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College of Health Kintampo (CoHK) Post Basic Entry Programmes And Requirements

SANDWICH

1. Technical Officer (Health Information Option) – Sandwich

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2. Technical Officer (Community Health-Disease Control & Surveilance Option) Sandwich

3. Technical Officer (Community Health-Nutrition Option) Sandwich

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4. Technical Officer (Health Promotion and Social Marketing Option) Sandwich

REGULAR

5. Community Mental Health-Regular

6. Registered Dental Surgery-Regular

Requirements for Post Basic Entry Programmes areas in the table below Age: Not more than 50 years, Subject to medical fitness

PROGRAMME 

SERVICE REQUIREMENT

 QUALIFICATION 

 Technical  Officer (Health
Information Option)
  1.  At least one (1) year
    Rotation/Internship/National Service
  2. Two(2) years’ experience
    in a relevant Basic area OR
    one(1) year work
    experience upon a request
    from a facility after
    internship.

Certificate as a

  1. Field Technician
  2. Nurse Assistant
    Preventive(NAP)
  3. Nurse Assistant Clinical
    (NAC)
    4.Health Records
    Assistant

 Technical Officer
(Community Health-
Disease Control &
Surveillance Option)

 Technical Officer
(Community Health-
Nutrition Option)

 Technical Officer (Health
Promotion and Social
Marketing Option)

 Technical Officer (Dental Surgery)

Community Mental Health

Table 9: Requirements for Diploma Community Mental Health

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PROGRAMME

SERVICE REQUIREMENT

QUALIFICATION REQUIRED

 Community Mental

Health

 A practicing officer and
must have served two(2)
years minimum in deprived
areas or three years
minimum in non-deprived
areas.

Certificate as a

  1. Field Technician
  2. Nurse Assistant
    Preventive (NAP)
  3. Nurse Assistant
    Clinical (NAC)
  4. Health Records
    Assistant
  5. Environmental
    Health

NB:

Foreign students may be considered for admission if they hold qualification equivalent to those stated above, proved they are proficient in English, Equivalent qualifications include; A-levels, High School Certificate. Applicants will be required to pass an entrance examination before gaining admission to the programme.

DIRECT ENTRY BSC. PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT-(FOUR) 4 YEARS

Table 10: Requirements for Direct Entry BSc. Physician Assistant

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (BSc. Physician Assistant – Direct Entry)

WASSCE

SSCE

Age

16-35 years

Over all Aggregate

An aggregate score of Thirty-Six
(36) or better
in six (6) subjects, comprising
three(3) core and three(3)
elective subjects.

An aggregate score of
Twenty-Four (24) or better in
six (6) subjects, comprising
three (3) core and three(3)
elective subjects.

Core Subjects and
Minimum Grades

Credits (A1-C6) in three (3)Core
Subjects i.e. English,
Mathematics and Integrated
Science.

Credits (A-D) in three(3)
Core Subjects i.e. English,
Mathematics and Integrated
Science.

Elective Subjects
and Minimum Grades

Credits (A1-C6) in three (3)
Elective Subjects, Physics,
Chemistry and Biology only.

Credits(A-D)inthree(3)
Electives Subjects. Physics,
Chemistry and Biology only.

PROGRAMME

SERVICE REQUIREMENT

QUALIFICATION REQUIRED

Community Medicine &

Health (BSc)

  1. At least one (1) year
    rotation/Internship/National
    Service
  2. Two(2) years’ experience in
    a relevant Basic area OR one
    (1) year work experience
    upon are quest from a
    facility after internship.

Diploma as a

  1. Registered General
    Nurse
  2. Registered Mental
    Nurse
  3. Registered Midwife

NB: Graduate Nurses from the Universities can also apply for the Post Basic Programmes. (Previously Direct Medical Assistant) Post Basic BSc. Physician Assistant–Two(2) years (Previously Post Basic Medical Assistant). Post Basic BSc. Physician Assistant-Top up 1½years Age: Not more than 50 years, Subject to medical fitness.

DIRECT ENTRY BSC. PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT–FOUR (4) YEARS

Table 11: Requirement for Direct Entry BSc. Physician Assistant

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
(BSc. Physician Assistant – Direct Entry)

WASSCE

SSCE

Age

16-35 years

Over all Aggregate

An aggregate score of Thirty-six
(36)or better in six (6) subjects,
comprising three (3) core and
three(3) elective subjects.

An aggregate score of Twenty-
four(24)or better in six (6) subjects,
comprising three (3) core and
three(3) elective subjects.

Core Subjects and
Minimum Grades

Credits (A1-C6in three (3)
Core Subjects i.e. English,
Mathematics and Integrated
Science.

Credits (A-D) in three (3) Core
Subjects i.e. English,
Mathematics and Integrated
Science.

Elective Subjects and
Minimum Grades

Credits (A1-C6) in three (3)
elective subjects the
following: General Arts, General
Science, Home
Economics (Food and Nutrition
Option) and
Agricultural Science (excluding
crop and animal husbandry).

Credits (A-D) in three elective
subjects the following: General
Arts, General Science, Home
Economics (Food and Nutrition
Option) and Agricultural Science
(excluding crop and animal
husbandry).

NB: Foreign students may be considered for admission if they hold qualification equivalent to those stated above and prove that they are proficient in English. Equivalent qualifications include; A-levels, High School Certificate, Bachelor’s Degree in Science (BSc.)

 See Also: Details of Health Training Colleges Admissions Application Instructions

5 thoughts on “College of Health Kintampo (CoHK) Post Basic Entry Programmes And Requirements 

  1. Addo Eric says:

    I have second class at Garden city University and I want to apply for PA, please am I qualify for such program

  2. Rafiatu Amadu says:

    Plz how do I offer the sandwich course for community health nutrition in 2020accadermic year. Thank you.

  3. Nartey Quarshie Sarah says:

    I am a nurse assistant preventive nurse with no working experience can I apply for a diploma course which will be registered .Example general nursing

  4. Awortwe mavis says:

    Pls the post basic programmes, do you award diploma or certificate

  5. Ogan Isaac says:

    Year duration for post basic community mental health.

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