The School of Nursing and Midwifery (SNM) has held a stakeholder’s
meeting on the theme, “The role of Nurses in managing students on the
Presenting on the theme was Dr Christian Makafui Boso, a Lecturer at
the School of Nursing and Midwifery. He expressed that the purpose of
the meeting was to analyze the roles of clinical nurses in managing
students’ behaviour, and also outline strategies to help manage students'
behaviour on the ward.
He pointed out that the clinical setting was pivotal to any nursing
program, therefore the clinical environment should be conducive for
clinical teaching to build the desired behaviour. He said creating such an
environment would require a partnership between students, clinicians,
managers, faculty, and School.
Dr Boso further explained ways to manage students' behaviour such as
role modelling, clear rules and regulations, good orientation, and
fostering a culture in which students feel comfortable to ask questions or
Present at the meeting were the Heads of Department, faculty,
Clinicians, and Nurses from the University Health Services, Cape Coast
Technical Teaching Hospital, Ankaful Teaching Hospital and the Cape
Coast Teaching Hospital.