Nursing And Midwifery Council of Nigeria 2021/2022 Approved License Renewal Fees

The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria will today begin the implementation of the revised chargeable fees for her services. This was made known in a letter cited which was signed by the Head of Accounting unit of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, dated July 1st, 2021 and addressed to the head of Nursing and Health institutions nationwide. Below is the new service charges according to the circular :

Renewal of licence #13, 125
Re-issue of lost document #10,937 per document
Penalty for late renewal #6, 562 per year of default.

Verification of licence to foreign organisation has also increased.

Below is the newly approved verification fees:

Online Verification to UK Nursing Board #21, 875
Verification to any other country #66, 875 per certificate
To whom it May Concern #10, 937

Others include:

Change of Name: #10, 937
Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria Council Examination registration fees for Basic Nursing students is now #48, 748
For Basic Midwifery #59, 685
Registration of Nurses and Midwives after successful examinations cost #42, 967 while Postgraduate registration goes for #61, 092

Registration of foreign trained Nurses

Application cost #13, 125
Application fee covering indexing and other logistics cost #188, 000

Notice of Approval of New Credentialing Organization for Healthcare Workers for Certain Immigration Purposes

AGENCY:

Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

The Department of Homeland Security (“DHS” or “the Department”), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), is issuing this document to inform the public of the approval of a new credentialing organization for certain health care workers for certain immigration purposes.

DATES:

USCIS approved the application from Josef Silny Associates, Inc. on July 22, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Charles L. Nimick, Chief, Business and Foreign Workers Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security, 5900 Capital Gateway Drive, Camp Springs, MD 20746; or by phone at 240-721-3000 (this is not a toll-free number). Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may access the telephone number above via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at 1-877-889-5627 (TTY/TDD).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Sections 212(a)(5)(C) and 212(r) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (the Act), 8 U.S.C. 1182(a)(5)(C) and (r), as well as the DHS regulations at 8 CFR 214.1(i) and (j) and 212.15(a) and (n)(3) require that an individual who seeks admission to the United States as a nonimmigrant or immigrant, or who is the beneficiary of a change of status petition, or who is applying for adjustment of status, in the United States for the purpose of performing labor in certain health care occupations is inadmissible unless he or she presents a certificate from an authorized credentialing organization. DHS regulations at 8 CFR 212.15(e)(1) through (3) expressly authorize the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS), the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT), and the Foreign Credentialing Commission on Physical Therapy (FCCPT) to issue such certificates. DHS regulations also establish detailed standards for the approval of additional credentialing organizations after consultation with the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and USCIS has created an adjudicatory framework for the filing and adjudication of those applications, using Form I-905, Application for Authorization to Issue Certification for Health Care Workers. 8 CFR 212.15(j) and (k). The regulations also provide for periodic review and, if necessary, termination of credentialing organizations. 8 CFR 212.15(l) and (m). Finally, the regulations direct DHS to notify the public of the approval of additional credentialing organizations by publishing notices in the Federal Register8 CFR 212.15(e) and (h).On July 22, 2021, USCIS, following consultation with the Secretary of Health and Human Services, approved the application from Josef Silny Associates, Inc., as an organization authorized to issue certificates and certified statements under sections 212(a)(5)(C) and 212(r) of the Act, 8 U.S.C. 1182(a)(5)(C) and (r), for individuals seeking to enter the United States for the primary purpose of working as a nurse. This notice is being provided in accordance with 8 CFR 212.15(e) and (h). Further guidance on certificates for health care workers is available at https://www.uscis.gov/​working-in-the-united-states/​temporary-workers/​health-care-worker-certification.

Tracy L. Renaud,

Acting Director.

[FR Doc. 2021-16181 Filed 7-28-21; 8:45 am]

BILLING CODE 9111-97-P

School of Midwifery UBTH Admission into Basic Midwifery 2021/2022 Session

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for Admission into the School of Midwifery, UBTH Benin City for the 1st stream 2021 session.

