Wisconsin International University College, BSc. Nursing

Wisconsin International University College, BSc. Nursing

The Wisconsin International University College Bachelor of Science in Nursing programme is affiliated with the University of Cape Coast.

WIUC 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.

VISION AND MISSION

Vision of the Department of Nursing

To be the Nursing Educational Center of Excellence providing exceptional and professional nurses serving globally.

Mission of the Department of Nursing

To produce professional nurses with broad-based knowledge and expertise for the management of contemporary health problems.

PROGRAMME GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

Goals

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.

Objectives

Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving abilities in provision of care to individuals, families and communities applying the nursing care process.
Apply knowledge and skills from the physical and social sciences, towards the provision of appropriate care. Utilize relevant research findings for the provision of evidence-based care.
Contribute to nursing knowledge through research and continuous practice. Participate in the teaching of nursing and other students by creating avenues for acquisition of holistic knowledge and skills.
Demonstrate leadership qualities and decision making abilities in various situations.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

WASSCE & SSSCE APPLICANTS

The University admits students with West African Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (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 24 or better for SSSCE holders and 36 or better for WASSCE holders. Senior Secondary School applicants will enter the programme at level100.

MATURE APPLICANTS

Mature applicants include:

a. DIPLOMA HOLDERS

  • Holders of a Diploma in 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.
  • Applicants age must be 25 years and above.
  • A selection of examination and interview will be administered or offered.

b. OTHER MATURE CANDIDATES

  • Professional nurses with Diploma in Nursing Education/Administration with a minimum of B+ average (will enter at level 200).
  • State Registered Nurses (enter the programme in the second year).
  • Health Care Assistants, Community, or Enrolled Nurse (enter the programme at level 100).
  • Mature applicants (non-nursing professionals) must have the minimum application requirement.

Wisconsin International University College, BSc. Nursing Courses

Courses Offered Include:

First Year Semester 1

  • Anatomy & Physiology I
  • Basic Nursing
  • Microbiology & Infection Prevention / Control
  • Therapeutic Communication
  • Professional Adjustment in Nursing
  • Introductory Sociology
  • Nursing Midwifery Informatics
  • Vacation Practicum I

First Year Semester II

  • Health Promotion
  • Personal and Environmental Health
  • First Aid, Emergency and Disaster Management
  • Introductory Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Vacation Practicum II

Second Year Semester I

  • Anatomy and Physiology III
  • Advanced Nursing II
  • Medical Nursing I
  • Surgical Nursing I
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Pharmacovigilance I
  • Vacation Practicum III

Second Year Semester II

  • Traditional Medicine, Gerontology and Home Nursing
  • Management and Administration in Nursing
  • Medical Nursing II
  • Surgical Nursing II
  • Research Methods
  • Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Pharmacovigilance II
  • Vacation Practicum IV

Third Year Semester I

  • Patient/Family Centred Care Study
  • Peadiatric Nursing I
  • Medical Nursing III
  • Surgical Nursing
  • Obstetric Nursing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Vacation Practicum V

Third Year Semester II

  • Community Based Rehabilitation
  • Paediatric Nursing II
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Relationship Marketing Strategy and Entrepreneurship
  • Introductory Sign Language
  • Introductory French Language

Wisconsin International University College, BSc. Nursing Accredited by the Nursing & Midwifery Council of Ghana

Wisconsin International University College’s School of Nursing invites applications from Nurse Assistant Clinical personnel (formally known as Health Assistant Clinical) personnel who have been certified by Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana and have three (3) years’ working experience to join an intensive six-week Access to BSc Nursing programme.
Students on this course will be equipped with knowledge that would enable successful candidates to enrol at Level 200 of Wisconsin’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing programme.

Entry Requirements
Holders of Nurse Assistant Clinical (NAC/HAC) Certificate from Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana with three (3) years’ work experience.

Duration of program
6 weeks

Application method
Application fee is GHc 150

Apply in person:Pick up an application form from the Main Campus at North Legon, or our City Campus on the premises of St. Paul’s Lutheran School, Kanda near GBC.

For further information, please contact:
The Registrar’s Office
Wisconsin International University College
P.O. Box 751, Legon

Tel: 0267904513/ 0553468289/ 0246153383/ 0209144864
Email: info@wiuc-ghana.edu.gh
Website: www.wiuc-ghana.edu.gh