As part of a world-class Health Science Center and network of health care delivery systems, the Premier Nurses' Training College of Nursing offers students access to a unique variety of educational and clinical experiences as well as a wealth of expert nursing faculty and technological resources. Nursing students at Premier Nurses' Training College have excellent and challenging opportunities to explore nursing research and science, be professionally involved with student governance and professional leadership, and have access to clinical experiences with patients from different ages and cultural backgrounds. Students who graduates from college would be absorbed by the Ministry of Health after passing the Licensure Examination organised by the Nurses and Midwives' Council of Ghana.
The sick bay of the institution is located at the Premier Clinic.
The clinic and the college are about forty meters apart. It is opened from Monday to Friday and also on weekends, day and night. There is a medical doctor in charge of the clinic. However, two (2) nurses are in charge in the absence of the doctor. These nurses run day and night shift. The services they offer to all student are confidential.
Transportation & Student Accomodation
The college has three Ford mini buses for use for student and staff. These goes a long way to ease the transportation problem for both students and staff during clinical practice at the various hospitals in Kumasi metropolis and also during field trips. The college is managing private properties for student, to save them the hustle and uncertainty of dealing directly with landlords. All are regularly inspected to ensure quality and safety and cleared by people employed by the college.
Computer Laboratory & Lecture Halls
The computer laboratory is equipped with 30 computers. They form part of the donations made to the college by Howard Community College in Maryland, U.S. Premier is now leading the way in the integration of high technology communities into nursing training.
The College ensures that students stay up-to-date with latest Technology in their studies. There is one storey (6) unit classroom block available for the programme and is solely for lectures on nursing.
Employment Prospects of Graduates
Graduates, after successful completion of the programme are eligible to sit the licensing examination organised by the nurses and midwives’ council of Ghana. Upon passing this exam, there are employed by various government (ministry of health and Ghana health service organisations), private and mission health facilities.
Tracer studies show that past graduates are currently employed at various levels of the health sector both in Ghana and abroad. Several are also pursuing higher education.
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