NMC CBT Sample Questions and CBT Exam Practice 5

Disclaimer: Note that these questions are just sample questions to help you to pass the NMC CBT exam. They were sent in by a reader

1)mild pain after surgery and pain is reduced by taking which medicine
a)paracetamol
b)ibuprofen
c)paracetamol with codeine
d)paracetamol with morphine

2)Earing aid provide to client comes under which act?
a)communication act
b)mental capacity act
c)children and family act.

3)24 hrs after abdominal surgery pain is not reduced what management will provide
a)heat pad
b) reclined position
c)call doctor

4)patient thinks that he is over weight so nurse send that patient to
a)dietitian
b)doctor
c)mental health team

5)active listenting means
a)verbal communication
b)non verbal communication
c)verbal and non verbal communication

6)how the nurse assess the quality of care given
a)reflective process
b) clinical bench marking
c)peer and patient response
d)all the above

7) oral corticosteriods side effect
a)mood variation
b)edema

8)obesity is one of the main problem.what might cause this?
a)supermarket
b) unequality
c)low economic class

9)constipation needs to be sort out during
a)planning
b)assessment
c)implementation
d)evaluation

10)vital signs how periodically needs to be checked by the nurse during admission?
a)during admission
b)morning and evening
c)according to patient condition

11.Management of moderate malnutrition in children?
-supplimentary nutrition
-immediate hospitalization
-weekly assessment
-document intake for three days
12.which drug to be avoided by a patient on digoxin?
-corticosteroid
-nsaid

13.what is the meaning of compassion?
14.how orthostatic hypotension happens?
15.NEWS score of 5-what action is appropriate?
-increase frequency of observation
-physician review
-tranfer patient to critical care unit

16. Dehydration is of particular concern in ill health. If a patient is receiving IV fluid replacement and is having their fluid balance recorded, which of the following statements is true of someone said to be in “positive fluid balance”
A. The fluid output has exceeded the input
B. The doctor may consider increasing the IV drip rate
C. The fluid balance chart can be stopped as “positive” means “good”
D. The fluid input has exceeded the output

17. What is the best way to prevent who is receiving an enteral feed from aspirating?
A. Lie them flat
B. Sit them at least 45 degree angle
C. Tell them to lie in their side
D. Check their oxygen saturations

18. What should be included in your initial assessment of your patient’s respiratory status?
A. Review the patient’s notes and charts, to obtain the patient’s history
B. Review the results of routine investigations
C. Observe the patient’s breathing for ease and comfort, rate and pattern
D. Perform a systematic examination and ask the relatives for the patients history

19. Why are anti- embolic stockings an effective means of reducing the potential of developing a deep vein thrombosis(DVT)
A. They promote arterial blood flow
B. They promote venous blood flow
C. They reduce the risk of postoperative swelling
D. They promote lymphatic fluid flow, and drain

20. .When will you disclose the identity of a patient under your care?
a. Justified by public interest law and order
b. When media demands for it
c. When patient relatives wishes to
d. You can disclose it anytime you want

21. What are the principles of gaining informed consent prior to plan surgery?
A. Gaining permission for an imminent procedure by providing information in medical terms, ensuring a patient knows the potential risks and intended benefits
B. Gaining permission from a patient who is competent to give it, by providing information, both verbally and with written material, relating to the planned procedure, for them to read on the day of planned surgery
C. Gaining permission from a patient who is competent to give it, by informing them about the procedure and highlighting risks if the procedure is not carried out
D. Gaining permission from a patient who is competent to give it, by providing information in understandable terms prior to surgery, allowing time for answering questions, and inviting voluntary participation
22.Which behaviors will encourage a patient to talk about their concerns?



23..What functions should a dressing fulfill for effective wound healing?
A.High humidity, insulation, gaseous exchange, absorbent
b.Anaerobic, impermeable, conformable, low humidity
c.Insulation, low humidity, sterile, high adherence
d.Absorbent, low adherence, anaerobic, high humidity
24. .adverse reaction repoting
-yellow card
25.while mentoring a final year student dispensing medication .nurse role ?
-direct supervision
-before delegating find out he is competemnt
-ask himt to tell after the administration is complete
26.electonic data transfer is more these days, which of the report is not suitable to sent to a discharged client ?
-Abnormal blood report
-smoking caessation policy
-diet plan
27.primary care ?
-care provided in acute settings
-first hand care appoach made by pt
28.. Why old people afebrile even if they are infected ?
-immature mast T- lymphocYtes
interuuption of non adrenaline activity
29.dehydration in old adult ?(2)
-Decreasedturgour
-elasticity
30. You noticed medical equipment not working while you joined a new team and the team members are not using it. Your role?
-during audit raise your concern
-inform in written to management
-inform nmc
-take photograph
31. 86. Heart rate below 50?
ans. Bradycardia
32. .proper technique to use walke?.
-move 10 feet, take small steps
-move 10feet, take large wide steps
-move 12feet
-tansform weight to walker and walk
33. ideal site for IM INJECTIONS in buttocks region ?
ans. upper outer quadrant
34. 109.after abdominal surgery.pt complains of pain even after administration of analgesics little ago?
-apply heat
-position to reclined positon
-Call the doctor
-Read minister analgesic
35.after laminectomy how to turn patient ?
– Turned as a unit
36.pt states “i hate cancer”according to kobler theory this is
-anger
-denial
-acceptance
-Bargaining
37.proper method to collect urine sample?
ans. clean meatus and collect midstream
38.one the day of discharge spouse of a pt is tensed about discharge ?
-cancel discharge
-Explain the pt to express his fears and fix time for consultation
-inform the doctor
39.health care assistant task delegation criteria?
-make sure he is competent
-make sure he is experienced
-confirm that he is a staff having same designation
-he is an employee of the same institution
40.while dealing with a pt,sexualityaganist nurses belief ?


