UTech, Ja - Summary of Undergraduate Courses of Study

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES Caribbean School of Nursing DISCLAIMER: The amounts quoted for fees in this brochure are the existing fees “per school/department” for the Academic Year 2021/2022 and are subject to changes based on variation in the number of credits assigned to the course of study and the cost per credit at the time of delivery (see page 22 for details) Undergraduate Degree: (UPCNUCOFXD1) Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Nursing (Post RN) _Note: Offered in Montego Bay and through a Franchise Agreement with • Excelsior Community College School of Nursing UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE:(UBSMIDWFXD1A) Bachelor of Science in Midwifery Direct Entry UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE:(UBSMIPMFX1A) Bachelor of Science in Midwifery Registered Midwife (RM) CERTIFICATE (UCECCNUFX) Certificate in Critical Care (CC) Nursing (Post RN) (includes 1 week overseas Observership/ internship component conducted at a Level 1 Trauma and CC Centre) UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE: (UBSMINUFX1A) Bachelor of Science in Midwifery Registered Nurses (RN) All students must be licensed practicing Registered Nurses with evidence of completion of a basic nursing programme leading to the award of a diploma or a certificate from an accredited School of Nursing. They should also have evidence of GPA of 2.5 or average grade of C or higher in a basic nursing programme. Another requirement is that nurses should be currently working in a clinical area for the past two (2) years, or have recently graduated from a school of nursing 5 CSEC/GCE O-Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Human & Social Biology and two other approved subjects. There must be no more than two (2) subjects at level 3 or C. Acceptance is subject to successful pre-entrance test and an interview. Registered Midwives (RM)s who have completed an accredited midwifery programme and have attained a Certificate or Diploma or Associate Degree in midwifery. They should be registered midwives (direct entry or Registered Nurse midwife) with current licence in the country of practice. Applicants must provide a compiled portfolio of clinical practice hours as a midwife.Successful applicants would have met the entry requirements and were successful at interview. Licensed, BLS certified practicing Registered Nurses with a minimum of six (6) months experience in the following areas: - Medical Surgical Nursing, - Post Anaesthetic Care Unit, - Accident and Emergency, - Operating Theatre Registered Nurses (RNs) must show proof of current nursing license in the country of practice and gain approval from the Nursing Council of Jamaica (NCJ) as having graduated from an approved general nursing programme.RNs whose transcripts are assessed to be lacking in specific University modules will be required to satisfy the University that they can be exempted from those modules up to 20 credits. Where exemption is denied the RN will take the University module (s) in addition to the core midwifery modules.RNs who satisfy the first two requirements will be exempted from years one and two and will only complete years 3 & 4. Acceptance is subject to successful interview. Registered General Nurse, Charge Nurse, Director of Nursing Services Midwife Midwife Registered Nurse in a Critical Care and/or High Dependency Unit Midwife $334,100 $432,300 $382,700 8 2 4 2 2 1 Course of Study and Code Estimated Tuition for Level 1 for AY 2021/22 JA$ General Undergraduate Entry Requirements 2022/2023 CSEC (CXC) passes at General Proficiency Grades 1, 2 & 3; (Grade 3 is acceptable from the June 1998 sitting), or GCE O-Level passes at Grade A, B, C or equivalent qualifications. Other technical examination qualifications will be assessed on an individual basis. Or Matriculation via Prior Learning Assessment (see page 23) Career Opportunities (This list is not exhaustive) Prescribed Duration (Years) Codes ending with A – August intake Codes ending with B – January intake Codes ending with C – Summer only

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