The School of Nursing and Midwifery, with approval from Ghana Health Services and Nursing and Midwifery Council just completed a five day short courses which began from the Monday 28th January, 2019 to Friday 1st February, 2019 at the School of Nursing and Midwifery. Participants chosed to participate in only one of the following courses which ran concurrently for the whole week. The courses were as follows; Disaster and Trauma Nursing, Leadership and Management in Nursing and Midwifery and Forensic Nursing.


Course 1: Disaster and Trauma Nursing

With the solid Faculty of School of Nursing and Midwifery, they delved deeper in areas in Disaster and Trauma Nursing such as Triage, the basic life support systems, primary and secondary assessments, Trauma Nursing of Special population (Pregnant women, Paediatric and Geriatric), the types of Disaster and Nursing responsibilities which is mainly Scene triage, hospital response and decontamination.

Facilitator: Dr. Mary Ani-Amponsah


Dr. Patience Aniteye and a session of workshop participants


Practical session with workshop participants


Course 2: Leadership and Management in Nursing and Midwifery

In relation to Leadership and Management in Nursing and Midwifery, the following areas were well elaborated to the understanding of the participants; Strategic leadership in Nursing: creating real value in nursing practice, Leading and management for results in nursing/midwifery care and creating competitive advantage in nursing and midwifery services. To evaluate participants understanding of the taught areas, there was a group test which were conducted in participants group presentations and demonstrations.

Mrs. Oboshie Anim-Boamah with a section of the participants


Facilitator: Dr. Adelaide Maria Ansah Ofei


Workshop facilitator Mrs. Adzo Kwashie with a section of participants


Participants undertaking a presentation


Course 3: Forensic Nursing

With regards to Course 3, introduction to Forensic Nursing was made, issues relating to the Nurse as an expert witness was also discussed, Criminology and victimization and instances relating to Nursing victimized patient correctional forensic nursing.

Facilitator: Dr. Gladys Dzansi

Facilitator: Dr. Samuel Adjorlolo

Mrs. Oboshie Anim-Boamah with a section of the participants


The closing ceremony was witnessed by personalities and the likes of Mrs Agnes Oppong Baah, one of the senior staff of the NMC