41. What is the min required hours for in service education in uk for 3 years?
• 25
• 35
• 45
• 55
42. An adult is offered the opportunity to participate in research on a new therapy. The researcher ask thenurse to obtain the patient’s consent. What is most appropriate for the nurse to take?
1) Be sure the patient understands the project before signing the consent form
2) Read the consent form to the patient & give him or her an opportunity to ask questions
3) Refuse to be the one to obtain the patient’s consent
4) Give the form to the patient & tell him or her to read it carefully before signing it.

43. What do you mean by code of ethics?
Legal activities of a registered nurse who work in the UK
Legislative body to control nurses

44. A client is diagnosed with cancer what is your response?
Take her to another room and allow her to discuss with the husband
Tell them to wait in the room and I will come and talk to u after my duty
45. Notifiable disease
TB
Swine fue
46. A registered nurse is new to the diagnosis of a patient who came for treatment, what to do?
Clarify doubts with senior staff and plan nursing care accordingly
Read books about the condition and start working with confidence
47. You observed that a nurse has not washed the hands before touching patient what to do?
Interrupt and ask to wash hands
Call the nurse privately and talk about this later
48. What is the first action before doing primary assessment of a patient
Arrange articles
Provide privacy
Hand wash
49. How to reduce the risk of injury to an adult patient by identifying?
When , where, and why
Type of risk, source and measures to prevent
Age of patient, environment and ……
50. Contigency theory
Keeping big picture and assessing the capacity of staffs
51. What is not useful of early ambulation?
Reduce wound infection
Reduce chest infection
Reduce DVT
52. Why should nurse encourage family members to speak with patient with coma in end of life.
To give psychological support to the family
Hearing is the last sense to end
It is the responsibility of nurse to tell
53. Who should do the assessment in a patient with dysphagia
Neurologic physiotherapist
Speech therapist
Occupation therapist
54. A patient is rapidly deteriorating due to drug over dose what to do?
Assess ABCDE, call help, keep anaphylactic kit
Call for help, keep anaphylactic kit, assess ABCDE
Assess ABCDE, keep anaphylactic kit, inform doctor, call for help
55. When you identify a child abuse what will you do?
Raise concern for child and inform manager
Inform social service group
Inform manager and help to investigate with her
56. A client wants to go home against medical advice but not mentally competent what to do?
Inform security to hold the patient until doctor finishes his assessment.
Release the patient as patient priority need to be considered.
57. Patient relative want to visit the patient who is admitted with diarrhea what to tell?
Tell her to wait for 48 hours
Tell her to come and see the patient after symptoms subside.
Tell her to see the patient but don’t touch her
58. What is the expansion of APVU?
59. Controlled drug delivery to patient?
60. When a patient ask to keep a secret what is best to say?
As I would like you to develop trust on me, I will keep it as a secret
My professional ethics do not permit me to disclose any information of patient secrets, so I will keep it as a secret.
61. A patient with stoma complaints that the stoma bag is loose and the area is rigid what is your best action?
Teach the patient about diets and wound management.
Encourage the patient to consult a doctor
Assess the stoma site and refer the patient to a stoma nurse.
62. What is right in case of consent among children under 18.
Only children between 16-18 are competent to give it
Parents are responsible to give consent with children
Children who are intellectually developed and understand matters can give consent.
63. A student nurse is busy with her mobile and not listening what to do?
Call her personally and discuss about this later when both of you are free.
Tell her politely to stop what she is doing and ask her to join with the education
64. How to communicate with the conditions of patients in a psychiatric unit
Mental status examination
Group discussions
Core nursing process
65. A patient relative complaints that her mother is not yet bathed by the nurse what is the best action?
Accept it , tell them that we will investigate about this and meet the areas of need
Appreciate for complaining and make sure that the patient is bathed.
66. You observe that the staff is threatening aged patient, best action?
Immediately stop her and encourage the patient to make a complaint against the staff
Immediately stop the staff and raise concern about the patient who is weak and aged.
67. Audit in nursing means
Identify the errors and problems
Assess the areas of improvement.
68. Your nurse manager approaches you in a tertiary level old age home where complex cases are admitted, and she tells you that today everyone should adopt task – oriented nursing to finish the tasks by 10 am whats your best action
Discuss with the manager that task oriented nursing may ruin the holistic care that we provide here in this tertiary level.
Ask the manager to re-consider the time bound, make sure that all staffs are informed about task oriented nursing care
69. What do you mean by tertiary care?
Palliative, rehabilitation, step dawn patients, long term illness
70. IV injection need to be reconsider when,?
Medicine is available in tab form
Poor alimentary absorption
Drug interaction due to GI secretions.
71. Doctor visit the patient after a typical surgery, and patient inform the doctor that the surgery is not successful. Doctor ask you to be with the patient until the senior nurse arrves. What is your best action during that time ?
Be with the patient without doing anything.
Ask the patient to tell what doctor said
Note down the information in nurses notes
72. Common type of drug error due to pressureful situation?
Wrong dose, identity
Prescription error
Look alike sound alike drugs error
73. When you observe a patient has gum bleeding during brushing her teeth this may indicate?
A disease
Poor diet
Complication of medication
74. What is the terminology for cannot speak due to stroke?
Ataxia
Aphasia
75. A patient with complex, multiple diseases is discharged to a teritary level care unit what to do?
Inform the teritary unit about patient arrival
Call for a multidisciplinary meeting with professional who took care of patient to discuss the patient care modalities that everyone accepts.
Inform to patient relatives abot the situation
76. Which is not effective in respiratory therapy?
Relaxation technique by traditional healer
Something “CRYSTAL therapy
77. You observe a new staff who always ask others before doing things since she is not confident enough to do things and unaware of the unit. What conclusion you will make.?
Accept limitation and ask doubt to promote patient safety
Unaware of matters and may risk the patient life
Incapabile of doing things
78. You observe that a staff is doing poor documentation and find difficult to continue the next shift due to this problem what to do?
Talk with her privately and teach her how to do better documentation
Inform her that this activity may affect patient care and it is not acceptable.
79. What do you mean by a bad leadership?
Appreciate initiativeness
Appreciate better work
Reward poor performance
80. What do u mean by contingency theory?
81. According to Francis study what do you mean by courage by the nurse?
82. What is the sign of denture stomatitis?
83. When you find out that 2 staffs are on leave for next duty shift and its of staff shortage what to do with the situation?
Inform the superiors and call for a meeting to solve the issue
Contact a private agency to provide staff
Close the admission until adequate staffs are on duty.
84. What will u do if you observe a patient with poor nutrition?
Start nutritional supplements
Inform doctor
Refer to dietician.
85. medium diet score for a patient? What is the immediate action…
its related to a tool that is used to assess the nutritional status of patients in the uk.
86. What should teach the patient who take tab. Allopurinol
Drink lots of water
Avoid caffeinated beverages
87. According to the royal marsden manual, a staff who observe the removal of chest drainage is considered as?
Official training
Unofficial training
Hours which are not calculated as training hours
It is calculated as prsecribed training hours.
88. Was not competent enough to give a tablet prescribed by a doctor? What to do
Don’t administer & Inform doctor
Don’t administer & Inform manager
89. What is mean by delegation to an assistnt
Authority is delegated to the other
Responsibility is not delegated
The Nurse is responsible for the overall work
90. How to manage the infectious linen?
91. A patient with dementia is mourning and pulling the dress during night what do you understand from this?
Patient is incontinent
Patient is having pain
Patient has medication toxicity.
92. pt bring own medication to hospital and wants to self administer. your role ?
allow him
give medications back to relatives to take back
keep it in locker,use from medication trolly
explain to pt about medication before he administer it
93. how can we identify health problems of a patient ?
-lifestyle
-medical notes
-discussion
-Talking to their friends
94. care, competence, courage, compassion, commitment is ?
6 C’S
Professional values.
95. the one who develops and providing information?
a) nurse educator
b) nurse advocate
Ç) nurse researcher
D) nurse practioner

