ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AT Narh bita School of Nursing

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Entry Requirements To Narh Bita nurses training College

2.1ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR NURSING PROGRAMMES

2.1.1Auxiliary Programmes

1.Community Health Nursing (CHN)

2.Health Assistant Clinical (HAC)

Table 5: Requirements for Auxiliary Programmes

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCESSSCE
Age18 – 35 years
Overall AggregateA cut off aggregate score of Forty EightA cutoff aggregate score of Thirty Six
(48) or better in six subjects, comprising(36) or better in six subjects,
3 core and 3 electivecomprising 3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and MinimumAT LEAST credits(A1-E8) in three coreAT LEAST Passes (A-E) in three core
Gradessubjectssubjects
i.e. English, Mathematics andi.e English, Mathematics and
Integrated Science.Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and MinimumAT LEAST passes (A1-E8) in threeAT LEAST passes (A-E) in three
GradesElective subjectsElective subjects

2.1.2 Diploma Programmes

Diploma Nursing programmes offered in Health Training Institutions are as follows:

1.Registered General Nursing

2.Registered Mental Nursing

3.Registered Midwifery (Females only)

4.Registered Community Health Nursing

Table 6: Requirements for Basic Nursing Programmes

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

WASSCESSCE
Age18 – 35 years
Overall AggregateAn aggregate score of thirty six (36) orAn aggregate score of Twenty Four
better in six subjects, comprising 3 core and(24) or better in six subjects,
3 electivecomprising 3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and MinimumCredits (A1 – C6) in three Core Subjects i.e.Credits(A– D) in three Core Subjects
GradesEnglish, Mathematics and Integratedi.e. English, Mathematics and
Science.Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and MinimumCredits(A1 – C6) in three Elective Subjects.Credits(A – D) in three Electives
GradesAcceptable subjects are indicated inSubjects. Acceptable subjects are
APPENDIX Cindicated in APPENDIX C

2.1.3 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 7 below.

Age: Not more than 50 years, Subject to medical fitness

Table 7: Programme Specific Requirements for Post Basic programmes

PROGRAMMESERVICE REQUIREMENTQUALIFICATION REQ
Peri-Operative Nursinga.Mandatory one yearRGN
Critical Care Nursingrotation/internship/national serviceRMN
ENT Nursingb. Three years’ experience in a relevantRM
OphthalmicBasic area OR two years’ workRCN
experience upon a request from a
facility after internship.
Public Health Nursinga.Mandatory one yearRGN
rotation/internship/national serviceRMN
b. Three years’ experience in a relevantRM
Basic area OR twoyears’ workRCN
experience upon a request from a
facility after internship.
Post Basic Midwiferya. At least three (3) years’ experience in aCommunity Health Nurse
relevant Auxiliary area.Health Assistant Clinical

CHAPTER THREE

3.0ALLIED HEALTH PROGRAMMES

3.1ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

3.1.1Certificate Programmes

1.Environmental Health

2.Optical Technology

Table 7: Requirements for Certificate Programmes

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCESSSCE
Age18 – 35 years
Overall AggregateA cut off aggregate score of Forty EightA cutoff aggregate score of Thirty Six
(48) or better in six subjects, comprising(36) or better in six subjects,
3 core and 3 electivecomprising 3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and MinimumAT LEAST credits(A1-E8) in three coreAT LEAST Passes (A-E) in three core
Gradessubjectssubjects
i.e. English, Mathematics andi.e English, Mathematics and
Integrated Science.Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and MinimumAT LEAST passes (A1-E8) in threeAT LEAST passes (A-E) in three
GradesElective subjectsElective subjects

3.1.2 Diploma Programmes

1.Environmental Health (Diploma)

2.Technical Officer (Dental Technology)

Table 8:Requirements for Diploma Programmes

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCESSCE
Age18 – 35 years
Overall AggregateAn aggregate score of thirty six (36)An aggregate score of Twenty Four
or better in six subjects, comprising 3(24) or better in six subjects,
core and 3 electivecomprising 3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and Minimum GradesCredits (A1 – C6) in three CoreCredits (A– D) in three Core Subjects
Subjects i.e. English, Mathematicsi.e. English, Mathematics and
and Integrated Science.Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and Minimum GradesCredits (A1 – C6) in three ElectiveCredits (A – D) in three Electives
Subjects. Acceptable subjects areSubjects. Acceptable subjects are
indicated in APPENDIX Cindicated in APPENDIX C

3.1.3 Post Basic Programmes

1. Anesthesiology

Age: Not more than 50 years, Subject to medical fitness

Table 9 Programme Specific Requirements for Post Basic Programmes

PROGRAMMESERVICE REQUIREMENTQUALIFICATION REQ
Anesthesiologya. At least one yearGeneral Nurse
rotation/internship/national serviceMental Nurse
b. Two years’ experience in a relevantMidwife
Basic area OR one year workRegistered Community Health Nurse
experience upon a request from a
facility after internship.

