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Nursing and Midwifery Council finishes digital Nightingale challenge workshop


The virtual Nightingale Challenge workshop for 283 picked youthful nurses and midwives which was held through zoom has effectively finished. 

The Nursing and Midwifery Council in partnership with the College of Ghana Medical Centre, Mental Health Authority, Teaching Hospitals, Ghana Health Support, Police Medical center, 37 Military Hospital, Ghana University of Nurses & Midwives and University of Nursing & Midwifery, University of Ghana, Legon organized the four-day sessional programme in two months.

Participants were involved in management and mentoring programmes, covering cross-slicing topics and emerging difficulties of Nursing and Midwifery management. 

Even though the workshop was targeted at the 67 selected members, the workshop saw other businesses and individual members of the nursing and midwifery fraternity like the Legon Hospital and the North The us Ghana Nurses Foundation (NAGNF) in the United states, joining the virtual workshop bringing the overall variety to 283 contributors.

Talking at the closing ceremony held on Saturday, the Registrar of the Council, Mr. Felix Nyante entreated contributors not to neglect the understanding, being familiar with, perception and leadership capabilities they have acquired but implement them in all configurations of their job. Mr. Nyante thanked the partnering companies and facilitators for their invaluable contributions and displays.

He also encouraged participants to embrace and utilize Information Interaction Technology (ICT) in the provision of healthcare as that was a requirement in modern day nursing and midwifery. He mentioned the Council is driving an ICT transformation agenda and will quickly digitize all of its expert services to Purchasers and Stakeholders.

“We have digitized our indexing, registration, effects checking, PIN/AIN cards and would soon introduce the renewal of license on the internet. All these expert services are available on the Council’s internet site and a recently established application named NMC Cellular.”

According to him, Ghana stands as the to start with nation in Africa to have formulated and applied on the net licensing assessment for nursing and midwifery trainees.  All these digitized platforms would not have been attainable without the need of the guidance of the Netherlands Embassy by way of its Capability Improvement in Larger Schooling Programme Initiative (Specialized niche) and the Netherlands Universities Foundation for Intercontinental Cooperation (NUFFIC).

The Council is employing the Specialized niche project in partnership with a consortium comprising of CINOP Global & Advisory Solutions and Kwame Nkrumah College of Science and Technological innovation.

Talking on behalf of the North American Ghana Nurses Basis (NAGNF) from the United states of america, Mrs. Matilda Adams, Chapter President, NAGNF Northeast claimed she was confident that Nurses and Midwives in Ghana and overseas will guide the way in expanding and diversifying the healthcare process.

She pressured that “strong management is important if the vision of a remodeled health and fitness treatment system is to be recognized. The nursing and midwifery occupation must create leaders during the health and fitness care process, from the bedside to the boardroom, who can provide and be accountable for their individual contributions to providing superior-good quality treatment whilst performing collaboratively with leaders from other well being professions”

 In her closing deal with, Rev. Veronica Darko, Chairperson of the 14th Governing Board of the Council noted that Nursing and Midwifery research and exercise should continue on to identify and create proof-dependent advancements to care, and these improvements must be tested and adopted by coverage alterations throughout the health treatment method.

She urged the individuals to translate new research results into the observe environment and into nursing education and from nursing schooling into practice and policy.  Rev. Darko emphasized that Improved regulatory devices, insurance policies, attitudes, and habits can raise the improvements the nursing and midwifery career could carry to wellbeing care at a time of great complexity and adjust this sort of as managing Covid-19.

“It is my estimation that at the conclude of the Nightingale Obstacle in December 2020, contributors will be well outfitted with leadership techniques and can excel in the education, bedside, administrative, regulatory and policymaking sectors in the country and abroad” she said.


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