96.what is empathetic nursing?
97. how to position a patient with lumbar laminectomy?
98. What is clinical benchmarking?
99.what is compassionate nsg?
100. In the department where the RN works hoist is not working and there is rosk to the patient safety,what is the responsibility of RN?
a)report to management team
b) telephone and report to CQ
c)report during team meeting

101. what is primary care level setting?
102. drug interactions with digoxin?
103. Prions found in which disease.

104. What kind of relation does transformational leader maintain.
105. If u r a mentor of a student nurse, and if the student request u to be with tissue viability nurse, how will u deal.
106. Type 1 DM patient signs and symptoms
107. A post op client who is having hypotension, bed should be tilted in which cases: eg: chest surgery, abdominal surgery,lower limb surgery, gynac surgery.
108. U r calling a pts relative about the expected death, what should be ur way of speaking.
109. 500 ml of 0.9% NS is onflow at 20 ggt/m, the IV safeset 15 drops, how many hours will the saline go.
110. 90 mg of Vail is available, patient’s BSA is 55.4m², calculate the dose
111. A patient with CRF has which all symptoms
112. Patient with glomerular nephritis come with symptoms of puffy face,edema,dyspnea. How can dyspnea occur to this patient.
113.Client with neutropenia has which all symptoms
114. In source isolation what all precaution should be followed.

115. Portions included in daily meal
116. Sign and symptoms of compensated shock.

117. Following should be done if patient has pulseless ventricular tachycardia.
118. A client has anaphylaxis reaction,as a community nurse what should u do.
119. a post op patient has gurgling sounds…what is the immediate action
120. An unmarried Muslim is diagnose with ectopic pregnancy, she is accompanied by her friend. When the family arrives, the friend tell them about the pregnancy, the patient mother collapsed, the father leaves the room. What should have RN done in such situations.

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Gauteng Department of Health Nursing Learnership 2018

Nursing Intake 2018 Application:Gauteng Department of Health Nursing Learnership 2018

Applicants are invited to apply to study towards the Diploma in Nursing (General Psychiatric, Community and Midwifery) in 2018 at one of the Gauteng Nursing Colleges:
• Ann Latsky Nursing College
• Chris Hani Baragwanath Nursing College
• SG Lourens Nursing College

​REQUIREMENTS:
• Must be a South African citizen. 35 years of age or younger and residing in the Gauteng Province
• In possession of ore of the following school leaving certificates: A Senior Certificate, a National Senior Certificate or National Vocational Certificate Primary Health (Level 4)

• The following subject criteria are required:
• Senior Certificate: English HG D or SG C. Biology HG ID or SG C and an M score of 15 * National Senior Certificate: English Level 4, Life Sciences Level 4 and an APS of 25 (Life orientation counts half the score) * Current Grade 12 learners must meet the National Senior Certificate requirements in their Grade 11 final results. National Vocational Certificate: 50% in Fundamental Subjects (English First Additional Language. Maths/Maths Literacy, Life Orientation) and 60% in the Vocational Subjects (SA Health Care System, Public Health, The Human Body and Mind and Community Oriented Primary Care).

