Sefwi Asafo Nursing Training College was established on 24th October 2014 by the Asafo community through the initiative of a five member committee namely,
1. Mr. Simon Asante
2. Mr. Alex Agyapong
3. Mr. Thomas Adjei (Deceased)
4. Mr. Emmanuel Oppong
5. Mr. Peter Ntori
The registered general nursing (Diploma) Curriculum is based on Semester and Courses Unit System. This curriculum is Competency-based, takes into consideration the current needs of society and those of the student nurse. In this regard, greater emphasis is being laid on the community, physical and social science as spiritual and ethical elements in nursing practice. The following courses have been modified to meet current trends in nursing: Communication and Study Skills, Computing and Perspectives of Nursing have been modified into Therapeutic Communication, Nursing Informatics and Professional Adjustment in Nursing, Supply Chain Management and Relationship Marketing Strategy and Entrepreneurship have been introduced. Similarly, introductory French and Sign Language have also been added as non-scoring courses.
Evaluation of students includes the Continuous assessment of theory and practice throughout the training period.
Sefwi Asafo Nursing Training College ( NTC) is affiliated to University of Cape Coast. This affiliate body Supervise, Monitors and Evaluates all academic activities including, the pre-moderation and moderation of all examination questions to ensure accuracy, consistency and efficiency to ensure standard examinations are conducted and students are given deserving marks to facilitate the award of academic diplomas to graduates from this institution.
Currently the school offers only Registered General Program (Diploma) but hopefully other programs will be added when accreditation is given for those programs.
MISSION & VISION
Our goal is to cultivate and maintain the highest possible standard in our academic activities.
We also believe that, Graduates from this institution will be able to use the knowledge acquired int he principles of homeostasis to meet patients’ needs by monitoring vital signs of patient and their reaction to disease conditions, trauma, stress, anxiety, and administer prescribed medication to patients.
Efficient use of the Nursing process as a professional tool for meeting the total health needs of the patients, families and communities by planning, diagnosing, treating and evaluating care.