Nurses and midwives training upgraded by council

Six new courses have been added to the curricula of the nurses and midwives training schools as part of measures to adequately equip the trainees to efficiently handle diverse health-related issues.

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These include nursing and midwifery informatics, therapeutic communication, sign language, French, supply chain management and entrepreneurial skills.

nursesMr. Felix Nyante, Registrar of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana, announced this at an induction ceremony held for 3,359 fresh nurses and midwives in Asante-Mampong.

They had completed different nursing programmes – nursing assistant clinical, nursing assistant preventive, registered midwifery and registered community nursing programmes.

Mr. Nyante said the Council’s vision was to ensure availability qualified professionals, to provide safe, prompt and efficient health services to bring relief to patients.

It would therefore continue to make every effort to promote high standards of nursing and midwifery training and practice.

He underlined the commitment of the Council to serve “clients with delight” and said it was on the basis of this that it had established a call centre “that operates a 24-hour service to respond to questions, enquiries and comments made by our clients and the general public”.

Madam Abigail Kyei, a Health Consultant, advised the fresh nurses and midwives to be professional and work with passion to assist save lives.
GNA

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