COMPETENCIES AND ATTRIBUTES:
• Problem-solving ability • Patience • Love for people • Organisational ability • Leadership ability • Flexibility • A sense of humour • Calmness during a crisis • Communication, numeracy and life skills • Computer literacy • Study skills • Honesty • Compassionate and caring individuals who are prepared and willing to work night duty, weekends and public holidays are invited to apply for a limited number of Student Nurse posts.

All short-listed candidates will undergo a compulsory assessment and following further shortlisting an interview. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a medical surveillance, including a medical examination and security verification of all documentation.

NOTE: Applicants are required to scan and attach matric certificate/statement of grade 12 results or final Grade 11 report (results)

The Gauteng Department of Health will offer financial assistance to successful students in the form of a bursary on an annual basis until completion of the programme.

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE REQUIRED: • To sign a bursary contract in the event that a bursary is awarded • To attend lectures • To be prepared to work shifts, public holidays weekends and nights in the Gauteng Department of Health hospitals and clinics.

ENQUIRIES: Gauteng Central Selection, tel. (011) 644 — 8946 or 08600 11000

APPLICATIONS: Must be submitted online on the following website: http://professionaljobcentre.gpg.gov.za

Schools of Paediatric Nursing in Nigeria: UITH 2017/2018 Admission Form

Schools of Paediatric Nursing in Nigeria: University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital School of Postbasic Nursing announces 2017/2018 sales of admission form for postbasic paediatric Nursing.

A. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
(I) West African School Certificate/General Certificate of Education/SSCE/NECO/with passes at Credit level in five (5) papers obtained at not more than two (2) sittings.
(II) These papers must include English Language, Mathematics and science subjects.

B. PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE
(I) Be a Registered Nurse duly registered with Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
(II) Have at least 1 year post registration clinical/working experience in the relevant area of specialty.
(III) Show evidence of sponsorship by an institution or voluntary agencies

DURATION OF THE COURSE
12 Calendar months, commencing from November, 2017

ACCOMODATION
Limited accommodation is available on first serve basis.

METHOD OF APPLICATION
Application forms are obtainable from the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital Website: www.uith.org.
Request for application forms must be accompanied with a Non-refundable fee of five thousand naira

(#5,000.00) only or fifty US Dollars ($50.00) for foreign applicants.

This is made payable through Remita withUniversity of Ilorin teaching Hospital, (UITH) Ilorin.

CLOSING DATE
All completed application forms are to reach the office of the registrar Schools Complex, University of

Ilorin Teaching Hospital, P.M.B. 1459, Ilorin on or before 4th August, 2017.

SELECTION/INTERVIEW DATES
Dates for the selection (written and Oral) interview been fixed as follows:
a. Written examination 8th August, 2017
b. Oral interview 10th August, 2017.

Download the application from the university website

Post Basic Nursing Form on Sale: UITH Renal Nursing 2017/2018 Admission Form

Post Basic Nursing Form on Sale for University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital School of Postbasic Nursing for Renal/Nephrology Nursing course

ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

A. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
(I) West African School Certificate/General Certificate of Education/SSCE/NECO/with passes at Credit level in five (5) papers obtained at not more than two (2) sittings.
(II) These papers must include English Language, Mathematics and science subjects.

B. PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE
(I) Be a Registered Nurse duly registered with Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
(II) Have at least 1 year post registration clinical/working experience in the relevant area of specialty.
(III) Show evidence of sponsorship by an institution or voluntary agencies

DURATION OF THE COURSE
12 Calendar months, commencing from November, 2017

ACCOMODATION
Limited accommodation is available on first serve basis.

METHOD OF APPLICATION
Application forms are obtainable from the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital Website: www.uith.org.
Request for application forms must be accompanied with a Non-refundable fee of five thousand naira

(#5,000.00) only or fifty US Dollars ($50.00) for foreign applicants.

This is made payable through Remita with University of Ilorin teaching Hospital, (UITH) Ilorin.

CLOSING DATE
All completed application forms are to reach the office of the registrar Schools� Complex, University of

Ilorin Teaching Hospital, P.M.B. 1459, Ilorin on or before 4th August, 2017.

SELECTION/INTERVIEW DATES
Dates for the selection (written and Oral) interview been fixed as follows:
a. Written examination 8th August, 2017
b. Oral interview 10th August, 2017.

