School of Nursing & Midwifery

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OVERVIEW

Summary

WIUC-Ghana intends to train and to prepare nurses with holistic-evidence based knowledge, access to real-time nursing care and skill sets adequate to meet the healthcare demands in compliance with contemporary socio-cultural health system. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing programme is intended to produce nurses who will provide preventive, curative, promotive and rehabilitative nursing care at all levels of the health care system to individuals, families and communities.

Study Options:
  • Regular
  • Evening
  • Weekend

Career Options:
  • Certified Dialysis Nurse
  • Legal Nurse Consultant
  • Nurse Midwife
  • Nurse Anesthetist
  • Nurse Case Manager
  • Nurse Educator
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Researcher

Courses Offered Include:
  • Anatomy & Physiology I
  • Basic Nursing
  • First Aid, Emergency and Disaster Management
  • Therapeutic Communication
  • Health Promotion
  • Personal and Environmental Health
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Introductory Sign Language

ELIGIBILITY

WASSCE & SSSCE:

The School will admit students with West African Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSCE) with at least credits in six courses (C6) in English Language, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science and three (3) elective subjects in Science, General Arts or Home Economics subjects with an overall aggregate of 36 or better. Preference will be given to students with Science electives. Senior Secondary School applicants will enter the programme at level 100. As part of the NMCs requirement for students to be enrolled on the programme, all students must have credit (A1-C6) in integrated science for admission into the program.
Mature Students
  • Diploma Holders
  • Holders of a Diploma in Nursing from recognized institutions and a pass in the licensure examination conducted by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana will be admitted to level 300.
  • Other Mature Candidates
  • Professional nurses with Diploma in Nursing Education/Administration with a minimum of B+ average will enter at level 200. These professional nurses include midwives and registered mental health nurses
  • State Registered Nurses (enter the programme in the second year)
  • Auxiliary nurses such as health assistant clinical personnel, Community will enter the programme at level 200 and 100 respectively after a selection examination.
  • Mature students who are not professional nurses at the time of admission should have the minimum requirement for admission as stated for SSSCE/WASSCE.

Others:
  • Foreign students must have result slips translated into English. The results must meet the set standards for the programme. In addition, applicants must be able to speak and write fluently in English. As part of the NMC’s requirements for nurses, foreign students must have the WASSE/SSSCE equivalent for admission into the programme.

COURSE FEES
Fees For Ghanaian Students
Freshers Continuing Student
GHS3,550.00 per semester GHS 3,425.00 per semester

Fees For Foreign Students
Freshers Continuing Student
$2,262.00 per semester $2,262.00 per semester

Local and International Fee Payment Options


 

OVERVIEW

Summary

Wisconsin’s Department of Midwifery under the School of Nursing offers a four-year Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Midwifery aimed at preparing students for careers as midwives. Graduates may go on to acquire further experience and qualifications to enable them to become specialists in various areas of antenatal and postnatal care.

Study Options:
  • Regular
  • Evening
  • Weekend

 

Career Options:
  • Certified Midwife
  • Birthing Partner

 

Courses Offered Include:
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Paediatric and Neonatal Care
  • Medical and Surgical Nursing
  • Psychiatry & Mental Health
  • Antenatal &Postnatal Care
  • Reproductive Health & Family Planning
  • Traditional and Alternative Medicine
  • Current trends in Community Health Nursing
  • Guidance and Counselling
  • Entrepreneurial Skill
  • Gender Studies
  • ICT Skills, Sign Language, Introduction to French

 

ELIGIBILITY

WASSCE & SSSCE:

The School will admit students with West African Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSCE) with at least credits in six courses (C6) in English Language, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science and three (3) elective subjects in Science, General Arts or Home Economics subjects with an overall aggregate of 36 or better. Preference will be given to students with Science electives. Senior Secondary School applicants will enter the programme at level 100. As part of the NMCs requirement for students to be enrolled on the programme, all students must have credit (A1-C6) in integrated science for admission into the program.

Mature Students
  • Diploma Holders
  • Holders of a Diploma in Nursing from recognized institutions and a pass in the licensure examination conducted by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana will be admitted to level 300.
  • Other Mature Candidates
  • Professional nurses with Diploma in Nursing Education/Administration with a minimum of B+ average will enter at level 200. These professional nurses include midwives and registered mental health nurses
  • State Registered Nurses (enter the programme in the second year)
  • Auxiliary nurses such as health assistant clinical personnel, Community will enter the programme at level 200 and 100 respectively after a selection examination.
  • Mature students who are not professional nurses at the time of admission should have the minimum requirement for admission as stated for SSSCE/WASSCE.

