Admission

Application for intake

The application for academic year 2020/2021 is ongoing

List of Programs

 

 

PROGRAM: Clinical Medicine & Community Health(DCM)

DURATION: 3 years

AWARD: Diploma

CADRE: Medical Clinical Officer

ENTRY  REQUIREMENTS

  • The candidate must have done Biology and Chemistry at A’level, plus either physics, mathematics, or Food and Nutrition.
  • A minimum of a Principal pass in Biology, plus a sudsidiary pass in Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics or Food and Nutrition or a Certificate in a Medical Course from a reputable training institution.
  • The candidate must have passed English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or an appropriate science subject at O’level.

NATURE OF PROFESSION

A Medical Clinical Officer practices clinical medicine at the health center and hospital levels, by diagnosing and treating patients with common diseases both in rural and urban areas. He/she refers patients with conditions that cannot be managed at the health facility to Medical Officers. He/she works in the community to treat the sick at home and gives health education to individuals, families and communities; provides schools health services; displays empathy, integrity, respect of persons and human rights; and maintains confidentiality. Upon completion of the course, one can be employed in Government or Non-Government Hospitals and Health Centers, factories, schools

 

PROGRAM: Diploma  In Health Leadership & Management(DLM)

DURATION: 1 year

AWARD: Diploma

CADRE:Manager in Health Care Delivery

ENTRY  REQUIREMENTS

Diploma or degree in a health related profession with a minimum of two years working experience

NATURE OF PROFESSION

A manager in health  will be equipped with knowledge, skills and attitude to:

  • Demonstrate good leadership skills
  • Manage health services effectively
  • Train other health workers in health management and leadership tasks
  • Lead a principled exemplary life
  • Promote good interpersonal and customer (client) relations
  • Exhibit behaviors of effective people
  • Conduct health management research aimed at promoting good health habits
  • Initiate, design and manage health related projects
  • Manage human resource for health for sustainable productivity.
  • Participate in the Continuing Professional Development programme.

 

PROGRAM:Certificate in Theatre Techniques(CTA)

DURATION: 2 year

AWARD: Certificate

CADRE: Theatre assistant

ENTRY  REQUIREMENTS

Minimum requirements are Passes in Mathematics and English Passes in all science subjects at O-level

NATURE OF PROFESSION

A Medical Theatre Assistant is a health practitioner who:

  • maintains the theatre environment
  • assists surgeons
  • provides nursing care to theatre patients
  •  Maintains theatre equipment and instruments
  • Performs managerial tasks related to medical theatre resources.

A Medical Theatre Assistant is fully responsible for managing the theatre environment and ensuring that theatre technical skills are applied. He/she plays administrative roles including supervision, mentoring and works in collaboration with other health professionals as well as consults with and/or refers to medical specialists as appropriate.

 

PROGRAM: Pharmacy(PHA)

DURATION: 3 years

AWARD: Diploma

CADRE: Pharmacy Technician

ENTRY  REQUIREMENTS

  • The candidate must have done Biology and Chemistry at A’level, plus either physics, mathematics, or Food and Nutrition.
  • A minimum of a Principal pass in Chemistry, plus a sudsidiary pass in Biology, Physics and Mathematics or a Certificate in a Medical Course from a reputable training institution.
  • He/She must have passed English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or an appropriate science subject at O’level.

NATURE OF PROFESSION

A Pharmacy Technician compounds, mixes pharmaceutical preparations and gives out medicines to patients following ethical principles of prescriptions issued to patients by clinicians. Keeps stock of medicines and manages Hospital Pharmacy Unit. He/she displays high degree of empathy, integrity, respect of persons and human Rights; and maintains confidentiality. Upon completion of the course, one can be employed in Government or Non-Government Hospitals, or open up own Drug shop.

 

PROGRAM: Higher Diploma in Anesthesia(DAN)

DURATION: 2 years

AWARD: Diploma

CADRE:Anesthetic officer

ENTRY  REQUIREMENTS

  • Diploma in nursing
  • Diploma in clinical medicine & community health
  • Diploma in midwifery
  • Ordinary Diploma in Anaesthesia with a minimum of two years working experience

NATURE OF PROFESSION

An anesthetic officer is a non- physician specialist who is responsible for providing anesthesia to patients for operations and procedures . he/she has a range of practice which extends beyond anesthesia for surgery to include pain management and intensive care.

 

PROGRAM: Certificate in Medical Records & Health Informatics(CMR)

DURATION: 2 years

AWARD: Certificate

CADRE: medical records assistant

ENTRY  REQUIREMENTS

Minimum requirements are Passes in Mathematics and English

NATURE OF PROFESSION

An medical records assistant;

  • Compile medical data and maintain orderliness of medical records department.
  • Ensure proper management of patients’ records and to avail them when needed lawfully.
  • Ensure privacy and confidentiality of all medical records and files.
  • Ensure interpretation and implementation of government policies on medical records and information services.

 

PROGRAM: Certificate in Pharmacy(CPH)

DURATION: 2 years

AWARD: Certificate

CADRE: Pharmacy assistant

ENTRY  REQUIREMENTS

Minimum requirements are Passes in Mathematics and English Passes in all science subjects at O-level

NATURE OF PROFESSION

A Pharmacy assistant;

  • Arranges equipment, medicines and materials at the workplace
  • Dispenses authorized medicines appropriately
  • Stores assigned medicines and supplies
  • Maintains proper records of medicines and supplies
  • Assists in preparation and compounding of pharmaceuticals

Online Application Process

In Addition to Your Academic Papers, Prepare a Scanned Copy of Your Bank Deposit Slip as Evidence for Payment of Application fees.

Application Guide

Click one of the Buttons Below to Download the Application Form

Payment Details

Ensure to Pay a NON REFUNDABLE FEE of Ugx.65,000/= (doesn’t include bank charges) to the Bank Details Indicated Below

Bank: United Bank of Africa(UBA)

 Branch: Fort Portal

A/C No: 0905000044

 A/C Name: Fort Portal School of Clinical Officers or

Bank: Centenary

 Branch: Fort Portal

A/C No: 5510007316

 A/C Name: Fort Portal School of Clinical Officers

Submission Procedure of Application

Send a fully filled application form and scanned documents  to fcohes@gmail.com or bring the application form to the college.