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Kumasi Nursing And Midwifery Training College


Kumasi Nursing and Midwifery Training College was founded in 1957 by the Medical Mission Sisters of the Kumasi Church, NMTC has consistently maintained its identity as a Catholic institution to the present day. The college’s commitment to discipline and academic excellence is reflected in its motto: ‘Before you learn to care, you must care to learn.’[4] Currently, the school offers two Basic Diploma Programs, Nursing and midwifery. Affiliated to the second biggest health facility in the country, the college provides high standard theoretical and clinical coursework in all the aspects of diploma standard general nursing and midwifery. The activities of the institution is supervised by the Ministry of Education. The college now awards direct diploma Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery after students from the institution have successfully completed a three year training programme. The institution is accredited by the National Accreditation Board.The Nurses and Midwifery Council (NMC) is the main body that regulates the activities, curriculum and examination of the school. The Council’s mandate Is enshrined under section 4(1) of N.R.C.D 117.

Academic Programmes

The programmes offered in this institution are divided into three:

     
  • Basic Programmes
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  • Post Basic Programmes
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  • Certificate Programmes

Basic Programmes

     
  • Registered General nurse (RGN) Diploma
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  • Registered Mental Nurse (RMN) Diploma
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  • Registered Midwifery (RM) Diploma (females only)
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  • Registered Community Health Nurse (RCHN) Diploma
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  • Technical Officer Community Health, (Nutrition option) Diploma
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  • Technical Officer Community Health, (Disease control) Diploma
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  • Technical Officer Health Information, Diploma
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  • Technical Officer Medical Laboratory Technology, Diploma
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  • Technical Officer Environmental Health, Diploma
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  • Technical Officer Oral Health, Diploma
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  • Diploma in Community Medicine (Medical Assistants) Diploma
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  • Certificate in Community Health Nursing,(CHN)
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  • Certificate in Environmental Health (Environmental Health Assistants)
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  • Certificate in Community Health (Field Technicians)
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  • Certificate in Clinical Health Care (Health Assistants Clinical)
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  • Certificate in Clinical Health Care (Reproductive Health Option) females only
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  • Physiotherapy (Certificate)
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  • Certificate in Medical Laboratory

Post Basic Programmes

     
  • Community (Medical Assistants) Kintampo
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  • Ophthalmic Nursing – Korle-bu
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  • Peri- Operative Nursing – Korle-bu
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  • ENT Nursing – Korle-bu
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  • Public Health Nursing – Korle-bu
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  • Critical Care Nursing – Korle-bu
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  • Nurse Anesthesiology – Kumasi
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  • Community Oral Health – Kintampo

Certificate Programmes

     
  • Certificate in Community Health Nursing ()
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  • Certificate in Environmental Health (Environmental Health Assistants)
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  • Certificate in Community Health (Field Technicians)
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  • Certificate in Clinical Health Care (Health Assistants)

Out of the nursing schools scattered across the country, many would be nurses and midwives prefer the KNMTC based on the many academic laurels the school has won for it self and the high level of discipline.

The college currently runs two streams of basic programs i.e. Registered Midwifery Programme and the Registered General Nursing Programme.

                                                                                                                                       
    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTERED MIDWIFERY(FEMALES ONLY) /REGISTERED GENERAL NURSING PROGRAMME  
WASSCESSSCE
18 – 35 years18 – 35 years
Overall AggregateA cutoff aggregate score of Thirty Six (36) or better in six subjects, comprisingA cutoff aggregate score of Twenty Four (24) or better in six subjects, comprising 3 Core and 3 Electives.
Core Subjects and Minimum GradesCredit (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 GradesCredits (A1-C6) in AT LEAST passes (A1-C6) in three Elective subjects. Acceptable subjects are indicated in the table belowCredit (A-D) in three Electives Subjects. Acceptable subjects are indicated in the table below
                                                                                                         
    ELECTIVE SUBJECTS FOR REGISTERED MIDWIFERY PROGRAMME/REGISTERED GENERAL NURSING PROGRAMME 
Elective ProgramsElective Subjects
Science Option
           
  1. Mathematics(Electives)
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  3. Physics
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  5. Chemistry
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  7. Biology
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General Arts Option
           
  1. Literature In English
  2.        
  3. French
  4.        
  5. Ghanaian Language
  6.        
  7. Christian Religious Studies OR Islamic Religious Studies
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  9. Economics
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  11. Geography
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  13. History
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  15. Government
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  17. Mathematics(Electives)
  18.        
  19. General Knowledge in Art
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Agriculture Option
           
  1. General Agriculture
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  3. Chemistry
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  5. Physics
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  7. Mathematics(Elective)
  8.        
  9. French
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Home Economics Option
           
  1. Management in Living
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  3. Food and Nutrition
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  5. Economics
  6.        
  7. Chemistry
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  9. French
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  11. General Knowledge in Art
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