DURATION OF COURSE- THREE (3) YEARS

a. Entry Qualification: Applicant must not be less than 18 years or above 34 years of age

b. Possess five (5) credits O’level in not more than two sitting in WAEC, NECO or NABTEB which must include, English language, Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Application forms are obtainable from the office of the Principal/Head of Department (School of Midwifery) on presentation of evidence of payment of:

  • Payment of a non-refundable fee of Ten Thousand, Five Hundred Naira(N10,500) only payable to UBTH Account with TSA under the service type: Training School of Midwifery using REMITA platform in any bank in Nigeria.
  • Payment of Two Hundred (200) Naira into Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria State Committee account — First Bank 2004854377

NOTE:

  1. Sales of forms commence January 2021.
  2. All forms must be purchased from the office of the Principal/Head of School, School of Midwifery, UBTH.
  3. Be informed that UBTH does not sell the School of Midwifery application forms online.
  4. Candidates will be responsible for their accommodation and feeding during the examination period.

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORM

Completed application forms should be submitted to the institution before the date of entrance examination.

Date of Entrance Exam: Saturday 20th March 2021.

Venue: School of Midwifery, UBTH, Benin City

Signed:

Joshua Uwaila, Esq.,

Head, Public Relations Unit

For: Chief Medical Director

School of Psychiatric Nursing Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Aro, Abeokuta Admission into the Post-Basic School of Psychiatric Nursing for May, 2021/2022

This is to inform the general public that admission forms are now available for sale to eligible and qualified Registered Nurses for admission into the POST-BASIC SCHOOL OF PSYCHIATRIC NURSING, NEUROPSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL, ARO, ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE.

REQUIREMENTS 

  1. Five (5) Credits in WASC/SSSC/GCE OR NECO to include: English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics at not more than two sittings.
  2. Registered Nurse Certificate (RN) of Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (N&MCN). 
  3. Minimum of one-year Post Qualification/Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria. 
  4. At least one-year Post Qualification working experience. 
  5. Individuals with BNSC degree can apply for specialty in this field with evidence of NYSC Discharge or Exemption Certificate.

METHOD OF APPLICATION: 

  1. The application process and mode of Payment is online, applicants are to pay a non-refundable fee of N10,000.00 (Ten Thousand Naira) only. Follow the prompts that appear on the screen. 
  2. For Online registration login to www.neuroaro.gov.ng  

NOTE: Only registered Nurses are eligible. 

ONLINE SALE OF FORMS/REGISTRATION begins on 18th January, 2021 and Closes on 26th February, 2021.

FOR FURTHER ENQUIRIES:

Please contact: 

The DDNE/Principal, School of Psychiatric Nursing, Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Aro, Abeokuta, Ogun State. 

Tel: No.: 08033473188

Announcer

DDNE/Principal

For: Provost & Medical Director 

Wamba Nursing School Kenya 2020/2021 Admission Application Form

SEPTEMBER 2020 INTAKE

We are recruiting students for September 2020 intake.

Wamba nursing training school is a catholic institution under the diocese of Maralal in Samburu county, Samburu East constituency. It trains Kenya Registered Community Health nurses diploma course. The school is licenced and fully recognised by the Kenyan government through the Nursing council of Kenya.

The school trains students from all over the country with a priority being given first to the local applicants from Samburu and Marsabit county.

The school has two intakes per year as regulated by the Nursing Council of Kenya. The intakes are in the month of March and August.

To have the best trainees with good nursing practice standards the class are limited to 22 students per class.

These ensures the students are trained holistically for the care of the community in all nursing aspects.

The minimum requirements are stipulated by the National Regulatory body i.e the NCK.

The required prerequisites are follows:

  • Mean grade C and above
  • Must have a C in Biology and one of the languages (English or Kiswahili)
  • Must have a C- in either of the following Chemistry, physics, Maths or Physical science.