CHAPTER FOUR

4.0 COLLEGE OF HEALTH, KINTAMPO (CoHK)

The College of Health Social Wellbeing, Kintampo, formerly known as the Rural Health Training School runs about 14 different programmes.These programmes range from Certificate through to the Bachelors level and cover both preventive and curative health care. Some of the programmes are direct entry programmes (for SSSCE graduates) whilst others are Post basic Entry Programmes (for serving officers)

4.1 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

4.1.1Certificate Programmes

1.Field Technician (Community Health)

2.Health Records Management

Table 10: Requirements for Certificate Programmes

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCESSSCE
Age18 – 35 years
Overall AggregateA cut off aggregate score of Forty EightA cutoff aggregate score of Thirty Six
(48) or better in six subjects, comprising(36) or better in six subjects,
3 core and 3 electivecomprising 3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and Minimum AT LEAST credits(A1-E8) in three coreAT LEAST Passes (A-E) in three core
Gradessubjectssubjects
i.e. English, Mathematics andi.e English, Mathematics and
Integrated Science.Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and MinimumAT LEAST passes (A1-E8) in threeAT LEAST passes (A-E) in three
GradesElective subjectsElective subjects

4.1.2 Diploma Programmes

Requirements for entry into these programmes vary according to the programme offered.

Direct Entry (using SSSCE or WASSCE) Programmes requiring General Science as an elective

Direct Entry (using SSSCE or WASSCE) Programmes which do not require General Science as an elective

Post Basic Entry (for serving officers)

1. Direct Entry Diploma Programmes

a.Programmes Requiring General Science as an Elective

1.Technical Officer (Medical Laboratory Technology)

2.Community Medicine & Health – Direct Entry

Table 11: Requirements for Programmes which require General Science as an Elective

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCESSCE
Age18 – 35 years
Overall AggregateAn aggregate score of thirty sixAn aggregate score of Twenty Four
(36) or better in six subjects,(24) or better in six subjects,
comprising 3 core and 3 electivecomprising 3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and MinimumCredits (A1 – C6) in three CoreCredits(A– D) in three Core Subjects
GradesSubjects i.e. English, Mathematicsi.e. English, Mathematics and
and Integrated Science.Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and MinimumCredits(A1 – C6) in three ScienceCredits(A– D) in three Science
GradesElective Subjects. i.e. ElectiveElective Subjects. i.e. Elective
Mathematics, Biology, Physics,Mathematics, Biology, Physics,
ChemistryChemistry

b.Programmes which do not Require General Science as an Elective

1.Technical Officer (Health Information Option)

2.Technical Officer (Community Health – Disease Control& Surveillance Option)

3.Technical Officer (Community Health- Nutrition Option)

4.Technical Officer (Health Promotion and Social Marketing Option) – Direct Entry

5.Technical Officer (Dental Surgery)

Table 12: Requirements for Programmes which do not require General Science as an Elective

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCESSCE
Age18 – 35 years
Overall AggregateAn aggregate score of thirty six (36) orAn aggregate score of Twenty Four
better in six subjects, comprising 3 core and(24) or better in six subjects,
3 electivecomprising 3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and MinimumCredits (A1 – C6) in three Core Subjects i.e.Credits(A– D) in three Core Subjects
GradesEnglish, Mathematics and Integratedi.e. English, Mathematics and
Science.Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and MinimumCredits(A1 – C6) in three Elective Subjects.Credits(A – D) in three Electives
GradesAcceptable subjects are indicated inSubjects. Acceptable subjects are
APPENDIX Cindicated in APPENDIX C

2.Post Basic Entry Programmes

1.Technical Officer (Health Information Option)

2.Technical Officer (Community Health – Disease Control& Surveillance Option)

3.Technical Officer (Community Health- Nutrition Option)

4.Technical Officer (Health Promotion and Social Marketing Option)

5.Community Mental Health

Age: Not more than 50 years, Subject to medical fitness

PROGRAMMESERVICE REQUIREMENTQUALIFICATION REQ
Technical Officer (Health Information
Option)a. At least one year
rotation/internship/national
Technical Officer (Community Health –Certificate as a
Disease Control& Surveillance Option)service
b. Two years’ experience in a1.Field Technician
relevant Basic area OR one
Technical Officer (Community Health-2.Community Health Nurse
year work experience upon a
Nutrition Option)3.Health Assistant Clinical
request from a facility after
4.Health Records Assistant
internship.
Technical Officer (Health Promotion and
Social Marketing Option)
Technical Officer (Dental Surgery)
Community Mental Health

NB: Applicants will be required to pass an entrance examination before gaining admission to the programme

4.1.3Advanced Diploma Programme

1.Community Medicine & Health- Post Basic

Age: Not more than 50 years, Subject to medical fitness

Table 13 Programme Specific Requirements for Post basic programmes

PROGRAMMESERVICEREQUIREMENTQUALIFICATIONREQ
Community Medicine & Healtha. At least one yearDiploma as a
rotation/internship/national service1.Registered General Nurse
b. Two years’ experience in a relevant2.Registered Mental Nurse
Basic area OR one year work3.Registered Midwife
experience upon a request from a
facility after internship.

NB: Graduate Nurses from the Universities can also apply for the Post Basic Programmes

4.1.4Bachelors Programmes

1.Clinical Psychiatry

2.Dermatology and Venereology

Age: Not more than 50 years, Subject to medical fitness

PROGRAMMESERVICE REQUIREMENTQUALIFICATION REQ
Clinical Psychiatrya. At least one yearAdvanced Diploma as a
rotation/internship/national service1.Medical Assistant
Dermatology and Venereologyb. Two years’ experience in a relevant2.Physician Assistant
Basic area OR one year work experience(Medical)
upon a request from a facility after
internship.

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