Are professional nurses worth their value today like before? Today there are over 40,000 practicing nurses in Ghana representing a ratio of 1: 739 persons of the general population. The demand and value for professional nurses inarguably should record a nose dive in the next few years. Increasing numbers of health institutions and nurses are
The University of Ghana School of Medicine and Dentistry (UGSMD) has announced that, it is inviting applications from qualified applicants for admission into it’s Graduate Entry Medical Programme for the 2017/2018 Academic Year. The Graduate Entry Medical Programme is an integrated 4-year Medical Programme which leads to the award of Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of
The 2016 Nursing and Midwifery licensure examinations involving Nursing and Midwifery Training institutions including Universities offering Nursing prgrammes took off last Monday in 37 centers across the country. Unlike in 2015 when 4,528 candidates were involved, this year saw a total number of 7,333 sitting for the basic nursing and midwifery programmes simultaneously. All candidates have successfully
The University of Health and Allied Sciences has opened admissions for the 2016/2017 academic year. The admissions include undergraduate degree and top-up for professional nurses and other health workers. Candidates for the top-up programme will be admitted to Level 300 and have the chance to either attend regular or weekends. Undergraduate programs available are; Medicine
The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana has expanded its requirements for renewal of license to include other professional activities other than participation in workshop. With the expanded CPD programs credit points needed for renewal of license could be earned in areas like Research, Publishing of professional education books or journals, active membership of professional
OMNI Nursing College is holding a two day free recruitment fair for nurses interested in a professional nursing practice in Canada. The fair takes place in Accra at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel on February 8th – 9th 2016, 9am – 5pm each day. Founder of the college, Ron Burke who is also a Registered Nurse, says
Twenty (20) candidates from the School of Nursing, University of Ghana Paediatric Nursing programme have sat for the licensing examination conducted by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana. The candidates had successfully completed a three year Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing with specialization in Paediatric Nursing. The two-day examination which began on Monday
UK is planning to create a new nursing support role to help bridge the difference between health care support workers who have care certificates and registered nurses. Health Minister Ben Gummer announced this in December 2015. Provisionally called nursing associates, they will work alongside healthcare support workers and fully qualified nurses focusing on patient care.