The person must be above age 17 years’

The slots for males are limited so chance are mainly for the locals from Maralal, Marsabit and Isiolo diocese/Counties.

Only those who meet the above criteria and have applied are considered for interviews and admissions. Due to necessity and the distance of the school from major towns interviews are held as the applicants present themselves. March Classes Report every year in Mid – March while August classes report in Mid-August.

The school offers accommodation and provides meals to all students.

Students admitted are expected to carry themselves in a Christian manner and to follow the catholic doctrines.

The total number of students in every given time is approximately 160. The school gives a priority to Catholics but there are other denominations and a few Muslims too.

Those wishing to join the school can apply through the following address

To the Principal

Community Nurse Training school Wamba,

P.O. Box 49 – 20603

Wamba

Or send us an Email at: Info@wambanursingschool.co.ke

Follow this link to the school website to download the application form and see details on the application requirements. https://bit.ly/2ReHa9k

All vacancies must be awarded on first Come first Serve basis

Shalome School of Health and Business Studies Zambia 2021 Diploma in Nursing Form Application

Shalome school of health and business studies Registered by General nursing council of Zambia located in kitwe old ndeke is Enrolling for January intake 2021 in Registered nursing diploma 3years

Entry qualifications 5 o levels Application forms it’s 100k non refundable Bursaries on offer For more details contact 0761235892/0963516150

School of Nursing Form SONO Ogbomoso 2020/2021 Update

This is to announce to all applicants that the result of the

ENTRANCE EXAMINATION to the School, has been released. The interview for all the successful applicants holds from 22nd September, 2020 to 24th September, 2020.Thanks

RESULT IS OUT! LOGIN TO CHECK YOUR RESULT2020 SUPPLEMENTARY FORM IS ON SALE FROM NOW TILL 18th SEPTEMBER, 2020 https://sono.buth.edu.ng

West African College of Nursing 2020/2021 Fellowship Admission Form on Sale

The West African College of Nursing (WACN) announces the commencement of sale of application forms for the Fellowship programme by examination for 2020. 

Date: January 13th –  31st July.2020

1. Applicants should possess the following or higher qualifications:

  • First degree with 5 years post qualification experience and 2 years for registered nurses/ midwives with 15-20 years post RN/RM.
  • Masters degree or PhD holders in nursing, midwifery or any of the specialties approved by council to be exempted from primaries/Part I.
  • Honorary Fellows of the College for conversion, who meet the criteria are eligible to apply also.
  • Duration of class work/ residency will be for 3weeks in each of the four years.
  • All applicants must be currently licensed to practice Nursing/Midwifery.
West African College of Nursing

2. Applicants should  DOWNLOAD application form from the College site at wacn-online.com.

Downloaded application forms should be filled and submitted with the relevant credentials to the College Secretariat 6, Taylor, Drive, Yaba, Lagos

3. Applicants should make payment of non-refundable fee of $30 US Dollars or {N10000} payable to WACN account.

Bank: First Bank Of Nigeria

Account name: West African College of Nursing

Naira Account No: 2003831052

Dom Account No: 2003465262

4. A copy of the Teller should be scanned and attached to the completed application form which should be submitted with a recent passport photograph and other credentials.

5. Admission list will be out by end of August, 2020. 

Successful candidates to pay all approved fees during registration. 

Please Note:

  • Submission of application forms end July 31st, 2020
  • Late submission 1st- 14th Aug attracts $10 penalty while 15th Aug – 19th attracts $50; forms submitted after 19th Aug will not be accepted / processed.
  • The Fellowship programme primaries will be held at the Department of Nursing, University of Ibadan, Nigeria from 5th – 23rd October, 2020. First year examination follows immediately after the lectures. 
  • Duration of class work/residency will be 3weeks for each of the two years of the Primaries.
  • Final Primary examinations will be held in the third week of September.
  • For further enquiries please contact any of the followings:

The Executive Secretary
West African College of Nursing
6, Taylor Drive (Off Edmond Crescent)
P.M.B. 2023, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria
Phone: 08081245510, 08036821597, 08025926326

E-mail: westafricancollegeofnursing@mail.com

  Alh. Mohammed B. Yakatun

Executive Secretary, WACN.