Download the application on the school website www.uith.org

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2.nmc test of competence sample questions
3.osce nursing questions
4.royal marsden hospital manual
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Saudi Dataflow Online Verification Application Process

Saudi Dataflow Online Verififcation Application Process

Nurses who had their initial nursing education outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and want to work in Saudi Arabia must have their credentials examined and verified by a verification company called Dataflow. Saudi Dataflow online verification process is as simple as A.B.C provided you follow the steps outlined below.
Note that if you have undergo dataflow verification for other Gulf regions such as Oman, Qatar, United Arab Emirates among others there is no need to do it again unless you obtain a higher degree after your initial verification and you want to upgrade your nursing category.
Also note that you should go for verification of higher degree that you have for instance if you have PhD, evaluate your PhD rather than your Bsc or Masters. Also note that documents required for verification varies from one country to another and cost 350 SAR for non physician and 400 SAR for physicians.
Step by Step Guide to Saudi Dataflow Application Process
1. Go to Click Here
2. Click on Apply Now
3. Click on I am An Applicant
4. Click on Sign up but if you already have an account click on Applicant Login instead Click Here
5. Read the instruction and close it
6. If you already have eligibility number then tick the box I have eligibility number and if not supply your email and password and then hit the sign up button
7. An email will be sent to the email address supplied. Check your email and click on the activation link
8. It will take you to the login page, just fill the login details
9. If you don’t have work experience just click on I am a fresher
10. Additional documents is for people who already applied to Saudi dataflow but need additional documents
11. Choose whether it is renewal or new application
12. Fill the application form and upload the required documents such as passport, certificates etc. Always save and press next
13. Once you pick your country the required documents required for your country will be automatically updated and listed
14. You can skip employment
15. Licensing section not required just skip
16. Print the letter of authorization, print, sign, scan and upload back
17. Save and next
18. Review your application
19. Save and next
20. Submit You can make your payment by Visa/MasterCard
21. You will receive two emails; one confirming your application has been submitted and the other one with the payment receipt

Nursing Schools in Ghana and Their Requirements

The 2017/2018 Ghana Health Service application forms for entry into Government Health Training Institutions has been released and here are the specific instructions that are accompanying it this year. There has been a significant change.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLICATIONS INTO HEALTH TRAINING
INSTITUTIONS
MINISTRY OF HEALTH (CERTIFICATE, DIPLOMA AND BACHELORS
DEGREE PROGRAMS)

Applications are invited from qualified candidates for entry into any of the Health Training Institutions in Ghana.
Applicants must:
1. Purchase application Scratch card for admission forms at a price of Gh¢100.00 from any of the health training institutions, Post Office or Zenith Bankonly
2. Take the application code purchased to any of the health training institutions computer laboratory or the internet cafe
3. Fill the application form with the assistance of an IT tutor in any of the health training institutions
4. Get two self-addressed EMS envelops from any of the health training institutions at a cost of GH¢20.00
5. Put the completed application forms in the EMS envelop and drop it at any post office branch nationwide.
6. Starting from 2017, all applicants will have to go through competitive entrance examination before admission.

2.0. NURSING PROGRAMMES

2.1 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR NURSING PROGRAMMES

2.1.1 Auxiliary Programmes
1. Community Health Nursing (CHN)
2. Health Assistant Clinical (HAC)

Table 5: Requirements for Auxiliary Programmes
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCE SSSCE
Age 18 – 35 years
Overall Aggregate A cutoff aggregate score of Forty Eight
(48) or betterin six subjects, comprising
3 core and 3 elective A cutoff aggregate score of Thirty
(30) or betterin six subjects,
comprising 3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and Minimum
Grades AT LEAST credits(A1-E8) in three core
subjects
i.e.English, Mathematics and
Integrated Science. AT LEAST Passes (A-E) in three core
subjects
i.eEnglish, Mathematics and
Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and Minimum
Grades AT LEAST passes (A1-E8) in three
Elective subjects AT LEAST passes (A-E) in three
Elective subjects

2.1.2 Diploma Programmes
Diploma Nursing programmes offered in Health Training Institutions are as follows:
1. Registered General Nursing
2. Registered Mental Nursing
3. Registered Midwifery (Females only)
4. Registered Community Health Nursing

Table 6: Requirements for Basic Nursing Programmes
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCE SSCE
Age 18 – 35 years
Overall Aggregate An aggregate score of thirty (30) or better
in six subjects, comprising 3 core and 3
elective An aggregate score of Twenty Four
(24) or betterin six subjects,
comprising 3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and Minimum
Grades Credits (A1 – C6) in three Core Subjects i.e.
English, Mathematics and Integrated
Science. Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects
i.e. English, Mathematics and
Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and Minimum
Grades Credits (A1 – C6) in three Elective Subjects. Credits (A – D) in three Electives
Subjects.

2.1.3 Post Basic Programmes (BSc)
Requirements for qualification to post basic nursing and midwifery programmes vary according to the programme of study.
Programme specific requirements are given in Table 7 below.
Age: Not more than 50 years, Subject to medical fitness

Table 7: Programme Specific Requirements for Post Basic programmes
PROGRAMME SERVICE REQUIREMENT QUALIFICATION REQ
Peri-Operative Nursing
Critical Care Nursing
ENT Nursing
Ophthalmic
(BSc) a. Mandatory one year
rotation/internship/national service
b. Three years’ experience in a relevant
Basic area OR two years’ work
experience upon a request from a
facility after internship. RGN
RMN
RM
RCN
Public Health Nursing
(BSc) a. Mandatory one year
rotation/internship/national service
b. Three years’ experience in a relevant
Basic area OR twoyears’ work
experience upon a request from a
facility after internship. RGN
RMN
RM
RCN
Post Basic Midwifery a. At least three (3) years’ experience in a
relevant Auxiliary area. Community Health Nurse
Health Assistant Clinical
Anesthesiology (BSc) a. At least one year
rotation/internship/national service
b. Two years’ experience in a relevant
Basic area OR one year work
experience upon a request from a
facility after internship. General Nurse
Mental Nurse
Midwife
Registered Community Health Nurse

BSc Environmental Health a. Products from Accra School of
Hygiene.
b. Foreigners with HND Diploma
c. WASSCE students with Pure
Science (Physics, Chemistry,
Biology) d. Possess Diploma in
Environmental Health from
KNUST, Kumasi
e. Possess WAHEB/GHAHEB
Pure Science WASSCE
ALLIED HEALTH PROGRAMMES

