M.Sc Advance Practice Nursing
Master of Science
Department of Adult Nursing
2 years (Mature Entry)
2 years (Standard Entry)
Modes of Study:
The Master of Science Nursing programme seeks to prepare practising nurses academically to function as advanced practitioners in the organisation and delivery of nursing care, nursing education and nursing research at the local, national and international levels.
To qualify for admission an applicant:
Must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing OR its equivalent in a related field (e.g. B. ED Health Sciences Education) with at least Second Class Lower Division from a recognised institution.
Should be a registered nurse.
Must pass a selection interview.
Advance Diploma / Post-Basic Nursing certificate with 5 years post-basic working experience in the specialty area, may be considered.
Goal / Objectives:
Produce nurses who are well-equipped to take up leadership roles in Nursing and Health care delivery services.
Prepare nurses with high levels of intellectual and analytical competencies to function effectively in the various nursing specialty areas.
Develop advanced clinical nurse practitioners who will be able to deliver evidence based nursing care
Provide nurses with the requisite foundation to undertake doctoral degree programmes.
Train nurses to work within complex organisational and political systems at local, national and international levels.
The demand for nursing services is ever increasing in Ghana and other parts of the world. Our students are employed in public and private health facilities like hospitals, clinics, home health care services, schools, military and police health facilities in Ghana and other countries.
Other employment avenues include Nursing and other health training institutions, health research centres, public/community health delivery services and workplace health care systems.
NUR 800: THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS FOR ADVANCED NURSING
NUR 803: ISSUES IN NURSING AND HEALTH CARE
NUR 805: PROFESSIONAL ROLE DEVELOPMENT
NUR 807: ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
NUR 809: HEALTH ASSESSMENT
NUR 801: RESEARCH METHODS
NUR 804: ADVANCED PHARMACOLOGY
NUR 818: ADVANCED HEALTH ASSESSMENT
NUR 820: ADVANCED NURSING STRATEGIES
NUR 822: ADVANCED CLINICAL PRACTICUM I
NUR 229: ADVANCED CLINICAL PRACTICUM II IN SPECIALTY AREA
NUR 811: ADULT HEALTH NURSING
NUR 813: PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING
NUR 815: MENTAL HEALTH NURSING
NUR 817: PAEDIATRIC NURSING
NUR 819: OBSTETRIC NURSING
NUR 823: OPHTHALMIC NURSING PRACTICE
NUR 825: EAR, NOSE, AND THROAT NURSING PRACTICE
NUR 827: NURSING ANAESTHESIA
NUR 833: CRITICAL CARE
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Certificate No
- Assessments Yes