National Chapter Chairpersons (WACN)

Benin Republic:
Chapter Chairman, WACN
c/o Chief Nursing Officer
Ministere de la Sante Publique
04 BP 0461, Cotonou, Benin Republic
sononamelie2002@yahoo.fr

The Gambia:
Chapter Chairman, WACN
Banjul, The Gambia.
alkalimjabby@yahoo.co.uk

Ghana:
Chapter Chairman, WACN
c/o Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)
Ministry of Health
P.O. Box M-44
Accra, Ghana.
darko.veronica@gmail.com

Liberia:

Chapter Chairman, WACN

c/o LBNM, JamesnAAnPierre

Bldg 40 Carey Street Monrovia, Liberia

wacnliberia2015@gmail.com

Nigeria:

Chapter Chairman, WACN

Department of Nursing

Bayero University, Kano

08033667081

salenga2004@gmail.com

Sierra Leone:
Chapter Chairman, WACN
c/o Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)
Nursing Services Department
Ministry of Health and Sanitation
Youyi Building, Brookfields
Freetown, Sierra Leone.
majames@unicef.org

logbaj@yahoo.com

 Site Manager can be reached on this email: 

alexpumainfotech@gmail.com

Ministry of Health Ghana 2020/2021 Admission Form On Sale

Admission into Schools, Colleges of Nursing and Midwifery in Ghana is now open for the 2020/2021 Academic Session. Below is the admission application form, requirements, etc

The Ghana Ministry of Health has started the sale of application forms for Health Training Institutions for the 2020/2021 admission year for prospective candidates who want to study to be a Nurse. Application for admission is open on the online admissions portal for the 2020/2021 academic year which from Monday 17th February, 2020 and it sales will end on Saturday 30th May, 2020.

Method of Application

Proceed to purchase application codes from any Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) or Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) branch at a cost of One Hundred Ghana Cedis (GH¢100.00). (Note that this includes the cost of verification of results, SMS alerts and all other correspondence). NB: i. All purchased vouchers are valid up to 10th June 2020 if not used. ii No postage envelopes are required as all correspondence will be via SMS or E-mail.

2 After payment, applicants will receive a voucher giving them a unique PIN and Serial Number.

  1. Have a dedicated phone number and a personal valid e-mail address for all correspondence. [Please NOTE: Do not use the email address of relations]
  2. You will need you residential and Ghana Post Digital Address 5 Proceed to use the PIN code and Serial to access the application form online at https://healthtraining.gov.gh Note that the online registration form is accessible only by the PIN and self-created password.
    Follow the instructions carefully and fill the relevant stages of the admission process once the online application is opened. Use the PIN and Serial Number to track the status of the admission process. Note that only Applicants who meet admission requirements will be invited to attend a competitive interview at the school of choice.

Interview for selected candidates will start from June 1 to June 30, 2020, and interview days sent to qualifying students. Interview results will be published on the https://healthtraining.gov.gh portal.

AHPRA: Australia Nursing Registration Process Under the old System

Here is the overview of the Australia Nurse registration process as compiled by a facebook user Princess Cina

For AHPRA you’ll need:

1. Evidence of Identity:
Passport / Birth Certificate / Driver’s license (optional)➖photocopy then certify true copy and attach with the AGOS 40 form

2. Change of Name (if applicable):

3. Academic Qualifications:
Transcript(TOR) / Diploma / RLE/ ➖photocopy then certify true copy and attach with the AGOS 40 form

❗️Certified true copy done by SCHOOLS are not accepted by AHPRA.

