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WACN: Requirements

IMPORTANT NOTICE 

 
 

WEST AFRICAN COLLEGE OF NURSING ANNOUNCES THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE SALE OF APPLICATION FORMS FOR THE 2020 FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME BY EXAMINATION

 

The West African College of Nursing (WACN) announces the commencement of sale of application forms for the Fellowship programme by examination for 2020. 

Date: January 13th -  31st July.2020


1. Applicants should possess the following or higher qualifications:

  • First degree with 5 years post qualification experience and 2 years for registered nurses/ midwives with 15-20 years post RN/RM.
  • Masters degree or PhD holders in nursing, midwifery or any of the specialties approved by council to be exempted from primaries/Part I.
  • Honorary Fellows of the College for conversion, who meet the criteria are eligible to apply also.
  • Duration of class work/ residency will be for 3weeks in each of the four years.
  • All applicants must be currently licensed to practice Nursing/Midwifery.

2. Applicants should  DOWNLOAD application form from the College site at wacn-online.com.

Downloaded application forms should be filled and submitted with the relevant credentials to the College Secretariat 6, Taylor, Drive, Yaba, Lagos

3. Applicants should make payment of non-refundable fee of $30 US Dollars or {N10000} payable to WACN account.

Bank: First Bank Of Nigeria

Account name: West African College of Nursing

Naira Account No: 2003831052

Dom Account No: 2003465262

4. A copy of the Teller should be scanned and attached to the completed application form which should be submitted with a recent passport photograph and other credentials.

5. Admission list will be out by end of August, 2020. 

Successful candidates to pay all approved fees during registration. 

 

Please Note:

  • Submission of application forms end July 31st, 2020
  • Late submission 1st- 14th Aug attracts $10 penalty while 15th Aug - 19th attracts $50; forms submitted after 19th Aug will not be accepted / processed.
  • The Fellowship programme primaries will be held at the Department of Nursing, University of Ibadan, Nigeria from 5th – 23rd October, 2020. First year examination follows immediately after the lectures. 
  • Duration of class work/residency will be 3weeks for each of the two years of the Primaries.
  • Final Primary examinations will be held in the third week of September.
  • For further enquiries please contact any of the followings:

The Executive Secretary
West African College of Nursing
6, Taylor Drive (Off Edmond Crescent)
P.M.B. 2023, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria
Phone: 08081245510, 08036821597, 08025926326

E-mail: westafricancollegeofnursing@mail.com

  Alh. Mohammed B. Yakatun

Executive Secretary, WACN.

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
sononamelie2002@yahoo.fr

The Gambia:
Chapter Chairman, WACN
Banjul, The Gambia.
alkalimjabby@yahoo.co.uk

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

Liberia:

Chapter Chairman, WACN

c/o LBNM, JamesnAAnPierre

Bldg 40 Carey Street Monrovia, Liberia

wacnliberia2015@gmail.com

Nigeria:

Chapter Chairman, WACN

Department of Nursing

Bayero University, Kano

08033667081

salenga2004@gmail.com

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.
majames@unicef.org

logbaj@yahoo.com 

 

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