2019 / 2020 General Admission Requirements For Nursing Programmes In Nursing Colleges

By | June 6, 2018

2019 / 2020 General Admission Requirements For Nursing Programmes In Nursing Colleges

AUXILIARY PROGRAMMES (Certificate Courses)

1.Nurse Assistant Preventive (NAP) formerly Community Health Nursing (CHN)

2.Health Assistant Clinical (NAC)

Table (1): Requirements for Auxiliary Programmes

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

WASSCE

SSSCE

Age

16 – 35 years

Overall Aggregate

A cut off aggregate score of

A cutoff aggregate score of

Forty-Eight (48) or better in

Thirty (30) or better in six

six subjects, comprising 3

subjects, comprising 3 core

core and 3 elective subjects.

and 3 elective subjects.

Core Subjects and

AT LEAST credits (A1-E8) in

AT LEAST Passes (A-E) in

Minimum Grades

three core subjects. e.g.

three core subjects

English, Mathematics and

i.e. English, Mathematics

Integrated Science.

and Integrated Science.

Elective Subjects and

AT LEAST passes (A1-E8) in

AT LEAST passes (A-E) in

Minimum Grades

three Elective subjects

three Elective subjects

Diploma Programmes

1.Registered General Nursing (RGN)

2.Registered Mental Nursing (RMN)

3.Registered Midwifery (RM) Females only

4.Registered Community Health Nursing (RCN)

Table 2: Requirements for Basic Nursing Programmes

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

WASSCE

SSCE

Age

16 – 35 years

Overall Aggregate

An aggregate score of thirty –

An aggregate score of

Six (36) or better

Twenty-four (24) or better

in six subjects, comprising 3 core

in six subjects, comprising 3

and 3 elective subjects.

core and 3 elective subjects.

Credits (A1 – C6) in three Core

Credits (A- D) in three Core

Subjects i.e. English,

Subjects i.e. English,

Core Subjects and

Mathematics and Integrated

Mathematics and Integrated

Minimum Grades

Science.

Science.

Elective Subjects and

Credits (A1 – C6) in three

Credits (A – D) in three

Minimum Grades

Elective Subjects.

Electives Subjects.

POST BASIC PROGRAMMES

Requirements for qualification to Post Basic Nursing and Midwifery Programmes vary according to the programme of study. Programme specific requirements are given in Table 3 below.

Age: Not more than 50 yearsSubject to medical fitness.

Table 3: Specific Requirements for Post Basic Programmes

PROGRAMME

SERVICE REQUIREMENT

QUALIFICATION

REQUIRED

Peri-Operative Nursing

a. Mandatory one year

RGN

Critical Care Nursing

Rotation/Internship/National

RMN

ENT Nursing

Service

RM

Ophthalmic (BSc)

b. Three years’ experience in a

RCN

relevant Basic area OR two (2)

years’ work experience upon a

request from a facility after

internship.

Public Health Nursing

a. Mandatory one (1) year

RGN

(BSc)

Rotation/Internship/National

RMN

Service

RM

b. Three (3) years’ experience in a

RCN

relevant Basic area OR two (2)

years’ work experience upon a

request from a facility after

internship.

Post NAC/NAP

a. At least three (3) years’

Nurse Assistant

Midwifery

experience in a relevant Auxiliary

Preventive (NAP)

area.

Nurse Assistant Clinical

(NAC)

(BSc) Anesthesiology

a.

At least one (1) year

General Nurse

Rotation/Internship/National

Mental Health Nurse

Service

Midwife

b.

Two (2) years’ experience in

Registered Community

Health Nurse

a relevant Basic area OR one (1)

year work experience upon a

request from a facility after

internship.

BSc Environmental

Possess Diploma in

Health

a. Products from Accra School of

Environmental Health from

KNUST, Kumasi

Hygiene.

Possess

b. WASSCE students with Pure

Science (Physics, Chemistry,

WAHEB/GHAHEB

Biology)

Pure Science WASSCE

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