❗️Course Syllabus, CHED, Pharmacology Cert, letter from school ARE NOT REQUIRED. ➖please read the link posted below. An applicant from the Philippines will not be able to meet some of the criteria in AHPRA, hence, only TOR, RLE and Diploma are required.

Kindly read https://www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/…/accreditation-re…

Also the FAQs

http://www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/docum…/default.aspx…

4. Registration History in each country wherein you practiced as a registered nurse
PRC license / Board Certificate ➖photocopy then certify true copy and attach with the AGOS 40 form

Certificate of Good Standing(COGS)to be sent directly from PRC or from any country of registration to AHPRA➖should be ORIGINAL, no need to be certified
COGS has three mos validity ONLY

5. Work History – minimum of 450hours in the last 5yrs
STATEMENT OF SERVICE (COE as we call it) is required to:
be on the employer’s letterhead
provide dates of employment
describe the role in which you were employed, and whether
if was full-time/part-time hours, and
be signed by a manager (e.g. director of nursing, unit manager or HR manager or charge nurse or clinical resource nurse➖ photocopy then certify true copy and attach with the AGOS 40 form

CV – MUST BE ORIGINAL COPY
here’s the link for the format https://www.ahpra.gov.au/…/Standard-Format-for-Curriculum-V…
https://www.ahpra.gov.au/documents/default.aspx…
➖Do not forget to sign and state that the CV is true and correct

6. Criminal History (if applicable)
Pay for International Criminal History Check from FIT2Work
Include all the countries where you’ve lived in for 6 consecutive months or more since aged 18
https://www.fit2work.com.au/PreEmployment.aspx…

Or

AIS-cheaper compared to FIT2WORK

➖print the reference page, in the AGOS 40, the printed page can be passed without being certified, but if you are in doubt, have it certified.

❗️Variation of Names should be declared as ALIAS.
example
one document has middle initial only- it should be declared
one document has your married name-it should be declared
Juan Mario- if Mario was not included in a document, you should declare it

etc.

Failure to declare the variation of names can cause you problems. Either you provide a statutory declaration or the Registration officer may request again for another ICHc which is expensive.

7. English Language Skills
IELTS- 7 in all bands; can be done in 2 sittings
PTE – Minimum of 65 overall score and minimum 65 in all components
OET – B in all components
Toefl-IBT

English test requirements: https://www.ahpra.gov.au/documents/default.aspx…

➖photocopy then certify true copy and attach with the AGOS 40 form

8. Impairment Details (if applicable)

9. Current Suspension or Cancellation Details (if applicable)

10. Previous Cancellation, Refusal or Suspension Details (if applicable)
11. Conditions, Undertakings or Limitations Details (if applicable)

12. Disqualification Details (if applicable)

13. Conduct, Performance or Health Proceedings Details (if applicable)

15. AGOS-40 Form (LATEST) It should be updated AGOS 40

http://www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/docum…/default.aspx…

❗️Please read the AGOS 40, the checklist of needed documents are already SPECIFIED. Take time to READ

All supporting documentation must be:
~Certified copies of documents
~Certified in accordance with AHPRA’s guidelines
https://www.ahpra.gov.au/…/Regist…/Certifying-Documents.aspx
~In English. If original documents are not in English, you MUST provide a certified copy of the original document and translation consistent with AHPRA’s guidelines.

❗️Make sure that when you certify your documents, the stamp should be on the front page. Resize your documents when you print or photocopy so that the stamp can fit in. Bawal takpan ng stamp ang details ng docs mo, possible na ipaulit ng registration officer yung ctc. Black and colored print or photocopy are both accepted.

Send your docs to AHPRA office (any branch) using STREET address

Any concerns or clarifications, you may send a web inquiry to AHPRA

https://www.ahpra.gov.au/Ab…/Contact-Us/Make-an-Enquiry.aspx