3.1 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

3.1.1 Certificate Programmes
1. Environmental Health (HO AND TAMALE SCHOOL OF HYGIENE)
2. Optical Technology
3. Occupational Health and Safety

Table 7: Requirements for Certificate Programmes
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCE SSSCE
Age 18 – 35 years
Overall Aggregate A cut off aggregate score of Forty Eight
(48) or betterin six subjects, comprising
3 core and 3 elective A cutoff aggregate score of Thirty
(30) or betterin six subjects,
comprising 3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and Minimum
Grades AT LEAST credits(A1-E8) in three core
subjects
i.e.English, Mathematics and
Integrated Science. AT LEAST Passes (A-E) in three core
subjects
i.eEnglish, Mathematics and
Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and Minimum
Grades AT LEAST passes (A1-E8) in three
Elective subjects AT LEAST passes (A-E) in three
Elective subjects

3.1.2 Diploma Programmes
1. Environmental Health (Diploma)
2. Technical Officer (Dental Technology)

Table 8: Requirements for Diploma Programmes
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCE SSCE
Age 18 – 35 years
Overall Aggregate An aggregate score of thirty (30) or
betterin six subjects, comprising 3
core and 3 elective An aggregate score of Twenty Four
(24) or betterin six subjects,
comprising 3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and Minimum Grades Credits (A1 – C6) in three Core
Subjects i.e. English, Mathematics
and Integrated Science. Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects
i.e. English, Mathematics and
Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and Minimum Grades Credits (A1 – C6) in three Elective
Subjects. Credits (A – D) in three Electives
Subjects.
COLLEGE OF HEALTH, KINTAMPO (CoHK)

The College of Health and Wellbeing, Kintampo, formerly known as the Rural Health Training School runs about 14 different
programmes. These programmes range from Certificate through to the Bachelors level and cover both preventive and curative health
care. Some of the programmes are direct entry programmes (for SSSCE graduates) whilst others are Post basic Entry Programmes
(for serving officers)

4.1 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

4.1.1 Certificate Programmes
1. Field Technician (Community Health)
2. Health Records Management
Table 10: Requirements for Certificate Programmes
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCE SSSCE
Age 18 – 35 years
Overall Aggregate A cutoff aggregate score of Forty Eight
(48) or betterin six subjects, comprising
3 core and 3 elective A cutoff aggregate score of Thirty
(30) or betterin six subjects,
comprising 3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and Minimum
Grades AT LEAST credits(A1-E8) in three core
subjects
i.e.English, Mathematics and
Integrated Science. AT LEAST Passes (A-E) in three core
subjects
i.eEnglish, Mathematics and
Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and Minimum
Grades AT LEAST passes (A1-E8) in three
Elective subjects AT LEAST passes (A-E) in three
Elective subjects

4.1.2 Diploma Programmes
Requirements for entry into these programmes vary according to the programme offered.
 Direct Entry (using SSSCE or WASSCE) Programmes requiring General Science as an elective
 Direct Entry (using SSSCE or WASSCE) Programmes which do not require General Science as an elective
 Post Basic Entry (for serving officers)
1. Direct Entry Diploma Programmes
a. Programmes Requiring General Science as an Elective
1. Technical Officer (Medical Laboratory Technology)
2. Community Medicine & Health – Direct Entry

Table 11: Requirements for Programmes which require General Science as an Elective

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCE SSCE
Age 18 – 35 years
Overall Aggregate An aggregate score of thirty (30) or
betterin six subjects, comprising 3
core and 3 elective An aggregate score of Twenty Four
(24) or betterin six subjects,
comprising 3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and Minimum
Grades Credits (A1 – C6) in three Core
Subjects i.e. English, Mathematics
and Integrated Science. Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects
i.e. English, Mathematics and
Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and Minimum
Grades Credits (A1 – C6) in three Science
Elective Subjects. i.e.Biology,
Physics, Chemistry Credits(A– D) in three Science
Elective Subjects. i.e.Biology,
Physics, Chemistry

b. Programmes which do not Require General Science as an Elective

1. Technical Officer (Health Information Option)
2. Technical Officer (Community Health – Disease Control& Surveillance Option)
3. Technical Officer (Community Health- Nutrition Option)
4. Technical Officer (Health Promotion and Social Marketing Option) – Direct Entry
5. Technical Officer (Dental Surgery)

Table 12: Requirements for Programmes which do not require General Science as an Elective
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCE SSCE
Age 18 – 35 years
Overall Aggregate An aggregate score of thirty (30) or better
in six subjects, comprising 3 core and 3
elective An aggregate score of Twenty Four
(24) or betterin six subjects,
comprising 3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and Minimum
Grades Credits (A1 – C6) in three Core Subjects i.e.
English, Mathematics and Integrated
Science. Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects
i.e. English, Mathematics and
Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and Minimum
Grades Credits (A1 – C6) in three Elective Subjects. Credits (A – D) in three Electives
Subjects.

