The Registrar of the Nursing and Midwifery Council, Mr. Felix Nyante, has paid a working visit to the Nursing and Midwifery Training College, Korle-Bu. The Registrar was in the company of some senior officers of the Council. The visit formed part of the Registrar’s support supervision, which as enshrined in Health Professions Regulatory Bodies Act, 2013 (Act 857), is a core obligation of the Council.
The Registrar interacted with the Management team of the school and encouraged them to offer quality training to the trainees. Mr. Felix Nyante advised the management team to create an enabling learning environment for the training of nurses and midwives.
He advised the Tutors during a meeting to continuously upgrade their knowledge in order to teach trainees and prepare them to address current and new trends in the nursing and midwifery profession.
Touching on the new examination model which will be rolled out in 2018, the Registrar disclosed that the Council in collaboration with a consortium in the Netherlands, CINOP Global and Advisory Services have initiated a four-year project to strengthen the capacity of the Council to conduct licensing examination through the use of advanced ICT solutions.
He also took the opportunity to caution the students and the general public on the use of fictitious results to gain admission to nursing and midwifery institutions.
The Registrar, together with the team toured the school’s facility which included library, classrooms, skills laboratories and computer laboratories.