UHAS School of Nursing and Midwifery

UHAS School of Nursing and Midwifery

About UHAS School of Nursing and Midwifery

AIMS

To provide higher education in the Nursing and Midwifery Sciences through teaching and research for persons suitably qualified and capable of benefiting from such education;

To disseminate knowledge and results of research and their applications to the needs and aspirations of the people of Ghana;

To provide clinical and other skills services to contribute positively to improving the health status and overall quality of life, and foster partnerships with outside persons and bodies.

CORE VALUES AND PHILOSOPHY

Working with integrity and maintain an empowering environment based on mutual trust respect and partnership among academic and non-academic staff, students and external links;

Applying innovative educational approaches and technologies (including distance learning) to enhance access to programmes with a focus to train high calibre nurses and midwives at all levels of education;

  • Using modern information and communication technology (ICT) and other education tools to drive this programme wherever possible;
  • Seeking, through research and clinical service, to be relevant to the health needs of Ghana and beyond, with future programmes relating to emerging challenges and trends in both the health and educational sectors;
  • Be practically oriented by emphasizing community work as a compulsory component of all programmes offered in the School; Develop curriculum that entails effective balance between academic knowledge and competencies required in the world of work;
  • Collaborate with the Ministries of Health and Education, Ministries, Departments and Agencies, professional bodies, the private sector and international institutions in the attainment of the mission of the University.

UHAS School of Nursing and Midwifery Programmes Offered

Bachelor of Nursing

The Bachelor of Nursing programme is intended to produce competent professional nurses who will give quality health care and services in the community, clinics and hospitals; nurses that will give emotional support to clients and their relatives by collaborating with other health workers. The goal of the programme, therefore, is to produce a professional nurse who will provide nursing care and services under the supervision of senior professional nurses, both in the clinical and community settings, with emphasis on nursing operational research, which will help to provide information for quality of nursing education and practice (care).

The UHAS Nursing programme is an upgrade on the Diploma in Nursing curriculum being used by the Nursing Training Institutions in the country.

Bachelor of Midwifery

The Bachelor of Midwifery programme is intended to produce competent professional midwives who will give quality health care and services in the community, clinics and hospitals. The Midwife would give emotional support to clients and their relatives by collaborating with other health workers. The goal of the programme, therefore, is to educate a professional midwife who will provide midwifery care and services under the supervision of senior professional midwives, both in the clinical and community settings, with emphasis on midwifery operational research, which will help to provide information for quality of midwifery education and practice (care).

The UHAS Midwifery programme is an upgrade on the Diploma in Midwifery curriculum being used by the Nursing Training Institutions in the country.

Bachelor of Public Health Nursing

Bachelor of Mental Health Nursing (only TOP – UP)

The School currently runs Bachelor Degrees programmes in Nursing, Midwifery, and Public Health Nursing

Department of Nursing

 

 

Department of Midwifery

Department of Public Health Nursing