2. Post Basic Entry Programmes (NB: Serving officers will come for 2 years sandwich program to be awarded a Diploma in
a later advert. Serving officers should therefore not apply)
1. Technical Officer (Health Information Option)
2. Technical Officer (Community Health – Disease Control& Surveillance Option)
3. Technical Officer (Community Health- Nutrition Option)
4. Technical Officer (Health Promotion and Social Marketing Option)
5. Community Mental Health
Age: Not more than 50 years, Subject to medical fitness

PROGRAMME SERVICE REQUIREMENT QUALIFICATION REQ
Technical Officer (Health Information
Option) a. At least one year
rotation/internship/national
service
b. Two years’ experience in a
relevant Basic area OR one
year work experience upon a
request from a facility after
internship. Certificate as a
1. Field Technician
2. Community Health Nurse
3. Health Assistant Clinical
4. Health Records Assistant
Technical Officer (Community Health –
Disease Control& Surveillance Option)
Technical Officer (Community Health
Nutrition Option)
Technical Officer (Health Promotion and
Social Marketing Option)
Technical Officer (Dental Surgery)
Community Mental Health

NB: Applicants will be required to pass an entrance examination before gaining admission to the programme
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (Community Medicine & Health – Direct Entry)
WASSCE SSCE
Age 18 – 35 years
Overall Aggregate An aggregate score of thirty (30) or better
in six subjects, comprising 3 core and 3
elective An aggregate score of Twenty Four
(24) or betterin six subjects,
comprising 3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and Minimum
Grades Credits (A1 – C6) in three Core Subjects i.e.
English, Mathematics and Integrated
Science. Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects
i.e. English, Mathematics and
Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and Minimum
Grades Credits (A1 – C6) in three Elective Subjects,
Physics, Chemistry and Biology only Credits (A – D) in three Electives
Subjects. Physics, Chemistry and
Biology only

4.1.3 Bachelors Degree Programme

1. Community Medicine & Health (BSc)
Age: Not more than 50 years, Subject to medical fitness
Table 13 Programme Specific Requirements for Post basic programmes
PROGRAMME SERVICE REQUIREMENT QUALIFICATION REQ
Community Medicine & Health
(BSc) a. At least one year
rotation/internship/national service
b. Two years’ experience in a relevant
Basic areaOR one year work
experience upon a request from a
facility after internship. Diploma as a
1. Registered General Nurse
2. RegisteredMental Nurse
3. RegisteredMidwife

NB: Graduate Nurses from the Universities can also apply for the Post Basic Programmes

HEALTH TRAINING INSTITUTIONS
INSTITUTIONS OFFERING NURSING PROGRAMMES
AUXILLIARY PROGRAMMES
COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING SCHOOLS HEALTH ASSISTANT CLINICAL SCHOOLS
CHNTS TANOSO HATS ASANKRAGUA
CHNTS AKIM ODA HATS ASANTA
CHNTS, ESIAMA HATS ZUARUNGU
CHNTS HO HATS DAMANGO
CHNTS JIRAPA HATS DUNKWA-ON-OFFIN
CHNTS KROBO ODUMASE HATS DADIESOABA
CHNTS NAVRONGO HATS KETA
CHNTS WINNEBA HATS KOKOFU
CHNTS FOMENA HATS KPEMBE
CHNTS TAMALE HATS LAWRA
CHNTS BOLE HATS MAMPONG ASH (FEMALES ONLY)
CHNTS TECHIMAN HATS NALERIGU
CHNTS KWAPONG B/A HATS SEFWI WIAWSO
HATS SUNYANI
HATS TEPA
HATS TWIFO PRASO
HATS PANTANG
HATS WA
HATS YENDI
HATS TESHIE
HATS SEIKWA
HATS OSEIM –E/R
BASIC PROGRAMMES – DIPLOMA
REGISTERED COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING SCHOOLS NURSING TRAINING COLLEGES
CHNTS WINNEBA NTC CAPE COAST
CHNTS AKIM ODA NTC KORLE-BU
CHNTS NAVRONGO NTC BAWKU
CHNTS FOMENA NTC BOLGATANGA
CHNTS TAMALE NTC KUMASI
CHNTS BOLE NTC KOKOFU
CHNTS JIRAPA NTC WA
NTC HOLY FAMILY TECHIMAN
CHNTS TANOSO NTC YENDI
CHNTS HO NTC NALERIGU
CHNTS KORLE-BU NTC SAMPA
MIDWIFERY TRAINING SCHOOLS NTC NKAWKAW (FEMALES ONLY)
MTS TWIFO PRASO NTC TAMALE
MTS KORLE-BU NTC JIRAPA
MTS BEREKUM NTC AGOGO
MTS CAPE COAST NTC SDA-KWADASO
MTS SEKONDI NTC ANKAFUL (MENTAL NURSING)
MTS KUMASI NTC KOFORIDUA
MTS BOLGATANGA NTC PANTANG (MENTAL NURSING)
MTS MAMPONG NTC COLLEGE OF HEALTH (MENTAL NURSING)
MTS KOFORIDUA NTC SUNYANI
MTS JIRAPA NTC HO
MTS ATIBIE NTC BEREKUM
MTS OFFINSO NTC DUNKWA-ON-OFFIN
EOHOSTSTM NTC SEKONDI
MTS TAMALE NTC TWIFO PRASO
MTS TEPA COLLEGE OF NURSING, NTOTROSO
MTS TARKWA NTC KPEMBE
MTS PANTANG NTC ZUARUNGU
MTS GOASO NTC SEIKWA
MTS KPEMBE NTC TESHIE
MTS DORMAA NTC ATIBIE
MTS HOLY FAMILY TECHIMAN NTC DORMA
MTS TUMU NTC KETA
MTS NANDOM NTC DAMANGO
POST-BASIC PROGRAMMES
POST BASIC MIDWIFERY MAMPONG POST BASIC MALE MIDWIFERY, NANDOM
POST BASIC MIDWIFERY NANDOM POST BASIC MALE MIDWIFERY, MAMPONG
POST BASIC MIDWIFERY PRAMSO POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, TUMU
POST BASIC MIDWIFERY DORMAA POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, PANTANG
POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, ATIBIE POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, BOLGA
POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, GOASO POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, KETE KRACHI
POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, JIRAPA POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, ASANKRAGUA
POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, GUSHIEGU POST BASIC MIDWIFERY AGOGO
POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, KPEMBE OPHTHALMIC NURSING, KORLE-BU
POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, ASANTA PERI-OPERATIVE NURSING, KORLE-BU
POST BASIC MALE MIDWIFERY, GOASO CRITICAL CARE NURSING, KORLE-BU
POST BASIC MALE MIDWIFERY, PANTANG PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING, KORLE-BU
ENT NURSING,KUMASI