 

Others:
  • Foreign students must have result slips translated into English. The results must meet the set standards for the programme. In addition, applicants must be able to speak and write fluently in English. As part of the NMC’s requirements for nurses, foreign students must have the WASSE/SSSCE equivalent for admission into the programme.

 

COURSE FEES
Fees For Ghanaian Students
FreshersContinuing Student
GHS3,550.00 per semesterGHS 3,425.00 per semester

 

Fees For Foreign Students
FreshersContinuing Student
$2,262.00 per semester$2,262.00 per semester

 

Local and International Fee Payment Options

 

OVERVIEW

Summary

The Wisconsin International University College Bachelor of Science in Community Health Nursing programme is affiliated with the University for Development Studies. WIUC-Gh intends to train and to prepare nurses with holistic-evidence based knowledge, access to real-time nursing care and skill sets adequate to meet the healthcare demands in compliance with contemporary socio-cultural health system.

Study Options:
  • Regular
  • Evening
  • Weekend
 
Career Options:
  • Government Departments.
  • Armed Forces.
  • Maternal Clinics.
  • Communicable Diseases.
  • School Health.
  • Tuberculosis Care
  • Voluntary Programs.
  • Outbreak Prevention.
 
Courses Offered Include:
  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Fundamentals of Surgical Nursing
  • Sociology for Health
  • Psychology and Health
  • Foundations of Community Health Nursing
  • Physiology
  • Therapeutic Communication

ELIGIBILITY

WASSCE & SSSCE:

The School will admit students with West African Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSCE) with at least credits in six courses (C6) in English Language, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science and three (3) elective subjects in Science, General Arts or Home Economics subjects with an overall aggregate of 36 or better. Preference will be given to students with Science electives. Senior Secondary School applicants will enter the programme at level 100. As part of the NMCs requirement for students to be enrolled on the programme, all students must have credit (A1-C6) in integrated science for admission into the program.

Mature Students

Mature applicants include:

  • Diploma Holders

Holders of a Diploma in Community Nursing from recognized institutions with a minimum GPA of 2.50 and a pass in the licensure examination conducted by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana will be admitted to level 300.  There will also be a selection examination and interview.

  • Holders of Registered Nurse Assistants (Preventive) – RNAP and Certificate Community Health Nursing

Registered Nurse Assistants (Preventive) and Certificate Community Health Nursing will enter at Level 200 after a 6-week access course. Certificate Community Health Nurses and Nurse Assistant Preventive certificates from the Nurses and Midwifery Council of Ghana will be verified by the Council before students would be admitted into the programme. Prospective access students would be required to go through a selection interview session before they would be recruited into the programme. Holders of Registered Health Assistant Clinical (NAC/HAC) certificate Registered HAC/NAC holders will enter the BSc Community Health programme at level 100 after passing a six week access programme.

  • Other Mature Candidates
  • Professional nurses with Diploma in Nursing Education/Administration with a minimum of B+ average will enter at level 200. These professional nurses include midwives and registered mental health nurses
  • State Registered Nurses (enter the programme in the second year)

 

Others:

Foreign students must have result slips translated into English. The results must meet the set standards for the programme. In addition, applicants must be able to speak and write fluently in English. As part of the NMC’s requirements for nurses, foreign students must have the WASSE/SSSCE equivalent for admission into the programme.

 

Duration of Study Programmes:

The minimum period for completion of the Bachelor’s degrees shall be 8 semesters and the maximum period shall be 11 semesters for those entering at level 100. Students who would enter at level 200 hundred would use a minimum of 6 semesters and a maximum of 9 semesters to complete the Bachelor’s degree in community Health Nursing. Finally, students who would enter the programme at level 300 shall spend a minimum of 4 semesters and a maximum of 7 semesters to complete the programme.

 

COURSE FEES
Fees For Ghanaian Students
FreshersContinuing Student
GHS3,550.00 per semesterGHS 3,425.00 per semester
Fees For Foreign Students
FreshersContinuing Student
$2,262.00 per semester$2,262.00 per semester

 

Local and International Fee Payment Options