The Certificate in Nursing Auxiliary Studies aims to increase the quantity and quality of trained Nursing Auxiliaries in Barbados to service the human resource needs of public and private elder care facilities on the island. Graduates would be eligible to write the Nursing Council of Barbados’ examination for Nursing Auxiliaries and apply for enrolment with the Council.
Defining a Nursing Auxiliary
The Nursing Auxiliary, under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, assists with the provision of basic nursing care to older adults. The individual must have completed a course of training of no less than six months duration, which has been approved by the Nursing Council of Barbados. Upon completion of the prescribed training programme, the desirous graduate may take the Nursing Council’s examination and apply for entry to the roll of Nursing Auxiliaries.
Applications can be downloaded here or by clicking the pdf form below. Applications for the Nursing Auxiliary Studies programme will close on April 15, 2022 and should be submitted no later than that date to be considered for a place in the programme.