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Fellowship Application At West African College Of Nursing

Unread post by Kunle Emmanuel » Thu May 08, 2014 6:52 pm

WEST AFRICAN COLLEGE OF NURSING ANNOUNCES THE AWARD OF FELLOWSHIP TO QUALIFIED NURSES

The West African College of Nursing (WACN), a specialized agency of the West African Health Organization (WAHO) – an International Health Organization with headquarters in Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso wishes to advertise for qualified and interested nurses and midwives in both Anglophone and Francophone countries of the West African sub region to apply for the award of Fellowship of the College.

Applicants should possess the following or higher qualifications:
  • (i) First degree in nursing course from approved/accredited university with 5 years’ post qualification experience.
    (ii) Masters degree or PhD (will be an added advantage), with 2 years’ post qualification.
    (iii) Honorary Fellows of the College for conversion, who meet the criteria are eligible to apply also.
    (iv) All applicants must be currently licensed to practice Nursing/Midwifery.

1. Applicants should download application form from the college site at www.wacn-online.com or collect form from the Secretariat or any of the WACN Chapters.
2. Applicants should make payment of non-refundable fee of $150 US Dollars payable to:

WACN account (To be provided to applicants on request from westafricancollegenursing@gmail.com) or from Chapter Chairmen.

3. A copy of the Teller/Receipt should be forwarded or scanned to the Secretariat email -nwestafricancollegenursing@gmail.com before processing of the application form which should be submitted with two recent Passport photographs and other stated documents.

4. In addition, applicants to the WACN Fellowship should have,
a. At least two publications in reputable professional journals to their credit. An evidence of a paper accepted for publication from a reputable journal may be considered.
b. They must have completed at least one health related research work.
c. Applicants should submit a 3,000 word-paper (research, education, practice) on contemporary issues in nursing and/or midwifery in their specialty area.
d. Four(4) copies each of items No. a, b, c, must be submitted spiral bound to the College Secretariat.

5. The shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend a searching interview to be conducted by the College Panel of Assessors (Internal and External) at a scheduled date in November, 2014.

6. Results will be out by 31st December 2014

7. Successful candidates will each pay Admission Fee of Two Hundred US Dollars ($200) and an endowment fee of three hundred US dollars ($300) into the West African College of Nursing Account. All payments should be made before certification.

Certification will take place at the next BGM scheduled for March 2015 in Accra, Ghana.

Please Note:
Submission of application forms end July 31, 2014
Late submission attracts penalty
Submission of Research papers end August 29, 2014
Applicants should apply either online or contact the followings:


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Re: Fellowship Application At West African College Of Nursin

Unread post by Kunle Emmanuel » Thu May 08, 2014 6:57 pm

For Application Forms after payment of application fee,

Contact:

The Executive Secretary West African College of Nursing
6, Taylor Drive (Off Edmond Crescent)
P.M.B. 2023, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria
Phone: 08081245510, 08036731512, 08086095040
E-mail: westafricancollegenursing@gmail.com

OR

[2] National Chapter Chairpersons (WACN) Benin Republic: Chapter Chairman, WACN
c/o Chief Nursing Officer
Ministere de la Sante Publique
04 BP 0461, Cotonou, Benin Republic
priscilleoyede@ymail.com

(a) The Gambia: Chapter Chairman, WACN
c/o School of Nursing and Midwifery
Marina Parade
Banjul, The Gambia.
laminsuwareh@yahoo.com
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Re: Fellowship Application At West African College Of Nursin

Unread post by Kunle Emmanuel » Thu May 08, 2014 6:59 pm

(b) Ghana:
Chapter Chairman, WACN
c/o Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)
Ministry of Health
P.O. Box M-44
Accra, Ghana.
nanaoyetia@yahoo.com

(c) Liberia:
Chapter Chairman, WACN
c/o CHAL, 7th Street, Sinkor
P.O. Box 9056
Monrovia, Liberia.
Number1juaka@yahoo.co.uk

(d) Nigeria:
Chapter Chairman, WACN
c/o Nursing Services Department
Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital
Yaba, Lagos
Mojisola.okelola@yahoo.com

(e) Sierra Leone:
Chapter Chairman, WACN
c/o Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)
Nursing Services Department
Ministry of Health and Sanitation
Youyi Building, Brookfields
Freetown, Sierra Leone.
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Re: Fellowship Application At West African College Of Nursin

Unread post by Kunle Emmanuel » Sat Jul 25, 2015 7:14 pm

WACN Inducts new fellows


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The West African College of Nursing(WACN) has inducted 178 new nursing fellows at the opening of its 13th Biennial General Meeting and 35th Council in Gomoa Fetteh on Monday, in the Central region of Ghana.

The new fellows were drawn from some nursing speciality fields such as;
-Medicine and Surgery
-Maternal and child health
-Mental health and Psychiatry
-Community health
-Administration management and education.
The new fellows were drawn from Nigeria, Liberia, Benin,Ghana and The Gambia.
Each fellow is tasked with the responsibility to promote and encourage excellence in nursing education, research in nursing and contribute to healthcare improvement within the sub-region.
The meeting brings together nurses across the sub-region to promote excellence in nursing education,research in nursing and improvement in Healthcare within the west African sub-region.

This years meeting is organized under the theme: Profession versus Professionalism: Opportunities and Challenges.
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