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Nursing is a vibrant interpersonal process which seeks to promote, maintain and restore health. It is a unique profession whose practitioners have competencies in assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of health care. Nursing requires innovation to offer creative responses whilst working within the ethical and legal framework in order to meet the changing patterns of health care.The School of Nursing commenced its BSc/Diploma programmes in June 2007, and plays a leading role in nursing education in Ghana, using science and art to train generics and practicing nursesto provide quality nursing care to all, irrespective of race, sex, religion, creed and beliefs.

The School of Nursing strives for excellence in its teaching and research programmes and its focus is on the promotion of the intellectual, cultural and personal development of all students. The School aims to integrate teaching, research and community services into its programmes withbasic/applied sciences, medical-surgical nursing, community health nursing, maternal and child health, mental health nursing, research, nursing education and administration forming the core components of the courses.Theory and practice are the main areas of evaluation and are continuous throughout the training period.

The Licensing Assessment conducted by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana (NMCG), the ultimate examination by which the student attains a professional license to practice. All nursing programmes at the University College are run strictly according to the statutes and policies of the Nurses and Midwives Council of Ghana – the statutory body that sees to the running of Nursing and Midwifery Education in the country. Failure to adhere to these statutes and policies will prevent students from attaining their dreams of becoming Professional Nurses.

The School of Nursing is a member of the Association of University Nursing Programmes, Ghana (ASUNP).

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