Nurse/Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria. She is currently, a Lecturer II in the Department of Nursing Science, Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, Nigeria. She holds a Master of Science in Maternal and Child Health Nursing (MScN) and Bachelor of Nursing Science(BNSc) from the University of Calabar. Victoria has served in different capacities as a Nurse/Midwife before transferring her services to the University of Calabar. She served as a Nurse counsellor for the Society Against the Spread of Aids (SASA) from 2004-2007; Field Demonstrator (First Medical and Sterile Product, 2007); worked as a midwife at the Obstetrics and Gynaecology unit of the University of Calabar Teaching hospital (UCTH)Nigeria for seven (7) years. Community service responsibilities implemented include Examiner, Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria and a resource person for the Mandatory Compulsory Development Programme for nurses (MCPDP) in Cross River State. She also took part in the Reproductive Health Survey which targeted adolescents in secondary schools through the Federal Bureau of Statistics, Calabar, funded by UNICEF in 2007. In addition, she participated in the PLACE Project (Priorities for Local AIDS Effort), a post intervention survey, conducted by the Society for Family Health in February, 2008. On completion of her undergraduate study as the best graduating student in 2009/2010 academic session, she was appointed as an Assistant Lecturer (Research Fellow) in the Department of Nursing Science. This appointment necessitated her transfer of service to the University of Calabar in February, 2015. Her employment in the University has enabled her develop skills in quantitative and qualitative research designs, data collection methods, data computation, analysis and academic report writing. In the University of Calabar, she has lectured in Midwifery related courses, supervised undergraduate research and has served as Examination Officer in the Department of Nursing science. Her main focus of research is Midwifery and Nursing education. She has co-authored articles published locally and internationally.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School Leaving CertificateChristian Nursery/Primary School, 64 Atakpa Street, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria19901993
SSCHoly Child Secondary School, Marian Hill, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria19942000
Registered Nurse CertificateSt Margaret School of Nursing, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria 20012004
Registered Midwife CertificateSt Margaret School of Midwifery, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria20052006
B.NSc.University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria20062010
M.Sc. NursingUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria20142017

S/N Publication
Ella, R. E., Duke, E., Esienumoh, E. E., Nyah, V & Uka, V. K (2020). Cervical cancer screening amongst female nursing students in a tertiary institution in South South, Nigeria. Global Journal of Health Science, 12 (1), 165-175
Ella, R. E., Duke, E., Esienumoh, E. E., Nyah, V & Uka, V. K (2020). Cervical cancer screening amongst female nursing students in a tertiary institution in South South, Nigeria. Global Journal of Health Science, 12 (1), 165-175
Mgbekem, M. A., Nwakwue, N., Uka, V. K. & Armon, M.A. (2019). The relationship between listening knowledge and academic performance among nursing students of the university of Calabar, Nigeria. International Journal of Current Research,11 (6), 4544-4549
Mgbekem, M. A., Lukpata, F., Ndukaku, N., Armon, M., Uka, V. K., Udosen, G.N & Adrew-Bassey, P. (2019). Knowledge and utilization of mushroom as a food supplement among families in selected Local Government Areas of Cross River State, Nigeria. Food and Nutrition Sciences, 10 , 1287-1299.
Uka, V. K., Samson-Akpan, P. E., Okpara, H. C., & Ekanem, E. E. (2018). Pre-presentation management, metabolic state and outcome of children admitted for diarrhoea disease in Calabar, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Paediatrics, 45(3), 145-150.
Ojong, I.N.,Mgbekem, M.A. & Uka, V. K. (2017). Infection control practices among health care providers in secondary health facility in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Development Research, 97 (1), 11292-11296.
Mgbekem, M.A., Ojong, I.N., Odey, L.O., Lukpata, F. E & Uka, V. K., Ojong, A. M & Chiotu, C. N. (2016). Knowledge and application of reflective practice: a tool for meaningful practice among nurses in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Nursing, Midwife and Health Related Cases, 2 (2), 26-38.
Mgbekem, M.A., Ojong, I.N., Lukpata, F.E., Armon, M &Uka, V. K. (2016). Middle range theory evaluation: Bridging the theory-practice gap. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 22, 249-254
Ojong, I. N., Mgbekem, M.A. &Uka, V. K. (2016). Determinants of reproductive health awareness among secondary school students in Northern, Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Science and Research Methodology,5(2), 136-143.
Ojong I. N., Esienumoh E. E., Uka, V. K & Edet, O. B. (2015). Breast cancer awareness and practice of self-breast examination among women in Adiabo community in Odukpani local government area of Cross River State. Journal of Clinical Nursing Studies, 4(1): 50-56.
Ojong I. N., Chiotu, C. N., Duke, E. U & Uka, V. K. (2015). School- based survey of adolescents’ opinion on premarital sex in selected secondary schools in Yakurr local Government Area, Cross River State, Nigeria.Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 21(2), 191
David N. A & Akpaninyang, V. I. (2011). Social and health implications of teenage pregnancy in Calabar South local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. The Leajon: An Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary studies, 3(1): 109- 121.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
College of Nursing International Nursing Research Conference, University of Edinburgh, Scotland. 2016-04-062016-04-08
West African College of Nursing (Nigerian Chapter) Annual general meeting/scientific conference, Calabar 2016-10-032016-10-07
The 31st International Council of Midwives’ Congress, Toronto Canada,2017-06-182017-06-22
Examiner’s Workshop organised by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria2017-07-172017-07-21
The 5th Biennial NANDA-I African Network conference, Calabar, Nigeria2018-04-022018-06-06
7th International consortium conference, U6+ Initiative for Development, held at the University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria 2019-09-022019-09-06