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PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SCHOOLS IN GHANA.

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SCHOOLS IN GHANA.

A PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE


WHO IS A PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE.

According to https://health.mo.gov, Public health nursing is a systematic process by which: The health and health care needs of a population are assessed in order to identify subpopulations, families and individuals who would benefit from health promotion or who are at risk of illness, injury, disability or premature death.

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PUBLIC HEALTH NURSES AND COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSES.

People usually mistake public health nurses for community health nurses but see what https://rnbsonline.unm.edu say; 

While both disciplines serve the same demographics, their purposes are distinct. Public health nurses provide healthcare to people and communities who are unable to seek assistance. Community health nursing involves advocacy and policy development to eliminate healthcare disparities.

SALARY OF PUBLIC HEALTH NURSES.

Public Health Nurses in Ghana earn around 20,826 Ghana Cedis to 27,768 Ghana Cedis per annum.

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SCHOOLS IN GHANA.

Below are the Public Health Nursing Schools In Ghana.

  1. University of Ghana.
  1. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
  1. Ensign College Of Public Health.
  1. Catholic University, Ghana.
  1. University of Cape Coast.
  1. Central University.
  1. University of Health and Alied Sciences.
  1. Radford University College

BASIC QUALIFICATION.

The following are the entry requirements to any of the institutions mentioned above;

WEST AFRICAN SENIOR SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION 

WASSCE Candidates: Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects including English Language and Mathematics, plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.

SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION 

SSSCE Candidates: Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language and Mathematics, plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.

NOTE: Overall cut-off aggregate is 36 or better.

POSTGRADUATE COURSES.

Masters in Public Health(MPH) course duration is 2 years which is equally secluded into four (4) semesters.

MPH courses can be taken up by only those students who have completed their bachelor’s degree in any of the health sciences such as Nursing, Pharmacy, Allied Sciences, etc.

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