Nurses and Midwives will from July 2018 begin online Licensing examination.
Felix Nyante, Registrar of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana who announced this said the move was part of measures to get Nurses and Midwives deliver to expectation.
The new online system is to ease the laborious processes associated with the manual system, as well as strengthen the capacity of the council.
Speaking at the Council’s 2017 mid-year review at Nsuta in the Ashanti region, Mr. Nyante said the council has also introduced a therapeutic communication course to aid in an effective and efficient healthcare delivery in the country.
“Ghanaians should expect Nurses and Midwives delivering up to their expectations. So that when they go to the hospital, the attitude of Nurses towards them alone will create a therapeutic environment for them to get healed and the not the usual prescriptions and giving medication”, he said.
Mr. Nyante said the Dutch Government has provided grant to the Council to revamp its examination processes and procedures.
The grant he said is also to support the Council to strengthen its organizational capacity to conduct efficient, effective and credible licensing examination.
Chief Director at the Ministry of Health, Dr Afisah Zakariah, expressed appreciation to the Council for the introduction of the online licensing examination in 2018.
She said the online examination will ease the laborious processes experienced in the old manual system and will also go a long way to make licensing examination in Ghana trustworthy.