The Council is in preparation to mount a nationwide dissemination and stakeholders’ engagement on the new examination system which will be rolled out in 2018.
The Council will from 2018 conduct licensing examination online. The Council has obtained a grant from the Dutch government through its Netherlands Initiative Capacity development in Higher Education programme (NICHE) to revamp the Council’s examination processes and procedure.
The Registrar of the Nursing and Midwifery Council, Mr. Felix Nyante disclosed this when he paid a working visit to the Nursing Training School, Pantang in the Greater Accra Region. Mr. Nyante was in the company of some Senior Officers of the Council.
The team toured the various facilities of the school including the library, computer lab, classrooms, skills lab and hostel. The Registrar expressed his satisfaction at the level of commitment put up by the school to ensure quality of training of Nurses.
Speaking to the students at a durbar, the Registrar mentioned that the online examination will begin with online Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and will be conducted in accredited Nursing and Midwifery Training Colleges equipped with functional computers and reliable internet connectivity.
He encouraged the NMTCs to develop their computer labs to meet the required standards. The Registrar also disclosed that the Council will soon hit the ground with a detailed dissemination and Stakeholders engagement plan towards an effective implementation of the new examination system.