EducationGhana| April 24| Requirements and How to Apply for Renewal of Licenses of Nurse Assistants, Nurses or Midwives:
A PIN or AIN once issued, expires in twelve (12) calendar months. Any Nurse Assistant, Nurse or Midwife whose PIN or AIN expires is required to apply through the Council’s Regional Offices.
The PIN or AIN will be renewed upon submission of the following prescribed requirements:
The applicant must have accumulated the required Continuous Professional Development (CPD) points with; Two (2) Current Passport Pictures in Prescribed Uniform over a Red background for Nurse Assistants (Auxiliaries) and Two (2)
Current Passport-size Pictures in Prescribed Uniform over a White background for Nurse.
The required minimum CPD points for PIN/AIN renewal are as follows
Category Required CPD Points
Nurse Assistants: Ten (10) Points
CHN, EN, NAC & NAP
Staff Nurses/Staff Midwives up to Fifteen (15) Points
Nursing / Midwifery Officers
Senior Nursing/Midwifery Officer/ Twenty (20) Points
Health Tutor/Assistant Lecturers and above
Relevance of PIN or AIN
The PIN confirms one professional status,
No employer will employ any Nurse Assistant, Nurse or Midwife without a PIN or AIN,
It could be used for employment in the private sector even while on retirement.
It is an offence to practice as a Nurse Assistant, Nurse or Midwife without a valid PIN or AIN. This attracts a penalty and or imprisonment as enshrined under Section 73 (d) of the Health Professions Regulatory Bodies Act, 2013 (Act 857).
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