Health Assistant Clinical (HAC)
Type: Full-time Program
Name: Health Assistant Clinical (HAC)
Certification: Certificate Program
Duration: 2 years
This two-year program is designed to provide students with basic knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to enter the health care system as a practical Nurse (Enrolled Nurses). Students develop knowledge, skills and judgment in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care for all age groups. Extreme focus is placed on the ability to communicate in caring and treatment manner.
The school will follow the entry requirement set by the Nursing and Midwives council of Ghana. The school welcomes graduates from second cycle institutions-SSSCCE and WASSCE.
(i) For SSSCE Candidates
An aggregate score of twenty-seven (27 ) =r better, comprising (A-D) in three (3) Core Subjects, i.e. ENGLISH, MATHEMTICS, and INTEGRATED SCIENCE and (A=E ) in any three ( 3 ) Elective subjects from a programme.
(ii) For WASSCE Candidates
An aggregate score of fourty-two (42) or better, comprising (A1-C6) in three (3) Core Subjects, i.e. ENGLISH, MATHEMATICS, and INTEGRATED SCIENCE and (A1-E8 ) in any three ( 3 ) Elective subjects from a programme.
EMPLOYMENT PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES:
Upon qualifying, nurses will have job opportunities working closely with health care teams in a variety of community clinics, private homes, homes for the elderly, rehabilitative, medical, surgical and obstetric units.
According to the Ghana Nurses and Midwives Council, students completing the program successfully must register with the Council and take a qualifying examination.
For a list of courses they do, please visit http://www.healthconcernghana.com/courses.html