INSTITUTIONS OFFERING ALLIED HEALTH PROGRAMMES
CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES
PROGRAMME INSTITUTION
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SCHOOL OF HYGIENE, TAMALE AND HO
OPTICAL TECHNNOLOGY SCHOOL OF DISPENSING OPTICS, OYOKO

DIPLOMA PROGRAMME
PROGRAMME INSTITUTION
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICER SCHOOL OF HYGIENE, ACCRA AND TAMALE
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY SCHOOL OF HYGIENE, KORLE -BU, ACCRA
PHYSIOTHERAPY/ORTHOTICS TECHNOLOGY PHYSIO/ORTHOTIC SCHOOL, DUAYAW NKWANTA
COMMUNITY NUTRITION COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCE KINTAMPO
HEALTH INFORMATICS COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCE KINTAMPO
BACHELOR DEGREE PROGRAMMES
PROGRAMME INSTITUTION
ANAESTHESIOLOGY (BSc) ANAESTHETIST ASSISTANT TRAINING SCHOOL
RIDGE
ANAESTHETIST ASSISTANT TRAINING SCHOOL
KUMASI
ANAESTHETIST ASSISTANT TRAINING SCHOOL
CAPE COAST

CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF FORMS IS 30TH APRIL, 2016

You will be prosecuted for any forged attachment or false declaration
Applicants (excluding serving officers) can apply using SSSCE OR WASSCE AND NOT A
COMBINATION OF BOTH.

NB:
Applicants from the Science Option Programme may be considered with English, Mathematics and an additional Science subject in lieu of Integrated
Science as a requirement for admission.

Signed
CHRISTOPHER B. BEYERE
EXECUTIVE SECRETARY, HEALTH TRAINING INSTITUTIONS SECRETARIAT
MINISTRY OF HEALTH
PLEASE NOTE: FORMS CAN BE COMPLETED ONLINE AT HTTP://WWW.MOHSCHOOLS.EDU.GH

Closing Date for Nursing Training Forms 2017/2018

Nursing Training Forms, 2017/2018 Academic Year.

Get nursing training admission forms at approved nursing training colleges across the country.
Forms cost approximately 100 Ghs
Students are to obtain an EMS envelop costing approximately 20 Ghs
Training colleges can assist in filling forms for approximately 10 Ghs
Closing date for 2017/2018 nursing training college admission is 30th April 2017

Lagos State School of Nursing Igando 2017/2018 Admission Form on Sale

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into General Nursing Training Programme at the Lagos State School of Nursing, Igando, Alimosho LGA, Lagos. The programme will commence in September, 2017.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT: WASSCE/NECO (O’Level) with credit in five (5) subjects including English Language. Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Chemistry at not more than two (2) sittings.

AGE RANGE: 18-23 YEARS (Candidate must be 18 years old by September, 2017)

DURATIAON OF TRAINING: 3 YEARS

METHOD OF APPLICATION: Application forms are obtainable at the Lagos State School of Nursing Complex, LASU-Isheri Road, Igando (within the premises of Alimosho General Hospital), from Wednesday 3rd May, 2017 upon payment of Five thousand Naira (N5,000.00) into the Skye Bank Account of the Lagos State Government: Account Number: 4030010449; Revenue Code; 4040040; Ministry Code: 4320000. Each candidate is required to produce a bank teller indicating payment at the point of collection of forms in the School.

SUBMISSION/CLOSING DATE: Completed application forms and photocopies of relevant documents (Birth certificates, Testimonial and WASSCE/NECO certificates etc.) are to be submitted to the, Lagos State School of Nursing Complex, Igando on or be fore Friday, 2nd June, 2017 by 2.00pm.

EXAMINATION: Entrance examination comes up on Saturday, I7th June, 2017 at the Lagos State School of Nursing Complex, Igando by 8am. Examination questions will cover English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, General Knowledge, Current Affairs and IntrodUction to Nursing.

NB:
• Please note that only successful candidates will be short listed for interview.
• First year fee of N230.000.00 (Two Hundred and Thirty Thousand Naira Only) which includes accommodation is to be paid on resumption.
• For further clarification, call – 08023107779

Signed:
PERMANENT SECRETARY,
Ministry of Health
The Secretariat, Alausa-Ikeja, Lagos State

Katsina State School of Nursing 2017/2018 Admission Form On sale

KATSINA STATE COLLEGE OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY (CONAMKAT) 2017/2018

This is to inform the general public that the sales of application form into School of Nursing Katsina starts today, Tuesday 2nd May, 2017.

Procedure
Pay a nonrefundable fee of N1,00 @ Keystone Bank, take the Bank teller to the accountant School of Nursing Katsina and collect the form.